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


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:

SJU to Present von Eschenbach with Shield of Loyola


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


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


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.

Shooting Stars Make Dreams Come True


With so much ahead of them, most college students prefer not to think about the end of life.

Ed Podgorski ’09 is a little different. While preparing for medical school, he grants wishes — last wishes — to the best of his ability as a volunteer at Sacred Heart Home’s hospice center.

Love in the Time of Swordplay: 'Romeo and Juliet' at SJU


PHILADELPHIA (October 15, 2008) - William Shakespeare’s classic love story “Romeo and Juliet” opens the 2008-2009 theatre season of Saint Joseph’s University’s Cap and Bells Dramatic Arts Society on Thursday, Oct. 30 at 8 p.m. in Bluett Theatre.

SJU to Host Foreign Journalists Covering Presidential Election


What: Fresh from their attendance at the final presidential debate at Hofstra University the previous evening, more than 25 foreign political editors, journalists and correspondents touring the U.S. to learn about American elections will visit Saint Joseph’s University. The group will attend a lecture on the 2008 presidential campaign as well as a panel about the way the media reports the political process featuring members of Philadelphia print and electronic media.

Senior Thesis Exhibit Showcases Work of Graduating Seniors


PHILADELPHIA (March 25, 2010) - Beginning April 9, Mandeville Hall’s second floor will house the 11th annual Senior Art Thesis Exhibition, an event that highlights the work of SJU’s graduating fine arts majors. This year’s exhibit presents the work of eleven student-artists and a diversity of media, including pottery, clay, drawing, digital photography, mixed media and ceramic sculpture.

Senior Awarded William G. McGowan Scholarship


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.

'The Autism Whisperer' to Speak at Autism Awareness Day


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.