The Lesley H. and William L. Collins College of Professional Studies provides assistantships/doctoral fellowships to graduate students currently enrolled in a graduate degree program.
The current students are specifically selected because of their academic achievement and the expectation that they will act as creative scholars. Their primary job responsibility will be to:
To request a GA for academic/marketing support please fill out the following form, click here. Responses will be within 24-48 hrs.
Multi-Sector Communication, Ph.D. Office Schedule: (St. Augustine Hall, 2nd floor)Monday: 9:30am - 4:30pmTuesday: 9:30am - 4:30pmWednesday: 9:00am - 4:30pm
Miriam Prever is a Ph.D. student in the Ph.D. in Multi-Sector Communication program. Miriam is currently assisting with research in The Collins College of Professional Studies as a Doctoral Fellow.
She earned her undergraduate degree in American Studies from the University of Leicester in the U.K.. She earned her Masters’ in Election and Campaign Management and Public Media from Fordham University. Most recently, she received her Master in Professional Studies in Branding and Integrated Communications from the City College of New York. She specializes in digital strategy and social change and has worked at agencies such as BerlinRosen and Fenton.
Data Science, M.S.
Office Schedule:(St. Augustine Hall, 2nd floor)Tuesday: 9:30am - 5:00pmThursday: 9:00am - 4:30pmFriday: 9:00am - 3:00pm
Amritpal Singh is a first year graduate student pursuing a Master's degree in Data Science. He graduated from St. John's University in December of 2022, with a Bachelor's in Computer Science. Amrit is currently the graduate assistant for the CCPS Data and Computer Science departments. He has previously participated in multiple hackathons and has experience tutoring in many C.S languages such as Java and Python. He is conducting scientific research in neurology using electroencephalograms and Machine Learning. Amrit is also presently working as a Machine Learning Intern at Madhive.
International Communication, M.S.
Office Schedule:(St. Augustine Hall, 2nd Floor)Tuesday: 8:00am - 5:00pmThursday: 2:00pm - 5:30pmFriday: 8:00am - 4:30pm
Emily Hartwig is a second-year graduate student pursuing a master's degree in International Communication. In May 2023, Emily graduated from St. John’s University with a Bachelor of Science in Public Relations and minors in Event Management, and Spanish. Through participation in the 2022 Invent2Prevent and 2023 Bateman competitions, Emily’s passion for creating positive social change through the application of communication studies in public affairs grew. Emily is currently working on expanding her research experience, and looks forward to supporting the Institute of International Communications at St. John’s University.
Sport Management, M.P.S.
Office Schedule(St. Augustine Hall, 2nd Floor)Monday: 8:30am - 1:30pmTuesday: 8:30am - 1:30pmWednesday: 8:30am - 1:30pmThursday: 8:30am - 1:30pm
Janeva Holland is a graduate student enrolled in the fast-track program at St. John's. Janeva graduated with a B.S. in Sport Management in May of 2023, and will graduate with an M.P.S. in Sport Management in May of 2024. Janeva is currently the Graduate Assistant for the Division of Sport Management, and was previously the Director of Volleyball Operations for the Volleyball Team at St. John's. Janeva's goal after graduation is to work in sports operations and hopefully do a lot of traveling internationally.
Homeland Security and Criminal Justice Leadership, M.P.S.
Office Schedule(St. Augustine Hall, 2nd Floor)Tuesday: 10:00am - 4:30pmWednesday: 9:00am - 4:30pmThursday: 9:00am - 4:30pm
Tyler Hogan is a second-year postgraduate student pursuing his Master’s of Professional Studies in Homeland Security and Criminal Justice Leadership. Tyler graduated from Marist College in Poughkeepsie, NY during the year 2020 with a Bachelor’s of Arts degree. He concentrated his studies on Political Science and Spanish. Studying abroad at the Universidad Carlos III de Madrid provided him with the opportunity to allow his interests in Global Studies and Latin American Politics to flourish. After recently completing an internship with the Special Investigations Unit at health insurance provider, Tyler is eager to assist the Criminal Justice and Homeland Security Department within the Lesley H. and William L. Collins College of Professional Studies
Multi-Sector Communication, Ph.D. Office Schedule: (St. Augustine Hall, 2nd floor)Tuesday: 10:00am - 4:00pmWednesday: 10:00am - 5:00pmThursday: 10:00am - 5:00pm
Myrophora Christo is a Ph.D student in the Ph.D. Multi-Sector Communication program. She is a Graduate Assistant currently assisting with Research and Innovation in The Collins College of Professional Studies. Myrophora is a proud “Johnny”, having received her B.S. in Television/Film Production and has served as an Associate Adjunct Professor in the St. John’s University Mass Communication Department for six years. Myrophora also has her MFA in Acting from The Actors Studio Drama School at Pace University and is a professional actress and voiceover artist as well as an acting coach.