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Amplifying the St. John's Brand

Ensuring Recognition through Enhanced Marketing, Branding, and Communications 

Page last updated 12/6/2021

The committee goals listed here, as well as action items for each goal, are considered to be in progress and may be updated, deleted, and/or revised.

Committee Goals

  1. Develop a cohesive and succinct story about the University and its undergraduate, graduate and professional programs that will increase value and demand for a St. John’s education.
  2. Ensure a transformative student and alumni experience that instills University pride, advances campus engagement, increases philanthropic support and helps share the St. John’s story.
  3. Showcase the achievements of students, alumni, faculty and other members of the St. John’s community to educate and inspire others.
  4. Maximize the University’s presence in the surrounding communities through increased engagement by students, administrators, faculty, staff and alumni.
  5. Recruit and increase exposure to a talented and diverse student body on a local, national, and international level. 

Committee Members

Brian BrowneChair; Executive Director for University Relations and Assistant Vice President for Government Relations
Stephen Dombroski, Chair; Senior Associate Athletics Director

Trent R. Anderson, J.D., Associate Dean, External Relations, School of Law
Caren Batzer, Associate Vice President, Department of Marketing and Communications
Alexis Casella, student and President’s Society member
Michael R. Chambers, Project Manager, Design and Construction
Sylvia D. Clark, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Marketing, The Peter J. Tobin College of Business, Staten Island Campus
Elena M. Damiani, M.B.A., Director, Media Planning, Department of Marketing and Communications
Susan M. Damiani, Director of Planned Giving and The McCallen Society, Institutional Advancement
Kevin T. James, Assistant Dean and Director of Fiscal and Administrative Affairs, The Lesley H. and William L. Collins College of Professional Studies
Carl Jijita, student and President’s Society member
John Kelly, alumnus
Joyce Lawlor, M.L.S., Associate Dean and Prelaw Advisor, St. John’s College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Nunziatina A. Manuli, M.B.A., Assistant Vice President, Office of University Events
Andrew Miller, Senior Associate Editorial Director, Department of Marketing and Communications
Diana J. Patino, Assistant Director of Administration and Student Activities, Office of the Dean, College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences
Lucy A. Pesce, Executive Director for Mission and the Vincentian Institute for Social Action
Joseph Sciame, Vice President, Community Relations
Sharon See, Pharm.D., BCPS, FCCP, Clinical Professor and Assistant Chair, Department of Clinical Health Professions, College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences
Sydney J. Steinhardt, Director of Communications and Marketing, The Peter J. Tobin College of Business
Edwin Tjoe, Ed.D., Assistant Dean of Fiscal Affairs and Planning, The School of Education
Lucy Traverso, Executive Assistant, Department of Marketing and Communications