Vincentian Convocation Ceremony -October 1, 2015

A DLIS Alumna and a DLIS academic service-learning partner are both among the honorees of the 2015 Vincentian Convocation:

Vincentian Convocation Ceremony
Thursday, October 1, 2015
2 p.m.
St. Thomas More Church
Queens Campus

Please reply to the Office of University Events before Wednesday, September 23, by completing the online form.

Presentation of the Vincentian Mission Award
Joan C. Vivian
Director of Training and Employee Development
Office of Human Resources
St. John’s University

Presentation of the Caritas Medal
Paul D. Lawless, Esq. ’92L
Attorney at Law
Hammill, O’Brien, Croutier, Dempsey, Pender & Koehler, PC
Marianne Lawless
Registered Nurse

Presentation of the St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Medal
Marybeth Zeman
Transitional Counselor and Librarian
Nassau County Correctional Center
Author, Tales of a Jailhouse Librarian

Presentation of the St. Vincent de Paul Medal
John Joseph Eschmann
Past President, St. Barnabas Chapter of the Society of St. Vincent de Paul, Bellmore, New York
Past President, Life Center of Long Island

Presentation of the Frederic Ozanam Award
to the
Center for Migration Studies of New York

Conferral of the Degree of Doctor of Laws
The Most Reverend Robert W. McElroy, S.T.D., Ph.D., S.T.L., D.D.
Diocese of San Diego

Bishop McElroy will deliver the Catholic Lecture Series address following the conferral of the honorary degree at the Vincentian Convocation Ceremony.