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 Barnes Foundation has filed a petition in Montgomery County Orphans’ Court requesting the Court’s approval of a long term educational affiliation agreement with Saint Joseph’s University (SJU) that builds on the Barnes’s commitment to advancing appreciation of horticultural science, ensures the long-term preservation of the Barnes’s campus in Lower Merion Township, including its gallery and arboretum, utilizes SJU’s educational resources, and is consistent with the Barnes’s Indenture of Trust.
Saint Joseph’s University’s Entrepreneurship Programs for Veterans have been awarded a three-year $30,000 ($90,000 total) grant from Newman’s Own Foundation, the independent foundation created by late actor and philanthropist, Paul Newman.
During the holidays, consumers can struggle under the pressure of gift giving. Ernest Baskin, Ph.D., assistant professor of food marketing at Saint Joseph’s University in Philadelphia, encourages family and friends to focus on practicality when selecting gifts this holiday season.
Saint Joseph’s University will welcome Alicia Kerber-Palma, consul of Mexico in Philadelphia, on Wednesday, Nov. 8 at 6:30 p.m., in the Cardinal John P. Foley Campus Center. The event will also recognize Charles F. Shreiner '50 for his longtime support of the Latin American Studies program.
Paul J. Patterson, Ph.D., associate professor of English at Saint Joseph’s University in Philadelphia, offers his perspective on why zombies, which have roots in medieval legends and literature, persist in popular culture and their timelessness as symbols of horror.