St. John’s University held a groundbreaking ceremony May 12 for a new Health Sciences Center on its Queens campus, to be the home of its recently approved degree program in nursing.
Sister Helen Anne Ebbitt, R.S.M., 83, a Sister of Mercy of the Americas Mid-Atlantic Community for 65 years, died July 2 at the Sisters of Mercy Convent, Whitestone.
Sister Miriam Michael Joos, O.P., a member of the Sisters of St. Dominic, Amityville, L.I., for 68 years, died July 6. She was 87.
The St. John’s University School of Law will establish The Mattone Family Institute for Real Estate Law funded by a $3.5 million gift from Joseph M. Mattone, Sr., Chairman of the Board, The Mattone Group. The gift was announced at the School of Law’s 90th Anniversary Gala at the Waldorf Astoria in Manhattan.