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Annual Senior Thesis Art Exhibit Showcases Class of 2012

04/11/2012

APRIL 11, 2012 (PHILADELPHIA) – “Eleven on the Thirteenth,” the 2012 Saint Joseph’s University Senior Art Thesis Exhibition, will open on Friday, April 13, marking the 13th year of the annual showcase. Held in the new gallery on the second floor of Merion Hall on the James J. Maguire ’58 Campus, this year’s exhibition features the collected works of 11 student-artists working with pastels, ceramics, painting and photography.


Lessons from a Former White-Collar Criminal

09/19/2011

PHILADELPHIA (Sept. 19, 2011) – On Monday Sept. 19, Saint Joseph’s University’s students will get lessons on business ethics from a former investment executive with a criminal record. Justin Paperny of Etika LLC, once managed more than $150 million as a stock-broker and worked at some of the country’s best known investment banks – unfortunately, he also committed fraud, pleaded guilty to violating securities laws and served 18 months in a federal prison.


What’s in Your Bag? Gallery Exhibit Takes a Look

09/13/2011

PHILADELPHIA (Sept. 13, 2011) - Imagine a perfect stranger peeking into your personal bag to examine its contents. Provided their intentions were voyeuristic rather than criminal, how would you feel?


Workshop Supports Siblings of Individuals with Autism

04/16/2012

PHILADELPHIA (April 16, 2012) - Siblings play an important role in the lives of individuals with autism, and they also face a unique set of challenges. To address the needs of this essential population, The Kinney Center for Autism Education and Support at Saint Joseph’s University began offering Sibshops, workshops designed to help brothers and sisters talk about their struggles and successes, learn to serve as role models, and manage common situations.


SJU Among Top 10 in U.S. News’ 2012 Rankings

09/13/2011

PHILADELPHIA (Sept. 13, 2011) - Saint Joseph’s University has moved into the top 10 – at No. 8 – among 193 master’s universities in the north in U.S. News & World Report’s 2012 edition of Best Colleges. The rankings, which were released on Sept. 13, placed Saint Joseph’s in the top tier in its region for the fourteenth consecutive year.


Anti-Violence Center Helps Local Kids See Documentary 'Bully'

04/17/2012

Saint Joseph’s University’s Richard Johnson Center for Anti-Violence, in conjunction with The Bully Project, is sending more than 1,200 Philadelphia students this week to see the documentary Bully. The film, directed by Sundance and Emmy award-winning filmmaker Lee Hirsch, offers a look at how bullying has touched five kids and their families.


MacLean Chair to Discuss Gender and Sexuality Issues

09/13/2011

Father Jose Ignacio Badenes, S.J. comes to Saint Joseph’s University as the Donald I. MacLean Chair for the fall semester. With the goal of broadening students’ perceptions, the associate professor of Spanish from Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles plans to speak about gender and sexuality to contextualize the author on whom he specializes: the Spaniard Federico Garcia Lorca.


Fall Career Fair Attracts 150 Employers to Campus

09/12/2011

Hundreds of students and more than 150 employers representing an array of internships and job opportunities will be on the Saint Joseph’s University campus for the Fall Career Fair on Thursday, Sept. 22.

The event, hosted by the University’s Career Development Center (CDC), will take place from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m., in SJU’s Athletic Center.


Bioethics Institute Announces Research Fellows Program

05/10/2012

PHILADELPHIA (May 10, 2012) – Saint Joseph’s University’s Institute of Catholic Bioethics recently established the Allen and Dolores Gustafson Distinguished Research Fellows Program to support interdisciplinary bioethics research. The program was made possible by a $100,000 donation by Institute board member Allen M. Gustafson and his sister, Linnea Gustafson Rutkowski.


Haub School Develops Leadership Program for Undergraduates

09/12/2011

The Haub School of Business introduced a leadership development program for undergraduate students in the Fall 2011 semester. Spearheaded by Ronald Dufresne, Ph.D., assistant professor of management, and Vana Zervanos ’07 (MBA), associate dean, the new program will teach students about the Jesuit framework of leadership as each student explores his or her own projected role in business and the community in which they live.


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