News Archives

  • Susan Fenton in her office, surrounded by her art.

    Gallery Exhibition to Honor Work of Late Professor

    Thursday, August 22, 2019

    For two decades, Saint Joseph’s University was graced with the talent of Susan Fenton, M.F.A., a photographer and teacher who encouraged her students to take risks, learn from their mistakes and become better artists. Fenton joined the University as an adjunct professor in 1997, earned tenure in 2011 and was elevated to chair of the art department in 2018, months before her untimely death due to an aggressive form of brain cancer.

  • McDonald

    5 Questions with Angela Rowe McDonald, Ph.D.

    Thursday, August 22, 2019

    The new academic year brings with it the first official day of classes for students in the new School of Health Studies and Education. Announced last year and formed from existing programs and faculty, the school launches at a time of increased demand for health care professionals and educators equipped to tackle the complexities of the world with critical thinking and ethical behavior.

  • Jack Whitaker holds an Emmy award in front of a blue background.

    In Memory: Jack Whitaker ’47 (1924-2019)

    Monday, August 19, 2019

    Saint Joseph's University mourns the loss of Jack Whitaker ’47, a sports broadcasting pioneer who voiced some of sports’ most iconic moments over his five-decade-long career. Before completing his education, he was a decorated veteran of the U.S. Army, where his service included fighting in the Battle of Normandy in World War II. He was the CBS announcer for Super Bowl I in 1967 and called Secretariat’s runaway Triple Crown-sealing victory in the Belmont Stakes in 1973.

  • Concrete Stairs

    Campus Upgrades Highlight Summer Facilities Work

    Monday, August 12, 2019

    The Office of Facilities Management has had a busy summer, highlighted by safety and accessibility upgrades and preparations for future campus development.
  • A group of college students stand outside an elementary school.

    Athletic Program Helps Hawks Soar

    Friday, August 9, 2019

    A summer pilot program prepared freshman student-athletes for the rigors of college academics and athletics.
  • Patricia (left) and Joe Dunn ’69 (right) with Stacy Brevil ’21 (center)

    New Crimson & Gray Society Recognizes Leadership Donors

    Friday, August 9, 2019

    Saint Joseph’s University is pleased to announce the launch of its Crimson & Gray Society, a giving society that provide Saint Joseph’s with vital resources to pursue its bold strategic initiatives, grow key priorities and expand in innovative and ambitious ways.
  • Claire Sylvester stands in front of a mural that reads "Food Marketing"

    Research Explores How Taste, Color of Food Influence Consumers

    Tuesday, August 6, 2019

    Claire Sylvester, a food marketing major, is studying how buyers react to food differences as part of a Summer Scholars project.
  • A colorful indoor tennis court.

    Philadelphia Freedoms Return to Hawk Hill for Third Year

    Monday, July 15, 2019

    All of the team’s home games for the 2019 season will be played at the Michael J. Hagan ‘85 Arena.
  • Petersen stands behind a table on which are placed several pieces of pottery.

    Student Project Shines Light on Latin American Art

    Wednesday, July 10, 2019

    In 1995, Saint Joseph’s University acquired about 30 pieces of pre-Colombian Latin American pottery. For the last 24 years, those pieces have been sitting in the basement of the Francis A. Drexel Library. Collin Petersen, a junior philosophy major, is hoping to make sure these pieces are properly explored with his Summer Scholars research project.
  • A hand reaches for a game piece on a board game.

    Interactive Sessions Give Boost to Orientation

    Wednesday, July 10, 2019

    Member of the Class of 2023 were treated this summer to a re-imagined orientation program, featuring interactive sessions that introduce them to the University's values.