News Archive - September 2012

  • Friday, September 28, 2012

    SJU Reads, Saint Joseph's community-wide, yearlong reading program brings Dave Eggers' 2009 award-winning non-fiction book Zeitoun to campus. Zeitoun chronicles the plight of a Syrian-born American citizen who chooses to stay in New Orleans during Hurricane Katrina. Interdisciplinary programming for SJU Reads includes a film series, lectures and panel discussions that explore and illuminate topics raised by the book.

  • Friday, September 28, 2012

    PHILADELPHIA (Oct. 1, 2012) – Saint Joseph’s University will inaugurate C. Kevin Gillespie, S.J., Ph.D. ’72 as its 27th president on Friday, Oct. 12, the culmination of a weeklong series of events in celebration of his inauguration.

    The inaugural ceremony will take place in the Michael J. Hagan ’85 Arena on the Saint Joseph’s campus, with the procession starting at 10:30 a.m. and the ceremony at 11 a.m., followed by a reception. 

  • Thursday, September 27, 2012

    PHILADELPHIA (Sept. 27, 2012) - The SJU Theatre Company is set to begin its 85th anniversary season with a production of the gripping musical Spring Awakening, which opens Thursday, Oct. 4, at 8 p.m. in Bluett Theatre and runs through Sunday, Oct. 7, at 2 p.m. Performances continue Oct. 18-20.

  • Wednesday, September 26, 2012

    PHILADELPHIA (September 25, 2012) —Saint Joseph’s Kinney Center for Autism Education and Support will host a 5K Run and 1-Mile Fun Run/Walk to raise money to support services for children with autism and their families. The race will take place on Sat., Oct. 13 from 8:30-10:30 a.m., on the James J. Maguire ’58 Campus.

  • Wednesday, September 26, 2012

    PHILADELPHIA (Sept. 26, 2012) - Saint Joseph’s University and Anne Welsh McNulty announced the fourth cohort of young women to receive the John P. McNulty Scholarship for Excellence in Science and Math. The three scholars, Christina Freeman of Hatboro, Pa.; Heidi Kurn, of Troy, Mich.; and Kathleen Logan of Springfield, Pa., will each receive a four-year, full-tuition, merit-based scholarship and will participate in an intensive mentoring and research program.

  • Tuesday, September 25, 2012

    Saint Joseph’s University’s College of Professional and Liberal Studies (CPLS) has expanded its SJU Professional continuing education division by offering not-for-credit online courses through a new partnership with Ed2Go. A leader in adult enrichment education, this partnership will allow CPLS to dynamically offer a variety of continuing education courses each semester.

  • Friday, September 21, 2012 Gallery

    On Thursday, Sept. 20, the Career Development Center hosted 135 employers on campus for the annual fall career fair in the Athletics Center. Students of all majors and class years attended to network with employers from diverse industries offerings jobs, internships and volunteer/service opportunities.

  • Thursday, September 20, 2012

    PHILADELPHIA (Sept. 20, 2012) - On Monday, Oct. 1, the Haub School of Business will host a panel discussion with national and local political and economic experts to discuss the economy and its impact on the presidential race. This is the first event in the Anthony Carfagno '60 Lecture Series.

  • Monday, September 17, 2012

    PHILADELPHIA (Sept. 17, 2012) – On Monday, Sept. 24, Saint Joseph’s University’s students will hear lessons on business ethics from a former investment executive with a criminal record. Justin Paperny once managed more than $150 million as a stockbroker and worked at some of the country’s best known investment banks. Unfortunately, he also committed fraud, pled guilty to violating securities laws and served 18 months in a federal prison.

  • Monday, September 17, 2012

    John Wrynn, S.J., former chair and professor of history at Saint Peter’s University in Jersey City, N.J., joins Saint Joseph’s University as the current Donald I. MacLean, S.J., Chair for the 2012 -13 academic year.

  • Friday, September 14, 2012

    Saint Joseph’s University will hold its first ever “Wellness Week” Sept. 24 through Sept. 29 creating a University-wide effort to raise awareness of physical, mental, and spiritual wellness. The Wellness Week Committee, made up of members from 14 different academic departments, has called for both student and faculty involvement to create a campus-wide collaboration.

  • Friday, September 14, 2012

    The Saint Joseph’s University community is celebrating its third annual Diversity Awareness Week from Sept. 17 – 20 with a range of events and activities for students, faculty and staff to recognize the cultural differences on campus.

  • Thursday, September 13, 2012

    PHILADELPHIA (September 13, 2012) - Beta Gamma Sigma (BGS), the honor society for the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), is celebrating its 100th year anniversary with a speaker series during the 2012-13 academic year. Saint Joseph’s University is commemorating the anniversary by hosting the annual McCarthy Lecture in conjunction with the celebration.

  • Thursday, September 13, 2012

    Three contributors to Chinese Characters: Profiles of Fast-Changing Lives in a Fast-Changing Land, a collection of non-fiction stories about life in contemporary China, will discuss the book at Saint Joseph’s University on Friday, Sept. 21, at 12 p.m. in the Wachterhauser Seminar Room of the Post Learning Commons and Drexel Library.

  • Wednesday, September 12, 2012

    PHILADELPHIA (Sept. 12, 2012) - Saint Joseph’s University is again one of the top 10 – at No. 8 – among 193 master’s universities in the north in U.S. News & World Report’s 2013 edition of Best Colleges. The rankings, which were released on Sept. 12, placed Saint Joseph’s in the top tier in its region for the fifteenth consecutive year.

  • Wednesday, September 12, 2012

    PHILADELPHIA (September 12, 2012) – If the heart and mind joined forces, how would that moment be reflected on an individual face? Find out at Saint Joseph's University Gallery when photographer Peter Miraglia's "Portraits" premieres. The exhibit will run Oct. 1 thru Nov. 2, but will be closed during fall break, Oct. 15 and 16. An artist's reception is scheduled for Friday, Oct. 5, from 6–8 p.m.

  • Tuesday, September 11, 2012

    PHILADELPHIA (September 11, 2012) - Michael N. McGrann, former executive director of the Center for Family Business at Elizabethtown College, has been named director of Saint Joseph’s University’s new Family Business and Entrepreneurship Initiative.

  • Tuesday, September 11, 2012

    This fall, Saint Joseph’s University introduced the new Hawk Card, an enhanced identification card that grants access to essential campus services for students, faculty and staff and includes a new feature, Hawk Cash, a significant benefit for the University community.

  • Friday, September 7, 2012

    <p>Saint Joseph&rsquo;s University announced today that it has signed a letter of intent with the Archdiocese of Philadelphia to acquire the 8.9-acre property at the corner of City and Cardinal Avenues known as the Cardinal&rsquo;s Residence.</p>
  • Wednesday, September 5, 2012 Gallery

    Over the final weekend in August, freshmen and returning students moved into SJU's on-campus residences. Parents and freshmen were helped by SJU-Haul, a program consisting of volunteers from many of the University's student groups. New University President C. Kevin Gillespie, S.J. '72, handed out water each day.

  • Tuesday, September 4, 2012

    The annual Mass of the Holy Spirit, scheduled for Thursday, Sept. 13, takes on added meaning this year as the culmination of “Magis Day,” a 24-hour celebration of the University’s newly integrated marketing initiative. Branded Live Greater: That’s the Magis, the campaign made its debut in late July with a live campus event on NBC10 followed by a major television commercial blitz during the London Olympics.

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