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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.


Louisiana’s Wetlands: Exhibit Features Coastal Erosion

01/04/2011

PHILADELPHIA (Jan. 4, 2011) – In Louisiana, it is estimated that the coastal wetlands are eroding at such a quick rate that nearly 25 to 35 square miles disappear each year. This crisis, says photographer Daniel Kariko, illustrates the turbulent relationship between civilization and the natural world. From Jan. 18 to Feb. 11, a collection of his photographs exhibited at the Saint Joseph’s University Gallery – “Storm Season” – will feature this troubled region.


Reflecting on Vatican II, 50 Years Later

01/07/2009

PHILADELPHIA (January 7, 2009) – William Henry Cardinal Keeler, J.C.D., D.D., Cardinal Archbishop Emeritus of Baltimore, will present a lecture on the date of the 50th anniversary of the calling of Vatican II as part of Saint Joseph's University's Catholic Intellectual Series. The lecture, "Reflections on the Sacred Council of Our Time," will be held on Sunday, January 25, at 3 p.m. in the Wolfington Teletorium of Mandeville Hall.