Press Release

WAWA to Receive “Citation Award” from Saint Joseph’s University


PHILADELPHIA (January 8, 2015) – The Board of Governors of the Academy of Food Marketing and the Food Marketing Educational Foundation at Saint Joseph’s University will honor Wawa, Inc., and its employees with the Citation Award for their leadership in convenient food service and their support of the Saint Joseph’s food marketing program.

AACSB Grants Reaccreditation to Saint Joseph’s


The Association to Advance Collegiate Business Schools (AACSB) has again extended accreditation to Saint Joseph’s University’s Erivan K. Haub School of Business (HSB). This is the third time the Haub School has received the prestigious accreditation from AACSB.

‘Cape Cod’ Exhibit Marks Photographer’s Return to SJU Gallery


Changing landscape is displayed in still photos in “The Landscape Before Me: Cape Cod 1999-2012,” an exhibit by local photographer James B. Abbott, which will be on display at Saint Joseph's University Gallery through Friday, Feb. 6, 2015.

English Professor Receives NEH Fellowship for Thomas Wyatt Scholarship


PHILADELPHIA (December 17, 2014) — Jason Powell, D.Phil., associate professor of English at Saint Joseph’s University, has received a $50,400 fellowship from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) to complete the second of a two-volume project on the poetry and prose of Sir Thomas Wyatt. With this award, Powell plans to take a sabbatical during the 2015-16 academic year to focus on Wyatt’s poetry.

Saint Joseph’s Named to President’s Higher Ed Community Service Honor Roll


PHILADELPHIA (December 15, 2014) —Saint Joseph’s University has been named to the President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll for the eighth consecutive year. Since 2006, The Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) has recognized the colleges and universities that are highly committed to volunteering and community service.

They Can See Clearly Now


Frames to Go, an Institute of Catholic Bioethics program, has collected 1,500 pairs of used eyeglasses for distribution in developing countries.

International Experts Engage on Family Business Succession at Saint Joseph’s


PHILADELPHIA (December 3, 2014) — The Initiative for Family Business and Entrepreneurship (IFBE) at the Erivan K. Haub School of Business at Saint Joseph’s University will host an event titled Succession: The keys to a successful leadership transition.

Christopher Kelly

SJU Professor Embarks on Government-Sponsored Study of Interrogation


Assistant Professor Chris Kelly is designing a study with the Philadelphia Police Department to investigate how contextual cues can influence the memory, cooperation, and openness of witnesses to serious crime in the city.

Sculptor Lindsay Carone Presents “Gabion” at SJU Gallery


PHILADELPHIA (October 29, 2014) — Derived from the Italian word gabbione, meaning “big cage,” a gabion is a durable box or basket, often made of wire mesh and filled with rocks, concrete, sand or other heavy substances. Used predominantly in civil engineering to combat erosion and in the creation of dams, gabions have recently been incorporated into landscape design as a decorative feature.

CHINA Town Hall Features Live Webcast with Former President Jimmy Carter


PHILADELPHIA (September 29, 2014) — China’s rapid development and Sino-American relations have a direct impact on the lives of all Americans. To help illuminate this important international relationship, Saint Joseph’s University (SJU) will host the National Committee on United States-China Relations’ (NCUSCR) eighth annual CHINA Town Hall: Local Connections, National Reflections, on Thursday, Oct. 16.