Graduate students in St. John’s University’s Master of Arts programs in Museum Administration and Public History brought to vivid life the US propaganda effort during World War II with an exhibit featuring authentic posters held in the University Libraries’ Special Collections.
Catholic immigrants from Ireland and Jewish immigrants from Europe formed a symbiotic bond upon their arrival to the United States in the middle- and late-19th century. That was the core message of Hasia R. Diner, Ph.D., during the annual D’Angelo Chair Lecture, “Twinned Histories: Irish and Jewish Immigrants to the United States,” held at St. John’s University on March 28.
St. John’s University’s dedication to encouraging student innovation and entrepreneurship was evident at the inaugural BIG EAST Startup Challenge held on March 16 as third-year students Magdelene D....
The new Media Arts and Design Lab, known as the MAD Lab on the University’s Queens, NY, campus, is the result of a collaboration between the College of Professional Studies (CPS) and St. John’s College of Liberal Arts and Sciences to create a state-of-the-art learning space for classes.
Two faculty members on St. John’s University’s Staten Island, NY, campus are leading an initiative that teaches scientific and sociological concepts by encouraging students to address problems in their neighborhood.
Kira Marshall ‘18C, whose internship at the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) led to a full-time job in May 2018, served as captain for the St. John’s University walker team in AFSP’s “Out of the Darkness” walk. The walk, which took place on Saturday, September 29 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. at Clove Lakes Park, aimed to raise funds and increase awareness for suicide prevention and mental health in the community.
The American Studies Association (ASA) has awarded Robert Fanuzzi, Ph.D., Associate Provost of the Staten Island campus and Associate Professor of English, its Community Partnership Grant for 2018-19.
Alumni of the Master of Arts (M.A.) in Sociology at St. John’s have pursued diverse and exciting career paths. Gabriela Calhorrano ’13CPS, ‘15G, Christine Casiano ‘90C, ‘91G, Heather Gautney ‘97G, and Paul-Brian McInerney ‘95C, ‘98G have all found that the skills and connections they developed at St. John’s led them on a path to success.
Students enrolled in the Master of Arts program in Government and Politics in St. John’s College of Liberal Arts and Sciences explored a variety of topics involving immigration this past summer on the Rome, Italy, campus.
In keeping with the University’s Catholic and Vincentian mission to “embrace the Judeo-Christian ideals of respect for the rights and dignity of every person” St. John’s welcomed the message of Rev. James Martin during his lecture, “Building a Bridge: Reaching Out to LGBT Catholics.”