In a festive welcome to their first semester at St. John's
University, nearly 1,900 members of this year’s freshman class
Arena at the Queens, NY,
campus for the annual New Student Convocation on Tuesday, August
The Convocation capped the University's "Week of WOW," a series of
events introducing new students to the wide variety of activities
available at St. John's. At the Convocation, faculty and
administrators marched into the legendary arena, treating students
to academic pomp and circumstance reminiscent of a commencement
The Staten Island
campus held its own Convocation for 164 freshmen on the same day.
Gathering at the Campus Center, they were welcomed by Jerrold
Ross, Ph.D., Dean of The School of Education and Academic Vice
President of the Staten Island campus.
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