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  • SheUnited Conference Brings Women Together for Renewal, Inspiration and Networking

    Monday, March 11, 2013

    PHILADELPHIA (March 11, 2013) – Women of all backgrounds and ages will convene at Saint Joseph’s University’s SheUnited Conference on March 23, 2013 at the Michael J. Hagan ’85 Arena to share their collective wisdom and experience through speaker sessions and networking.

  • In Memoriam: Sister Francis Joseph, R.A.

    Friday, March 8, 2013

    Sr. Francis Joseph (Rachel) Scarpello, R.A., former assistant director of the Faith-Justice Institute, passed away on Feb. 28, 2013. She was 93. 

    To all who knew her, she was a remarkable and very wise woman.

    Sr. Francis organized the Outreach Lecture Series for the Faith-Justice Institute at SJU as a way to connect the University with the wider Philadelphia Catholic community.  Saint Joseph’s renamed the series after her in 2011.

  • Saint Joseph’s Named to President’s Community Service Honor Roll

    Thursday, March 7, 2013

    PHILADELPHIA (March 7, 2013) - For the seventh consecutive year, Saint Joseph’s University has been named to the President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll. The Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) has recognized the colleges and universities that are highly committed to volunteering and community service since 2006.

  • Haub School MBA Partners with Lancaster General Health

    Thursday, February 28, 2013

    PHILADELPHIA (February 28, 2013) – Under heavy pressure from government regulators and insurance companies, more health care providers across the country are brushing up on their business skills.

    A new partnership between the Haub School of Business and Lancaster General Health (LGH) will soon offer local physicians, nurses and key administrators an MBA degree to compliment their medical expertise and help health care professionals better adapt to industry changes.

  • SJU Hosts Third Annual Storm Water Strategies Workshop

    Wednesday, February 27, 2013

    PHILADELPHIA (Feb. 27, 2013) – Excess storm water runoff causes significant damage to streams and waterways in many communities. Created through melted snow and excess rainwater, it leads to stream bank erosion, sewer overflow and downstream flooding. Historic landmarks and sites near rivers and streams may be particularly vulnerable to its hazards.

  • Students Win First Place in Food Industry Competition

    Friday, February 22, 2013

    PHILADELPHIA (February 22, 2013) – A team of Saint Joseph’s University students won first place in the annual Food Industry University Coalition Student Case Competition. The National Grocers Association (NGA) presented the award to the SJU team at the 2013 NGA Show in Las Vegas, Nev.

  • SJU Diversity Lecture Series hosts Acclaimed Actor Hill Harper

    Monday, February 18, 2013

    PHILADELPHIA (Feb. 18, 2013) – The Saint Joseph’s University Diversity Lecture Series will feature acclaimed actor and positive role model Hill Harper for a lecture and book signing on Wednesday, Feb. 20 from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. in the Cardinal John P. Foley Campus Center.

  • Journalist Emily Bazelon To Visit SJU

    Monday, February 18, 2013

    PHILADELPHIA (Feb. 18, 2013) — Teenage bullying has become increasingly prevalent among students with the accessibility of the Internet and social media. Parents and educators are faced with the challenge of controlling this issue every day in schools across America.

  • Women of Color Workshops Empower SJU and Community

    Monday, February 18, 2013

    In collaboration with the Office of Institutional Diversity, SJU Women of Color Planning Committee and the women of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. Omega Omega Chapter, Saint Joseph’s will host their second Women of Color Conference. The event will take place on Saturday, March 9, beginning at 8 a.m. in the University’s Campion Student Center.

  • Papal Profiling: Who will be the Next Pontiff?

    Thursday, February 14, 2013

    Speculation regarding the profile of the next leader of the Catholic Church is mounting in the days since Pope Benedict XVI’s surprising resignation. William Madges, Ph.D., dean of the College of Arts and Sciences and professor of theology, warns that speculation is just that until the conclave actually meets, but notes some obvious considerations.
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