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Outcomes Assessment and Community Partnerships

Community-Based Research (CBR):

The Institute offers expert (faculty, administrator, etc) supported Community-Based Research for organizations interested in becoming active partners in the research process by collaborating in the design and implementation of research objectives aimed at meeting identified community needs.

Social Research:

Community organizations needing client satisfaction surveys, program evaluations, or other short-term social research services to help meet program goals or further their mission can apply for consideration.

Ozanam Scholar Service:

The Ozanam Scholar Program is a four-year formation guided by the themes of academic scholarship, Vincentian service, and global citizenship in which students investigate and address real-world social justice issues.

  • Community organizations seeking Ozanam Scholar service must be dedicated to creating positive change for high-need populations (poverty alleviation, etc)
  • Sites must adequately describe service engagement, scholar role, etc using the Service Description Sheet
  • Service projects must be sustainable and solutions-based
  • Service is on a per-semester basis (10 – 12 weeks of active service)
  • Community organizations must be able to accommodate 3-6 hours of active service each week
  • Service sites must be within a 45min commute from the St. John’s University campus
  • Service sites and projects should have the potential to facilitate scholar research projects

Please contact Fedaling Agwumezie, the Coordinator of Community Partnerships to discuss Ozanam Scholar Service at 718-990-8323 or [email protected] 

Please contact Jonathan Cavalieri, Associate Director of Community Partnerships to discuss social research and community-based research at 718-990-8349 or [email protected]