Commencement Stories

The Politics of Conflicting Dinner Parties

04/01/2015

PHILADELPHIA (March 27, 2015) — Eight senior artists will exhibit their work in the 15th annual senior art thesis exhibition at the Saint Joseph’s University Gallery, on display from Friday, April 10 to Saturday, May 16. An opening reception will be held on Friday, April 10 from 5 to 9 p.m., in the gallery.


Pappas ’14

Greek America Foundation Awards Fellowship to Recent Graduate

07/07/2014

Dale Pappas '14 has been named the Greek America Foundation’s Post-Baccalaureate Fellow for the 2014-15 academic year.


Class of 2014 Marks Commencement

05/20/2014

Saint Joseph’s University celebrated the Class of 2014 on Saturday, May 17, by conferring nearly 1,900 doctoral, graduate and undergraduate degrees at its Commencement ceremonies. Frannie and James J. Maguire ’58 received Honorary Doctorates of Public Service at  the undergraduate ceremony. David Hollenbach, S.J.


Saint Joseph’s University Hosts 2014 Commencement Ceremonies

05/14/2014

PHILADELPHIA (May 14, 2014) — Saint Joseph’s University will celebrate the Class of 2014 by conferring nearly 1,900 doctoral, graduate and undergraduate degrees at its Commencement ceremonies, Saturday, May 17. The graduate ceremony will be held at 9 a.m., and the undergraduate ceremony at 3 p.m. on the Maguire Campus. Those not able to attend commencement may view the ceremony on the University's live stream.


SJU Gallery Showcases Work of Graduating Seniors

04/08/2014

PHILADELPHIA (April 7, 2014) — The 15th annual senior art thesis exhibition will be on display at Saint Joseph’s University Gallery Fri., April 11-Sat., May 17. Nine senior artists will showcase their work on the second floor of Merion Hall on the James J. Maguire ’58 Campus. An opening reception will be held Fri., April 11, from 5-9 p.m.


Exit Interview: Danielle Critelli

05/13/2013

"My next chapter after graduation is ACESJU (the Alliance for Catholic Education SJU) as an administrative fellow at Gloucester Catholic High School in New Jersey. I will manage their service program, assist with admissions, and help lead retreats. At the same time, I will also pursue a Master of Science degree in Church Management from Villanova University and live in a community with other ACE fellows in Manayunk."


Exit Interview: Camille Padilla Dalmau

05/09/2013

"I have been challenged academically, socially and spiritually. I’m a stronger and more confident writer; and, I have learned a lot about the United States and its culture. Also, participating in service trips and service around the area made me learn so much about myself. There are still many questions to be answered, but I feel much more fulfilled compared to when I first arrived."


Resilient Grad Achieves Remarkable Success

05/08/2013

A routine visit to the doctor the summer leading to his senior year of college changed Zack Tanenbaum’s life. “I received the most difficult telephone call I’ve ever had to answer,” he says. “My doctor expressed concern over the results from a recently ordered test. Weeks later, a biopsy confirmed I had Hodgkin’s Lymphoma.”


Exit Interview: EuTchen Ang

05/07/2013

EuTchen Ang, a chemistry major from Malaysia, gives his final thoughts to SJU News before heading to Princeton for his doctoral work.


Student Beats Cancer, Heads to Medical School

05/07/2013

Kelsea Henderson, a senior biology major at Saint Joseph's University from Salem, N.J., was only 13 when she was diagnosed with cancer. With less than a one percent chance of survival, doctors didn’t believe Henderson would live past the age of 15. After undergoing chemotherapy, radiation treatments, and 18 major surgeries, she defeated the frequently fatal disease.