The John P. McNulty Scholars Program for Excellence in Science in Math, which provides full- and partial-tuition scholarships for young women who wish to become leaders in the science and math professions, announces its Class of 2016 graduates.
Ethics are an important part of the curriculum at Saint Joseph's University. Classes across all disciplines are taught with Jesuit principles as a backbone. It should be no surprise, then, that Claudia Gallagher ’16 has made ethics an important part of her education and future.
The very first class of Kinney Center SCHOLAR Apprentice students will graduate this May and take the next step in serving the autism community.
Conor McCaney ’16 has always had an interest in food science. It’s what took him from Cape May, New Jersey, to the Culinary Institute of America in New York, to behind the scenes at prestigious restaurants in Europe. And, when a friendship with a Portuguese master sommelier in West Berkshire, England, piqued McCaney’s interest in the wine industry, it’s what brought him all the way back across the sea, to Saint Joseph’s.
Kwame Williams '16 (Ed.D.), was determined to complete her dissertation in educational leadership in the midst of life-threatening diagnoses. Both the IDEPEL program, and the illness she battled while enrolled at SJU, offered her the opportunity to transform.
Lena Hunt '16, an SJU graduate student from Oneonta, New York, has spent her time studying how different environmental factors affect growth in the same species of a tree. Now, she’s taking what she’s learned to the Peace Corps.
After completing her bachelor’s degree in biology at Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles, Hunt arrived at SJU to pursue her master’s in biology.
When he began writing code for websites, Ather Sharif '16 gave little thought to accessible design. Like many young developers, he never considered the value of creating a site that would work for every person who visited it, including those with physical or mental limitations.
Biology major Pooja Patel ’16 grew up helping her parents take care of small animals at their veterinary clinic in her hometown of Newtown, Pennsylvania. After completing her bachelor’s degree in just three years at SJU, Patel will take the next step in pursuing her dream of becoming a veterinarian by attending the top-ranked University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine, to earn a Veterinariae Medicinae Doctoris (VMD).
Ask graduating senior Cheryl Rozinski what her ultimate career goal or dream job is, and you will get a loaded, but simple, answer — “I want to be a changemaker,” she says.
The passion of the Maguires and the message of the Jesuits brought Toni Johnson '16 (EMBA) to SJU. This year, the single mother with a love of service is graduating with her EMBA in just one year, despite all obstacles.