February 23, 2009
A group of alumni and friends of St. John’s University baseball,
including a number of parents of current Red Storm players gathered
in Tampa, FL on Sunday, February 22, 2009 for a pre-game reception
at Gator’s Restaurant before heading for the stands for an exciting
game against the University of Michigan. Guests enjoyed an
opportunity to mingle and share stories while looking forward to
the start of another exciting season of St. John’s baseball.
Andrea Papa '88SVC, Associate Director, Student Engagement and
Regional Programs, Office of Alumni Relations provided updates on
many recent happenings at St. John’s, including the status of new
campus construction projects, the innovative Alumni Assistance
Program and the increased number of student applications for the
upcoming fall semester.
Alumni enjoyed the chance to get together in a social setting,
particularly one that’s coupled with an athletic or other
University event. “Many St. John’s alumni in the Florida area
still remain active,” noted Thomas Fitzpatrick '69CBA. “We
would welcome more opportunities to gather, especially for
Patricia Clermont '74Ed was happy to be part of the day since
she “…is a fan of baseball and hadn’t attended an event in the
Lucky raffle prize winners included Greg O’Regan '65CBA,
baseball parent Carol Lobban and alumni friend Bill Carroll.