Press Release

Hilferty, left, and Gardner, right.

SJU Set to Celebrate Commencement Ceremonies May 14


Saint Joseph's University will celebrate the Class of 2016 on Saturday, May 14, by conferring more than 2,300 degrees at its 2016 commencement ceremonies.

Kwame I.T. Williams

A Principal Transforms


Kwame Williams '16 (Ed.D.), was determined to complete her dissertation in educational leadership in the midst of life-threatening diagnoses. Both the IDEPEL program, and the illness she battled while enrolled at SJU, offered her the opportunity to transform.

Kristen Boyle

SJU Senior Soars Past Visual Challenges


Psychology major Kristen Boyle '16 may have been born with a rare genetic condition that renders her legally blind, but she didn't let it stop her from achieving a 3.9 GPA, winning equestrian competitions, or paragliding off the Swiss Alps.


Becoming an Adult Amid Disadvantage


Can a passion for Insane Clown Posse, Shakespeare’s sonnets — or math club — help keep disadvantaged teens afloat as they make their way into adulthood? "Coming of Age in the Other America," a new book by SJU sociologist Susan Clampet-Lundquist, Ph.D., and two co-authors suggests that such “identity projects” can help keep them on track.

Walter V. Robinson

'Boston Globe' Editor to Discuss 'Spotlight' and Investigative Journalism at SJU


Walter V. Robinson, the editor of the Boston Globe team of investigative journalists who uncovered the extent of clergy sexual abuse in Boston will speak at Saint Joseph’s University on Wednesday, April 20, at 7 p.m.

SJU Maintains Only Finance M.S. in the Region both CFP Certified and AACSB Accredited


Saint Joseph’s University’s finance department has fulfilled the requirements to continue its registration with the Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards Inc. (CFP® Board), offering bachelor’s degrees in financial planning, master’s degrees in financial services and graduate certificates in financial services.

SJU Hosts National Fe y Alegria Coordinator, Celebrates 15 Years of Partnership


Saint Joseph’s University will welcome Miguel Angel Marca Barrientos, national coordinator of formal education for Fe y Alegria: Bolivia, to the United States for a weeklong visit and celebration of SJU's 15 year partnership with the organization.

SJU Theatre Goes “Into the Woods”


PHILADELPHIA (April 5, 2016)­—The SJU Theatre Company will conclude its season with the musical “Into the Woods,” opening Thursday, April 14, at 8 p.m. in Bluett Theatre.

SJU Hosts 20 Veterans with Disabilities for Entrepreneurship Bootcamp


PHILADELPHIA (April 1, 2016) — From April 9 to 17, Saint Joseph’s University’s Office of Veterans Services, in partnership with Syracuse University’s Institute for Veterans and Military Families, will welcome 20 post-9/11 military veterans with disabilities for participation in a nationally recognized entrepreneurship program. 

Hand in Hand’s 40th Anniversary Carnival Goes Around the World


PHILADELPHIA (March 30, 2016)—Saint Joseph’s University’s student organization Hand in Hand, which seeks to spread awareness and create unity among the SJU community and those with special needs, will celebrate its 40th birthday with its annual carnival on Saturday, April 9, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in Hagan Arena.