The Johnnies Blog

Welcome to Johnnie's Blog, your one-stop shop for navigating the college experience and beyond. Whether you're a future undergraduate or graduate student, we're here to help you make the most informed decision about your future and prepare for success.
St. John's Alumni Female Entrepreneurs

Celebrating Female Entrepreneurs: Five Stories of Representation and Resilience

In today’s world, gender equality is a top priority, and the representation of women in business is crucial and a powerful catalyst for change. Although progress has been made, the journey toward gender parity in entrepreneurship is far from over. That’s why it’s important to celebrate the stories of remarkable women in business—not only to recognize their achievements, but also to showcase the impact of diverse voices at the forefront of business.

Read the stories of five trailblazing female entrepreneurs and St. John’s University alums driving positive change in their communities and beyond.

Young female professional
Toni Critelli
St. John's University RISE network mentorship program

The Power of Mentorship: For Career Development

Do you ever feel lost when it comes to planning your career? Imagine having someone who has already been through the same experience and is happy to share their knowledge with you. They can guide you, answer your questions, and support you—that’s the power of mentorship.

In this blog post, we dive into the benefits of having a mentor for career development and equip you with the knowledge and tools to embark on your mentorship journey.

Young female professional
Toni Critelli
group of male and female students standing together smiling

Enhance Your College Success with Peer Mentorship

The first year of college can be both exciting and challenging. It can take time to adjust to the new environment, meet new people, and navigate academic expectations; that’s where mentor programs come in. Having a mentor can significantly impact your experience and provide plenty of long-term benefits beyond your college years. 

Young female professional
Toni Critelli