Brian Lafferty is one of the most recognizable faces on campus, and not just because he's the Hawk mascot. He's also been active with many groups on campus and has maintained a strong academic record, earning induction into three honors societies.
The John P. McNulty Scholars Program for Excellence in Science in Math, which provides full- and partial-tuition scholarships for young women who wish to become leaders in the STEM professions, announces its Class of 2015 graduates.
On Thursday, April 23, Saint Joseph’s University hosted a debate for the Democratic Primary of the Philadelphia mayoral race. The debate, moderated by Lucy Noland and hosted by Iain Page of FOX 29, featured questions asked by SJU students. The Philadelphia Inquirer reports that the debate was “the liveliest exchange of the campaign and evidence that it remains a close affair as the May 19 vote nears.”
For the graduation ceremony of the first cohort of the 2015 Veterans Entrepreneurial Jumpstart Program (VEJ), U.S. Senators John McCain (R-AZ) and Pat Toomey (R-PA) sent congratulatory videos honoring the veterans.
Hand-in-Hand, a Saint Joseph’s student volunteer organization that increases interaction with and creates unity among the SJU community and its “buddies” with special needs, is set to host the 39th annual carnival, “Dino Land.”
On Friday, April 17, the Saint Joseph's University Sigma XI Chapter will host the 26th Annual Student Research Symposium. Open to undergraduate and graduate students as well as the general public, this event will engage attendees who research mathematics, computer science, engineering, and the natural and social sciences.
When he began writing code for websites, Ather Sharif gave little thought to accessible design. Like many young developers, he never considered the value of creating a site that would work for every person who visited it, including those with physical or mental limitations.
Few college students have the courage to seek help while experiencing any level of distress, perhaps because of the stigma about mental health on college campuses. The Saint Joseph’s University chapter of Active Minds seeks to change the conversation about mental health, organizing the first Mental Health Awareness Week beginning Tuesday, April 7 and running through Friday, April 10.
On Saturday March 21, the Saint Joseph's University Office for Inclusion and Diversity will hold a Women’s Conference from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., in the Campion Student Center. Attendees will participate in a variety of workshops led by a group of diverse women on engaging topics in the theme of transitional growth and purposeful decision-making.