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.
To mark Women's History Month, SJU's Office of Student Inclusion and Diversity will host actress Selenis Leyva of "Orange is the New Black" on March 8, who will discuss the Hispanic experience in America, her experience as a woman in the entertainment industry, and LGBTQ issues.
This March, Saint Joseph’s University’s Office of Veterans Services, in partnership with Syracuse University’s Institute for Veterans and Military Families (IVMF), will welcome a cohort of 26 post-9/11 military veterans with disabilities for participation in a nationally recognized entrepreneurship program.
On November 16, 2016 – a month before most students in the Haub School’s upper level, intensive capstone Business Policy course had to deliver their final presentations – students in one section presented their projects to teams of attorneys at the Philadelphia office of one of the nation’s largest law firms – Fox Rothschild LLP.
SJU has joined with the Interfaith Center of Greater Philadelphia and other local universities to hold an Interfaith Campus Leadership Conference on March 7. Eboo Patel, founder and president of Interfaith Youth Core, will offer the keynote.
A team of five SJU food marketing students won the top prize of $4,000 in the 2017 National Grocers Association (NGA) Student Case Study Competition. This is the second year in a row that students from Saint Joseph’s have won this national contest.
In celebration of Black History Month, SJU will host the traveling exhibit and documentary of Philadelphia’s Lest We Forget Museum of Slavery (LWFSM) on Feb. 22, 4-7 p.m., in the Campion Student Center’s Forum Theatre.