• Scholarship Awarded to Student Committed to Hunger Relief

    Monday, May 13, 2013

    PHILADELPHIA (May 13, 2013) – Madison Alexandra Smith '13 of Grantville, Pa., is the recipient of the inaugural Patrick Temple-West Scholarship. Valued at $5,000, this is an annual scholarship funded Saint Joseph's University's Academy of Food Marketing.

    Scholarship recipients are of high academic standing and must demonstrate a commitment to hunger relief, something Temple-West dedicated his career to addressing.

  • Exit Interview: Camille Padilla Dalmau

    Thursday, May 9, 2013

    "I have been challenged academically, socially and spiritually. I’m a stronger and more confident writer; and, I have learned a lot about the United States and its culture. Also, participating in service trips and service around the area made me learn so much about myself. There are still many questions to be answered, but I feel much more fulfilled compared to when I first arrived."
  • Resilient Grad Achieves Remarkable Success

    Wednesday, May 8, 2013

    A routine visit to the doctor the summer leading to his senior year of college changed Zack Tanenbaum’s life. “I received the most difficult telephone call I’ve ever had to answer,” he says. “My doctor expressed concern over the results from a recently ordered test. Weeks later, a biopsy confirmed I had Hodgkin’s Lymphoma.”

  • Exit Interview: Joleen Duarte Rodriguez

    Tuesday, May 7, 2013

    "When I decided to pursue a graduate degree in healthcare administration, I chose Saint Joseph’s University because of its innovative program, reputation and core values. I learned that the program offers an excellent framework for studying the field of healthcare management."
  • Student Beats Cancer, Heads to Medical School

    Tuesday, May 7, 2013

    Kelsea Henderson, a senior biology major at Saint Joseph's University from Salem, N.J., was only 13 when she was diagnosed with cancer. With less than a one percent chance of survival, doctors didn’t believe Henderson would live past the age of 15. After undergoing chemotherapy, radiation treatments, and 18 major surgeries, she defeated the frequently fatal disease. Henderson now plans to attend Creighton University's School of Medicine, in Omaha, Neb., with the goal of one day specializing in pediatrics.
  • Exit Interview: EuTchen Ang

    Tuesday, May 7, 2013

    EuTchen Ang, a chemistry major from Malaysia, gives his final thoughts to SJU News before heading to Princeton for his doctoral work.
  • Grad Student Seeks to Educate the Mind and Body

    Monday, May 6, 2013

    Anjelica De Sanders didn’t wait for her master’s degree in health education to begin spreading her knowledge of health issues and making a difference in the community. Named a fellow for 2012-13 by the Albert Schweitzer Fellowship (ASF), Sanders has worked with the Black Women’s Health Alliance to actively address a health disparity in an underserved Philadelphia population.

  • Exit Interview: Melanie Solano

    Monday, May 6, 2013

    "My SJU education has definitely made me a more well-rounded individual. By taking required GEP classes, which I probably wouldn’t have signed up for had they not been required, I learned more about topics in philosophy and theology that give me context to explore other issues and current events. As an educator I can also bring what I have learned to the children I will one day teach."
  • The Benefits of Trail Blazing

    Monday, May 6, 2013

    The oldest of seven children, Dominique Howard is beating the odds by being the first in her family to graduate college.
  • McNulty Scholars Program Graduates First Class

    Thursday, May 2, 2013

    In the fall of 2009, Kim Nguyen, Corinna Noel and Maura (Molly) Southwell began their undergraduate studies at Saint Joseph’s. While each chose majors in STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) disciplines, their individual passions and interests led them on diverging paths over the next four years. But the three young women had one constant in common: They all received scholarships from the John P. McNulty Scholars Program for Excellence in Science and Math.