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Motto Educatio Christiana Animae Perfectio (Christian Education Perfects the Soul)
Established 1870
Type Private school
Endowment $500 million
President Rev. Donald J. Harrington
Faculty 1,404
Undergraduates 14,848
Postgraduates 5,498
Location Queens, New York, USA
Campus Urban, 105-acre (425,000 m²) Queens campus
Athletics 17 BIG EAST, Division I, NCAA teams
Mascot Red Storm
Website www.stjohns.edu

St. John's University is a private Roman Catholic university in New York City. The primary campus is located in Jamaica, Queens, a neighborhood in the NYC borough of Queens. It is known for its programs in the liberal arts, business, pharmacy, and law. St. John's boasts over 140,000 alumni, many of whom reside in the Greater New York Metropolitian Area. As of 2006, the university had a total undergraduate and graduate enrollment of 20,346 students, making St. John's University one of the largest Catholic universities in the United States. A motto (from Italian) is a phrase or a short list of words meant formally to describe the general motivation or intention of an entity, social group, or organization. ... The date of establishment or date of founding of an institution is the date on which that institution chooses to claim as its starting point. ... 1870 (MDCCCLXX) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Monday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar). ... A financial endowment is a transfer of money or property donated to an institution, with the stipulation that it be invested, and the principal remain intact. ... Donald J. Harrington is the fifteenth President of St. ... A faculty is a division within a university. ... In some educational systems, undergraduate education is post-secondary education up to the level of a Bachelors degree. ... Degree ceremony at Cambridge. ... Queens is one of the five boroughs of New York City, USA. Geographically the largest borough in the city, Queens is home to many immigrants and the two major airports. ... NY redirects here. ... Crowded Shibuya, Tokyo shopping district An urban area is an area with an increased density of human-created structures in comparison to the areas surrounding it. ... Millie, once mascot of the City of Brampton, is now the Brampton Arts Councils representative. ... A website (alternatively, Web site) is a collection of Web pages, images, videos and other digital assets that is hosted on a Web server, usually accessible via the Internet or a LAN. A Web page is a document, typically written in HTML, that is almost always accessible via HTTP, a... As a Christian ecclesiastical term, Catholic - from the Greek adjective , meaning general or universal[1] - is described in the Oxford English Dictionary as follows: ~Church, (originally) whole body of Christians; ~, belonging to or in accord with (a) this, (b) the church before separation into Greek or Eastern and Latin or... Representation of a university class, 1350s. ... Nickname: Location in the state of New York Coordinates: Country United States State New York Boroughs The Bronx Brooklyn Manhattan Queens Staten Island Settled 1625 Government  - Mayor Michael Bloomberg (R) Area  - City  468. ... Major Mark Park Jamaica is a neighborhood in the borough of Queens in New York City. ... Queens is geographically the largest of the five boroughs of New York City in the United States, and the most ethnically diverse county in the U.S. It is coterminous with Queens County in the State of New York and is located on western Long Island. ... In the history of education, the seven liberal arts comprise two groups of studies, the trivium and the quadrivium. ... Wall Street, Manhattan is the location of the New York Stock Exchange and is often used as a symbol for the world of business. ... For other uses, see Pharmacy (disambiguation). ... Lady Justice or Justitia is a personification of the moral force that underlies the legal system (particularly in Western art). ...

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History

St. John's University was founded in 1870, by the Vincentian Fathers of the Roman Catholic Church in response to an invitation by the first Bishop of Brooklyn, John Loughlin, to provide the youth of the city with an intellectual and moral education. It now has an enrollment of over 20,000 students in its six schools and colleges. Bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degrees are conferred by the university, and over 100 programs are offered through the St. John's College of Liberal Arts & Sciences, Peter J. Tobin College of Business, School of Risk Management, College of Pharmacy and Allied Health Professions, College of Professional Studies, School of Education, and School of Law. Distinguished programs include Biological Sciences, Psychology, and Pharmaceutical Science. 1870 (MDCCCLXX) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Monday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar). ... Lazarites (Lazarists or Lazarians) are the popular names of the Congregation of Priests of the Mission in the Roman Catholic Church. ... As a Christian ecclesiastical term, Catholic - from the Greek adjective , meaning general or universal[1] - is described in the Oxford English Dictionary as follows: ~Church, (originally) whole body of Christians; ~, belonging to or in accord with (a) this, (b) the church before separation into Greek or Eastern and Latin or... Peter J. Tobin is the former Chief Financial Officer of the Chase Manhattan Corporation. ...


