News

  • Author and Journalist Lynn Sherr to Speak at SJU

    Wednesday, November 30, 2011

    <p>Award-winning author, journalist and former 20/20 correspondent Lynn Sherr will make a special visit to Saint Joseph&rsquo;s University on Monday, Dec. 5, at 4 p.m. to present &ldquo;Swimming Through the Classics,&rdquo; a lecture touching on her career, her classical education and her upcoming book.</p>
  • Haub School of Business Receives International Recognition

    Tuesday, November 29, 2011

    PHILADELPHIA (November 29, 2011) – Several graduate programs within Saint Joseph’s University’s Haub School of Business have been included in the 2011 Eduniversal Ranking of the Best Masters and MBA Programs Worldwide.

    The University’s Master of Science in human resource management was included among the Top 200 programs; the Master of Science in business intelligence and the Master of Science in food marketing were included among the Top 50 programs worldwide.

  • Expert Named Scholar-Escort for Delegation to China

    Tuesday, November 29, 2011

    PHILADELPHIA (Nov. 23, 2011) - James Carter, Ph.D., professor of history and director of Saint Joseph's University's international relations program, has been chosen as the scholar-escort for a delegation of 11 senior U.S. Congressional staff members who will go to China for a week of site visits and meetings, Dec. 3-11. The trip, organized by the National Committee on United States-China Relations of New York, will include stops in Beijing, Tianjin and Xiamen.

  • For Future Job Seekers, ‘Tis the Season to Network

    Tuesday, November 29, 2011

    While students look forward to the holidays as a chance to unwind, 'tis the season to "network before they need work," advises Brett Woodard, director of the Career Development Center at Saint Joseph’s University. Students should use this time purposefully, he says, to "plant seeds" for their career search by deepening existing relationships and expanding their network with new contacts.

  • Holiday Events Kick Off the Season at SJU

    Monday, November 21, 2011

    It's that time of year again. While students and faculty prepare for end-of-the-semester exams and projects, visions of sugarplums also dance through their heads. Providing a break from all of the stress, holiday events throughout the campus are plentiful, filling students, faculty and staff with holiday cheer.

  • University Purchases Rare Hand-Written, Illuminated Bible

    Friday, November 18, 2011

    In support of their commitment to the identity of Saint Joseph’s University, the Office of Mission and the Library have joined together to purchase the Heritage Edition of the Saint John’s Bible, the first hand-written and illuminated bible to be commissioned in more than 500 years. The University will be the sole institution in the Philadelphia area to own this significant resource.

  • Faculty Member Endows Scholarship

    Friday, November 18, 2011

    John Stanton, Ph.D., professor of food marketing, and his wife, Carol, believe in the power of education. The couple recently endowed the James J. Neville, S.J. scholarship for students in Saint Joseph's University's food marketing program. Valued at $50,000, this is the third scholarship supported by the Stantons since 2001.

  • Dinner Dance Brings Local Seniors, Students, Together in Turkey

    Friday, November 11, 2011

    What: Students will host neighbors from local senior centers during Saint Joseph’s University’s 35th annual Thanksgiving Dinner Dance.

    When: Thursday, Nov. 18 5:30 – 8:30 p.m.

    Where: Campion Student Center, Banquet Hall Saint Joseph’s University 5600 City Avenue Philadelphia, PA 19131

  • Saint Joseph’s University Names Gillespie Its 27th President

    Thursday, November 10, 2011

    PHILADELPHIA (November 10, 2011) – The Saint Joseph’s University Board of Trustees today elected C. Kevin Gillespie, S.J., Ph.D. as its 27th president. A Saint Joseph’s alumnus (’72) who currently serves as associate provost for University Centers of Excellence at Loyola University Chicago, he will be introduced to SJU students, faculty and staff at a special gathering of the campus community tomorrow, Friday, Nov. 11, at 11:30 a.m.

  • CPLS Offers Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Accountancy

    Thursday, November 10, 2011

    Saint Joseph’s University’s College of Professional and Liberal Studies now offers a post-baccalaureate certificate in accountancy. The intensive program is designed to develop professional accountants by giving students the knowledge and credits to successfully complete the CPA examination and round out their skill set.