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Comey Institute To Offer Courses On Labor Issues

02/22/2008

PHILADELPHIA (February 22, 2008) — The Comey Institute of Industrial Relations at Saint Joseph's University in association with the Philadelphia AFL-CIO is launching a progressive program for the Institute by offering six new classes beginning on March 3, 2008.

The revitalization of the Comey Institute comes with a new director, Thomas Paine Cronin, who is excited about the many advancements that the new curriculum will offer.


Students Head to Appalachia for Spring Break

02/22/2008

PHILADELPHIA (February 22, 2008) - For most students, spring break is a chance to escape to tropical locations or simply lounge at home, disconnected for a moment from the responsibilities of college. But for more than 300 Saint Joseph's University students, the week is a chance to participate in the Appalachian Experience, the University's largest single community service program.


Irish Ambassador to the United States to Visit SJU

02/20/2008

What: Irish Ambassador to the United States H.E. Michael Collins will speak with students and faculty of Saint Joseph's University on the peace process in Ireland. The event is brought to Saint Joseph's by the Irish American Business Chamber and Network of Philadelphia.

When: Friday, Feb. 22 10 a.m.

Where: Saint Joseph's University Mandeville Hall, Wolfington Teletorium 54th Street and City Avenue, Philadelphia, Pa. 19131


Food On Demand

02/19/2008

Food industry to share new strategies in competing for consumer attention

PHILADELPHIA (February 14, 2008) – "Food on demand" is a popular trend in the food industry with workdays getting longer and families getting busier. With the prevalence of ready-made food available in an array of retail stores, restaurants and supermarkets, food is being marketed in every possible venue and creating an ever - expanding job market for food industry leaders.


Student Senate Makes Mission a Priority

02/18/2008

The University Student Senate (USS) has created a new position on their Executive Board, the Vice President for Mission, which will be a crucial link between the ideals of Saint Joseph's University and its main student organization.

Elise Baker '10 is the first Vice President for Mission. She was appointed to the job after an interview process among current student senate members.


Week of Events Aims to Raise Awareness of Violence in Philadelphia

02/18/2008

Last year, Philadelphia saw 392 lives cut tragically short by homicide. The Saint Joseph's University Institute for Violence Research and Prevention (IVRP) and Faith-Justice Institute are co-hosting Violence Awareness Week, a teach-in to try to better understand why these crimes continue to occur and what measures can be taken to curb the violence in Philadelphia.


Professional Development Without Leaving Campus

02/18/2008

Saint Joseph's University introduces a new professional development program for employees created by Training & Organizational Development in conjunction with Human Resources.


'When I Was A Girl' Digital Montage at SJU Gallery

02/13/2008

PHILADELPHIA (February 12, 2008) - When I Was A Girl, a collection of digital Iris prints by award winning photographer Ann Chwatsky, are featured for the next exhibit at Saint Joseph's University Gallery, which opens Friday, Feb. 22 and runs through March 27. A reception for the artist will be held Friday, Feb. 22, 6-8 p.m.


Burning the Midnight Oil to Help Cancer Patients

02/13/2008

PHILADELPHIA (February 8, 2008) — Though it's not uncommon in most colleges to find young men and women pulling all-nighters, the 200 Saint Joseph's University students who are staying awake on Saturday, February 23 are not doing so in a caffeine-fueled cram session. Instead, as members of the national "Up 'til Dawn" program, they'll be celebrating a successful year of charity work for St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital.


Ribbon-Cutting Marks Official Opening of Hawks' Landing

02/11/2008

On Wednesday, Feb. 13, business and community leaders and government officials will join members of the Saint Joseph's community for a 5 p.m. ribbon-cutting to formally mark the opening of Hawks' Landing, the University's new parking and retail facility on 54th Street near City Avenue.


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