News

  • Office of Teaching and Learning to host Open Classrooms

    Thursday, March 1, 2018

    Saint Joseph's Office of Teaching and Learning (OTL) will host its second annual Open Classrooms event March 5-7. The program’s founder, Usha Rao, Ph.D., associate professor of environmental chemistry and director of the OTL hopes the event will foster reflection and campus-wide conversations about teaching, and encourage the adoption of practices that enhance student learning.
  • Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program at SJU Marks 25 Years

    Friday, February 23, 2018

    The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program (VITA) at SJU has achieved its 25-year mark of preparing and filing tax returns free of charge for qualifying individuals in the surrounding community. As an IRS-sponsored program, VITA provides SJU with tax software and training materials for student volunteers who serve close to 325 taxpayers each year.
  • LEAD Conference: SJU Receives Awards Honoring Haub School Management Programs

    Wednesday, February 21, 2018

    Saint Joseph's is pleased to announce that three Department of Management programs in the Haub School of Business have received awards from the annual LEAD conference, sponsored by HR.com.
  • Faculty Expert Comments on Chain Migration and the Rhetoric of Immigration Reform

    Monday, February 19, 2018

    With the immigration debate making headlines in almost every news cycle, the use of the term “chain migration” by some officials has earned scrutiny by experts and pundits alike. Immigration scholar Richard N. Gioioso, Ph.D., assistant professor of political science and director of Latin American studies at Saint Joseph’s University in Philadelphia, explains why using “chain migration” misrepresents the changes to U.S. immigration legislators are seeking.
  • A Joining of Forces? North Korea’s Scrutinized Appearance at the Olympics

    Monday, February 19, 2018

    All eyes are focused on Pyeongchang, South Korea, the winter Olympics and the talented athletes competing for the gold. This year, North Korea has entered the games under the Unification Flag of Korea, combining its athletic efforts with those of its southern neighbor.
  • SJU Voice Instructor Rebecca Siler and Staff Accompanist John Grecia Earn Grammy Recognition

    Monday, February 19, 2018

    Saint Joseph’s University is pleased to announce that two of its community members received a Grammy: Soprano and voice instructor Rebecca Siler and staff accompanist John Grecia were recognized for Best Choral Performance for their work on the album Gavin Bryars: The Fifth Century, commissioned by The Crossing.
  • Rabbi Abraham Skorka Named University Professor at Saint Joseph's University

    Monday, February 19, 2018

    SJU President Mark C. Reed, Ed.D., announced today the appointment of Rabbi Abraham Skorka, Ph.D., as University Professor beginning in the fall of 2018. He will work closely with the directors of the University's Institute for Jewish-Catholic Relations to develop and expand its educational and research programs with the goal of promoting deeper understanding between Catholics and Jews.
  • Julian Lutz '19 Receives Fellowship to Princeton University's Junior Summer Institute at Woodrow Wilson School

    Thursday, February 15, 2018

    Political science major Julian Lutz '19 has received the prestigious Public Policy and International Affairs Junior Summer Institute Fellowship for study at Princeton's Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs.
  • Congressman John Lewis to Speak at Saint Joseph's University

    Wednesday, February 14, 2018

    Civil rights leader Rep. John Lewis (D-GA) will visit Saint Joseph's University on Monday, April 16 to deliver a talk at 10 a.m., in the Michael J. Hagan '85 Arena. His lecture will draw from his life's work as a civil rights crusader and champion of social justice causes. In particular, Lewis will address the life and legacy of his friend and mentor Martin Luther King Jr. The congressman's talk culminates a yearlong celebration of the 50th anniversary of a speech King delivered on campus on October 26, 1967.
  • SJU Theatre Company Presents 'Proof'

    Tuesday, February 13, 2018

    Start counting down the days until SJU Theatre Company’s production of “Proof: A Play,” by David Auburn, opening February 22 at 8 p.m. in the Bluett Theatre and running through March 4.