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Stewarding the Future of Clean Water

03/05/2015

The fifth annual Stormwater Management Workshop will be held March 12, 9 a.m.–3:30 p.m. in the Doyle Banquet Hall. The event, organized by SJU’s Institute for Environmental Stewardship and the Lower Merion Conservatory, in conjunction with Villanova and the Eastern Delaware County Stormwater Collaborative, is funded by a grant from the William Penn Foundation.


Living the Mission

03/03/2015

Saint Joseph’s first annual Mission Week will be held Monday, March 16 through Saturday, March 21, and will bring the SJU community together to support the University’s mission.

“I think our community is very humble,” says Karin Botto ’00, executive director of organization development and Ignatian leadership. “We don’t tell our story often, so we hope to shine a light on all the amazing things that are happening here.”


From the Hawks’ Nest to Print

03/02/2015

The two nesting red-tailed hawks who made Hawk Hill their home is now documented in “Crimson and Gray: The Red-Tailed Hawks of Saint Joseph’s University.”


Therí A. Pickens, Ph.D.

SJU Celebrates Black History Month

02/02/2015

The Black History Month Film Series continues on 2/19 with Deron Albright’s "The Destiny of Lesser Animals," and Morgan Neville’s "20 Feet from Stardom," on 2/26.


SJU Student Honored as mtvU Changemaker

12/08/2014

Giuliana Carella ’16, a food marketing major, was one of eight students featured in “mtvU Changemakers,” a segment on MTV that highlights outstanding university students with a commitment to improving their communities. Sponsored by MTV and Simon Premium Outlets, the award includes a $1,000 gift card for the holiday season. Carella’s segment aired throughout the day on Saturday, Dec. 6, on MTV.


UCA Martyrs’ Memorial Gives ‘Voice to the Voiceless’

11/26/2014

During Holy Week in Latin America, richly colored alfombras (the Spanish word for carpets) decorated with sacred images made of dyed sawdust or salt, grace procession lanes. Recently at Saint Joseph’s, a group of faculty, staff, students and administrators adopted this tradition by creating an alfombra to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the martyrdom of six Jesuit scholars who lived and worked at Universidad Centroaméricana (UCA) in San Salvador.


John R. Post ’60 Sculpture Named Through Campus Contest

11/21/2014

The sculpture, created by long-time SJU benefactor John R. Post ’60, was named through a campus-wide naming contest open to faculty, staff, students, their parents and alumni over Hawktoberfest + Family Weekend.


3D Printing Class: Communication ‘Magic’

10/14/2014

SJU students enrolled in COM 473 — Information, Materiality and 3D Printing — are studying “how the flow of information transforms culture,” says Chair and Associate Professor of Communication Studies David Parry, Ph.D., who originated and teaches the course.


SJU Commemorates 25th Anniversary of Jesuits Martyred in El Salvador

11/03/2014

On Nov. 16, 1989, the Salvadoran army raided the Jesuit Residence at the Universidad Centroaméricana (UCA) in San Salvador, El Salvador, where they murdered six Jesuit priests, their housekeeper and her daughter. This violence resulted from contentions for social and economic power throughout El Salvador.


SJU’s Student Newspaper Receives ACP Pacemaker Award

11/06/2014

The Associated Collegiate Press (ACP) has awarded Saint Joseph’s University’s student newspaper, The Hawk, a 2014 Pacemaker award for excellence in student media. The Hawk is one of 10 universities to receive the award in the “Four Year Non-Daily Newspaper” category.


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