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  • Hilferty, left, and Gardner, right.

    SJU Set to Celebrate Commencement Ceremonies May 14

    Monday, May 9, 2016

    Saint Joseph's University will celebrate the Class of 2016 on Saturday, May 14, by conferring more than 2,300 degrees at its 2016 commencement ceremonies.
  • Developing a Worldly Knowledge of Wine

    Friday, May 6, 2016

    Conor McCaney ’16 has always had an interest in food science. It’s what took him from Cape May, New Jersey, to the Culinary Institute of America in New York, to behind the scenes at prestigious restaurants in Europe. And, when a friendship with a Portuguese master sommelier in West Berkshire, England, piqued McCaney’s interest in the wine industry, it’s what brought him all the way back across the sea, to Saint Joseph’s.

  • Kwame I.T. Williams

    A Principal Transforms

    Thursday, May 5, 2016

    Kwame Williams '16 (Ed.D.), was determined to complete her dissertation in educational leadership in the midst of life-threatening diagnoses. Both the IDEPEL program, and the illness she battled while enrolled at SJU, offered her the opportunity to transform.
  • Web Accessibility Leader Sets Eyes on Ph.D.

    Wednesday, May 4, 2016

    When he began writing code for websites, Ather Sharif '16 gave little thought to accessible design. Like many young developers, he never considered the value of creating a site that would work for every person who visited it, including those with physical or mental limitations.

  • SJU Graduate Student to Join the Peace Corps

    Wednesday, May 4, 2016

    Lena Hunt '16, an SJU graduate student from Oneonta, New York, has spent her time studying how different environmental factors affect growth in the same species of a tree. Now, she’s taking what she’s learned to the Peace Corps.

    After completing her bachelor’s degree in biology at Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles, Hunt arrived at SJU to pursue her master’s in biology.

  • Kristen Boyle

    SJU Senior Soars Past Visual Challenges

    Tuesday, May 3, 2016

    Psychology major Kristen Boyle '16 may have been born with a rare genetic condition that renders her legally blind, but she didn't let it stop her from achieving a 3.9 GPA, winning equestrian competitions, or paragliding off the Swiss Alps.
  • Chris Nguyen '16

    Embracing Western Culture: SJU Senior’s Self Discovery

    Monday, May 2, 2016

    At just 16 years old, Chris Nguyen ’16 left his home and family in Vietnam to pursue his college education in the United States. At Saint Joseph's University, he excelled in the classroom, connected with fellow classmates over music, and experienced tremendous growth.
  • Toni Johnson '16 (EMBA)

    Changing Your Circumstances

    Monday, May 2, 2016

    The passion of the Maguires and the message of the Jesuits brought Toni Johnson '16 (EMBA) to SJU. This year, the single mother with a love of service is graduating with her EMBA in just one year, despite all obstacles.
  • Cheryl Rozinski ’16

    Graduating Senior Ready to “Go Forth and Set the World on Fire”

    Monday, May 2, 2016

    Ask graduating senior Cheryl Rozinski what her ultimate career goal or dream job is, and you will get a loaded, but simple, answer — “I want to be a changemaker,” she says.

  • Biology Grad to Begin Veterinary School at University of Pennsylvania

    Monday, May 2, 2016

    Biology major Pooja Patel ’16 grew up helping her parents take care of small animals at their veterinary clinic in her hometown of Newtown, Pennsylvania. After completing her bachelor’s degree in just three years at SJU, Patel will take the next step in pursuing her dream of becoming a veterinarian by attending the top-ranked University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine, to earn a Veterinariae Medicinae Doctoris (VMD).