Academics

Bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degrees are conferred by the university, and over 100 programs are offered through the St. John's College of Liberal Arts & Sciences, Peter J. Tobin College of Business, School of Risk Management, College of Pharmacy and Allied Health Professions, College of Professional Studies, School of Education, and School of Law. Programs include Biological Sciences, Psychology, Pharmaceutical Science, liberal arts, the sciences, business, education, pharmacy, and law. Peter J. Tobin is the former Chief Financial Officer of the Chase Manhattan Corporation. ... In the history of education, the seven liberal arts comprise two groups of studies, the trivium and the quadrivium. ... For the scientific journal named Science, see Science (journal). ... Wall Street, Manhattan is the location of the New York Stock Exchange and is often used as a symbol for the world of business. ... For other uses, see Pharmacy (disambiguation). ... Lady Justice or Justitia is a personification of the moral force that underlies the legal system (particularly in Western art). ...


Campuses

St. John's University Locations:

Queens - The main campus of St. John's University is located in the Queens borough of New York City. This 105 acre campus houses several academic buildings, 6 residence halls, athletic facilities, the St. Augustine Library, and provides easy access to Manhattan via the subway system. The Queens campus features stone buildings and student residence halls. Facilities include laboratory and classroom buildings, the main collections of its 1.7 million-volume library; and athletic facilities for students and St. John's Division I athletic teams. Queens is one of the five boroughs of New York City, USA. Geographically the largest borough in the city, Queens is home to many immigrants and the two major airports. ... For other uses, see Staten Island (disambiguation) Staten Island, shown in an enhanced satellite image Staten Island is one of the five boroughs of New York City, located on an island of the same name on the west side of the Narrows at the entrance of New York Harbor. ... Manhattan is a borough of New York City, New York, USA, coterminous with New York County. ... Oakdale is a census-designated place located in Suffolk County, New York. ... The Roman Colosseum Rome (Italian and Latin Roma) is the capital city of Italy, and of its Lazio region. ...


Staten Island - In addition to the Queens campus, St. John's also has two other residential New York City campuses, one located in lower Manhattan, and the other in Staten Island. Today the Staten Island Campus has expanded to include 16.5 acres serving over 2,000 students who are enrolled in undergraduate and graduate degree programs. The 16.5 acre campus features lawns, apartment-style student residences, and architectural styles that range from red-brick colonial to the modern. The campus is located in the residential Grymes Hill section of Staten Island. Manhattan is a borough of New York City, New York, USA, coterminous with New York County. ... For other uses, see Staten Island (disambiguation) Staten Island, shown in an enhanced satellite image Staten Island is one of the five boroughs of New York City, located on an island of the same name on the west side of the Narrows at the entrance of New York Harbor. ...


Manhattan - St. John’s officially opened its Manhattan Campus in June 2001, after its merger with The College of Insurance (TCI). Through the merger, TCI became the School of Risk Management and operates as a unit of the Peter J. Tobin College of Business. This ten-story, prize-winning "vertical campus" features an five-story entrance atrium, 16 conference and seminar rooms, dormitories, 24 high-tech classrooms, and a variety of computer labs.[citation needed] The College of Insurance was a specialized accredited college that, for over 100 years, offered bachelors and masters degrees in business, insurance: casualty and life and health. ...

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The locations in Oakdale and Rome are home to several graduate programs, but do not have residence halls. The Rome campus offers programs in government and business, while the Oakdale location offers graduate programs in education, psychology, crimial justice, and library science. Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ...


Centers & Institutes

St. John's University houses several centers, committees, and institutes. Some of the most notable are listed below, but reflect only a portion of the programs operating out of the university.[citation needed]

