April 16, 2012
John’s University will once again be celebrating the lives of those
affected by cancer through the Relay for Life walkathon. The Queens
campus will host its seventh annual Relay for Life on April 13,
2012 in Carnesecca Arena and for the first time the Staten Island
Campus will be hosting their Relay for Life on April 20 at the
University’s Campus Center Gym. At the Relay for Life event,
hundreds of students, faculty and staff members and University
administrators will participate in an all-night walkathon in an
effort at raising money to fight cancer.
(glowing memorials) will be sold prior to the event and represent
those individuals that are affected by cancer, with all proceeds
going to the American Cancer Society’s College Relay for Life. The
luminarias will be used to light up Carnesecca Arena and the Campus
Center Gym for the hundreds participating.
ceremony in Queens will begin at 6 p.m. and at 6:30 p.m. on Staten
Island. Both ceremonies will be followed by a Luminaria Ceremony
and then a Survivor Walk and Fight Back Ceremonies. The night will
be highlighted by several special activities and conclude at 6:00
a.m. on Saturday morning.
Cancer Society Relay for Life
Friday, April 13
Opening Ceremony — 6:00 p.m.
Luminaria Ceremony — 6:45 p.m.
Survivor Walk — 7:00 p.m.
Staten Island Campus:
Friday, April 20
Celebrate Ceremony — 6:30 p.m. (Includes the
Luminaria Ceremony — 9:00 p.m.
Fight Back Ceremony10:00 p.m.
Where: Carnesecca Arena, Queens
St. John’s University
8000 Utopia Pkwy
Queens, NY 11439
Campus Center Gym, Staten Island
St. John’s University
Staten Island, NY
information regarding the Queens event, please contact Mary H.
Pelkowski, Associate Dean for Student Engagement at the Division of
Student Affairs at St. John’s University by calling 718-990-1420 or
e-mail inquiries to firstname.lastname@example.org. For
information on the Staten Island event, contact Kimberly J.
Palmieri-Mouded, Associate Dean in the Division of Student Affairs
at St. John’s University by calling 718-390-4345 or e-mail
inquiries to Palmierk@stjohns.edu.
can contact Dominic Scianna, Assistant Vice President for Media
Relations at St. John’s University by calling 718-990-6185 or
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