News Archives

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    The Art of Growing Up

    Friday, March 29, 2019

    In a time when K-12 schools can feel very industrial — almost like a factory; where kids are taught to focus on the core, foundational subjects like reading, writing, and arithmetic — teachers and parents can forget about the art of growing up. They forget about the emotions of the children.

  • Saint Joseph’s University Names Billy Lange New Head Coach of Men’s Basketball Program

    Thursday, March 28, 2019

    PHILADELPHIA – Saint Joseph’s University announced today that Billy Lange will take the helm of its men’s basketball program as head coach. He becomes the 15th head coach in the program’s 110-year history. Lange succeeds legendary Hawks’ head coach Phil Martelli.

  • Living a Little Outside the Temple

    Friday, March 22, 2019

    Challenging institutions, whether it’s local government or the Church hierarchy, will be a focal point of Sr. Mary Scullion’s lecture, “Visionary Women and the Church,” on Wednesday, March 27.
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    Hawks Men’s Basketball Program Announces Leadership Change

    Tuesday, March 19, 2019

    PHILADELPHIA (March 19, 2019) – On March 19, Saint Joseph’s University (SJU) announced its decision to make a leadership change in its men’s basketball program. The University will immediately begin a search for a new head coach, with the goal of filling the position in the coming weeks.

  • SJU Alumni Print By Mario Zucca

    Highlight: Philadelphia Artist Mario Zucca

    Monday, March 18, 2019 Video

    Philadelphia-based illustrator Mario Zucca created a special piece for SJU's annual #OneDaySJU Day of Giving. In this video, we learn about his process and get a sneak peek at the print, which will be available to all donors who contribute $50 or more to #OneDaySJU.
  • A split photo featuring headshots of Anne Welsh McNulty and Christopher Gheysens

    Saint Joseph’s University Announces 2019 Honorary Degree Recipients

    Monday, March 18, 2019

    Saint Joseph’s University will confer honorary degrees on four influential individuals at its 2019 Commencement ceremonies on Saturday, May 18. Anne Welsh McNulty, an investment executive, philanthropist and advocate for women’s leadership, will address undergraduates. Christopher Gheysens ’05 (MBA), a retail authority who serves as president and Chief Executive Officer of Wawa, Inc., will speak at the graduate ceremony.
  • An aerial shot of campus, with Mandeville Hall in the foreground and the Barbelin Tower in the background.

    Connecting with Campus Leaders

    Friday, March 15, 2019

    Saint Joseph’s University is more than a place where students attend classes and earn credits towards degrees. Each member of the community has a unique and critical role in the overall success of the University’s goals.

  • A Taste of Family Business Success: 7 Questions for Ed Herr

    Friday, March 15, 2019

    Ed Herr, President and Chief Executive Officer of Herr’s Food Inc., will visit Hawk Hill as a guest speaker to discuss the company’s 73-year history and the road to success for the snack food giant.
  • SJU Biologist Earns NSF Grant to Study Mysteries of Sleep

    Thursday, March 14, 2019

    The National Science Foundation awarded Matthew D. Nelson, Ph.D., assistant professor of biology at Saint Joseph’s University, a $750,000 grant to continue his research into the neuroscience of sleep.
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    Planting Seeds for Science Curiosity

    Thursday, March 14, 2019

    Now in its 15th year, the Seedlings program connects SJU students with young learners from the adjacent Samuel Gompers School for hands-on science lessons.