The McGuires are legendary hoops figures in the Rockaways.
Former TMLA hoops star Danielle Patterson is back in Queens.
In every philosophy course that I teach at St. John’s University, I start the course by pointing out to the students the distinction between a problem and a mystery as understood by the existentialist personalist philosopher, Gabriel Marcel. According to Marcel there were a number of important differences between a problem and a mystery.
The National Association for Lay Ministry has picked Nelsa Elías, a longtime lay worker for the Diocese of Brooklyn known for her dedication and profound humility, for its 2021 Juan Diego Award.
“Continued disruption in traditional teaching and learning.” That was among the predictions voiced by an international group of educators and researchers participating in “The Future of Higher Education,” an online seminar hosted May 3 by the Institute for International Communication at St. John’s University in Jamaica, Queens.
As the current semester drew to a close at St. John’s University, green grass bloomed under blue skies on the Great Lawn of the school’s Jamaica, N.Y. campus. All that seemed to be missing were the typical throngs of students enjoying that kind of day.
The Catholic electorate gives mixed reviews on President Joe Biden’s first 100 days in office. Issues of concern include his COVID-19 response, immigration, reproductive rights, the environment, and religious freedom.
Before heading back to campus for the beginning of the fall semester, students at local Catholic colleges and universities may need a needle. St. John’s University has joined a growing list of schools requiring that its student body provide proof of vaccination before arriving on campus in the fall.
New Yorkers heading to the polls for the primary this June will find something completely different on their ballot — the chance to vote for more than one candidate running in the same race.
A number of local basketball products won college awards.