The 10th anniversary of the dedication to St. Thomas More Church was held on Friday, Nov. 21. Members of the University community gathered for a solemn celebration to reflect on the importance of the church on campus.
According to Fr. Patrick Griffin, C.M. and campus minister Andrea Pinnavaia, a plaque... READ MORE »»
Members of the St. John’s building committee (from left to right): Martin DeSapio (architect), Dr. Julia Upton, Salvatore P. Ciampo, and John Brennan, Jr.
Photo: Torch Photo Editor Cheyanne Gonzales
The 24th annual Winter Carnival, hosted by Student Government Inc., will take place throughout the week on the Queens campus.
The signature tree lighting and fireworks show will take place on Dec. 9 on the Great Lawn.
“Winter Carnival captures the spirit of what St. John’s is all about: its... READ MORE »»
Last year’s fireworks display on the Great Lawn was part of the Christmas festivities planned by the University. This year, the University has planned 9 days of events.
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A crowd of students enters St. Thomas More Church for the first time. Their eyes are fixated on the walls surrounding them. The colors of the mosaic tiles tell the story of the Vincentian heritage mingling with the history of St. John’s.
They are drawn into the university’s story and now find... READ MORE »»
One of the first steps upon entry into the church.
In order to gather input from the campus community, the president’s recently-formed working group will hold four open listening sessions next week.
The sessions, which anyone can attend, will be held on Nov. 20 at 1:50 and 5 p.m. on the Queens campus, on Nov. 21 at 9 a.m. on the Staten Island campus... READ MORE »»
Members of President Gempesaw’s strategic priorities working group during their first meeting.
Photo provided by Michael Simons
Veterans, families and students all gathered together for the St. John’s annual Veterans Day ceremony hosted in front of St. Augustine Hall yesterday at noon. The commemoration paid tribute to all veterans who served the country during moments of warfare, including past and present times.
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Veterans and their families attended the St. John’s annual Veterans Day ceremony, held on the Great Lawn.
Photo: Gina Palermo