• TEDxSJU Invites Innovation and Social Thought

    Thursday, September 29, 2011

    PHILADELPHIA (September 29, 2011) – On Oct. 13, Saint Joseph’s University’s Campus Commons, located on the James J. Maguire ’58 Campus, will be filled with the entrepreneurial spirit of nine community-minded self-starters as they talk about turning passion for social change into successful nonprofits at the University’s first TEDxSJU event. Sponsored by SJU’s Communication Studies program, it is scheduled from 4-7 p.m., and is free and open to the public.

  • Duperreault ’69 to Receive Shield of Loyola

    Wednesday, September 28, 2011

    PHILADELPHIA (September 28, 2011) – Saint Joseph’s University’s Alumni Association will present Brian Duperreault ’69 with its most prestigious honor, the Shield of Loyola Award, at its annual Alumni Gala on Friday, October 14 at the Hyatt at the Bellevue in Philadelphia. Duperreault currently serves as president and chief Executive officer of the Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc., the world’s leading insurance broker and risk adviser.

  • SJU to Celebrate Women at Inaugural SheUnited Conference

    Wednesday, September 28, 2011

    PHILADELPHIA (September 28, 2011) – A capacity crowd of more than 350 female students, alumnae, parents, faculty, area high school students, and friends will gather at Saint Joseph’s University in the Chapel of Saint Joseph, Michael J. Smith, S.J. Memorial and Campion Student Center (at 54th St. and Cardinal Ave.) from 10:30 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. for SheUnited: Celebrating the Women of Saint Joseph’s University on Sunday, Oct. 2.

  • SJU Theatre Company Relaunches with 'Jesus Christ Superstar'

    Friday, September 23, 2011

    PHILADELPHIA (September 23, 2011) – To kick off its first official season as the SJU Theatre Company, the former Saint Joseph’s University’s Cap & Bells Dramatic Arts Society will stage Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Jesus Christ Superstar. The show opens Thursday, Sept. 29, and runs through Sunday, Oct. 9.

  • SJU Hosts Forum on Stemming Youth Violence in Philadelphia

    Friday, September 23, 2011

    As summer began to fade, so did the flash mobs in Philadelphia. But even with the city’s 155,000 school children returning to the classroom, there is no doubt that violence in Philadelphia remains a problem.

  • ‘Ignatian Fridays’ Get People Talking About Jesuit Identity

    Friday, September 23, 2011

    The Office of Mission and Identity has launched a new University-wide forum for the Saint Joseph’s community to gather together for conversations about SJU’s Catholic and Jesuit identity. “Ignatian Fridays” will begin in the Merion Hall Atrium (second floor) on Friday, Sept. 30, from 4-6 p.m. Refreshments will be served.

  • Smithson Highlights University’s Progress, Priorities at Fall Convocation

    Friday, September 23, 2011

    At the Fall Convocation held last Tuesday, Interim President John Smithson ’68 (B.S.), ’82 (MBA) addressed a capacity crowd in the Wolfington Teletorium on a broad range of University initiatives, outlining the progress on the Bridge Plan and looking ahead to the goals and priorities of Plan 2020: Gateway to the Future and the Academic Strategic Plan, Seeking the Magis, currently under review.

  • Discussion to Offer a Guide to Bermuda’s Popular Insurance Market

    Thursday, September 22, 2011

    PHILADELPHIA (Sept. 22, 2011) - An upcoming discussion, hosted by Saint Joseph’s University’s Haub School of Business, will benefit local risk management and insurance professionals interested in doing business in Bermuda. Known as ‘The World’s Risk Capital’ among those in industry, Bermuda has seen a 30 percent uptick in insurance company registrations this year alone.

  • SJU’s Economic Impact Tops Half-Billion Dollars

    Tuesday, September 20, 2011

    PHILADELPHIA (September 20, 2011) - Saint Joseph’s University contributes more than a half-billion dollars - $511 million – annually to the five-county Philadelphia regional economy and $524 million annually to the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, according to an economic impact study released by the University.

  • SJU Welcomes New John P. McNulty Scholars

    Tuesday, September 20, 2011

    PHILADELPHIA (September 20, 2011) - Saint Joseph’s University and Anne Welsh McNulty have announced the third cohort of young women to receive the John P. McNulty Scholarship for Excellence in Science and Math. The three scholars, Maria Galassi of Allentown, Pa., Alexa Garrison of Edison, N.J., and Lianette Pappaterra of Landing, N.J., will each receive a four-year, full-tuition, merit-based scholarship and will participate in an intensive mentoring and research program.