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Pontiff Makes Historic Visit to Philadelphia‘s Jesuit University


Pope Francis made a stop at Saint Joseph’s University today, greeting campus officials, student and religious leaders, and visiting the newly dedicated statue, “Synagoga and Ecclesia in Our Time.”

Pontiff To Make Historic Visit to Philadelphia's Jesuit University


Pope Francis will stop at Saint Joseph’s University today to greet campus officials, student and religious leaders, and visit the newly dedicated statue, “Synagoga and Ecclesia in Our Time.”

Saint Joseph’s University Inaugurates Mark C. Reed, Ed.D., as President


Mark C. Reed, Ed.D., the institution’s first lay chief executive, was inaugurated Friday as the 28th president of Saint Joseph’s University. More than 1,000 students, faculty, staff, alumni, elected officials and delegates from throughout higher education witnessed the ceremony at the Michael J. Hagan ’85 Arena.

Saint Joseph's University to Dedicate POW/MIA Chair of Honor


PHILADELPHIA (September 11, 2015) – On Thursday, Sept. 17, Saint Joseph’s University will dedicate a special POW/MIA Chair of Honor in Michael J. Hagan ’85 Arena. The ceremony will be held at 10 a.m. in the arena’s lobby.

SJU Gallery Exhibit Explores the Mutability of Memory


PHILADELPHIA (August 27, 2015) — Memories have a way of changing over time. They grow and shrink in significance, and details tend to get blurred. Artist Elizabeth Castiglione examines this phenomenon in her mixed media exhibition “Landscape of Memory,” on display at the Saint Joseph's University Gallery through Sunday, Sept. 20.

Research Finds Grocery Apps Can Build Customer Loyalty


Consumers download smartphone apps developed by grocery retailers for two basic reasons: savings and convenience. Yet, these motivators are quickly matched by consumer enjoyment and enthusiasm for mastering the app — and food retailers can expect to see a correlation between how engaging and entertaining their app is and their digital customer retention.

Saint Joseph’s University’s 28th President Takes Office


Mark C. Reed, Ed.D., begins his tenure as the 28th president of Saint Joseph’s University, and the first lay president in the University’s 164-year history, on July 1.

Camp Kinney Provides Safe Learning Environment for Youth with Autism


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.

Vatican to Host SJU Professor’s Exhibit on John Paul II and the Jewish People


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.

Pope Francis and Rabbi Skorka.

Philadelphia Jews and Catholics to Celebrate 50th Anniversary of Nostra Aetate at SJU


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."