St. Joseph’s University undergraduate students smile for a group photo at the spring Student Research Symposium

Igniting Innovation

St. Joseph’s University undergraduate students presented their research at annual Student Research Symposiums this spring, with the Long Island Campus’ event taking place April 29 and the Brooklyn Campus’ on May 4. The events provided the students a platform to present their findings and engage in intellectual discussions.

portrait of alumna Sandra Lindsay with her arms crossed and dressed in an embroidered lab coat

Photo courtesy of Northwell Health

Sandra Lindsay Day

To honor SJNY alumna Sandra Lindsay — the Northwell Health nurse who was first person to receive a COVID-19 vaccination in the U.S. — Nassau and Suffolk County executives declared July 18 will be Sandra Lindsay Day on Long Island. Dr. Lindsay, DHSc, MS, MBA, RN, CCRN-K, NE-BC, earned a B.S. in nursing at the Brooklyn Campus in 1999.

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One Community, One Mission: Faculty and Staff Giving

More than half of St. Joseph’s faculty and staff made donations to the University in the last year.

Madeline Romano ’09 and Mary Vitale ’10 stand together smiling and wearing "Beyond Play NYC"  while standing in front of a poster that reads "Beyond Play NYC"

To Ingenuity and ‘Beyond’

Brooklyn Campus alumnae Madeline Romano ’09 and Mary Vitale ’10 have developed Beyond Play NYC, a venture that offers parent-and-me style classes with an emphasis on language development in Brooklyn and Staten Island. Ms. Romano and Ms. Vitale were double majors in child study and speech communication.

book covers of "I Do Everything I'm Told" and "Four in Hand"


Collections published by Brooklyn Campus Writer’s Foundry faculty members Megan Fernandes and Alicia Mountain appeared on a list of best new poetry books in Vogue magazine. Ms. Mountain’s “Four in Hand” tackles the mental health crisis. Ms. Fernandes’ “I Do Everything I’m Told” explores longing, loss and desire.
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‘Ready’ Ad Earns Telly Award

St. Joseph’s University’s new “Ready” television ad took home bronze at the 44th Annual Telly Awards. The Telly Awards annually showcases the best work created within television and across video, for all screens. The awards program receives over 12,000 entries from all 50 states and five continents.

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Isn’t She Grand!

Sheila (Judge) Connors ’88 served as the deputy grand marshal at the 2023 Queens County St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Rockaway Beach. Ms. Connors is president of the Ladies Ancient Order of Hibernians Rockaway-Breezy Point Division 25.