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  • Two children with facepaint on their faces hold hands as they walk across blacktop covered in chalk drawings.

    Camp Kinney Offers Summer Growth for Young People with Autism

    Thursday, June 21, 2018

    This summer, the Kinney Center for Autism Education and Support will holds its ninth Camp Kinney, an accredited camp that combines individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) with their neurotypical peers. Hosting campers that range in age from two to 30, the camp will run June 25 to July 26, and will give approximately 100 participants an opportunity to improve social skills and independence as they explore new experiences.
  • Dan Soucy smiles in front of the glass doors of the Post Learning Commons in a grey shirt.

    36 Saint Joseph’s Graduates Commit to Full-Time Service

    Tuesday, June 19, 2018 Video

    One of 36 recent graduates to begin their journeys in full-time service, Dan Soucy ’18 has received a William J. Clinton Fellowship to serve in India. But Soucy is no stranger to the region, the work and the language.
  • A graphic of an orange female symbol on a green background. Inside the symbol is a green and white globe.

    Bioethics Students’ Design Empowers Female Refugees

    Monday, June 18, 2018

    The assignment was simple: Student groups must create a project that will counter health issues found in third-world countries. Now, the Institute of Clinical Bioethics (ICB) at Saint Joseph’s University is bringing their design to a refugee camp in Chad.
  • Karen Pellegrino smiles in front of a chandelier and dark wood staircase.

    University Appoints New Vice President for Enrollment Management

    Friday, June 8, 2018

    Karen A. Pellegrino will join the University as Vice President for Enrollment Management on Monday, June 11. She will play an integral role in shaping SJU’s enrollment strategy, leading efforts to drive application growth, improve selectivity, and support ethnic, geographic and socioeconomic diversity.
  • Salazar's art depicts a jagged, chaotic display of bright colors and harsh lines.

    Meditative Art Exhibit “Somnambulant” Debuts in University Gallery

    Thursday, June 7, 2018

    Works of art often reflect the inner workings of the human mind, revealing their artists through forms that hold conceptual significance. Artist Samantha Parker Salazar brings “Somnambulant” to the University Gallery and reveals her thoughts from within.
  • Pope Francis, dressed in white vestments, is shown in profile against a cloudy sky.

    Film Review | "Pope Francis: A Man of His Word"

    Friday, June 1, 2018

    When I was in high school, the local archbishop was scheduled to visit our school and preside over a Mass. Those of us who were going to participate in the celebration from the altar — readers, servers and members of the liturgical chorus — were given a crash course in how to behave in the company of a church official. And while some of the lessons were as formal and droning as one would expect, one piece of advice was strikingly down to earth.

  • Joe McCleery wears a light blue button down and smiles before a lush green landscape.

    Kinney Center Welcomes New Academic Director

    Tuesday, May 29, 2018

    Joseph McCleery, Ph.D., will join the University as assistant professor of psychology and executive director of academic programs for the Kinney Center for Autism Education and Support on Friday, June 1.
  • A student waves as he enters the arena.

    Class of 2018 Graduates from Saint Joseph’s

    Saturday, May 19, 2018 Gallery

    Nearly 2,200 students received their undergraduate, graduate and doctoral degrees today during Saint Joseph’s University’s 167th commencement exercises.
  • Jameer Nelson wears a green track suit and laughs behind a microphone at a press conference.

    NBA All-Star Jameer Nelson to Graduate with Class of 2018

    Thursday, May 17, 2018

    “Education will follow you farther than a basketball,” says Jameer Nelson ’18 on his decision to complete his undergraduate degree. “I would like to thank the University for believing in me.”
  • Court Simmons wears a black shirt and a gold cross around her neck as she sits on a bench outside on a sunny day.

    Celebrate Every Day

    Tuesday, May 15, 2018

    Court Simmons ’18 won’t walk across the commencement stage with the rest of the Class of 2018 on Saturday, May 19. The interdisciplinary health services major, who completed studies in December 2017, says it’s simple: “I’m not done yet.”