PHILADELPHIA (August, 17, 2010) - U.S. News & World Report’s “America’s Best Colleges” 2011 edition has again ranked Saint Joseph’s University among the top 15 master’s universities in the north. The rankings, which were released on August 17, placed Saint Joseph’s at No. 13 among 179 institutions in its category, Best Regional Universities (North). It is the thirteenth consecutive year that SJU has been ranked in the top 15.
It is a time of great change at Saint Joseph’s University with new and renovated buildings dotting the campus and an expansion of academic programs.
Beginning this semester, the College of Arts and Sciences is offering two new majors to students in religious studies and ancient studies. Also offered is the new environmental and sustainability studies minor.
PHILADELPHIA (August 12, 2010) – For some at Saint Joseph’s University, video games are more than simply entertainment – they are part of a multi-billion dollar industry and an in-demand area of study.
PHILADELPHIA (October 12, 2010)—Peace, love and shaggy locks might seem like relics from the past, but for five performances this month, Saint Joseph’s University students will immerse themselves in the counterculture of the 1960s as the Cap & Bells Dramatic Arts Society opens its 83rd season with the Tony Award-winning musical Hair. The show opens on Wednesday, Oct. 27 at 8 p.m., and runs through Halloween afternoon, Sunday, Oct. 31.
PHILADELPHIA (October 13, 2010) -- Saint Joseph’s University will conduct an emergency preparedness exercise on Tuesday, Oct. 19, from 9 a.m.-1 p.m., in Sullivan Residence Hall, at 240 N. Latches Lane, and in the surrounding area on the University’s Merion campus. The drill will consist of a simulated crisis scenario involving an “active shooter” on campus.
PHILADELPHIA (August 12, 2010) — Autism diagnoses are on the rise. One in 110 children has an Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). With the growing diagnoses comes a growing need to understand and learn to assist this population. Saint Joseph's University's College of Professional and Liberal Studies in conjunction with the University’s Kinney Center for Autism Education and Support is offering a new certificate program for adult undergraduate students with an interest in Autism studies.
PHILADELPHIA (Oct. 13, 2010) - Saint Joseph’s University’s Haub School of Business is included in the Princeton Review’s 2011 edition of “The Best 300 Business Schools.”
PHILADELPHIA (August 4, 2010) - This fall, fashion is given a new edge at Saint Joseph’s University’s Gallery, where award-winning sculptor C. Pazia Mannella’s fiber art sculptures will be shown from Aug. 30 to Sept. 23. Entitled “Conviction of Vanity,” the show features sculptures that can be worn on the body, mimicking high-end fashion and costuming. An artist’s reception will be held Thursday, Sept. 9, from 6 – 8 p.m.
On October 12, Saint Joseph’s University President Timothy R. Lannon, S. J., along with student media leaders and faculty opened the New Media Center in Simpson Hall. The facility houses The Hawk – SJU’s student newspaper – Saint Joseph’s Radio station and 1851 Records, the University record label.
PHILADELPHIA (October 19, 2010) – Imagine walking into a room and all around you golden nuggets are suspended in midair, close enough that you could reach out and grab them. Hooked? You should be. The latest exhibition of artist Michael Angelotti features such a display at Saint Joseph’s University Gallery from November 8 through December 10.