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Dr. Andrew J. Bartilucci Center

What We Do

St. John's University acquired Saint Vincent Catholic Medical Centers School of Allied Health Professions in Fresh Meadows in March of 2007. The 40,000 square foot building, renamed the Dr. Andrew J. Bartilucci Center for St. John’s Dean Emeritus of the College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, is located approximately 1.5 miles from the University’s Queens Campus and will continue to offer existing Saint Vincent’s certificate programs.


Economic Justice Clinic

What We Do

The Economic Justice Legal Clinic is a full-year partner clinic offered in collaboration with the New York Legal Assistance Group (NYLAG), a nonprofit law office offering free, comprehensive legal services in civil law matters to low-income New Yorkers who otherwise cannot afford or access legal services.

Emergency Medical Services Institute

What We Do

St. John’s University’s Emergency Medical Services institute provides quality training to Paramedics and Emergency Medical Technicians (EMTs) who treat a cross-section of patients primarily in pre-hospital settings. Paramedics and EMTs perform a number of medical services and are an integral part to the health care team.

  • Dr. Andrew Bartilucci Center, 175-05 Horace Harding Expressway, Fresh Meadows, New York 11365

  • Monday-Thursday 8 a.m. – 4 p.m., Friday 8 a.m. – 3 p.m.

  • 718-990-8436
  • [email protected]


Fashion Institute

What We Do

The Mission of the institute is defined by St. John’s University’s Global, Catholic, and Vincentian foundations. The institute will examine the role of fashion in peoples’ lives throughout the world, and it will support the study and research aimed at making the fashion industry more responsible to consumers, employees, and to the global environment.  The goals of the Institute are to provide ethical oversight, scholarly study, and supportive involvement for both the internal and external environments of the industry as a whole.


Global Business Research Symposium

What We Do

The Global Business Research Symposium (GBRS or Symposium) was originally founded as the Financial Services Institute [FSI] at the Tobin College of Business, St. John’s University in New York in 1995.  In 2006, FSI Directors Don Pitti and Igor Tomic extended the activities of the Institute and formed an international symposium that met annually. As the Symposium addresses issues in all business sciences, in 2013 the Board of Directors changed the name from FSI to the Global Business Research Symposium. See link below for more information on the 2024 GBRS Conference in Rome, Italy, May 22-24.

  • The 2024 GBRS Conference will be at St. John’s University’s campus in Rome May 22-24.

  • [email protected]

Global Language and Culture Center

What We Do

The GLCC is one of the academic support centers of St John’s University serving students registered for classes in the Department of Languages and Literatures, the Institute of Asian Studies, the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, and the English Language Institute, as well as any student interested in furthering his or her knowledge of a language.


Hugh L. Carey Center for Dispute Resolution

What We Do

The Hugh L. Carey Center for Dispute Resolution educates aspiring lawyers and accomplished practitioners in the essential values and effective skills necessary to resolve clients’ legal problems in today’s practice of law. The Carey Center is named in honor of the late Hon. Hugh L. Carey '51, who served in the U.S. House of Representatives and as the 51st Governor of New York. A master of the better win, Governor Carey was known for helping to save New York City from bankruptcy during the fiscal crisis of the 1970s.


Institute for Biotechnology

What We Do

Career opportunities abound in clinical labs, information technology, large pharmaceuticals, research labs and even small start-ups. You can prepare for these careers through the Master of Science Degree Program in Biological and Pharmaceutical Biotechnology at St. John’s University. This interdisciplinary program is a joint effort of the College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences and St. John’s College of Liberal Arts and Sciences — two acclaimed divisions of St. John’s University.

Institute for Critical Race and Ethnic Studies

What We Do

The Institute for Critical Race and Ethnic Studies (CRES) at St. John’s University is a research institute whose principal method of operation is the innovative interweaving of theory and action for the development and engagement of interdisciplinary and transdisciplinary approaches to addressing the problems caused by systemic racism and the intersecting forms of oppression that accompany it locally, regionally, nationally, and globally.

Intellectual Property Law Center

What We Do

The St. John's Intellectual Property Law Center is a forum for research, education, professional development and service addressing the legal and policy issues of the knowledge economy.  We focus on all the ways law and lawyers participate in shaping the information age, from intellectual property law to trade policy; from pharmaceuticals to publishing; from privacy rights to free expression principles; from Silicon Alley to Madison Avenue.


The LGBTQ+ Center

What We Do

The LGBTQ+ Center is a University-wide resource and research hub for students, faculty, and employees. Its purpose is to organize, coordinate, and innovate LGBTQIA+ (i.e., lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and/or questioning, intersex, asexual/aromantic/agender, allies, and more) issues in the St. John’s University ecosystem to create and sustain an open and welcoming environment for LGBTQIA+ students, faculty, and employees.

  • St. John Hall 216 (Gender Neutral Restroom Available)

  • Mondays: 12 noon–6 p.m. | Tuesdays: 10:45 a.m.–6 p.m | Wednesdays: 9 a.m.–4 p.m. | Thursdays: 9 a.m.–4 p.m. | Fridays: 9 a.m.– 3 p.m.

  • 718-990-3720
  • [email protected]


Mattone Family Institute for Real Estate Law

What We Do

The Mattone Family Institute for Real Estate Law, St. John’s Law’s focal point for real estate law, is dedicated to preparing aspiring real estate attorneys for practice through exceptional academic programs and curriculum, unique career development opportunities, and extraordinary special events. In so doing, it builds upon St. John’s Law’s nearly century-old tradition of producing outstanding real estate lawyers.