Father Brian Shanley is the new president of St. John’s University, with a start date of Feb. 1, 2021. He is the former president of Providence College, Providence, R.I., where he earned notoriety for improving campus facilities, increasing the faculty, and building a more diverse student body.
Despite much uncertainty, a new college basketball season is set to begin.
Observers say Judge Amy Coney Barrett conveyed a deep knowledge of judicial procedures, along with a fierce commitment to the rule of law during Senate confirmation hearings last week.
The three local Catholic colleges and universities have released their respective Fall 2020 reopening plans adhered to the safety guidelines provided by the State’s Department of Health and by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. As the number of days until the first day of classes dwindle, students have mixed feelings about the new semester during the age of COVID-19.
The Black Lives Matter movement has also spawned a fresh look at the quality, or lack of quality of the health care pregnant Black women receive in the U.S.
Check out the all-time starting fives for St. John’s men’s and women’s hoops.
The graduating class of 2020 hasn’t had the best luck. The coronavirus pandemic has forced many colleges and universities to hold their ceremonies online. After four years of hard work, most graduates would be disappointed, or even angry, with not receiving proper recognition, but not Pat Branley.
The diocese’s Office of the Superintendent of Schools is in communication with government officials and with the schools themselves in an effort to assure administrators, faculty and families that the diocese is trying its best to keep everyone safe.
It’s been 37 years since the untimely death of former St. John’s basketball standout Lloyd “Sonny” Dove.”
Representing 24 different religious congregations, 70 brothers and sisters gathered at St. Thomas More Church at St. John’s University, Jamaica, for its fifth annual Brothers and Sisters Night at the student Mass, Sept. 15.