• Health Commissioner Awards Saint Joseph’s for its Support of Nursing Mothers

    Thursday, August 2, 2012

    PHILADELPHIA (Aug. 2, 2012) – On August 2, the Philadelphia Health Commissioner and Deputy Mayor for Health and Opportunity Donald Fr. Schwarz, M.D., MPH, awarded Saint Joseph’s University a "Breastfeeding Friendly Employer" certificate for its initiatives in support of nursing mothers. Alex Skolnick, Ph.D., an assistant professor of psychology who served on a committee responsible for the introduction of a lactation room on campus, accepted the award of behalf of the University.

  • SJU Offers New Graduate Degrees in Theology and Education

    Wednesday, July 25, 2012

    Saint Joseph’s University is expanding its graduate programs in fall 2012 with a Master of Arts in Theology and Society and an Online Master of Science in Educational Leadership with a focus on Catholic school education.

  • Research: Celeb-Sponsored Tweets Don't Always Pay

    Tuesday, July 10, 2012

    <p>Reality stars like Kim Kardashian and Lauren Conrad are using their star power to promote consumer brands and products on Twitter. But do these celebrity-sponsored tweets really help to market a product?&nbsp;New research from Saint Joseph&#39;s University in Philadelphia explores this trend and its effectiveness in marketing to young adults between the ages of 18 and 27.</p>
  • DiAngelo Seeks Innovation as Chair of AACSB

    Monday, July 2, 2012

    PHILADELPHIA (July 1, 2012) – How can students decide which business school best suits their needs when they all look the same? Joseph A. DiAngelo Jr., Ed.D. '70, dean of Saint Joseph's University's Haub School of Business in Philadelphia, wants new accreditation standards for business schools to be more flexible to encourage innovation and creativity.

  • C. Kevin Gillespie, S.J., Assumes Presidency of SJU

    Monday, July 2, 2012

    PHILADELPHIA (July 2, 2012) – C. Kevin Gillespie, S.J., today assumed the presidency of Saint Joseph’s University. A Saint Joseph’s alumnus (’72), he returns to his alma mater after serving as associate provost for University Centers of Excellence at Loyola University Chicago.

  • Summer Gallery Exhibit Inspires Meditation

    Tuesday, June 12, 2012

    PHILADELPHIA (June 12, 2012) – For painter Laura Watt, pattern and color are old strategies of knowledge, calling viewers back to the Arabic tiles, Buddhist mandalas, Amish quilts and Scottish tartans of history. From Thursday, June 28 to Friday, Aug. 3, a collection of her work, titled “Depth of Illusion,” will be on display in Saint Joseph’s University Gallery.

  • Farrell Named VP for Development and Alumni Relations

    Tuesday, June 12, 2012

    PHILADELPHIA (June 12, 2012) – Saint Joseph’s University has announced the appointment of Martin F. Farrell ’88, M.S. ’98 as vice president for development and alumni relations, effective July 9.

  • Camp Unites Kids with Autism, 'Neuro-Typical' Peers

    Tuesday, June 5, 2012

    PHILADELPHIA (June 5, 2012)—This summer marks the Kinney Center for Autism Education and Support’s third year offering children on the autism spectrum and their neuro-typical peers a chance to come together for a unique camp experience. For five weeks beginning June 25, the focus will be on fun, imagination and social growth for all children.

  • Classicist Heads to Scotland on St. Andrew’s Scholarship

    Tuesday, June 5, 2012

    <p>PHILADELPHIA (June 5, 2012) &ndash; Saint Joseph&rsquo;s University junior Alex Houpert of West Hartford, Conn., has been awarded the Cmdr. George C. McFarland Scholarship from the St. Andrew&rsquo;s Society of Philadelphia. The $20,000 scholarship will fund his upcoming junior year of study at the University of Edinburgh in Scotland.</p>
  • SJU Recognized by International Dyslexia Association

    Monday, June 4, 2012

    PHILADELPHIA (June 4, 2012) — The International Dyslexia Association (IDA) named Saint Joseph’s University one of nine university programs in the United States to meet the standards outlined in their Knowledge and Practice Standards for Teachers of Reading.