Service while Serving Alumna Emphasizes New York

A native of Seattle, WA, Taryn Delanie Smith ’21CCPS, ’22MS felt compelled to move to Queens, NY, and attend St. John’s University. It’s a journey that has culminated in her being crowned Miss New York this past May.

Taryn Delanie Smith ’21CCPS, ’21MS

"The professors really want you to succeed. I worked full time, and they were flexible and understanding. They didn’t give me passes or an easy out. They just gave me the tools. I would not be who I am today without St. John’s.”

Taryn Delanie Smith ’21CCPS, ’22MS
  • BA in Communication Studies
  • The Lesley H. and William L. Collins College of Professional Studies