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Service Convocation 2017
Service Convocation 2017
2017 Service Convocation
Tuesday, September 19, 2017 at 7pm
Romano Student Alumni Center
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St. Thomas Aquinas College recognized students and employees for exemplary service to the community at its Service Convocation. Sister Jenna Marajh, award-winning spiritual leader and founder of the Meditation Museum in Silver Spring (MD) and McLean (VA), gave the Service Convocation address and received an honorary doctor of humane letters degree.
Over 50 students were recognized with distinctive service awards and five received Presidential Commendations. Elaine Winship (Washingtonville, NY), Instructor of Communication Arts, received the Faculty Service Award, and Robert Ambrose (Jamaica, NY), Maintenance Supervisor, received the Staff Service Award. Dr. Evan Matthews and Dr. Catherine Corcoran performed a musical interlude during the ceremony.
MORE ABOUT SISTER JENNA
Sister Jenna is an author, radio and TV personality, renowned speaker, and director of the Washington DC Branch of the Brahma Kumaris. She serves as one of the Evolutionary Leaders in service to conscious evolution and was selected by Empower a Billion Women 2020 as one of 100 Most Influential Leaders of 2015. Sister Jenna also served as a principal partner with the Oprah Winfrey Network and Values Partnerships on the Belief Team, a community of individuals from diverse spiritual, cultural and faith backgrounds.
Sister Jenna has traveled to over 80 countries where she continues to provide practical life tools and solutions that empower people to foster and build stronger relationships. Her wisdom, peace, and compassion for humanity are expressed through the variety of initiatives she spearheads for youth, women, governments, and communities. She has collaborated with Fortune 500 companies on key issues and her syndicated radio show, America Meditating is a popular global online show.
Sister Jenna is the recipient of numerous awards and proclamations including, the President’s Lifetime National Community Service Award, Every Day Hero Award by the Foundation for A Better Life, and the Friendship Archway Award, to name a few.