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.
With its soaring, floor-to-ceiling windows offering spectacular views of campus, expanded and varied study spaces, plush lounge furnishings, a first floor café (complete with plasma TVs broadcasting worldwide satellite news channels) and enhanced electronic resources, the John and Maryanne Post Learning Commons at Drexel Library is certain to become a hub for students seeking space for both studying and study breaks.
PHILADELPHIA (March 12 , 2012) — On Tuesday, March 13, area businesses will benefit from an open forum at Saint Joseph's University: Sustainability and Entrepreneurship: Where "Green" Means the Color of Money. Hosted by the University's family business and entrepreneurship program in collaboration with the Entrepreneurs' Forum of Greater Philadelphia, this event will offer insight and networking opportunities with leading figures in the local green economy.
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.
PHILADELPHIA (March 14, 2012) - For the sixth consecutive year, Saint Joseph’s University has been named to the President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll. The Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) has recognized the colleges and universities that are highly committed to volunteering and community service since 2006.
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.
PHILADELPHIA (March 19, 2012) – In its 2013 edition of “America’s Best Graduate Schools,” released March 13, 2012, U.S. News & World Report ranked three Saint Joseph’s University’s Haub School of Business (HSB) disciplines among the ranking’s “Top 25” list for 2013.
Marketing ranked No. 14 Finance ranked No. 17 Information Systems ranked No. 22
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.
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.
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.