Students at Saint Joseph's University will trade in hip-hop and sneakers for the Stroll and saddle shoes this November as Cap and Bells Dramatic Arts Society presents Grease. The show opens Thursday, Nov. 5 at 8 p.m. in Bluett Theatre, and runs through Sunday, Nov. 15.
Saint Joseph's has taken important steps in fostering the growth of a more accepting University community. In the wake of two incidents of racial graffiti on campus last semester, the University entered into a partnership with the regional branch of the Anti-Defamation League (ADL), an organization that "builds bridges of understanding and respect between diverse groups," according to Randi Boyette, the associate regional director of the ADL in Eastern Pennsylvania and Delaware.
PHILADELPHIA (October 16, 2009) -- Saint Joseph’s University will conduct an emergency preparedness exercise on Tuesday, Oct. 20, from 10 a.m.-1 p.m., in Sourin Residence Hall, off the 2400 block of Cardinal Avenue, and in the surrounding area on campus. The drill will consist of a simulated crisis scenario involving an “active shooter” on campus.
PHILADELPHIA (Oct. 15, 2009) -- Award-winning journalist Soledad O’Brien, news anchor and special correspondent for CNN, will talk about “Diversity on TV, Behind the Scenes and in Our Lives” in a special appearance at Saint Joseph’s University on Wednesday, Oct. 28, at 4 p.m.
Part of SJU’s Diversity Lecture Series, the event will take place in the Banquet Hall of the Campion Student Center on the University’s Philadelphia campus, 5600 City Avenue. It is free and open to the public.
Generation Y students have varied interests – and distractions – to keep them occupied throughout the day. From downloading the latest mobile phone apps, hanging on Facebook, catching the most recent installment of Glee – and tweeting about it – to working out or sleeping in, their focus could be characterized as insular.
The accounting department at Saint Joseph’s University is developing a program which will give students a leading edge on a major change occurring soon within the accounting industry. The shift, from GAAP (Generally Accepted Accounting Principles) to International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS), requires a new set of skills.
PHILADELPHIA (September 23, 2009) — On Sunday, Oct. 4, Saint Joseph’s University, in partnership with The Kristin Mitchell Foundation, will host the fourth-annual Kristin’s Krusade 5K Run/Walk to support advocacy and education for the prevention of dating violence. Sign-up for the race will be from 8 a.m. until 9 a.m.; the race will begin at 9:30 a.m. on Saint Joseph’s Finnesey Field.
PHILADELPHIA (August 28, 2009) – The undergraduate business program at Saint Joseph’s University was included in "U.S.News & World Report America's Best Colleges 2010." The magazine also ranked the University’s marketing program among the nation’s best. This achievement is a first for both Erivan K. Haub School of Business programs.
PHILADELPHIA (August 27, 2009) – On Saturday, Aug. 29, Saint Joseph’s University will welcome its newest residents into campus housing – the class of 2013.
Saint Joseph’s incoming class, which is made up of students born around 1991, is a diverse group of young adults representing 25 states and seven countries.
PHILADELPHIA (August 13, 2009) – The "America's Best Colleges" 2010 edition of U.S. News & World Report has ranked Saint Joseph's University among the top 15 master's universities in the north for the 12th consecutive year. The rankings, released on August 20, placed Saint Joseph's at No. 10 in its category, Best Universities-Master's (North). SJU was No. 8 in 2009, but has seen its ranking fluctuate regularly between Nos. 8-10 over the past six years.