Saint Joseph’s University celebrated the Class of 2014 on Saturday, May 17, by conferring nearly 1,900 doctoral, graduate and undergraduate degrees at its Commencement ceremonies. Frannie and James J. Maguire ’58 received Honorary Doctorates of Public Service at the undergraduate ceremony. David Hollenbach, S.J.
The red-tailed hawk-watchers of Saint Joseph’s University are pleased to announce the birth of two eyasses — baby hawks with down for feathers — to the nesting raptor couple Crimson (female) and Grey (male), who were recently named in a contest in honor of SJU’s colors.
A three-person team from Saint Joseph’s University’s graduate financial services program competed in the final round for the ACG Philadelphia Cup, a business case competition presented by the Philadelphia Chapter of the Association for Corporate Growth (ACG) and sponsored by KPMG, LLP.
As SJU students prepare for final exams, therapy dogs visit the library to help them de-stress with some canine companionship. First offered in fall 2012, PAWS for a Study Break engages students to mingle and nuzzle with the dogs. In pre- and post-PAWS surveys, students reported a 50 percent reduction in stress and said they felt relaxed and ready to get back to studying.
The Haub School of Business is expanding its reach and deepening its impact with the launch of a new online delivery option for its executive MBA in food marketing. With online classes beginning this fall, the MBA is designed to prepare food industry professionals for senior management.
Saint Joseph's University mourns the loss of legendary basketball coach Dr. Jack Ramsay '49, who passed away overnight at his home in Naples, Fla., at the age of 89 after a decade-long battle with cancer.
Two red-tailed hawks are nesting on SJU's Maguire Campus. “Hawkcam” provides a live stream of the pair. Campus hawk-watchers hope hawk babies will soon be seen.
Saint Joseph’s University recently earned recognition as a Fair Trade University, as determined by Fair Trade Colleges and Universities. Only 19 other higher education institutions have been granted this status.
Saint Joseph’s University’s Alpha Zeta Chapter of Alpha Upsilon Alpha, the International Reading Association’s (IRA) Honor Society, will host its annual reading conference on campus Sat., May 3, 8 a.m.-12:30 p.m., in the Wolfington Teletorium in Mandeville Hall. The conference will be led by Richard Allington, Ph.D., an award-winning author and educator, who will share his extensive teaching knowledge and industry expertise.
For just the third time in school history, March brings a double dose of Hawk happiness to campus, as both the men’s and women’s basketball teams will play in their respective NCAA Tournaments.