News Archive - September 2010

  • Monday, September 27, 2010

    U.S. News Rankings, Maguire Campus among other topics President will cover

    University President Timothy R. Lannon, S.J., will preside at the Fall Convocation tomorrow, Sept. 28, at 3 p.m., in the Campus Commons on the Maguire Campus.

    In addition to outlining the progress to date on the Bridge Plan, he will present the goals and priorities of Plan 2020: Gateway to the Future, an invitation for the University community to enter, engage and excel.

  • Monday, September 27, 2010

    PHILADELPHIA (September 27, 2010) – Whether it is providing medical care for impoverished families in South Jersey or establishing a culture of community service at one of America’s largest corporations, Saint Joseph’s University alumni Lesly A. D’Ambola, D.O. ’82 and Daniel P. Gallagher ’94 are using the Jesuit values instilled in them as students to change lives in their local communities and beyond.

  • Monday, September 27, 2010

    PHILADELPHIA (September 27, 2010) - Writer Tenaya Darlington, M.F.A., assistant professor of English at Saint Joseph’s University in Philadelphia, has a passion for cheese. She loves it so much that she has rarely met a cheese she didn’t like, and says the stinkier and stronger the cheese, the better. Darlington also loves food writing, so she combined her two passions when she started her popular food blog “Madame Fromage: The Pillow Book of a Cheese Lover.”

  • Friday, September 17, 2010

    PHILADELPHIA (Sept. 16, 2010) - U.S. News & World Report’s “America’s Best Colleges” 2011 edition ranked Saint Joseph’s University’s Risk Management and Insurance program among the top undergraduate business specialties. The rankings place Saint Joseph’s at No. 11 in its category.

  • Tuesday, September 14, 2010

    PHILADELPHIA (Sept. 9, 2010) - While scientists are divided on whether or not animals feel emotions, painter Jay McClellan is certain they do. A collection of his paintings – “Recent Works” – that features his three dogs will be exhibited at Saint Joseph’s University Gallery Oct. 4-29. An artist’s reception will be held Thursday, Oct. 7, 6-8 p.m. The Gallery will be closed Oct. 18-19 for the University’s Fall Break.

  • Friday, September 10, 2010

    PHILADELPHIA (September 10, 2010) – Saint Joseph's University President Timothy R. Lannon, S.J., has informed the University community that he will leave the University at the conclusion of the current academic year (2010-11) to become the president of Creighton University in Omaha, Nebraska.

  • Friday, September 10, 2010

    PHILADELPHIA (September 9, 2010) - The MBA program at Saint Joseph’s University just got a lot more convenient. Beginning January 2011, the Erivan K. Haub School of Business will offer students an online MBA.

  • Thursday, September 9, 2010

    Young adult (y.a.) fiction is a huge market in the publishing industry. According to the Association of American Publishers, paperbound book sales in children’s and y.a. titles topped $1.5 billion in 2009. But while these books are usually written for readers between the ages of 14 and 21, they also have immense crossover appeal to older audiences, says April Lindner, Ph.D., associate professor of English at Saint Joseph’s University in Philadelphia, Pa.

  • Thursday, September 9, 2010

    As television season premieres make their debuts this fall, experts predict major changes in programming in the near future.

    Nowadays, viewers can DVR, TiVo, live stream or use onDemand to catch their favorite shows via a variety of mediums. Entertainment is available at the audience’s fingertips - on televisions, computers, iPods and Smartphones - and will continue to change with the technology.

  • Thursday, September 9, 2010

    For many first-year college students, it may be the first time they have had to share a room with another person. It can be an exciting, but at times trying experience, says Marci Berney, an associate director in the office of Residence Life at Saint Joseph’s University.

  • Thursday, September 9, 2010

    Though the recent oil leak in the Gulf of Mexico caused by the BP/Deep Water Horizon oilrig explosion is no longer leading headlines, this fall, the disaster will be a major topic of conversation and study in environmental science classrooms around the country.

  • Thursday, September 9, 2010

    Among the many new faces on campus this fall semester is Bruce Morrill, S.J., who will join the University community for this academic year as the University’s new Donald I. MacLean, S.J., Chair.

  • Thursday, September 9, 2010

    PHILADELPHIA (September 9, 2010) — Assistant Professor of Sociology Susan Clampet-Lundquist, Ph.D., spent the summer revisiting Baltimore, a city she says she loves almost as much as Philadelphia. According to Clampet-Lundquist, Baltimore is one of those places ripe with learning opportunities for a sociologist interested in the inner-workings of urban neighborhoods and how places inform lives.

  • Wednesday, September 8, 2010

    PHILADELPHIA (September 8, 2010) - Saint Joseph’s University and Anne Welsh McNulty have announced the second cohort of young women to receive the John P. McNulty Scholarship for Excellence in Science and Math. The three scholars, Catherine Elorette of Cedar Knolls, N.J., Annamarie Everman of Philadelphia, Pa., and Lisa Mariani of Delran, N.J., will each receive a four-year, full-tuition, merit-based scholarship.

  • Wednesday, September 8, 2010

    PHILADELPHIA (September 8, 2010) - Saint Joseph’s University and Anne Welsh McNulty have announced the second cohort of young women to receive the John P. McNulty Scholarship for Excellence in Science and Math. The three scholars, Catherine Elorette of Cedar Knolls, N.J., Annamarie Everman of Philadelphia, Pa., and Lisa Mariani of Delran, N.J., will each receive a four-year, full-tuition, merit-based scholarship.

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