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‘Commonweal’ Editor to Discuss Catholic Identity

02/09/2012

PHILADELPHIA (Feb. 9, 2012) – Paul Baumann, the editor of Commonweal magazine, will speak at Saint Joseph’s University on Monday, Feb. 20, at 4 p.m., in the Doyle Banquet Hall North, Campion Student Center. His lecture, entitled “Liberal, Conservative or Just Catholic? Religious Identity in a Pluralistic World,” is co-sponsored by Saint Joseph’s Department of Theology and Religious Studies and Commonweal’s CampusSpeakers Program. The event is free and open to the public.


Conference to Address Food Tech, Consumer Experience

02/10/2012

PHILADELPHIA (February 10, 2012) – The Department of Food Marketing at Saint Joseph’s University will host the sixth annual Food Industry Summit on Thursday, March 8 from 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. A venue for food industry CEOs, presidents and executives to present their insights on major issues and trends, this year’s event will focus on how companies can best use technology to improve their customers' shopping experience.


Spring Career Fair Brings 150 Employers to Campus

02/13/2012

PHILADELPHIA (Feb. 13, 2012) - Employers representing an array of industries and organizations - including accounting, consulting, consumer products, education, financial services, food/retail, government, healthcare, insurance, law enforcement, marketing/communications, nonprofit, real estate, technology and transportation - will be on the Saint Joseph’s University campus for the Spring Career Fair on Thursday, Feb. 23.


Saint Joseph’s University Partners with Cristo Rey Network

02/15/2012

PHILADELPHIA (Feb. 15, 2012) – Saint Joseph’s University has announced a partnership with the Cristo Rey Network in support of its mission to ensure that all graduates of Cristo Rey Network schools have access to the academic, social and financial supports they need to complete a college degree.


Looking at Layers: SJU Gallery Hosts Mixed Media Collection

02/15/2012

PHILADELPHIA (Feb. 15, 2012) - Artist Kip Deeds merges numerous styles and mediums together in order to create one intricate piece of work. A collection of his complex compositions, titled “All Things Great and Small” will be exhibited at Saint Joseph’s University Gallery Monday, Feb. 27 – Friday, March 30. An artist’s reception will be held Thursday, March 1, 6-8 p.m. The Gallery will close for spring break, March 5-11.


Group Advocates for Mental Health on Campus

02/24/2012

With the mental health stigmas that persist in today’s society, few college students have the courage to seek help if they find themselves in any level of distress resulting from the mental toll that the pressures of college can present.  Active Minds, a student-led organization new to Saint Joseph’s, seeks to remove these stigmas, and to raise awareness of the importance of mental health, especially during the college years.


Land Management Workshop Explores Stormwater Strategies

02/27/2012

PHILADELPHIA (Feb. 23, 2012) – Stormwater, which is created by runoff of excess rainwater and melted snow, causes downstream flooding, stream bank erosion, sewer overflows and habitat destruction. To help address these conditions, Saint Joseph’s University and the Lower Merion Conservancy will present “Stormwater Strategies: A Technical Workshop,” in the Campion Student Center on Tues., March 6, from 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. The workshop is free and open to the public; registration is required.


Appalachian Spring Break Service Immersion Builds Solidarity

02/28/2012

PHILADELPHIA (Feb. 27, 2012) - For many students, spring break means relaxation or vacation, but for 420 Saint Joseph’s University students, staff and alumni, spring break 2012 is a chance to give back and spend time in service to others. On Friday, March 2, they depart for one of 15 different service sites scattered across the Appalachian Mountains in Kentucky, Virginia and West Virginia. Students will head south after a brief celebration held in the Chapel of St. Joseph-Michael J.


Autism Studies Minor Earns Behavior Analyst Certification

02/27/2012

PHILADELPHIA (February 27, 2011) —As the autism field grows, future care providers are seeking the proper training and credentials from their undergraduate coursework to give them a competitive edge. Saint Joseph’s University’s Kinney Center for Autism Education and Support recently applied for and received approval for its minor in autism studies from the Behavior Analyst Certification Board, Inc.® (BACB).


Tony Melendez to Perform a Night of Extraordinary Music

03/05/2012

PHILADELPHIA (March 5, 2012) — Musician Tony Melendez will give a free concert, sponsored by Campus Ministry, in the Chapel of St. Joseph-Michael J. Smith, S.J., Memorial, Wednesday, March 14, at 7 p.m. Doors will open at 6:30 p.m. Melendez is both a singer and an accomplished guitar player — but part of his remarkable talent is that he plays with his feet.


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