News Archive - October 2010

  • Thursday, October 21, 2010

    PHILADELPHIA (October 21, 2010) -- It was 1971 when women first took their seats as undergraduate day students at Saint Joseph’s University. Today, members of that first groundbreaking class, and those who followed, are recognized leaders in their respective fields. In celebration of these women, and 40 years of co-education at the University, the Haub School of Business (HSB) has developed an executive lecture series, “The Spirit of Women.”

  • Thursday, October 21, 2010

    PHILADELPHIA (October 21, 2010) – The Saint Joseph’s University Alumni Association will present Pa. State Sen. Michael A. O’Pake, Esq. ’61, with its most prestigious honor, the Shield of Loyola Award, at its annual Alumni Gala on Friday, Nov. 5 at the Hyatt at the Bellevue in Philadelphia. A Berks County native, O’Pake was elected to the State House of Representatives in 1968, and has been a member of the Pennsylvania State Senate since 1972.

  • Tuesday, October 19, 2010

    Everyone knows this popular Halloween game: turn out the lights, pass around a dried apricot and it’s easy to believe it’s a human earlobe. Peel some grapes and in the dark they feel just like human eyeballs. It’s a game that tricks the senses and it’s something Saint Joseph’s University psychologist Alex Skolnick, Ph.D., has been doing in his lab for the last several years.

  • Tuesday, October 19, 2010

    According to the National Retail Federation, the average American will spend $66.28 on Halloween this year. Second only to costumes, candy eats up the largest chunk of this budget with American families spending an average of $22 each Halloween on confections.

  • Tuesday, October 19, 2010

    As the Philadelphia Phillies play the San Francisco Giants for the National League Championship Series title, the team is already making baseball history.

  • Tuesday, October 19, 2010

    PHILADELPHIA (October 19, 2010) – Charged with creating classes that develop and engage ethical communicators, the faculty of the Communication Studies program at Saint Joseph’s University in Philadelphia are pushing their students beyond the bounds of classic coursework.

  • Tuesday, October 19, 2010

    PHILADELPHIA (October 19, 2010) – Imagine walking into a room and all around you golden nuggets are suspended in midair, close enough that you could reach out and grab them. Hooked? You should be. The latest exhibition of artist Michael Angelotti features such a display at Saint Joseph’s University Gallery from November 8 through December 10.

  • Friday, October 15, 2010

    On October 12, Saint Joseph’s University President Timothy R. Lannon, S. J., along with student media leaders and faculty opened the New Media Center in Simpson Hall. The facility houses The Hawk – SJU’s student newspaper – Saint Joseph’s Radio station and 1851 Records, the University record label.

  • Wednesday, October 13, 2010

    PHILADELPHIA (October 13, 2010) -- Saint Joseph’s University will conduct an emergency preparedness exercise on Tuesday, Oct. 19, from 9 a.m.-1 p.m., in Sullivan Residence Hall, at 240 N. Latches Lane, and in the surrounding area on the University’s Merion campus. The drill will consist of a simulated crisis scenario involving an “active shooter” on campus.

  • Wednesday, October 13, 2010

    PHILADELPHIA (Oct. 13, 2010) - Saint Joseph’s University’s Haub School of Business is included in the Princeton Review’s 2011 edition of “The Best 300 Business Schools.”

  • Tuesday, October 12, 2010

    PHILADELPHIA (October 12, 2010)—Peace, love and shaggy locks might seem like relics from the past, but for five performances this month, Saint Joseph’s University students will immerse themselves in the counterculture of the 1960s as the Cap & Bells Dramatic Arts Society opens its 83rd season with the Tony Award-winning musical Hair. The show opens on Wednesday, Oct. 27 at 8 p.m., and runs through Halloween afternoon, Sunday, Oct. 31.

  • Friday, October 8, 2010

    It is a time of great change at Saint Joseph’s University with new and renovated buildings dotting the campus and an expansion of academic programs.

    Beginning this semester, the College of Arts and Sciences is offering two new majors to students in religious studies and ancient studies. Also offered is the new environmental and sustainability studies minor.

  • Thursday, October 7, 2010

    Saint Joseph’s University has received a $1 million grant from the Department of Energy’s (DOE) Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Program (EEREA). The grant will fund key research and public education projects that will promote and advance responsible environmental stewardship at the University, in the greater Philadelphia area, and throughout the country. The award will also enable SJU to formally establish a proposed Institute for Environmental Stewardship.
  • Thursday, October 7, 2010

    PHILADELPHIA (Oct. 7, 2010) – Saint Joseph’s University has received a $1 million grant from the Department of Energy’s (DOE) Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Program (EEREA). The grant will fund key research and public education projects that will promote and advance responsible environmental stewardship at the University, in the greater Philadelphia area, and throughout the country.

  • Wednesday, October 6, 2010

    PHILADELPHIA (Oct. 6, 2010) - Historically, family-owned businesses have been the foundation of the U.S. economy. However, rumors have circulated that many of these businesses have folded under the constraints of the recession. Joseph DiAngelo Jr., Ed.D. ’70, dean of the Erivan K. Haub School of Business at Saint Joseph’s University in Philadelphia, holds that family-owned businesses continue to be a strong economic force.

  • Monday, October 4, 2010

    PHILADELPHIA (October 4, 2010) - To succeed in today’s competitive business world, it is necessary to possess a strong strategic focus. The Philadelphia Chapter of the American Marketing Association (PAMA) recently announced a program, starting October 22, to hone and develop the competitive advantage of area marketers.  In cooperation with the Erivan K. Haub School of Business at Saint Joseph’s University, PAMA will be offering a new “Certificate in Marketing Excellence” program.

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