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.
The Sister Thea Bowman, F.S.P.A. Distinguished Lecture Series, which presents the research interests of scholars who emphasize the experiences of Black women in the diaspora and other marginalized groups, will be held on Wednesday, Feb. 14, at 4 p.m., in the Campion Student Center North Lounge. The event is free and open to the public.
On Thursday, Feb. 15, the Faith-Justice Institute will celebrate 40 years since its founding in the 1967-68 academic year. The celebration will be held at 3 p.m. in the Faith-Justice Institute, Suite 221, Post Learning Commons.
Employers from a variety of industries and fields will be represented at Saint Joseph’s University’s spring 2018 College of Arts & Sciences and Haub School of Business Career Fair. The event gives students the opportunity to meet and network with over 200 potential employers in finance, retail, marketing, advertising, government and the nonprofit sector.
Saint Joseph’s recently received three $1 million gifts that will play a vital role in supporting the University’s newly formalized strategic initiatives. These leadership commitments will provide significant financial resources to help SJU meet the evolving demands of higher education and achieve its bold vision for the future.
Fayetteville, Arkansas-based artist Rebecca Drolen's collection of self-portraits, “Hair Pieces,” is a series of 15 30x30" photographs and a smaller series of jewelry pieces made of hair., will be exhibited at Saint Joseph’s University Gallery in Merion Hall, Feb. 15 through March 28.
Philip Schatz, Ph.D., professor of psychology, studies the effects concussions. He offers insight into why attention to youth concussions is important on a research level — and why they aredamaging on a neurological level.
Gov. Tom Wolf will host a panel discussion on the redistricting of Pennsylvania Congressional Districts on Wednesday, Jan. 31, in Wolfington Teletorium in Mandeville Hall, 2-2:45 p.m. Space is limited, but Saint Joseph's University faculty, staff and students are welcome to attend.