St. John’s College Interdisciplinary Symposium
Monday, March 20, 2017 from 1:50-3:15 pm (Common Hour) in DAC 206
Dr. Marian Maskulak, cps (Theology & Religious Studies)
Introduction and Overview
Dr. Tracey-Anne Cooper (History)
Luther and the Northern Laity
Dr. Nicole Rice (English)
Drama and the English Reformation
Dr. Christopher Denny (Theology & Religious Studies):
The Curious Afterlives of Friar Martin Luther
Prof. Claudia Sbrissa (Art & Design) and Dr. Blythe Roveland-Breton (University Archivist)
The Power of the Press: How Luther’s Ideas Went Viral
Dr. Alice Ramos (Philosophy)
Learn what makes up 3D printing, How objects are made, what materials can be used, and how to design your own. The workshop will be held over 4 consecutive Wednesday evenings from 5pm-7pm starting March 15, 2016. The location will be Library B3. Workshop is available to all students Faculty, and Staff. You will need to bring your own laptop.
5:00pm – 7:00pm, Wednesday, March 22, 2017
5:00pm – 7:00pm, Wednesday, March 29, 2017
5:00pm – 7:00pm, Wednesday, April 5, 2017
Dr. Otaviano Canuto, the Executive Director at the Executive Board of Directors of the World Bank Group and its Affiliates
Sponsored by the St. John’s University Economics & Finance Society
Thursday, February 23, 2017
1:50PM – 3:15PM [Common Hour]
D’Angelo Center – DAC 206, St. John’s Univ. [Queens]
For more information, contact Dr. Aleksandr V. Gevorkyan firstname.lastname@example.org
Do you want to bring your online teaching to the next level?
If you would like to expand your teaching skill set the Office of Online Learning and Services has an exciting opportunity for you. We invite you to register for Advanced Online Teaching Strategies (AOTS), an optional three-week, asynchronous online course that builds upon the teaching techniques covered in the Online Teaching Essentials course. This course is intended to introduce faculty who have experience teaching online or hybrid to topics and strategies that go beyond the basics.
AOTS addresses critical areas of online teaching including engagement and interaction, active learning, and authentic assessment. During this course you will work collaboratively in a hands-on environment designed to provide you with the student experience while developing your teaching skills.
The course runs from Monday, March 6, 2017 to Sunday, March 26, 2017. Completing this course typically requires at least 6 to 8 hours per week. If interested, please register promptly as seats are limited. To learn more about the course click here.
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Join us for a panel program on the constitutional and other legal issues arising from President Trump’s executive order and its immigration, national security, and international consequences. The panelists from St. John’s Law and St. John’s University will also look at how the order may impact St. John’s students and their families. There will be time for questions from attendees.
- Matthew Pucciarelli, Associate Provost, Office of Global Studies
- Mario Russell, Professor of Immigration Law
- John Barrett, Professor of Constitutional Law
- Chris Borgen, Professor of National Security Law
- Peggy McGuinness, Professor of International Human Rights Law
Thursday, February 2, 2017
Law School – Moot Court – 2nd Floor
Presenter: Veronica Maggi, Counseling Center
The Office of Disabilities Services coordinates equal opportunities for students with disabilities. The Case Manager for this program will describe how the office works with students and faculty to insure that proper accommodations are made for all students with all documented disabilities. This is an opportunity to learn more about how we can support this segment of our diverse student population.
Over the winter break, more than 30 classrooms have been outfitted with new technology on the Queens and Staten Island Campuses. This means that over 100 classrooms have now been upgraded. You can see if your room is included here. This is a significant achievement in a year, and provides students and faculty with sophisticated equipment that can be used in a variety of ways.
If you are interested in learning more about these rooms, there are two upcoming presentations, with more on the way:
Also, here are basic directions on How to Use the equipment.
PANEL ON IMMIGRATION CONCERNS
Monday, December 12, 2016
1:50 p.m. to 3:15 p.m. (common hour)
D’Angelo Center, Room 128
In response to post-election immigration concerns, the University is offering a workshop on Monday, December 12, during common hour in the D’Angelo Center, Room 128.
There will be a panel featuring immigration experts led by C. Mario Russell, director of Catholic Charities, New York, Immigrant and Refugee Services and faculty member of St. John’s School of Law.
The guest panelists will discuss the following immigration-related concerns:
- Obtaining good legal representation
- Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA)
- Undocumented status
- Student employment and work visas
- Safety planning
- Fear of persecution
- Special issues for children
The panel is open to all St. John’s University students, faculty, and administrators.
Students can find immigration resources and information on MySJU if they navigate to the “Campus Life” tab and look for the “Immigration Resources” portlet. Faculty can find this information on CTL Resources.
For students experiencing distress due to immigration concerns, we encourage you to contact the Center for Counseling and Consultation to set up an appointment with Dr. Luis Manzo in Queens, 718-990-6384, or Dr. Erin Ryan in Staten Island, 718-390-4451. As always, Campus Ministry is available to support the campus community and can be reached in Queens at 718-990-6255 or on Staten Island at 718-390-4475.