If you had asked Lee M. “Monty” Duke II, M.D. ’15 (MBA) about his future career plans when he was a young boy growing up in Vienna, Va., he would have told you he was going to be a professional baseball player. A lifelong lover of the sport, Duke played on the men’s baseball team at the University of Virginia, where he earned his bachelor’s degree in psychology.
PHILADELPHIA (May 1, 2015) – Saint Joseph’s newly established, Pennsylvania Department of Education approved program for the preparation of teachers of the deaf and hard of hearing will graduate its first cohort of students in 2015: two this month, and another four by the end of the year. The M.S. program includes an online-only curriculum, which through the help of technology will prepare future teachers in educating individuals who are deaf and hard of hearing.
Growing up in Queens, N.Y., as the son of Armenian immigrants, Toros Asadourian ’15, never quite imagined his journey would lead him to Austin, Texas, by way of Philadelphia. After dropping out of high school at the age of 16, the now-co-owner and partner of c2h2 Network Solutions, an Austin-based IT support company, tried his hand at internships, jobs and community college, to little avail.
SJU will celebrate the Class of 2015 on Saturday, May 16, by conferring nearly 2,400 doctoral, graduate and undergraduate degrees at the University’s 164th Commencement ceremonies.
For the student body president and graduating senior Claire Tedesco ’15, the Saint Joseph’s experience has been about self-discovery, learning to lead, and understanding the impact of her actions – all in preparation for some pretty big aspirations.
Saint Joseph’s University senior Leigh Anne Tiffany of Blue Bell, Pa., was one of 18 young women selected to receive the highly competitive New York Women in Communications Scholarship, and one of two chosen to receive support for graduate school.
PHILADELPHIA (May 5, 2015) — Saint Joseph’s University sophomore, Morgan Bui of Fairfax, Va., has been awarded the Andrew Mutch Scholarship by the St. Andrew’s Society of Philadelphia. The $20,000 award will allow Bui to continue her studies at the University of Edinburgh in Scotland, during her junior year.
SJU has commissioned Joshua Koffman to craft an original sculpture entitled "Synagoga and Ecclesia in Our Time," that marks 50 years of a new Catholic-Jewish Relationship.
The Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Veterans with Disabilities (EBV), an entrepreneurial and small business education program founded in 2007 at the Whitman School of Management at Syracuse University (SU), and operated by SU’s Institute for Veterans and Military Families (IVMF), has announced the expansion of its consortium of schools to include Saint Joseph’s University.
The Saint Joseph’s University Board of Trustees today elected Mark C. Reed, Ed.D., as the Jesuit institution’s 28th — and first lay — president in its 164-year history.