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Community Day Boosts Messages of Service, Togetherness

10/28/2008

More than 300 members of the Saint Joseph's University community joined together on Saturday, October 25, for the fourth SJU Community Day, a semiannual program uniting students, faculty and staff in embracing the Jesuit ideal of becoming men and women with and for others.

"Community Day is a day of campus-wide service aimed at strengthening our SJU community while serving those around us," said senior Hollyanne Pronko, student body president and one of the event's organizers.


Board Approves New Undergraduate Curriculum

10/27/2008

At their October 10, 2008 meeting, the University’s Board of Trustees unanimously approved the proposed new undergraduate curriculum, the culmination of a five-year process that sought to consider and define the nature and the goals of a Jesuit education in the 21st century and design a curriculum that would reflect them.


Panel Discussion, Prayer Service Mark Holocaust Remembrance

04/07/2010

PHILADELPHIA (April 7, 2010) - Saint Joseph’s University’s Institute for Jewish-Catholic Relations (IJCR) will host “Why Christians Must Remember the Shoah,” a panel discussion exploring the importance of remembering the Holocaust. The panel will be followed by a prayer service of commitment to interfaith amity. The event, held at SJU’s Chapel of St. Joseph-Michael J. Smith, S.J., Memorial, Sunday, April 18, at 4 p.m., will mark Yom Hashoah, Holocaust Memorial Day.


Familiarity Breeds Ambiguity: 'Allegation of Use' at SJU Gallery

10/27/2008

PHILADELPHIA (October 24, 2008) – The work of 3-D artist Ephraim Russell is featured in the next exhibit at Saint Joseph’s University’s Gallery. Titled “Allegation of Use,” the show runs from Nov. 10 to Dec. 12. An artist’s reception will be held on Friday, Nov. 14, from 6-8 p.m.


Saint Joseph’s University to Host ‘Nutter Unplugged’

04/01/2010

What: Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter will have a candid discussion with members of the city’s Young Professional’s Network (YPN) about what members, and the business community, can do to become more engaged in the community. The conversation will also include a dialogue on the factors that will make young professionals want to live, work, raise their families, and enjoy success in the Greater Philadelphia region.


Words of Inspiration Support Wounded Troops

10/24/2008

Saint Joseph’s is engaging in a community effort to support and inspire the United States wounded servicemen and servicewomen and their support staff as we approach the holiday season. The Words of Inspiration Campaign, sponsored by the Office of the President and the University Student Senate, seeks to gather words of support and encouragement and send them to the troops.


SJU to ‘Light It Up Blue’ in Support of World Autism Awareness Day

03/31/2010

Date: Thursday evening, April 1 through Friday evening, April 2

Time: After sunset each night (Approximately 7- 7:30 p.m.) through the night

Place: Saint Joseph’s University Barbelin Hall City Avenue between 54th Street and Lapsley Lane Campus map: http://www.sju.edu/about/campusmap/


SJU to Present von Eschenbach with Shield of Loyola

10/23/2008

PHILADELPHIA (October 23, 2008) – Andrew C. von Eschenbach, M.D. '63, director of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, will be honored with the Saint Joseph's University Alumni Association's most prestigious honor, the Shield of Loyola Award, on Friday, November 7, at the Park Hyatt at the Bellevue in Philadelphia.


Haub School’s Honor Society Awarded Gold

03/26/2010

PHILADELPHIA  (March 25, 2010) -- Saint Joseph’s University’s Erivan K. Haub School of Business’ (HSB) collegiate chapter of Beta Gamma Sigma (BGS) has been selected as the Gold Chapter Award winner for 2010. The student chapter competed against 486 collegiate chapters around the globe. Beta Gamma Sigma will present Saint Joseph’s with this prestigious award at its annual conference in Anaheim, Calif. on April 15.


Activist-Author Tim Wise to Speak at Saint Joseph’s University

10/20/2008

PHILADELPHIA (October 20, 2008) – Prominent anti-racism author activist Tim Wise, author of White Like Me: Reflections on Race from a Privileged Son, will present a lecture titled “Between Barack and a Hard Place: Racism and White Denial in the Age of Obama,” at Saint Joseph’s University on Wed., Oct. 22, at 6 p.m., in the Chapel of St. Joseph – Michael J. Smith, S.J., Memorial.


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