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Cardinal John Foley Celebrates Mass at SJU

01/23/2008

Saint Joseph's University's esteemed alumnus and friend, His Eminence John Cardinal Foley '57, will celebrate a special Mass of Thanksgiving for the SJU community on Sunday, January 27, at 11:00 a.m., in the Chapel of Saint Joseph­Michael J. Smith, Memorial. All are welcome to attend.


SJU to Mark Martin Luther King, Jr., Day with Service and Song

01/14/2008

Although no classes are scheduled for Martin Luther King, Jr., Day, Saint Joseph's University will make the holiday "a day on, not a day off" as a part of its annual day of service and celebration.


University's Birthplace Celebrates 275 Years with Symposium

01/14/2007

As one of the oldest Catholic parishes in America and the first site of Saint Joseph's University, Old Saint Joseph's in Center City Philadelphia celebrated its 275th anniversary with a day-long program of speakers and presentations on Sunday, Jan. 6, in its original location at 321 Willings Alley.


SJU Officially Opens Doors to DCCC

01/14/2008

For over a decade, Saint Joseph's University and Delaware County Community College have enjoyed an informal partnership that has united both academic communities. During the fall 2007 semester, the institutions finalized an official agreement that now allows DCCC students to seamlessly transfer credits to SJU for select four-year degrees.


Thomas Cronin to Head Labor Institute at SJU

01/11/2008

PHILADELPHIA (January 11, 2008) - Veteran Philadelphia labor leader Thomas Paine Cronin has been named director of the Comey Institute of Industrial Relations at Saint Joseph's University.


Gift From Alumnus to Support Library Learning Commons

01/10/2008

A recent $7.5 million gift from alumnus John R. Post '60, and his wife, Maryanne, will dramatically reshape the academic hub of the Saint Joseph's University campus.

The gift is the centerpiece of what ultimately will be known as the John R. Post '60 Academic Center—which includes the construction of a new, three-story building, to be named the John and Maryanne Post Learning Commons, and the renovation of the existing Francis A. Drexel Library.


Saint Joseph's Names Gregory Geruson Vice President

12/21/2007

PHILADELPHIA (December 21, 2007) — Saint Joseph's University has named Gregory J. Geruson of Jenkintown, Pa., vice president for development and alumni relations effective January 14. In his new role, Geruson will lead Saint Joseph's through its recently launched $150 million capital campaign "With Faith and Strength to Dare."


SJU Students Help Katrina Recovery Efforts

12/19/2007

PHILADELPHIA (December 19, 2007) — There's little doubt that any college student would jump at the chance to visit the Gulf Coast for the winter, passing the snow-covered Northeast by for sunny beaches. But when a group of 14 Hawks – students and staff from Saint Joseph's University – fly south next month, it won't be for recreation but to help in the continued rebuilding of areas devastated by Hurricane Katrina.


The Cycle Of Daylight On Urban Landscapes

12/19/2007

PHILADELPHIA (December 19, 2007) - Paintings of local urban towns open the first exhibit of 2008 at Saint Joseph's University Gallery, Jan. 14 – Feb. 13.  Titled Recent Paintings, the work of renowned painter Babette Martino features works of oil on panel. This exhibit marks the Gallery's sole display of paintings for the 07-08 season. A reception for the artist will be held Friday, Jan. 25, 6-8 p.m.


Research Says Celebrity Endorsements Don't Affect Voting Behavior

12/18/2007

PHILADELPHIA (Dec. 18, 2007) – With Oprah Winfrey's recent announcement that she will support Barack Obama, it would appear that it is open season for celebrity endorsements in the 2008 presidential election. As the election draws nearer, you can expect more celebrities to promote their choice for the next leader of the free world, and to urge their devoted fans to follow suit.


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