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.
Philip A. Cunningham, Ph.D., director of the Institute of Jewish-Catholic Relations and professor of theology and religious studies, will receive an honorary doctoral degree at the Gratz College commencement ceremony on May 21. According to the college, Cunningham is being honored as “a leader in the world of interfaith relations.”
On May 20, the Kinney Center for Autism Education and Support will graduate it's largest group of Kinney SCHOLARS at 47 strong. Many Class of 2017 SCHOLARS have already leveraged their time at the Kinney Center to find full-time positions.
Psychology major Prince Yakubu '17, a triple jumper with SJU's track and field team, has been accepted to all seven law schools to which he applied. Yakubu will attend Villanova law school in the fall.
Zachery Brown has spent his undergrad career researching the glass transition with Piotr Habdas, Ph.D., associate professor and chair of physics. Now, he's ready to put his skills to use in graduate school.
In honor of National Small Business Week, celebrated this year April 30 - May 6, Marc Kramer, Family Business and Entrepreneurship Executive in Residence at Saint Joseph’s University, offers tips for generating new business.
After serving his country in World War II, Raymond DeLuca ’50 earned his accounting degree at Saint Joseph’s University at night while working full time. Sixty-seven years later, his family decided to honor his memory by giving back to veterans with a similar dream — to complete their education at the institution he held so dear.
Senior biology major Michael DiMuzio has always had a passion for science. But the future medical student was propelled in the direction of the healthcare field after a battle with leukemia that began in middle school.
This week, during the annual Risk Management Society (RIMS) Conference and Exhibition held in Philadelphia, a team of four students from Saint Joseph’s University delivered the winning presentation in the Spencer-RIMS Risk Management Challenge in front of industry leaders from across the nation.
London, New York, Bermuda. For SJU graduating senior Morgan Bui, these locations aren’t just travel destinations, they are global markets that she will have the opportunity to work in through her new position at international insurance company Validus, beginning this summer.