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University Professor Honored at Media Industry Conference

University Professor Honored at Media Industry Conference

Alexis Gaskin, Assistant News Editor

February 27, 2019


Filed under News

Dr. Anthony Palomba is a newly tenured-track assistant professor at St. John’s University, working to claim that tenure spot, after two years of teaching at the college-level. Before St. John’s, Palomba taught as an assistant professor of Communications Studies at the City University of  New...

Econ Professor Reflects on 2018 Congress Bid

Econ Professor Reflects on 2018 Congress Bid

Isabella Bruni, Managing Editor

December 7, 2018


Filed under Features

Prior to Election Day, I reached out to Anthony Pappas, an economics professor running for Congress, in hopes for an interview — I never heard back. But last week I received a handwritten letter addressed to the  Torch office, it was from Pappas and he was ready to talk. Despite only seeing a...

Professor Pappas Running for Congress

Professor Pappas Running for Congress

Isabella Bruni, Managing Editor

October 24, 2018


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Anthony Pappas, a St. John’s economics professor, will be seen on voting ballots come Election Day on Nov. 6. Pappas is running on the Republican line in New York’s 14th Congressional District to represent parts of Queens and the Bronx in Congress. His Democratic opponent is Alexandria Ocasio-Co...

Professor Wins Prestigious AS-L Award

Kenneth Carter, Contributing Writer

October 3, 2018


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As hundreds of faculty members gathered for the annual Faculty Convocation on Sept. 4, a few awards were given out to professors. Among those awarded was William D. Reisel, Ph.D, who received the prestigious Academic Service Learning (AS-L) faculty award.   Back in 2016, Dr. Reisel started Difference ...

String of Thefts Leaves Professors Concerned

String of Thefts Leaves Professors Concerned

Derrell Bouknight, News Editor

April 25, 2018


Filed under Home Scroll, News

A string of thefts in St. John Hall has professors concerned for their valuables and personal items. According to three employees stationed in the building’s basement, the issue has carried on for years. Aaris Sherin, a 13-year University art and design professor, said she discovered numerous copi...

INSIDR APP: SJU Alum Creates App to Keep Students Connected

INSIDR APP: SJU Alum Creates App to Keep Students Connected

Raven Haynes, Staff Writer

November 19, 2017


Filed under Features

When most people graduate, they think back on the fun times they had, but Emmanuel Geffrard  thought more about what he wishes he had. The 27-year-old 2016 alumnus, wishes he had a better way of connecting himself with his classmates when he was majoring in economics at St. John’s. So, he came up I...

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