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  • Scholars and Experts Available to Comment on Pope Francis, Papal Visit

    Monday, June 1, 2015

    The following Saint Joseph’s University faculty and administrators — renowned theologians, scholars and experts — are available to comment on various topics relating to Pope Francis’s scheduled visit to Philadelphia during the World Meeting of Families, September 22-27, 2015.

  • Pope Francis and Catholic Philadelphia

    Monday, June 1, 2015 Video

    Katie Oxx, Ph.D., assistant professor of theology, discusses a brief history of Catholicism in Philadelphia and shares her thoughts on how it will inform Pope Francis' visit.
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    All Work and No Play? The Impact of Gamification on ‘Traditional’ Industries

    Thursday, May 21, 2015

    What do filling out insurance forms, applying for a mortgage, registering for healthcare benefits, completing data entry, or working with thousands of lines of code have in common with playing video games? Perhaps more than you’d think, thanks to a hot trend called “gamification.”
  • SJU Appoints New Members to Board of Trustees

    Monday, May 18, 2015

    Saint Joseph’s University has announced the appointments of seven members to its Board of Trustees in recent months: Mark A. Casale ’86, James J. Fleming, S.J., Peter R. Kowey, M.D. ’71, James M. Norris ’85, Lori A. Nicoletti Peruto, Esq. ’83, and James M. Shea, S.J. The new trustees are all leaders in their respective fields and bring with them broad perspectives and a passion for Saint Joseph’s.
  • SJU 2015 Commencement Recap

    Monday, May 18, 2015 Video

    Saint Joseph’s University celebrated the Class of 2015 on Saturday, May 16, by conferring nearly 2,400 doctoral, graduate and undergraduate degrees at the University’s Commencement ceremonies. The video below recaps the undergraduate ceremony.
  • Lee M. “Monty” Duke II, M.D. ’15 (MBA)

    Doctors, Admins Graduate from MBA Program as a Team

    Friday, May 15, 2015

    If you had asked Lee M. “Monty” Duke II, M.D. ’15 (MBA) about his future career plans when he was a young boy growing up in Vienna, Va., he would have told you he was going to be a professional baseball player. A lifelong lover of the sport, Duke played on the men’s baseball team at the University of Virginia, where he earned his bachelor’s degree in psychology. “The discipline, camaraderie, and teamwork that I was exposed to as part of a baseball team are values that have stuck with me throughout my life,” he says. Though his professional career led him into the medical field rather than the major leagues, it’s no surprise, perhaps, that Duke strives to bring those “baseball” values to life for those who work with him.
  • Graduate Finds Success By Going Off Script

    Thursday, May 14, 2015

    Caitlin Walley '15 has made the most of college by forging her own way: pursuing her love of theater and helping to start a new sorority, all while majoring in food marketing and learning everything she could from internships and other opportunities.
  • Mascot and More: No Time to Be Busy

    Wednesday, May 13, 2015

    Brian Lafferty is one of the most recognizable faces on campus, and not just because he's the Hawk mascot. He's also been active with many groups on campus and has maintained a strong academic record, earning induction into three honors societies.
  • Pope Francis and Servant Leadership

    Tuesday, May 12, 2015

    In advance of Pope Francis’s scheduled visit to Philadelphia during the World Meeting of Families, September 22-27, 2015, Saint Joseph's University experts are sharing their thoughts on a variety of subjects related to Pope Francis and the papacy. In this video, Ronald Dufresne Ph.D., associate professor of management, explores Pope Francis' example of servant leadership. Dufresne, along with SJU colleagues Karin Botto and E.

  • Toros Asadourian ‘15

    From High School Dropout to High Tech Entrepreneur

    Tuesday, May 12, 2015

    Growing up in Queens, N.Y., as the son of Armenian immigrants, Toros Asadourian ’15, never quite imagined his journey would lead him to Austin, Texas, by way of Philadelphia. After dropping out of high school at the age of 16, the now-co-owner and partner of c2h2 Network Solutions, an Austin-based IT support company, tried his hand at internships, jobs and community college, to little avail.