  • The Center for Community Services seeks to provide community health and human services to members of the community surrounding St. John's University who could not otherwise afford it. This facility houses the Center for Psychological Services, Speech and Hearing Center, and Reading and Writing Education Center. Previously located on St. John’s campus, these centers now are easily accessible to the entire community with a new location on Union Turnpike.
St. John's Law School
  • The Vincentian Center for Church and Society at St. John's University Center has deep roots in the Catholic Church, and supports the community at large with a number of service and educational programs. It is the site of many academic and cultural events, and the home of the Vincentian Chair of Social Justice, the Institute on Poverty Studies, and the Religion and Science Dialogue. The Center also conducts and disseminates research on topics related to poverty and social justice, and acts as a clearinghouse for gathering, developing and exchanging Vincentian-related information.[citation needed]
  • Committee on Latin American and Caribbean Studies (CLACS) was established in 1994. Its policy is grounded in the University's Vincentian mission and a commitment to global education, as put forward by St. John's President Rev. Donald J. Harrington, C.M. St. John's is aware of the increasing importance of the U.S. economy on Latin American and Caribbean trading sectors through NAFTA and other agreements, and promotes an increase in education in that field through the various research and courses associated with the Committee.[citation needed]
  • The Italian Cultural Center was established at St. John's in 1992. The center conducts various educational and cultural activities that increase the awareness of Italian-Americans of their heritage, and strives to foster a greater appreciation of the significant contributions of Italians to American culture. In addition, the center seeks to preserve, communicate and celebrate Italian and Italian-American culture, values, and heritage, while supporting the mission of the University.
  • The Center for Professional Education offers, workshops, certificate programs and professional designation examination preparation courses, as well as consulting services to industry, governments and regulators worldwide. For more than 30 years, the Center has served the educational needs of more than 10,000 professionals in the insurance, risk management and financial services industries.[citation needed]
  • Institute for Biotechnology gives students an understanding of the scientific theory and advanced laboratory research techniques vital to success in pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries through graduate level course work leading to a masters degree. The Institute draws upon such disciplines as microbiology, biochemistry and molecular and cellular biology to aid in the advancement of pharmaceutical biotechnology. This interdisciplinary program is a joint effort of the College of Pharmacy and Allied Health Professions and St. John’s College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.
  • University Gallery began with its first season in September, 1994. The gallery is dedicated to the exhibition of all forms of contemporary art, and it brings to the Queens campus works of art created by well known and emerging artists of regional, national and international backgrounds. The gallery is housed in Sun Yat Sen Hall.[citation needed]
  • The Institute for Asian Studies, founded in 1959, is housed in Sun Yat-Sen Hall. The main goal for all programs at the Institute of Asian Studies is to foster, facilitate and enhance a global, multicultural, multiethnic and multilingual education. Sun Yat-Sen Hall, where the Institute for Asian Studies is housed, reflects East Asian architecture and is home to the Dr. M. T. Geoffrey Yeh Art Gallery (University Gallery).[citation needed]

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Demographics

  • As of 2006, St John's has a total student population both undergraduate and graduate enrollment of 20,346 students. The undergraduate enrollment of 14,848 students are from 88 countries and 41 states. The 5,498 graduate school students are represented by students from 53 countries and 29 states.
  • There are 1404 faculty members, over 90% of whom hold doctoral or equivalent degrees in their field. St. John's boasts a 14:1 faculty to student ratio.
  • There are roughly 140,000 St John's alumni, many of whom reside in the greater metropolitian area. Standard and Poor's consistently ranks St. John's graduates among the top universities in the nation with alumni who hold executive positions at Fortune 500 companies.
  • St. John's was recently named one of the Top 10 Wireless Universities in the nation. The university maintains over 2,900 microcomputers on campus, and has over 100 high-tech multi-media classrooms. St. John's provides every undergraduate student with a wireless internet capable laptop. St. Augustine Library, on the Queens campus, is completely wired and provides students access to over 1.7 million volumes, making it one of the largest university libraries on the east coast.

Athletics

St. John's 17 NCAA Division I teams compete in the Big East Conference, with the exception of the fencing and lacrosse teams, which compete in the ECAC. Image File history File links New Big East Conference logo File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... The Big East Conference is a collegiate athletics conference consisting of thirteen universities, mostly in the northeastern United States: Boston College (scheduled to leave in 2005) University of Connecticut (UConn) Georgetown University (Plays Division I-AA football in the Patriot League) University of Notre Dame (Plays Division I-A football...


Men's Sports

  • Basketball
  • Soccer
  • Baseball
  • Lacrosse
  • Tennis
  • Golf
  • Fencing

Women's Sports

  • Basketball
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Volleyball
  • Tennis
  • Track and Field
  • Cross Country
  • Golf
  • Fencing

St. John's Athletic Accomplishments:

  • Basketball - St. John's is the 5th most successful program in college basketball history (1673 wins), and has the 7th best winning percentage (.680) in the NCAA. St. John's boasts the 7th most NCAA tournament appearances (27), two Wooden National Player of the Year Award Winners, 11 consensus All-Americans, 6 members of the Hall of Fame and has sent 59 players to the NBA. The Red Storm play most of their home games at Madison Square Garden,"The World's Most Famous Arena", while their early non-conference games are held at Carnesseca Arena on the St. John's campus in Queens.
  • Soccer - St. John's soccer has recently climbed to national prominence, appearing in 15 straight NCAA tournaments, advancing to the Sweet 16 in each of the last ten seasons, and the Final Four on 3 occasions. They have captured 11 Big East Championships, including the 2006 season title, and in 1996, St. John's won the NCAA National Championship. Their home games are hosted at Belson Stadium, a state of the art 2,300 seat stadium on the university campus.
  • Baseball - The St. John's Red Storm have been to the College World Series 6 times, recorded 26 NCAA appearances, 6 Big East Championships and have sent 70 players on to professional baseball careers. Most recently, St. John's won the Big East Regular Season Title two of the last three years (2005/2007). The 3,500 seat "Ballpark at St. John's" was renamed "Jack Kaiser Stadium" in 2007 after the Hall of Fame Coach and former St. John's Athletic Director. The stadium is one of the largest college baseball stadiums in the northeast, and is a featured venue on the EA Sports MVP NCAA Baseball video game.
  • Fencing - The St. John's fencing program has also attained national prominence. In 2001, St. John's won the NCAA Fencing Championship. The team has ranked in the top five each of the last 10 years, and finished 2nd in the NCAA during 1995, 2000, and 2002 seasons. In additional to team accolades, St. John's has won eleven NCAA Individual National Championship titles.

