In a message to the University community last week, Valerie Dudley, Ph.D., director of the Office of Institutional Diversity, provided a review and an update on diversity-focused events and initiatives for students, faculty and staff.
Recent scandals in the news have focused public attention on corporate fraud. For the first time in nearly 20 years, the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants has called for more emphasis on fraud education, recommending the development of fraud-related course materials and cases for students to explore the field of forensic accounting.
Stepping into the already dimming movie theater, you scramble to an open seat in the first several rows. Getting comfortable, you dip your hand into your popcorn and look up at the screen to see the murky opening scene of…Jaws?
The Saint Joseph's University community is celebrating Ignatian Week from Oct. 28 - Nov. 3 with events for students, faculty and staff to reflect on the Jesuit and Catholic ideals of the University.
PHILADELPHIA (October 23, 2007)— Taking into account the impact that disasters have on communities, and using events such as the terrorist attacks of September 11 and Hurricane Katrina as examples, the City of Philadelphia's Emergency Preparedness Review Committee (EPRC) released an evaluation of the city's preparedness and detailed more than 200 recommendations.
PHILADELPHIA (Oct. 23, 2007) — It's Monday morning and you just woke up to a coughing, sneezing child burning with fever from the flu. In families with two working parents an important decision needs to be made: Who stays home? New research says that it's considered more socially acceptable for mom, rather than dad, to be absent from work.
PHILADELPHIA (October 19, 2007) - Images from and of the past are featured in the next professional gallery exhibit at Saint Joseph's University. Award-winning photographer Johanna Inman's Faded, Cracked and Torn, a collection of 16 photographs of antique lantern slides and old, disregarded books and postcards will be on display Nov. 5 – Dec. 10, 2007. A reception for the artist will be held Friday, Nov. 9, 6 – 8 p.m.
The Executive-In-Residence for the College of Arts and Sciences, James J. Nealis III '69, former executive vice president of human resources for construction materials giant Lafarge North America, visited campus for the day on Wednesday, October 17. Now retired, Nealis and his wife recently established the Bernadette B. and James J. Nealis '69 Program in Asian Studies with their gift of $2.5 million. The interdisciplinary program will be housed within the College of Arts and Sciences.
Approximately 250 members of the Saint Joseph's University community will come together on Saturday, October 27 for the second annual SJU Community Day, a program uniting students, faculty and staff in an effort to help the neighborhoods around the University.
As technology continues to become a ubiquitous facet of our daily lives, members of the Saint Joseph's University community regularly look for ways to improve the academic experience through computing. In the 10th Annual Technology Open House, held October 11 in the Haub Executive Center, faculty, staff and administrators gathered to assess their progress and look to the future.