Recognized for its commitment to assisting communities and
people in need, St. John’s is one of only 110 American colleges and
universities admitted with distinction to the 2012
President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll.
The Honor Roll annually commends colleges and universities that
demonstrate leadership in promoting student, faculty and staff
participation in volunteering, service-learning and civic
engagement with “measurable outcomes.” The Corporation for
National and Community Service (CNCS), part of the U.S.
government’s Office of the Inspector General, launched this program
This is St. John’s sixth straight year on the Honor Roll — its
with distinction. “It’s a wonderful, external validation of the
mission-centered focus of our faculty, students and
Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., Executive Vice President for Mission
and Student Services. “They are all to be congratulated for
advancing the University’s values through volunteering, teaching
and community-based research.”
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