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Campus Renovations

The 2004-2005 academic years saw $35 million in capital projects, including the completion of St. Thomas More church, the DaSilva academic building, Carnesecca Hall Fitness Center, and Belson Stadium. In 2005 the science labs and student life facilites were the target of an additional $60 million in capital enhancements.


St. John's University has recently constructed the Taffner Athletic Field House, a $23 million initiative. The two-story, 38,000 sq. ft. structure adjacent to Carnesecca Hall includes:

  • Four full size basketball courts-two for Student Life, two for Varsity Basketball
  • Academic support classrooms and study space for student-athletes
  • Office and meeting space for recreation and intramural activities
  • Audio/visual rooms for all varsity athletic teams
  • Dedicated locker rooms for both student recreation and men's and women's basketball
  • New offices and meeting rooms for men's and women's basketball
  • Exclusive Sports Medicine and weight training facilities

Carnesecca Hall and University Center renovations include:

  • A 6400 sq. ft. Health Center in Carnesecca Hall, for use by Student Life and Athletics, including weight training equipment, aerobic and dance studios and a student lounge
  • Reconfigured office and meeting space for Student Life and Academic Clubs
  • Additional audio/visual rooms for all varsity athletic teams.

The current capital campaign has surpassed the $200 million mark prompting the Board of Trustees to increase the goal to $250 million.


Alma Mater

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Thy Children here today, galore,


Old St. John's! Our dear St. John's!


And true will they be ever more,


Old St. John's! Our dear St. John's!


Thy colors bright, the Red and White,


We'll wave aloft from morn 'til night,


Victorious, we'll show our might,


Old St. John's! Our dear St. John's!


From fervent hearts we breathe our prayer,


Old St. John's! Our dear St. John's!


As we commend thee to His care,


Old St. John's! Our dear St. John's!


That He will guard thee by His might,


And be thy shield in every fight,


Thou champion of sacred rite,


Old St. John's! Our dear St. John's!


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Notable Alumni

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Rankings

  • In 2007, St. John's University was ranked among the "Best 361 Colleges", and among the "Best Northeastern Colleges".[3]
  • St. John's ranked #7 nationwide in The Princeton Review for "Least Happy Students". Several other New York colleges were ranked negatively in this category, including SUNY-Stony Brook, Hofstra, SUNY-Albany, SUNY-Purchase, and the United States Merchant Marine Academy.[4]. Princton Review also ranked St. John's in the top 10 nationwide for "Professors Make Themselves Scarce".[5] [6].
  • St. John's was recently named one of Intel's Top 10 Wireless Universities in the nation. [7]
  • US News & World Report consistently ranks the St. John's University School of Law among the top 100 law schools in the United States.

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Scandals

  • "In November 2003, Willie Shaw, a senior guard, and former star Marcus Hatten—in what can only be called a serious lapse of race-profile-defusing street smarts—were busted for smoking pot as they sat in a white Caddy with Maryland plates outside the St. John’s off-campus players’ residence. Three weeks later, Mike Jarvis, the Storm coach who had led the team to twenty-win seasons in four of five years, was fired."[9]
  • In 2004 the St Johns basketball team was accused of raping a woman in the locker room. It was later revealed they hired the prostitute for $1000 to perform sexual acts on them. They then paid her $6 which caused her to go to the police and make false accusations that she was raped. The players involved were expelled. [10][11]
  • In violation of NCAA standards, a basketball player was paid a monthly allowance of $300 and provided school books. St. John's announced a self-imposed penalty consisting of a two-year ban of post-season play and a decrease in the number of scholarships the basketball team could offer."[12]
  • In 2007, St. John's University, along with several other univerities, settled among allegations of receiving kickbacks from student loan corporations. New York State attorney general Andrew Cuomo (son of former NY Governor, and St. John's University Alum, Mario Cuomo) settled when St. John's agreed to payout $80,000.00. [13]

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Further reading

  • Hueppe, Frederick E., "The Radiant Light: a history of St. John's College presented in the Vincentian," 1955, (St. John's University Archives).
  • Morris, Barbara L., "To Define A Catholic University: the 1965 Crisis at St. John's" (Ed.D. thesis, Columbia University Teachers College, 1977)

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