News Article

Southern Dramedy 'Crimes of the Heart' Opens at SJU

02/06/2009

PHILADELPHIA (February 2, 2009)—The 81st season of the Cap and Bells Dramatic Arts Society, the Saint Joseph’s University theatre production program, continues with the Tony Award-winning Crimes of the Heart, a raucous yet poignant Southern comedy-drama by Beth Henley. It will open Thursday, February 19 at 8 p.m., in Bluett Theatre and run through Sunday, March 1.


SJU Debuts Online Learning for Professionals

02/04/2009

As the economy continues to struggle, people in every walk of life are doing everything possible to build as much job security as they can. Thanks to a new set of online programs from Saint Joseph's University, professionals in several fields can do just that starting this month, with the launch of SJU Professional.


MacLean Chair Hopes to Harness Students' Creativity

02/03/2009

Dennis Leder, S.J., has come a long way to join the Saint Joseph's community as the Donald I. MacLean, S.J. Chair for the spring semester.

A Bergen County, N.J., native, Fr. Leder has spent the last 20 years in Central America, first living amongst Salvadoran refugees in Honduras and currently serving as the director of arts at Rafael Landivar University in Guatemala City.


Arrupe Center Director Named McShain Chair in Ethics

01/13/2011

PHILADELPHIA (January 13, 2011) - John McCall, Ph.D., director of the Pedro Arrupe Center for Business Ethics and professor of management and philosophy, is the new John McShain Chair in Ethics at Saint Joseph’s University.


Lectures, Cultural Events Mark African American History Month

02/02/2009

Saint Joseph's University will celebrate hundreds of years of African American history this month with several events focused on the cultural and political contributions of African Americans.


Marketing Students Earn Top Spot in Product (RED) Competition

01/07/2011

PHILADELPHIA (January 7, 2011) - A team of Saint Joseph’s University Erivan K. Haub School of Business students recently clinched the top spot in a nationwide marketing competition benefiting Product (RED).


Students Spend Inauguration Week in Nation's Capital

02/02/2009

Alicia Plummer, a senior public administration major, hopes to one day have a career in government. The South Philadelphia native and graduate of Girls High saw an opportunity to be immersed in American political history and government when she heard about a program for academic credit offered by the Washington Center for Internships and Academic Seminars.


Hess Corporation Supports Business Education at SJU

01/21/2009

PHILADELPHIA (January 21, 2009) – Hess Corporation recently donated $25,000 to Saint Joseph's University to support student scholarships and the Erivan K. Haub School of Business' annual business policy competition.


SJU Nationally Recognized for Community Engagement

01/05/2011

PHILADELPHIA (January 5, 2011) - Saint Joseph’s University is among 115 colleges and universities nationwide earning the highly selective 2010 Community Engagement Classification designated by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching.

Following a rigorous voluntary application process, the Carnegie Foundation recognized Saint Joseph’s for academic distinction, curricular engagement and “exemplary institutionalized practices of community engagement.”


Photographing the Pacific Rim of North America

01/13/2009

PHILADELPHIA (January 12, 2009) - Over the last five years, David Freese has traveled the northeastern quadrant of the Pacific Rim – referred to as the “Ring of Fire” by geologists – to photograph six thousand miles of seacoast. A collection of his digitally toned photographs, titled “From Bering to Baja: The Pacific Rim of North America,” will be featured at Saint Joseph’s Univerty Gallery from Tuesday, Jan. 20 to Friday, Feb. 13. An artist’s reception will be held Friday, Jan.