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.
PHILADELPHIA (June 27, 2013) —For most kids, summer brings camp experiences that provide an opportunity to make friends, learn or hone a skill and keep busy. The Kinney Center for Autism Education and Support at Saint Joseph’s University believes these opportunities are especially important for youth on the autism spectrum.
Now more than three years removed from the devastating earthquake of 2010 that killed 314,000 and left even more homeless, Haiti has fallen off the headlines and out of news broadcasts. But for a growing contingent at Saint Joseph’s University, Haiti is a personal and professional constant.
On Saturday, May 11, nearly 2,600 students became alumni of Saint Joseph's University as the 162-year-old institution marked another weekend of commencement ceremonies. Jesuit author and historian John W. O'Malley, S.J., was given an honorary degree and spoke at the graduate ceremony and Elisabeth A. Hagen, M.D. ’91 (B.S.), under secretary for food safety for the U.S.
"My next chapter after graduation is ACESJU (the Alliance for Catholic Education SJU) as an administrative fellow at Gloucester Catholic High School in New Jersey. I will manage their service program, assist with admissions, and help lead retreats. At the same time, I will also pursue a Master of Science degree in Church Management from Villanova University and live in a community with other ACE fellows in Manayunk."