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  • From Stormwater to Sustainability: SJU Hosts Workshop on Stormwater Management

    Saturday, October 8, 2011

    <p>Celebrating the one-year anniversary of the installation of the first green roof on the Saint Joseph&rsquo;s University campus, the College of Arts and Sciences will host &ldquo;Turning Stormwater Challenges into Opportunities: A Workshop for Homeowners,&rdquo; on Friday, Nov. 18, from 7 to 8:45 p.m., and Saturday, Nov. 19, from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Funded by a grant from the U.S. Department of Energy received by SJU in October 2010, and planned in collaboration with the Lower Merion Conservancy, the program is free and open to the public; registration is required.</p>
  • Saint Joseph’s Honors Alumni for Service, Dedication

    Thursday, October 6, 2011

    PHILADELPHIA (Oct. 5, 2011) – Whether working to shelter underserved populations in South Jersey or creating transformative experiences of faith justice, Saint Joseph’s University alumni Dick Kelly ’59 and Sean Sanford ’97 are putting the Catholic, Jesuit ideals instilled in them as students into action every day.  In recognition of their outstanding service, as well as their loyalty and dedication, the Saint Joseph’s University Alumni Association will honor them on Friday, Oct.

  • Phillies to Receive AMA Marketer of the Year Award

    Tuesday, October 4, 2011

    Date: Thursday, Oct. 6

    Time: 11:30 a.m.

    Place: Saint Joseph's University Wolfington Teletorium, Mandeville Hall 54th Street and City Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19131

    Details: The Saint Joseph's University chapter of the American Marketing Association (AMA) will honor the Philadelphia Phillies organization with the annual Marketer of the Year Award on Thursday, Oct. 6.

  • 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 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.

  • 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.