• Student Beats Cancer, Heads to Medical School

    Tuesday, May 7, 2013

    Kelsea Henderson, a senior biology major at Saint Joseph's University from Salem, N.J., was only 13 when she was diagnosed with cancer. With less than a one percent chance of survival, doctors didn’t believe Henderson would live past the age of 15. After undergoing chemotherapy, radiation treatments, and 18 major surgeries, she defeated the frequently fatal disease. Henderson now plans to attend Creighton University's School of Medicine, in Omaha, Neb., with the goal of one day specializing in pediatrics.
  • Exit Interview: EuTchen Ang

    Tuesday, May 7, 2013

    EuTchen Ang, a chemistry major from Malaysia, gives his final thoughts to SJU News before heading to Princeton for his doctoral work.
  • Grad Student Seeks to Educate the Mind and Body

    Monday, May 6, 2013

    Anjelica De Sanders didn’t wait for her master’s degree in health education to begin spreading her knowledge of health issues and making a difference in the community. Named a fellow for 2012-13 by the Albert Schweitzer Fellowship (ASF), Sanders has worked with the Black Women’s Health Alliance to actively address a health disparity in an underserved Philadelphia population.

  • Exit Interview: Melanie Solano

    Monday, May 6, 2013

    "My SJU education has definitely made me a more well-rounded individual. By taking required GEP classes, which I probably wouldn’t have signed up for had they not been required, I learned more about topics in philosophy and theology that give me context to explore other issues and current events. As an educator I can also bring what I have learned to the children I will one day teach."
  • The Benefits of Trail Blazing

    Monday, May 6, 2013

    The oldest of seven children, Dominique Howard is beating the odds by being the first in her family to graduate college.
  • McNulty Scholars Program Graduates First Class

    Thursday, May 2, 2013

    In the fall of 2009, Kim Nguyen, Corinna Noel and Maura (Molly) Southwell began their undergraduate studies at Saint Joseph’s. While each chose majors in STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) disciplines, their individual passions and interests led them on diverging paths over the next four years. But the three young women had one constant in common: They all received scholarships from the John P. McNulty Scholars Program for Excellence in Science and Math.

  • In Memoriam: Bishop Joseph McFadden '69

    Thursday, May 2, 2013

    Saint Joseph's University mourns the passing of Bishop Joseph McFadden ’69, Bishop of Harrisburg, who died suddenly today, Thursday, May 2, 2013. 

  • French Enthusiast Expands Horizons With Teaching Assistantship

    Thursday, May 2, 2013

    Jennifer Cush, a senior French major and secondary education minor at Saint Joseph’s University from Washington Township, N.J., has been accepted into the Teaching Assistant Program in France for the 2013-2014 academic year. The program offers the opportunity for aspiring teachers to work in France for an academic school year, teaching English to French students.
  • Students Enjoy Finals Week De-stresser with PAWS Pups

    Thursday, May 2, 2013 Gallery

    On the eve of final exams, Saint Joseph’s students took a deep breath and de-stressed with canine companionship by interacting with a dog from Therapy Dogs International (TDI)

    Fourteen therapy dog teams attended, with 3-4 dogs per hour available to mingle, and nuzzle, with students. The program was first offered last semester, with more than 500 SJU students participating.

  • For the Love of Food

    Wednesday, May 1, 2013

    For graduate Mary Sisti, this simple Sunday tradition has had a profound influence on her academic major and chosen career path. The food marketing major has campaigned for healthier options in the cafeteria and sustainable practices on campus.
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