V.I.T.A.L. (Vincentian Initiative to Advance Leadership) program
celebrates four years of outstanding attainments. Once a month,
150-plus members meet to discuss leadership issues and examine the
role values play in decisions we make.
Twenty students and campus ministers participate in The Vincent
Experience. The Vincent Experience, which was in part planned and
facilitated by campus ministers from St. John’s University, is an
international gathering of young Vincentian leaders.
Campus Ministry, in collaboration with Student Life and the Phi
Beta Sigma Fraternity, sponsors the first annual Sleep Out for the
Homeless. Thirty students participate and experience the harsh
reality of what it is like to be homeless, while helping those who
Team R.V. (Residence Village) is established to open Residence
Hall students to weekend volunteer service opportunities. Students
help improve facilities and serve people in the local community,
instilling the Vincentian spirit and cultivating a sense of
community among all participants.
Over 20 religious traditions are represented in the Residence
Halls. The Interfaith Residence Hall Council and in-residence
ministers continue to assist with effective communication, mutual
respect and understanding among an increasingly diverse on-campus