Jennifer Powell, a senior accounting major at Saint Joseph's University, has been named a William G. McGowan Scholar for the 2008-2009 academic year. Powell is the fourth student at Saint Joseph's University to receive this distinguished scholarship.
PHILADELPHIA (March 25, 2010) -- He has been dubbed “The Autism Whisperer” for his innate ability to understand and interpret children and adults on the autism spectrum. On Tuesday, April 6, William Stillman – who himself is an adult with Asperger’s Syndrome, a mild “cousin” of autism – will speak at Saint Joseph’s when the University observes its 6th Annual Autism Awareness Day.
A new program at Saint Joseph's is seeking ways to create and reward incentive through the development of innovative new initiatives and programs. The Saint Joseph's University Opportunity Fund was formally announced by University President Timothy R. Lannon, S.J., at the President's Convocation on Sept. 23, but according to Paul DeVito, associate provost and chair of the Opportunity Fund, the idea has been in the works for over a year.
The longtime service of James W. Moore, S.J. was recognized by Saint Joseph's University on October 1 with the rededication of Overbrook Hall in his honor. The ceremony, which included remarks from William Madges, Ph.D., dean of the College of Arts and Sciences; Tiffany Conde '09 (New Cumberland, Pa.); Provost Brice Wachterhauser, Ph.D., and University President Timothy R. Lannon, S.J., took place on the steps in front of the renamed Moore Hall.
What: Saint Joseph’s University’s Up ‘til Dawn program, a student-organized event, will celebrate its fundraising efforts for the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital with a late-night event. The students hope to earn $30,000 for pediatric research.
When: Saturday, March 20, 6 p.m. to 11 p.m.
PHILADELPHIA (October 13, 2008) - Saint Joseph's University's Erivan K. Haub School of Business was ranked by the Princeton Review as having one of the nation’s best graduate programs. The "Best 296 Business Schools" handbook surveyed over 19,000 students and ranked Saint Joseph's overall academic experience among the nation's most outstanding.
Last fall, executive MBA students Joe Coyle, Scott Walker, Mitch Baker and Tim Docherty got a different look at what it means to be “men and women for and with others,” when they partnered with The Clinic for their project for their team consulting class.
PHILADELPHIA (October 13, 2008) - An upcoming forum hosted by The OIL Group of Companies, Energy Insurance Mutual Ltd., Nuclear Electric Insurance Ltd., and Saint Joseph’s University’s Erivan K. Haub School of Business, will help risk managers adapt to the challenges of protecting our nation’s energy companies from shattering losses.
A member of Saint Joseph's development team from 1990-1999, Wendy Parsons has returned to the University as assistant vice president for development. She possesses more than 17 years of fundraising experience working in higher education, health care and the arts.
As a little girl on Halloween, Regina Reyes used to don a soldier uniform almost every year to “trick-or-treat.” Now she wears a slightly bigger version just as proudly, but for a vastly different purpose. As a captain in the United States Air Force Reserve, her uniform is one of many symbols of her service, and most recently, a four-month deployment to Southwest Asia.