News

  • School Starts Early for Service-Minded SJU Freshmen

    Monday, August 22, 2011

    PHILADELPHIA (August 22, 2011) - Now in its fifth year, Saint Joseph's University's Philadelphia Service Immersion Program (PSIP) will bring nearly 100 first-year students to campus four days prior to the arrival of their peers for a pre-orientation experience that immerses them in the cultural life of the city and the Ignatian values that guide the University's mission.

  • Grant Brings Professional Development to District Math Teachers

    Friday, August 19, 2011

    PHILADELPHIA (August 19, 2011) - In an effort to boost student achievement in mathematics in the School District of Philadelphia, math education specialist Tetyana Berezovski, Ph.D., assistant professor of mathematics at Saint Joseph's University, applied for and was awarded a highly competitive Mathematics and Science Partnership (MSP) Grant from the U.S. Department of Education. The three-year award provides professional development for high school math teachers in the District.

  • Faculty Exhibition Kicks off Inaugural SJU Gallery Show

    Friday, August 12, 2011 Gallery

    PHILADELPHIA (August 12, 2011) – Beginning Monday, Aug. 22, through Fri., Sept. 23, the work of 10 Saint Joseph’s University faculty members from the Department of Art will be shown in the new Saint Joseph’s University Gallery located in Merion Hall, the first official exhibition held in the gallery space on the James J. Maguire ’58 Campus. An artists’ reception will be held Thurs., Sept. 8 from 6 – 8 p.m.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.