News Archive - April 2013

  • Tuesday, April 30, 2013

    PHILADELPHIA (April 30, 2013) — Shannon Spencer, a junior biology major/ chemistry minor from Swarthmore, Pa., has been named a 2013 Barry Goldwater Scholar. Established by Congress in 1986 to honor the late Senator Barry M. Goldwater, the program provides scholarships for up to $7,500 to distinguished undergraduate students majoring in science, mathematics and engineering.

  • Tuesday, April 30, 2013

    PHILADELPHIA (Apr. 30, 2013) – Over the past 20 years, the financial services industry has had its share of crises. National and global regulatory environments are still rebounding from these events and the insurance industry is now feeling the impact. An upcoming conference at Saint Joseph's University will address recent regulatory changes affecting the industry and help local insurers navigate these changes for the competitive positioning of their businesses.   

  • Tuesday, April 30, 2013

    “I was quiet as a freshman. I felt out of place and I just figured because I didn’t blend in well, who would miss me if I left?” This was how Melanie Mitchell felt during her freshman year at SJU. 

    Besides being part of a small minority group enrolled in the day school, Mitchell also faced hard times at home. Her parents’ divorce led to the foreclosure of their home, a $30k hold on her SJU student account, and an uncertain future for her and her three younger siblings.

  • Friday, April 26, 2013

    PHILADELPHIA (April 26, 2013) - The Genuardi Family Foundation has awarded two Saint Joseph’s University students academic scholarships. The awards, in honor of the Genuardi brothers, were given to sophomores in the food marketing program and will go toward the students’ remaining tuition at SJU.

  • Friday, April 26, 2013

    Saint Joseph's University's Academy of Food Marketing received its largest donation to date on Tuesday, April 23, from Wakefern Food Corp., headquartered in Keasbey, N.J. The $1 million donation will fund scholarships at the University and support programming for the 540 students enrolled in the University's food marketing program.
  • Monday, April 22, 2013

    Joseph A. DiAngelo Jr., Ed.D. '70, dean of Saint Joseph's University's Haub School of Business, was recently recognized by two highly regarded organizations for his outstanding commitment to business education.

    Chair, AACSB Board of Directors

  • Monday, April 22, 2013

    The close of the spring semester will bring with it the departure of three of SJU's top administrators. Each has accomplished great things on campus.

    Paul DeVito, Ph.D., Vice Provost for Academic Affairs

    Vice Provost for Academic Affairs Paul DeVito, Ph.D., is leaving the University after 33 years of distinguished service. DeVito will become Provost at Saint Xavier University in Chicago beginning June 1.

  • Friday, April 12, 2013

    PHILADELPHIA (April 12, 2013) — The Saint Joseph’s University Chapter of Sigma Xi, the scientific research society, will host the 24th annual student research symposium on Friday, April 19.

  • Thursday, April 11, 2013

    PHILADELPHIA (April 11, 2013)  — The Saint Andrew’s Society of Philadelphia has awarded Emily Miller, a Saint Joseph’s sophomore from Havertown, Pa., the Cmdr. George C. McFarland Scholarship, granting her  $20,000 to study at the University of Edinburgh in Scotland. This award marks the fourth consecutive year an SJU student has received a scholarship from the Saint Andrew’s Society.

  • Wednesday, April 10, 2013

    PHILADELPHIA (April 10, 2013) – How can sports marketers and franchises create an experience that will truly engage fans, drive fan attendance and loyalty, and enhance opportunities for sponsors to connect with fans and build their brands?

  • Monday, April 8, 2013

    PHILADELPHIA (April 8, 2013) – Saint Joseph's University's Pedro Arrupe Center for Business Ethics will present its inaugural KPMG Intercollegiate Business Ethics Case Competition beginning with a dinner and keynote address on Thursday, April 11, at 7 p.m., and concluding on Friday, April 12, at 3:30 p.m. in Mandeville Hall.

  • Friday, April 5, 2013

    PHILADELPHIA (April 5, 2013) — The Haub School of Business will recognize Joseph J. McLaughlin Jr. '81, chairman and CEO of The Haverford Trust Company, with this year’s Hall of Fame Award. McLaughlin will receive the award during a dinner reception at the Loews Philadelphia Hotel on Wednesday, April 17 at 6 p.m.

  • Friday, April 5, 2013 Gallery

    PHILADELPHIA (April 5, 2013) – Four senior artists will display their work in the 14th annual senior art thesis exhibition at Saint Joseph’s University Gallery, April 12-May 31. The art will be shown on the second floor of Merion Hall on the James J. Maguire ’58 Campus. An opening reception will be held Friday, April 12th 5-9 p.m.

  • Friday, April 5, 2013

    The Saint Joseph’s University Theater Company will perform Jonathan Larson’s iconic, Tony Award-winning rock musical 'Rent,' opening Thursday, April 11 at 8 p.m. in the Bluett Theatre and runs through Sunday, April 21.
  • Friday, April 5, 2013

    For 12 hours on April 11, 54 students, faculty and administrators will read aloud the 12 books of John Milton's epic poem, "Paradise Lost," in the Falese Atrium of Merion Hall.
  • Friday, April 5, 2013

    April 11-18 is Anti-violence Week at Saint Joseph’s University. Events aim to educate the community about the prevalence of violence in our society, and include an exhibit, a panel discussion and vigils to support survivors and remember those who have been victims.

  • Thursday, April 4, 2013

    As awareness of autism spectrum disorders (ASD) rises, so too have the number of diagnoses — and not just among children. The number of adults who are living with autism is growing rapidly, according to Michelle Rowe, Ph.D., executive director of the Kinney Center for Autism Education and Support at Saint Joseph’s University in Philadelphia.

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