News Archives

  • Brent Smith teaches in a classroom.

    Lonely Shoppers Give Life Back to Brick & Mortar Stores

    Thursday, February 28, 2019

    A new study from SJU marketing professor Brent Smith, Ph.D., suggests the need for human contact beyond a screen suggests that the future of competitiveness in retail will not just be driven by lower prices or faster shipping times, but by face-to-face interaction.
  • The Maguire Challenge Asks the SJU Community: Will You Be the One?

    Monday, February 25, 2019

    The Maguires are challenging the SJU community to reach a record level of donors to the Saint Joseph's Fund this spring. If the goal is met, the Maguires will contribute $1 million in support of scholarships for our students.
  • Marian Anderson Doc Screens on Hawk Hill

    Friday, February 22, 2019

    "Once in a Hundred Years: The Life and Legacy of Marian Anderson" chronicles the life of the legendary vocalist and activist.
  • Alexandra Marcantonio

    Alexandra Marcantonio: Four Things You Should Know About Food Marketing

    Monday, February 18, 2019

    When Alexandra Marcantonio joined the SJU freshman class in 2015, she knew that she had a passion for marketing, but didn’t quite know how that would manifest in her career. Nearly four years later, the path couldn’t be any clearer for the senior food marketing major and student president of the Food Marketing Association (FMA). Soon she’ll be graduating from the program and joining the sales leadership development program at E&J Gallo Winery.

  • McConnell sits in a sunlit room at a desk, holding a mug with Jesuit phrases.

    SJU Announces Dr. Cheryl A. McConnell as New Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs

    Thursday, February 14, 2019

    Cheryl A. McConnell, Ph.D., an accomplished higher education leader, academician and business practitioner, will assume the role of Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs at Saint Joseph’s University on June 15.
  • The book "American Fix"

    Recovery Panel Launches Semester-Long Opioid Crisis Discussion

    Thursday, February 14, 2019

    A panel featuring the author of "American Fix: Inside the Opioid Addiction Crisis - and How To End It" was held at Saint Joseph's University to discuss the topic of recovery and potential solutions to the opioid crisis.
  • 'Love Your Body’ Fair Promotes Healthy Self-Image

    Tuesday, February 12, 2019

    SJU’s Wellness, Alcohol, and Drug Education Program is hosting the ‘Love Body Fest’ which seeks to encourage self-acceptance and body positivity throughout the campus community.
  • Karen Pellegrino

    7 Questions for Karen Pellegrino

    Tuesday, February 12, 2019

    Karen Pellegrino joined Saint Joseph’s University as vice president for enrollment management in June. Now in the heart of recruiting season, we asked her to share her perspective on the values of Jesuit education, university admissions and what makes Saint Joseph’s unique.
  • A photo of a rack of dress shirts of different colors.

    Career Center Helps Students Dress for Success in Advance of Career Fair

    Monday, February 11, 2019

    With less than one week until the Spring Career Fair, students are polishing their resumes and dressing for success with the help of the Career Development Center. More than 160 employers, from a variety of industries, are anticipated to attend the fair, scheduled for Thursday, February 14, from 10 a.m to 1 p.m., in the SJU Athletics Center.

  • At left, three experts sit at a table. At right, Michael Solomon stands with a microphone, speaking to an unseen audience.

    Brands Play it Safe in Super Bowl LIII

    Friday, February 8, 2019

    The Super Bowl presents companies with the opportunity to showcase their creativity, but why do some brands score big and others flop? Michael Solomon, Ph.D., professor of marketing at SJU, sheds light on this year’s big commercial game.