• Lessons from a Former White-Collar Criminal

    Monday, September 19, 2011

    PHILADELPHIA (Sept. 19, 2011) – On Monday Sept. 19, Saint Joseph’s University’s students will get lessons on business ethics from a former investment executive with a criminal record. Justin Paperny of Etika LLC, once managed more than $150 million as a stock-broker and worked at some of the country’s best known investment banks – unfortunately, he also committed fraud, pleaded guilty to violating securities laws and served 18 months in a federal prison.

  • SJU Announces Tuition Benefit for IBC Employees

    Monday, September 19, 2011

    PHILADELPHIA (Sept. 19, 2011) – Saint Joseph’s University’s College of Professional and Liberal Studies (PLS) will welcome 40 Independence Blue Cross (IBC) employees as new students this semester as a part of a new partnership.

  • MacLean Chair to Discuss Gender and Sexuality Issues

    Tuesday, September 13, 2011

    Father Jose Ignacio Badenes, S.J. comes to Saint Joseph’s University as the Donald I. MacLean Chair for the fall semester. With the goal of broadening students’ perceptions, the associate professor of Spanish from Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles plans to speak about gender and sexuality to contextualize the author on whom he specializes: the Spaniard Federico Garcia Lorca.

  • SJU Among Top 10 in U.S. News’ 2012 Rankings

    Tuesday, September 13, 2011

    PHILADELPHIA (Sept. 13, 2011) - Saint Joseph’s University has moved into the top 10 – at No. 8 – among 193 master’s universities in the north in U.S. News & World Report’s 2012 edition of Best Colleges. The rankings, which were released on Sept. 13, placed Saint Joseph’s in the top tier in its region for the fourteenth consecutive year.

  • What’s in Your Bag? Gallery Exhibit Takes a Look

    Tuesday, September 13, 2011

    PHILADELPHIA (Sept. 13, 2011) - Imagine a perfect stranger peeking into your personal bag to examine its contents. Provided their intentions were voyeuristic rather than criminal, how would you feel?

  • New Majors, Minors Added to College of Arts and Sciences

    Monday, September 12, 2011

    The range of educational opportunities and career pathways for undergraduate students has expanded this fall, with the addition of three new majors and four new minors in the College of Arts and Sciences. Now boasting 20 departments, 34 majors and 42 minors, the College of Arts and Sciences provides educational opportunities for students of the humanities, natural sciences, mathematics and social sciences. At the graduate level, two programs expand online offerings.

  • Haub School Develops Leadership Program for Undergraduates

    Monday, September 12, 2011

    The Haub School of Business introduced a leadership development program for undergraduate students in the Fall 2011 semester. Spearheaded by Ronald Dufresne, Ph.D., assistant professor of management, and Vana Zervanos ’07 (MBA), associate dean, the new program will teach students about the Jesuit framework of leadership as each student explores his or her own projected role in business and the community in which they live.

  • Fall Career Fair Attracts 150 Employers to Campus

    Monday, September 12, 2011

    Hundreds of students and more than 150 employers representing an array of internships and job opportunities will be on the Saint Joseph’s University campus for the Fall Career Fair on Thursday, Sept. 22.

    The event, hosted by the University’s Career Development Center (CDC), will take place from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m., in SJU’s Athletic Center.

  • SJU Offers Tuition Discount to City Employees

    Thursday, September 8, 2011

    PHILADELPHIA (Sept. 8, 2011) – Saint Joseph’s University’s College of Professional and Liberal Studies (PLS) recently announced its membership to the City of Philadelphia’s Returning to Learning Partnership, which offers a 25 percent tuition discount to City employees who wish to pursue a bachelor’s degree.

  • Math Anxiety: Dealing with the Problem

    Tuesday, September 6, 2011

    As children of all ages head back to school, many will be burdened with the added challenge of math anxiety. “It’s a problem that usually starts at an early age, and if it isn’t addressed in grade school, math anxiety can hinder students throughout their education and beyond,” says Agnes Rash, Ph.D., professor of mathematics at Saint Joseph’s University.