Saint Joseph’s University has added nine new majors and minors. The College of Arts and Sciences will now offer major programs in biology and secondary education (double major), information technology, linguistics, and secondary education, as well as minors in creative writing, educational studies, and justice and ethics in the law. The Haub School of Business has added a major in entertainment marketing and a minor in pharmaceutical and healthcare marketing (for non-business students).
Ten faculty members will advance their research and scholarly endeavors this academic year courtesy of the Michael J. Morris '56 Grants for Scholarly Research. Disciplines represented include the sciences, business and the humanities.
SJU’s Philadelphia Service Immersion Program brought 132 first-year students to campus four days earlier than their classmates for a service immersion and introduction to Philadelphia.
PHILADELPHIA (August 16, 2014) — Science cafés bring scientific knowledge out of research labs and lecture halls and into neighborhood venues. The American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (ASBMB) recently awarded a three-year, $6,000 grant to fund “Science on the Hill,” Saint Joseph’s version of the brainy but breezy community gathering.
A delegation from Cameroon will arrive in Philadelphia Sunday, July 13. They will come from halfway around the world to participate in an executive education study tour sponsored by Saint Joseph's University.
Cuba is often associated with its 1950s-era cars, all in bright colors and kept in mint condition. Ancient Buicks and Chevrolets, relics of the island’s former relationship with the United States, line the streets of Havana. But for 12 Saint Joseph’s students, recently returned from a study tour to Cuba, the island offered much more than a colorful show of the past.
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 science and math professions, announces its Class of 2014 scholars, who receive full-tuition scholarships, and fellows, who receive support to conduct summer research.
Business applications and software company SAP and the Promotion Optimization Institute (POI) co-sponsored a competition in which student teams developed and presented a comprehensive marketing plan for a product using real-world data and SAP’s proprietary software.
Saint Joseph’s University celebrated the Class of 2014 on Saturday, May 17, by conferring nearly 1,900 doctoral, graduate and undergraduate degrees at its Commencement ceremonies. Frannie and James J. Maguire ’58 received Honorary Doctorates of Public Service at the undergraduate ceremony. David Hollenbach, S.J.