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SJU President to Become 24th President of Creighton University


PHILADELPHIA (September 10, 2010) – Saint Joseph's University President Timothy R. Lannon, S.J., has informed the University community that he will leave the University at the conclusion of the current academic year (2010-11) to become the president of Creighton University in Omaha, Nebraska.

MacLean Chair Looks to Further Understanding of Sacraments


Among the many new faces on campus this fall semester is Bruce Morrill, S.J., who will join the University community for this academic year as the University’s new Donald I. MacLean, S.J., Chair.

SJU Sociologist’s Research Aims to Help At-Risk Youth


PHILADELPHIA (September 9, 2010) — Assistant Professor of Sociology Susan Clampet-Lundquist, Ph.D., spent the summer revisiting Baltimore, a city she says she loves almost as much as Philadelphia. According to Clampet-Lundquist, Baltimore is one of those places ripe with learning opportunities for a sociologist interested in the inner-workings of urban neighborhoods and how places inform lives.

It’s a Dog’s Life at Saint Joseph’s University Gallery


PHILADELPHIA (Sept. 9, 2010) - While scientists are divided on whether or not animals feel emotions, painter Jay McClellan is certain they do. A collection of his paintings – “Recent Works” – that features his three dogs will be exhibited at Saint Joseph’s University Gallery Oct. 4-29. An artist’s reception will be held Thursday, Oct. 7, 6-8 p.m. The Gallery will be closed Oct. 18-19 for the University’s Fall Break.

SJU Welcomes John P. McNulty Scholars in Science and Math


PHILADELPHIA (September 8, 2010) - Saint Joseph’s University and Anne Welsh McNulty have announced the second cohort of young women to receive the John P. McNulty Scholarship for Excellence in Science and Math. The three scholars, Catherine Elorette of Cedar Knolls, N.J., Annamarie Everman of Philadelphia, Pa., and Lisa Mariani of Delran, N.J., will each receive a four-year, full-tuition, merit-based scholarship.

Risk Management and Insurance Ranked Among “America’s Best Colleges”


PHILADELPHIA (Sept. 16, 2010) - U.S. News & World Report’s “America’s Best Colleges” 2011 edition ranked Saint Joseph’s University’s Risk Management and Insurance program among the top undergraduate business specialties. The rankings place Saint Joseph’s at No. 11 in its category.

Kitchen to Classroom: Course Nourishes Budding Food Writers


PHILADELPHIA (September 27, 2010) - Writer Tenaya Darlington, M.F.A., assistant professor of English at Saint Joseph’s University in Philadelphia, has a passion for cheese. She loves it so much that she has rarely met a cheese she didn’t like, and says the stinkier and stronger the cheese, the better. Darlington also loves food writing, so she combined her two passions when she started her popular food blog “Madame Fromage: The Pillow Book of a Cheese Lover.”

Princeton Review Names SJU ‘A Best in the Northeast’ College


PHILADELPHIA (August 24, 2010) - Saint Joseph’s University is one of the best colleges in the Northeast according to the nationally known education services company, The Princeton Review. It is one of 218 institutions The Princeton Review recommends in its "Best in the Northeast" section of its website feature, "2011 Best Colleges: Region by Region," that posted August 2, 2010 on

SJU Honors Alumni for Commitment to Service


PHILADELPHIA (September 27, 2010) – Whether it is providing medical care for impoverished families in South Jersey or establishing a culture of community service at one of America’s largest corporations, Saint Joseph’s University alumni Lesly A. D’Ambola, D.O. ’82 and Daniel P. Gallagher ’94 are using the Jesuit values instilled in them as students to change lives in their local communities and beyond.

Haub School Offers New Course in Business Journalism


At a time when the newspaper industry is suffering significant losses and the financial industry is redefining itself, a new undergraduate course will combines the two areas. Adjunct professor and veteran business writer at The Philadelphia Inquirer Joseph N. DiStefano has developed such a course at Saint Joseph’s University.