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  • SJU Hosts Reading Conference Featuring Richard Allington

    Tuesday, April 8, 2014

    Saint Joseph’s University’s Alpha Zeta Chapter of Alpha Upsilon Alpha, the International Reading Association’s (IRA) Honor Society, will host its annual reading conference on campus Sat., May 3, 8 a.m.-12:30 p.m., in the Wolfington Teletorium in Mandeville Hall. The conference will be led by Richard Allington, Ph.D., an award-winning author and educator, who will share his extensive teaching knowledge and industry expertise.

  • SJU Gallery Showcases Work of Graduating Seniors

    Tuesday, April 8, 2014

    PHILADELPHIA (April 7, 2014) — The 15th annual senior art thesis exhibition will be on display at Saint Joseph’s University Gallery Fri., April 11-Sat., May 17. Nine senior artists will showcase their work on the second floor of Merion Hall on the James J. Maguire ’58 Campus. An opening reception will be held Fri., April 11, from 5-9 p.m.

  • SJU Theatre Company Presents “Guys and Dolls”

    Tuesday, April 8, 2014

    PHILADELPHIA (April 8, 2014)—The Saint Joseph’s University Theatre Company is returning to a classic musical with their spring performance of “Guys and Dolls.” Performances begin on Thursday, April 10, and end on Sunday, April 27, at 2 p.m., on campus in Bluett Theater in Post Hall.

  • Of Saints and Popes: the Canonizations of John XXIII and John Paul II

    Friday, April 4, 2014

    On April 27, for the first time in history, two Roman Catholic popes will be canonized on the same day: Pope John XXIII and Pope John Paul II will be elevated to sainthood in St. Peter’s Cathedral in Rome, joining the 10,000 saints who are recognized in church documents.

  • Saint Joseph’s University Raises Awareness of Violence

    Thursday, April 3, 2014

    Saint Joseph’s will host two vigils this month aimed at increasing violence awareness. The Richard Johnson Center for Anti-Violence will host a candlelight vigil to honor the 247 homicide victims in Philadelphia over the last year, on Tuesday, April 8, at 7 p.m., in the Chapel of St. Joseph-Michael J. Smith, S.J. Memorial.
  • Hand-in-Hand Hosts 38th Annual Community Event

    Thursday, April 3, 2014

    PHILADELPHIA (April 2, 2014) – Hand-in-Hand, a campus organization that raises awareness and acceptance for individuals with special needs, will host their 38th annual carnival, “Dive in with Hand-in-Hand!,” on Sat., April 12, from 10 a.m.-2 p.m., on campus in the Hagan Arena. 

  • Haub to Host Intercollegiate Business Ethics Competition

    Wednesday, March 26, 2014

    PHILADELPHIA (March 25, 2014) — The Pedro Arrupe Center for Business Ethics, in partnership with KPMG, will host an Intercollegiate Business Ethics Case Competition on Friday, April 4, in Mandeville Hall. Student participants from Drexel University, West Chester University, La Salle University, Temple University, and Villanova University will compete with one another for the first place title.

  • Tiananmen at 25: Symposium Features Leading Experts on China Protests

    Wednesday, March 26, 2014

    PHILADELPHIA (March 26, 2014) — Twenty-five years ago in May, close to one million Chinese citizens, mostly students, began gathering in Beijing’s Tiananmen Square to call for the democratic changes that they hoped would address human rights concerns in China. The peaceful protests lasted until June 4, 1989, when authorities began the brutal crackdown and suppression that led to the clearing of the square.

  • SJU Marks Autism Awareness Month

    Monday, March 24, 2014

    Saint Joseph’s University’s Kinney Center for Autism Education and Support will host a series of events, April 7-11, to mark national autism awareness month and celebrate the Kinney Center’s impact in the community.
  • SJU Announces 2014 Commencement Speakers

    Friday, March 21, 2014

    Saint Joseph’s University will grant honorary degrees to Frannie and James J. Maguire ’58 and David Hollenbach, S.J. ’64, Ph.D., at the 2014 Commencement ceremonies, which are set for Saturday, May 17.
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