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.
On Monday, Jan. 15, Saint Joseph’s University will join the nation in honoring the legacy of civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. with community service, an art exhibit and prayer. The events are part of a yearlong celebration commemorating the 50th anniversary of Dr. King’s historic visit to the University.
Saint Joseph’s University will welcome a cohort of 36 Italian graduate students on Monday, Jan. 22, to a joint interdisciplinary program of the Organizational Leadership and Development (ODL) department in the College of Arts and Sciences and the Haub School of Business Center for Professional Development.
The Kinney Center for Autism Education and Support at Saint Joseph’s University has appointed Cheryl George, Ph.D., assistant professor of special education, and Elizabeth Becker, Ph.D., assistant professor of psychology and director of behavioral neuroscience, as faculty affiliates.
Saint Joseph’s University earned a 2018 Military Friendly® School designation by Victory Media. The University is one of roughly 800 schools nationwide to be included. SJU also received the Gold Level Award, honoring programs that score within 20 percent of the 10th ranked institution in a given category.
Dennis Raible, visiting professor of accounting, breaks down what the new tax plan means for most Americans. “The percentage of tax savings for middle class families may not be as great as what wealthy taxpayers will save,” he says, “but it’s still money in the bank.”