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St John’s University Students Lead at the 2019 Global Entrepreneurship Week in the Netherlands
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The Lesley H. and William L. Collins College of Professional Studies

St. John’s Student Entrepreneurs Propose New Ideas at Pitch Johnny

Pitch Johnny

St John’s University Students Lead at the 2019 Global Entrepreneurship Week in the Netherlands

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Message from the Dean

"The Lesley H. and William L. Collins College of Professional Studies develops well-rounded professionals capable of integrating theoretical knowledge with applied concepts learned through classroom practice and online activities, local and global service-learning, and academic and career-focused internships."
-Katia Passerini, Ph.D., PMP, The Lesley H. and William L. Collins Distinguished Chair and Dean of the Collins College of Professional Studies 

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About The Collins College of Professional Studies

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Academics for A Global Word

Start your career with a leading-edge associate, bachelor's, or graduate degree. Gain the critical knowledge and skills to be prepared for the dynamic job market. Take advantage of hundreds of internships at prominent firms and government agencies or international study programs in Europe, Asia, and Latin America.

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Programs and Majors

Get ready for the future you always dreamed of. Our wide variety of programs for undergraduates and graduates will give you the foundation and skill sets in high demand for your chosen field of study. Resources like the University’s official newspaper, Instructional Television and Radio Center, and computer editing and video labs give you the hands-on experience to hone your skills.

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Seasoned Faculty Who Care

Our distinguished faculty includes lawyers, filmmakers, business executives, and programmers with strong academic backgrounds and years of professional achievement. Get the edge to get ahead, without bounds.

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Professional Departments and Centers

Each department in The Lesley H. and William L. Collins College of Professional Studies has the resources and faculty to take your university experience to the next level. From Criminal Justice and Legal Studies to Mass Communications, Journalism, Television and Film, you’ll find compassionate experts to lead you toward a successful, rewarding career.

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Innovation and Entrepreneurship

St. John’s University’s Collins College of Professional Studies is continuously growing its activities in Entrepreneurship and Innovation through new initiatives and engaging events. Study abroad opportunities are available, students are encouraged to participate in competitions such as Pitch Johnny, workshops on entrepreneurships are offered, innovative labs are available, and our new design factory is open for opportunity.

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Faculty Research

Research conducted at St. John's University Collins College of Professional Studies has grown over the past few years. Our faculty have explored a variety of topics and have received numerous grants to support their proposals.
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