While children may believe their learning ends on the last day of school, summertime offers invaluable opportunities to make friends, grow socially and learn a new skill or sport. For the sixth consecutive year, the Kinney Center for Autism Education and Support at Saint Joseph’s University will offer these experiences to youth on the autism spectrum.
An award-winning exhibit celebrating the connection between Saint John Paul II and the Jewish people and co-created by William Madges, Ph.D., professor of theology at Saint Joseph's University, will travel to the Vatican and be on display from Tuesday, July 28 through Thursday, Sept. 17, 2015.
SJU and the Philadelphia Jewish community will dedicate “Synagoga and Ecclesia in Our Time,” an original sculpture portraying feminine figures signifying both religions on Sept. 25. The statue was commissioned to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Second Vatican Council’s declaration "Nostra Aetate."
Saint Joseph’s University’s Haub School of Business (HSB) recently earned an honorable mention in the 2014 Dr. Alfred N. and Lynn Manos Page Prize for Sustainability Issues in Business Currciula competition, presented by the University of South Carolina’s Darla Moore School of Business.
PHILADELPHIA (June 2, 2015) — Elements of unpredictability and intentional imperfections add new dimension to Vaughn Wascovich’s photography in his exhibit “Bridging Cleveland,” which will be on display at Saint Joseph's University Gallery from Monday, June 8 until Saturday, Aug. 1.
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.