• Four New Trustees Join SJU Board

    Tuesday, August 2, 2011

    PHILADELPHIA (August 2, 2011) – Vincent J. Genovesi, S.J., William A. Harvey, Esq. ’74 (B.S.), Bruce T. Morrill, S.J., and Sean S. Sweeney, CPCU ’94 (M.B.A) were recently appointed to the Saint Joseph’s University Board of Trustees. The newly appointed members bring a wide range of expertise in Jesuit education, ethics, theology, government, business and development to the University.

  • Interreligious Expert Re-Elected to ICCJ Board

    Tuesday, August 2, 2011

    PHILADELPHIA (August 2, 2011) - Philip A. Cunningham, Ph.D., of West Chester, Pa., professor of theology and director of Saint Joseph’s University’s Institute for Jewish-Catholic Relations (IJCR) has been re-elected to a second term as second vice president of the International Council of Christians and Jews (ICCJ), an umbrella organization of 38 Jewish-Christian dialogue organizations worldwide.

  • Open for Business: Merion Hall Houses Education Programs

    Wednesday, July 27, 2011

    Though the fall semester isn’t set to begin until August 29, the lights remain on in Merion Hall on the James J. Maguire ’58 campus this summer.  Inside, graphics flash across Smart Boards, hands fly up, and pens dash across paper as Saint Joseph’s education majors and students from various elementary and middle schools in the area participate in one of three educational enrichment summer programs.

  • Expert Named to U.S.-China Program

    Wednesday, July 27, 2011

    PHILADELPHIA (July 27, 2011) - Jay Carter, Ph.D., professor of history and director of the international relations program at Saint Joseph’s University has been selected as a Fellow for the National Committee on United States-China Relations’ Public Intellectuals Program (PIP). Carter joins a cohort of 19 other China specialists and scholars from a variety of disciplines who will participate in a multi-year enrichment program designed to broaden their knowledge of China.

  • Collaborative Program to Benefit Area Marketing Professionals

    Monday, July 25, 2011

    PHILADELPHIA (July 25, 2011) – The Philadelphia Chapter of the American Marketing Association (PAMA) – a professional association for marketers, educators and students across the Greater Philadelphia region – recently announced the dates of the second “Certificate in Marketing Excellence” program, a series of six strategic marketing strategy sessions in cooperation with Saint Joseph’s University’s Haub School of Business.

  • High Schoolers Preview College, Learn How to Prepare

    Wednesday, July 20, 2011

    “School’s out!”  But not for 40 high schoolers who spent three weeks at Saint Joseph’s University getting a preview of what college is all about and what they need to do to get there.

  • Grad Joins Peace Corps to Serve in Ukraine

    Monday, July 18, 2011

    PHILADELPHIA (July 18, 2011) - Colleen Smith ’11 of Seaville, N.J., has been accepted into the Peace Corps and assigned to a two-year placement in Ukraine. Smith will begin a three-month pre-service training in September, after which she will teach English at the secondary level and introduce her students to the history and culture of the United States.

  • Saint Joseph’s Announces New Chair of Board Of Trustees

    Wednesday, July 13, 2011

    PHILADELPHIA (July 13, 2011) – At a special meeting held Tuesday, July 12, the Saint Joseph’s University Board of Trustees elected Robert D. Falese, Jr. ’69 as its chair.

  • Fast Disclaimers Affect Buyer Behavior

    Thursday, June 30, 2011

    PHILADELPHIA (June 30, 2011) – Though disclaimers at the end of advertisements may appear to be an accepted white noise by audiences, new research published in the Journal of Consumer Research suggests that those disclaimers have a greater impact on buyer behavior than previously thought.

  • Summer Camp Unites Kids with Autism, 'Neuro-Typical' Peers

    Wednesday, June 22, 2011

    PHILADELPHIA (June 21, 2011) — For many children, camps are a standard summer activity. The Kinney Center for Autism Education and Support at Saint Joseph’s University believes opportunities to learn new skills and meet new friends should be available for children on the autism spectrum as well.