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Institute Receives William Penn Foundation Grant for Stormwater Education

05/12/2014

Saint Joseph’s University recently received a $20,000 grant from the William Penn Foundation (WPF) that will support the Institute for Environmental Stewardship’s (IES) stormwater management education programming.


Global Smarts: SJU Students Engage Youth in World Issues

04/25/2014

PHILADELPHIA (April 25, 2014) – Each week, 13 Saint Joseph’s students visit six local middle schools to spend their afternoons with young students interested in world affairs. The Global Smarts Mentoring Program internship gives SJU students the opportunity to learn about a major global issue and a foreign country and then bring that knowledge to middle school students preparing for the Junior Model United Nations simulation at Temple University in May.


Saint Joseph's AMA Chapter Wins Awards at International Conference

04/24/2014

PHILADELPHIA (April 24, 2014) — Saint Joseph's University's student chapter of the American Marketing Association (AMA) received three awards at the AMA International Collegiate Conference in New Orleans on April 10-12.  


Renowned Astrophysicist to Speak at 25th Sigma Xi Research Symposium

04/11/2014

The SJU Chapter of Sigma Xi will host the 25th annual student research symposium on Saturday, April 12. Keynote speaker is Paul Steinhardt, Ph.D., Princeton University’s Albert Einstein Professor of Science.


SJU Gallery Showcases Work of Graduating Seniors

04/08/2014

PHILADELPHIA (April 7, 2014) — The 15th annual senior art thesis exhibition will be on display at Saint Joseph’s University Gallery Fri., April 11-Sat., May 17. Nine senior artists will showcase their work on the second floor of Merion Hall on the James J. Maguire ’58 Campus. An opening reception will be held Fri., April 11, from 5-9 p.m.


SJU Theatre Company Presents “Guys and Dolls”

04/08/2014

PHILADELPHIA (April 8, 2014)—The Saint Joseph’s University Theatre Company is returning to a classic musical with their spring performance of “Guys and Dolls.” Performances begin on Thursday, April 10, and end on Sunday, April 27, at 2 p.m., on campus in Bluett Theater in Post Hall.


Hand-in-Hand Hosts 38th Annual Community Event

04/03/2014

PHILADELPHIA (April 2, 2014) – Hand-in-Hand, a campus organization that raises awareness and acceptance for individuals with special needs, will host their 38th annual carnival, “Dive in with Hand-in-Hand!,” on Sat., April 12, from 10 a.m.-2 p.m., on campus in the Hagan Arena. 


Saint Joseph’s University Raises Awareness of Violence

04/03/2014

Saint Joseph’s will host two vigils this month aimed at increasing violence awareness. The Richard Johnson Center for Anti-Violence will host a candlelight vigil to honor the 247 homicide victims in Philadelphia over the last year, on Tuesday, April 8, at 7 p.m., in the Chapel of St. Joseph-Michael J. Smith, S.J. Memorial.


Tiananmen at 25: Symposium Features Leading Experts on China Protests

03/26/2014

PHILADELPHIA (March 26, 2014) — Twenty-five years ago in May, close to one million Chinese citizens, mostly students, began gathering in Beijing’s Tiananmen Square to call for the democratic changes that they hoped would address human rights concerns in China. The peaceful protests lasted until June 4, 1989, when authorities began the brutal crackdown and suppression that led to the clearing of the square.


Haub to Host Intercollegiate Business Ethics Competition

03/26/2014

PHILADELPHIA (March 25, 2014) — The Pedro Arrupe Center for Business Ethics, in partnership with KPMG, will host an Intercollegiate Business Ethics Case Competition on Friday, April 4, in Mandeville Hall. Student participants from Drexel University, West Chester University, La Salle University, Temple University, and Villanova University will compete with one another for the first place title.


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