News Archive - August 2011

  • Wednesday, August 24, 2011

    PHILADELPHIA (Aug. 24, 2011) – What if it were possible to quantify the success of an education model and share it with struggling schools to help them thrive? Assistant Professor of Management John Neiva, Ph.D. and his co-author Miguel Marca Barrientos are seeking to do just this for a network of schools in Bolivia.

  • Wednesday, August 24, 2011

    PHILADELPHIA (Aug. 24, 2011) - Graduate business students will benefit from a revised MBA curriculum this academic year. The new program was structured in response to an evolving job market and an increased student need for flexibility.

  • Tuesday, August 23, 2011

    PHILADELPHIA (August 23, 2011) - Patricia Griffin '81 is now the Associate Dean of Saint Joseph's University's College of Professional and Liberal Studies. Griffin has served adult undergraduate and graduate students at Saint Joseph's for more than 27 years and will continue to serve nontraditional undergraduates in her new role at the University.

  • Monday, August 22, 2011

    PHILADELPHIA (August 22, 2011) - Now in its fifth year, Saint Joseph's University's Philadelphia Service Immersion Program (PSIP) will bring nearly 100 first-year students to campus four days prior to the arrival of their peers for a pre-orientation experience that immerses them in the cultural life of the city and the Ignatian values that guide the University's mission.

  • Friday, August 19, 2011

    PHILADELPHIA (August 19, 2011) - In an effort to boost student achievement in mathematics in the School District of Philadelphia, math education specialist Tetyana Berezovski, Ph.D., assistant professor of mathematics at Saint Joseph's University, applied for and was awarded a highly competitive Mathematics and Science Partnership (MSP) Grant from the U.S. Department of Education. The three-year award provides professional development for high school math teachers in the District.

  • Friday, August 12, 2011 Gallery

    PHILADELPHIA (August 12, 2011) – Beginning Monday, Aug. 22, through Fri., Sept. 23, the work of 10 Saint Joseph’s University faculty members from the Department of Art will be shown in the new Saint Joseph’s University Gallery located in Merion Hall, the first official exhibition held in the gallery space on the James J. Maguire ’58 Campus. An artists’ reception will be held Thurs., Sept. 8 from 6 – 8 p.m.

  • Tuesday, August 2, 2011

    PHILADELPHIA (August 2, 2011) - Philip A. Cunningham, Ph.D., of West Chester, Pa., professor of theology and director of Saint Joseph’s University’s Institute for Jewish-Catholic Relations (IJCR) has been re-elected to a second term as second vice president of the International Council of Christians and Jews (ICCJ), an umbrella organization of 38 Jewish-Christian dialogue organizations worldwide.

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