Saint Joseph's University was founded by the Jesuits — visionary Catholic priests and educators who prioritized social justice, the pursuit of excellence, service to others, and the development of the whole person, or, cura personalis. One of only 28 universities and colleges nationwide exemplifying this 500-year- old Jesuit tradition, SJU offers each of its students an educational experience that will hone their skills, expand their knowledge, grow their faith and strengthen their character.
Aer Lingus and the Kinney Center for Autism Education and Support have partnered to develop a visual guide that helps individuals with autism and related disorders prepare for and experience air travel. Believed to be the first of its kind offered by an airline, the guide is now available for families and caretakers to access via Aerlingus.com.
Last week, Saint Joseph’s University’s holiday festivities kicked off with the Annual Thanksgiving Turkey Basket Drive. Members of the faculty and staff collected baskets full of ingredients to donate to local families for their Thanksgiving dinners. During this special season, join with your SJU friends and colleagues to celebrate at the many events planned on Hawk Hill.
Recent research by Mark Lang, Ph.D., assistant professor of food marketing, proposes how crowdsourcing, the fuel behind today's sharing economy, can benefit more than just consumers — it can also accurately predict market outcomes and trends that affect profitability for major companies.
Saint Joseph’s Pedro Arrupe Center for Business Ethics presents “Sustainability in the International Arena,” a competition of international business students, on Thursday, December 1, 6:30 – 8 p.m. in the Wolfington Teletorium of Mandeville Hall.
Pa. State Rep. Lynwood Savage on Nov. 17 presented SJU with a citation for its 2016 RecycleMania Grand Champion (Pennsylvania) title. SJU achieved a 48.9 percent recycling rate, the highest in the state.
How can your family business make the most of Small Business Saturday? Mary Nicoletti, Director of the Initiative for Family Business and Entrepreneurship at Saint Joseph’s University, offers tips on how to make the most of the holiday.
During Fair Trade Month in October, a group of SJU students enrolled in Fair Trade Coffee: From Co-Op to Cup, a Nicaragua study tour class taught by Keith Brown, Ph.D., entered a national social media photo contest sponsored by Fair Trade Campaigns, a grassroots movement of consumer and fair trade advocates.
SJU raised record funds for scholarship support and achieved an all-time awards dinner attendance mark as four esteemed alumni were honored for their personal and professional accomplishments and dedication to their alma mater at the inaugural Leadership Awards Dinner November 10 at the Hyatt at The Bellevue.