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  • A Heartfelt Homecoming for One SJU Public Safety Employee

    Monday, March 15, 2010

    As a little girl on Halloween, Regina Reyes used to don a soldier uniform almost every year to “trick-or-treat.” Now she wears a slightly bigger version just as proudly, but for a vastly different purpose. As a captain in the United States Air Force Reserve, her uniform is one of many symbols of her service, and most recently, a four-month deployment to Southwest Asia.

  • Local Business Leaders to Learn How ‘Seven Revolutions’ Will Shape the Future

    Friday, March 12, 2010

    PHILADELPHIA (March 16, 2010) -- What will our world look like in 15 years? If your organization hasn’t paused to consider this question, Erik Peterson, senior advisor for a prominent D.C. think-tank, says you’re risking your company’s future and bottom line.

  • Largest Group of SJU Students Spend Spring Break in Appalachia

    Friday, March 12, 2010

    On Friday, March 5, as spring break eve descended on campus, more than 385 Saint Joseph’s students, faculty and staff – the largest group ever to participate in the 17-year history of the Appalachian Experience – departed for 12 service sites in West Virginia, Kentucky and Virginia. After a brief celebration held in the Chapel of St. Joseph-Michael J.

  • Jerusalem in Babylonia Explored in Conference at SJU

    Thursday, March 11, 2010

    PHILADELPHIA (March 11, 2010) – Saint Joseph's University's Ancient Studies program is sponsoring a conference focusing on a collection of recently discovered documents that shed light on a Jewish settlement in ancient Mesopotamia. “Jerusalem in Babylonia: New Discoveries from the Exilic Period,” will be held March 21-22 in the University's Campion Student Center.

  • HSB Ranked Among 'BusinessWeek' Top 100

    Monday, March 8, 2010

    PHILADELPHIA (March 8, 2010) -- Saint Joseph’s University’s Erivan K. Haub School of Business (HSB) was ranked among the top 100 programs by BusinessWeek’s annual ranking of undergraduate U.S. business colleges. The University is one of only seven schools in Pennsylvania to earn this distinction.

  • SJU Earns Fourth Year on President’s Service Honor Roll

    Friday, March 5, 2010

    Saint Joseph’s University was named to the President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll for the fourth year in a row. Since 2006, the Corporation for National and Community Service has recognized colleges and universities that display an involvement in and dedication to community service. Saint Joseph’s has appeared on the list every year since its inception, showing its steady commitment to service programs.

  • Haub School Adds New Majors, Introduces Insurance Program

    Monday, March 1, 2010

    PHILADELPHIA (March 1, 2010) Brian Durkin’s academic resume is longer than most. Durkin, who has an associate’s degree in accounting, will graduate from Saint Joseph’s University this spring with a bachelor of science degree in finance. And risk management and insurance.

    For more and more business students, one major just isn’t enough.

  • Is the United States Government Broken? -

    Monday, March 1, 2010

    There is no question that the U.S. government is facing its share of troubles. During the worst recession in its history, it is fighting two foreign wars. On top of that, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, 9.7 percent of the workforce is unemployed, and despite months of congressional discussion and deal making, a solution to the health care crisis seems far off.

  • How to Manage Generational Clash in the Workplace

    Monday, March 1, 2010

    You’re on vacation in the Bahamas and your colleague e-mails you a question about the report she is scheduled to present to the board later that day. With your Blackberry close at hand, you quickly answer her message and get back to your hot rock massage.

  • This St. Patrick’s Day, Discover Hidden Irish Literary Gems

    Monday, March 1, 2010

    With shamrocks hung on doors and parade plans in the works, March is full of all things St. Patrick’s Day. Along with the festivities comes a curiosity about the culture they represent. A good way to get acquainted with the Irish is to pick up a novel by one of the island nation’s gifted authors.

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