From sociology to management, political science to accounting, faculty members receiving this year’s Michael J. Morris '56 Grants for Scholarly Research reflect the academic breadth and depth of Saint Joseph’s University.
SJU’s College of Arts and Sciences has invited Aquiline Tarimo, S.J., to serve as the Donald I. MacLean Chair for the 2013-14 academic year in the Department of Theology and Religious Studies. Father Tarimo is an associate professor of Christian social ethics at Hekima College in Nairobi, Kenya, a Constituent College of the Catholic University of Eastern Africa.
PHILADELPHIA (Sept. 18, 2013) – Saint Joseph's University's Academy of Risk Management and Insurance presented Pennsylvania's Deputy Insurance Commissioner Stephen Johnson with its inaugural Insurance Executive of the Year Award during a dinner and award presentation at the Union League of Philadelphia on Thursday, Sept. 26.
In an effort to provide its students with a broad selection of academic programs, Saint Joseph’s University (SJU) has significantly expanded its educational offerings effective this year.
PHILADELPHIA (September 13, 2013) – Saint Joseph’s University will celebrate its fourth annual Diversity Awareness Week from Sept. 23 – 27. Many activities will be available to students, faculty and staff to focus on the cultural differences on campus.
Two Saint Joseph’s University (SJU) marketing professors received the prestigious Journal for Advancement of Marketing Education (JAME) 2013 Best Paper Award. Brent Smith, Ph.D., associate professor of marketing and director of the Office of Fellowships, and Feng Shen, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Marketing, won the award for their article titled, “We All Think It’s Cheating. But We All Won’t Report It: Insights into the Ethics of Marketing Students.”
Saint Joseph’s University will hold its second annual “Wellness Week” Sept. 16-20 creating a University-wide effort to raise awareness of physical, mental and spiritual wellness. The Wellness Week Committee, made up of members from a dozen departments across campus, anticipates University-wide participation by students, faculty and staff in the week-long series of events and activities.
The fall Career Fair on Thursday, Sept. 19, is attracting employers representing an array of industries and organizations, including financial services, retail, food marketing, advertising, non-profits and government agencies.
The Career Fair, which will take place in the Athletic Center from 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m., is part of a weeklong series of events, Monday-Friday, Sept. 16-20, presented by SJU’s Career Development Center (CDC).
Now in its seventh year, Saint Joseph’s Philadelphia Service Immersion Program (PSIP) brings first-year students to campus four days earlier than their classmates for an optional pre-orientation experience. This year, 110 participants, along with 22 student leaders, are engaging in community service in the morning, where they are introduced to the transformative Ignatian value of service to those at the margin.
Saint Joseph’s University is pleased to announce that 34 members of the Class of 2013 have chosen to engage in 11 full-time local, national and international service programs. Placements include the Peace Corps, the Jesuit Volunteer Corps and ACESJU, the Alliance for Catholic Education at Saint Joseph’s University. In addition, four alumni from earlier classes have enrolled in AmeriCorps’ Teach for America or ACESJU.