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New Fashion Studies Major Introduced at St. John’s

New Fashion Studies Major Introduced at St. John’s

Sofia Altamura, Contributing Writer

November 16, 2018

St. John’s University has just announced a new major: Fashion studies. The global fashion industry is a billion dollar industry, and the fashion studies program will prepare students for  various careers relating to fashion as well as ways to improve the industry. This new Bachelor of Scie...

CPS Celebrates New Innovation and Entrepreneurship Initiatives

CPS Celebrates New Innovation and Entrepreneurship Initiatives

Beverly Danquah, Features Editor

October 24, 2018

On Friday, College of Professional Studies administration, advisors, faculty, graduate assistants and students gathered to celebrate the naming of the Steve Farella Innovation Lab and the Joseph and Ellen Tufano Lab. There was also the presentation of the Prof. Sumitra Janokar Shah Memoir Scholarship...

“Fifteen Years After the Creation” of Homeland Security

“Fifteen Years After the Creation” of Homeland Security

Dewayne Goforth, Contributing Writer

January 31, 2018

St. John’s University’s School of Law and College of Professional Studies (CPS) invited Jeh Charles Johnson, J.D. and more than 400 members of the St. John’s community to the event “A Guardian’s Memoirs: Fifteen Years after the Creation of the Department of Homeland Security” on Thursday, Jan. 2...

CPS hosts first ever dodgeball fundraiser

CPS hosts first ever dodgeball fundraiser

Erin Bola, Social Media Manager

March 29, 2017

The College of Professional Studies (CPS) hosted its first-ever Freshman Dodgeball Fundraiser in Taffner Field House, with all proceeds donated to Momma’s House charity, on Thursday, March 23. A mix of students and faculty, including CPS Dean Katia Passerini, participated in the event by donating and si...

The Torch sits down with new deans

Reza Moreno and Suzanne Ciechalski

October 19, 2016

This past summer, three new deans began their tenure at St. John’s. They are Dr. Katia Passerini, Dr. Valeda Dent and Dr. Norean Sharpe, of the College of Professional Studies, University Libraries and the Tobin College of Business, respectively. Coming from diverse backgrounds, each brings with them a...

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