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St. Vincent DePaul o Founder of the Congregation of the Mission (The Vincentians) o Vincentian mission o 16 th century French priest (1500s) o Minister to the poor in France o Wanted to start a religious community o Founded an order of priests (the Congregation of the Mission) – founded St. John's University o CM – Congregation of the Mission / Vincentians Congregation of the Mission/ Daughters of Charity (female religious community) o Louise de Marillac – widow Philanthropic work with St. Vincent DePaul Devoted life to serving the poor Founded the Daughters of Charity with St. Vincent Religious community for women Founding of the University o Found in Brooklyn in 1870 o Bishop Loughlin approaches the Vincentians to find a Day College for the sons of immigrants o 1954 – University moved to Queens o Country Club that went broke during the Depression o First building – St. John Hall Sister Vincentian Universities o All founded by the CM o DePaul University o Niagra University University Mission Statement o Catholic o Vincentian o Metropolitan Campuses of the University o Residence Halls opened in 1999 o Rome o Queens o Manhattan o Oakdale (Long Island) – graduate courses for School of Education o Staten Island Colleges of the University o Undergraduate College of Pharmacy and Allied Health St. John’s College of Liberal Arts and Sciences St. John the Baptist (in front of St. John’s Hall)
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Peter J. Tobin College of Business Alum of St. John’s College of Professional Studies School of Education Graduate – Law School University President o Father Donald J. Herrington (first name?) Goals of Higher Education: Teaching, Research & Service
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What is Culture? “Culture is a lens or filter through which we see the world.” - Communication Training Consultants Manual “…the complex ways that people who form a community interact with each other.” - Paul Kivel, Uprooting Racism Sense of values, beliefs, behaviors, expectations What’s made me who I am? Family, media, neighborhood, education Approx 15% tip of the iceberg when observing people - gender - age - race - physical appearance - physical ability - clothing/attire on the line - marital status - religion - spirituality underneath the water - military experience - ethnicity - education - language - socioeconomic/class - organizational memberships - sexual orientation - relationship based identity - career position - political affiliation - hobbies - individual name - health - geographic origin - family roles/composition - interest - volunteering - nationality - learning ability - other Identity Sculptures
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Chapter 1: Who They Are and Why They Have Come Underlying Causes of Immiration 1. Persecution (governmental oppression) a. Sudan b. Cuba c. Haiti 2. Chain Migration a. Family members 3. Globalization of capitalism 4. Population Growth 5. Changes in immigration policy Who Has Come? -
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course DNY 1000C taught by Professor Varanzano during the Fall '08 term at St. Johns Duplicate.

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