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Alumni and Friends

Our Recent Graduate Series offers online learning from top alumni and industry experts on navigating life after college, from finances to workplace dynamics.

APD: Recent Graduate Series

Join us for Thank a Donor Day held annually in the spring to give students the opportunity to express their appreciation for the donations our generous alumni and friends make to the University.

Thank A Donor Day
$28M

raised to support our students

195,000+

alumni

More than 80 percent

of alumni live in the New York area.

Welcome to the St. John’s Family

The St. John’s story is the story of New York, and our alumni are woven into the fabric of our city, and our world.

SJYOULoyal - St. John's University Loyal Donor

Thank you for your continued support!

The new SJYOU Loyal society celebrates alumni and friends of St. John’s who faithfully provide annual gifts to our University.

Giving Societies

Your generosity makes the dream of a St. John’s education a reality for so many, by providing critical funds used to meet the most pressing needs of the University and its students.

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SJYOU Loyal

SJYOU Loyal recognized donors who demonstrate their commitment and loyalty to the University by making a gift on an annual basis. 

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The Loughlin Society

The Loughlin Society is comprised of donors who make annual gifts to the University of $1,000 or more.

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The McCallen Society

The McCallen Society is a community of generous alumni, benefactors, and friends who have chosen to leave lasting legacies at St. John’s by including the University in their estate plans.

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Red White Club

The Red While Club is the University’s giving society for Red Storm Sports. Gifts made through the club allow the University to prepare student-athletes to perform at the highest level, both in the classroom and on the field of play.

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Founder's Society

Members of this giving society have left an indelible mark on the St. John’s community, donating cumulative gifts of $1 million or more to the University during the course of their lifetime.

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Success at St. John's

Barbara O’Connor Wells, Ph.D., CCC-SLP, ’94C, ’94G

Barbara O’Connor Wells, Ph.D., CCC-SLP, ’94C, ’94G

A speech-language pathologist, Barbara O’Connor Wells, Ph.D., CCC-SLP, ’94C, ’94G, was shocked to learn there were few resources available to the adult caregivers of patients she treated who suffered from communication problems related to brain injury or disease.

Alumna Coauthors Comprehensive Guide for Caregivers on Communication Problems St. John's College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Rev. Stephen Rooney ’17C

Rev. Stephen Rooney ’17C

Rev. Stephen Rooney ’17C’s mother hoped for one of two things for her children: either marry a good Catholic man or woman or join the religious life. After much discernment, which included four years of undergraduate studies at St. John’s University, Fr. Rooney opted for the priesthood—a choice he has never regretted.

Recently Ordained Alumnus Looks Forward to Parish Ministry St. John's College of Liberal Arts and Sciences