Saint Joseph’s University held its No. 11 ranking among 193 master’s universities in the north in U.S. News & World Report’s 2015 edition of “Best Colleges.” The rankings, which were released on Sept. 9, placed Saint Joseph’s in the top tier in its region for the seventeenth consecutive year.
Saint Joseph’s University’s Kinney Center for Autism Education and Support will host a 5K Run and 1-Mile Fun Run/Walk on Saturday, September 27, from 8 to 10:30 a.m., to raise money to support services for children and adults with autism and their families.
PHILADELPHIA (August 29, 2014) — Saint Joseph’s University will host the academic year’s first lecture in the Arrupe Center Business Leaders Series on Tuesday, September 9. A reception will be held in Mandeville Hall’s Wolfington Teletorium at 6 p.m. followed by a discussion of “Ethics in Advertising: Issues and Insights” by Miles Young, CEO and chairman of Ogilvy & Mather.
Saint Joseph’s University’s Academy of Risk Management and Insurance (ARMI) will present its Insurance Executive of the Year award to ACE Limited Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Evan G. Greenberg. The University will award Greenberg during a dinner honoring him at the Union League in Philadelphia on Tuesday, Sept. 16, at 6 p.m.
PHILADELPHIA (August 19, 2014) — Saint Joseph’s University has opened a new Office of Veterans Services to serve as a central place for student veterans to meet with trained staff for academic and specialized support.
Saint Joseph’s University President C. Kevin Gillespie, S.J. ’72 announced today his plans to step down at the end of his term in June 2015. The Board of Trustees will form a representative committee of students, faculty, alumni and staff to conduct a national search for his successor, one that will be conducted during the 2014-15 academic year.
SJU has received a $299,552 NSF grant from the Robert Noyce Teacher Scholarship Program for research seeking to influence teacher retention rates in STEM disciplines.
PHILADELPHIA (August 6, 2014) — Stephany Loaiza ’16, a biology major, has received the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship to support her study abroad during the fall semester at Macquarie University in Sydney, Australia.
Loaiza, who is interested in biological diversity and animal studies, will use her time in Sydney to continue her study of the living world in a rich biotic environment.
PHILADELPHIA (July 28, 2014) — Saint Joseph’s University will hold its inaugural Ignatian Leadership Conference on Thursday, July 31, which is the Feast Day of St. Ignatius of Loyola, the founder of the Jesuit order. Saint Joseph’s was founded by Jesuits in Philadelphia in 1851.
PHILADELPHIA (July 24, 2014) — Sofia Peirats and Melissa Quinn, both Class of 2014 graduates, found a non-traditional way to celebrate their graduation from Saint Joseph’s. Rather than spend time at the beach or travel across Europe, the two went to Ghana for three weeks, accompanied by Erin David ’16, as Community Water Solutions (CWS) Fellows.