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  • Saint Joseph's University Announces 2012 Commencement Speakers

    Thursday, March 22, 2012

    <p>PHILADELPHIA (March 22, 2012) &ndash; Saint Joseph&rsquo;s University will grant honorary degrees to James J. Martin, S.J., author and culture editor of America,the national Catholic, Jesuit magazine, and Gregory J. Boyle, S.J., founder and executive director of Homeboy Industries of Los Angeles, the largest gang intervention and re-entry program in the nation, at the University&rsquo;s 2012 Commencement ceremonies, which are set for Saturday, May 12. The graduate, doctoral and College of Professional and Liberal Studies ceremony will begin at 9 a.m., and the undergraduate ceremony will begin at 3 p.m. Both ceremonies will be held on the University&rsquo;s Maguire Campus.</p>
  • Students Named Finalists In Delaware Valley Essay Competition

    Tuesday, March 20, 2012

    <p>Three Haub School of Business students were finalists in the Delaware Valley Risk Management and Insurance Society&rsquo;s (RIMS) annual college essay competition hosted by Saint Joseph&#39;s University on March 20. Leonard Markert &rsquo;12 and Brian Allen &rsquo;12 placed third in the competition, and Jill Feeney &rsquo;12 placed first in the regional essay competition, earning a $1,000 scholarship.</p>
  • SJU Project Haiti Builds Foundations for Education

    Monday, March 19, 2012

    <p>In the devastating aftermath of the 7.0 scale earthquake that struck Haiti on Jan. 12, 2010, humanitarian efforts to support the tiny country flowed from all corners of the world in the form of aid workers, food and charitable donations. At Saint Joseph&rsquo;s University &ndash; where the student body was also working to collect basic necessities for donation &ndash; Patrick Samway, S.J., professor of English, Terrance Furin, Ph.D., director of international programs for the SJU education department, Joseph Cifelli, Ph.D., student teaching supervisor and director of teacher certification, and Aimée Terosky, Ph.D., assistant professor of educational leadership, saw an opportunity for large-scale reform of Haiti&rsquo;s infrastructure, beginning with education.</p>
  • Haub School Graduate Programs Among 'Best' in Philadelphia

    Monday, March 19, 2012

    PHILADELPHIA (March 19, 2012) – In its 2013 edition of “America’s Best Graduate Schools,” released March 13, 2012, U.S. News & World Report ranked three Saint Joseph’s University’s Haub School of Business (HSB) disciplines among the ranking’s “Top 25” list for 2013.

    Marketing ranked No. 14 Finance ranked No. 17 Information Systems ranked No. 22

  • SJU Named to President's Community Service Honor Roll

    Wednesday, March 14, 2012

    PHILADELPHIA (March 14, 2012) - For the sixth consecutive year, Saint Joseph’s University has been named to the President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll. The Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) has recognized the colleges and universities that are highly committed to volunteering and community service since 2006.

  • No Credit Left Behind: To-Dos for Tax Season 2012

    Tuesday, March 13, 2012

    <p>As April approaches, many citizens begin to dread the hassle of tax season. While major reforms are out of the taxpayer&rsquo;s control, staying informed and using a tax preparation service are two simple ways to make filing your taxes as stress-free as can be.</p>
  • Conference to Address Issues Affecting Women of Color

    Monday, March 12, 2012

    <p>In collaboration with the Office of Institutional Diversity, SJU Women of Color Planning Committee and the women of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc; Omega Omega Chapter, Saint Joseph&rsquo;s will host a conference to address issues impacting women of color in the community. The conference, which will feature speakers from various cultural and professional backgrounds, will be held on Saturday, March 17, beginning at 9 a.m. in the University&rsquo;s Campion Student Center.</p>
  • University to Host Forum on Environmental Entrepreneurship

    Monday, March 12, 2012

    PHILADELPHIA (March 12 , 2012) — On Tuesday, March 13, area businesses will benefit from an open forum at Saint Joseph's University: Sustainability and Entrepreneurship: Where "Green" Means the Color of Money. Hosted by the University's family business and entrepreneurship program in collaboration with the Entrepreneurs' Forum of Greater Philadelphia, this event will offer insight and networking opportunities with leading figures in the local green economy.

  • Gen. Barry McCaffrey, U.S. Army (Ret.) to Lecture on National Security

    Friday, March 9, 2012

    <p>PHILADELPHIA (March 9, 2012)&ndash;As part of the Karen and Ronald Thomas Lecture Series, Saint Joseph&rsquo;s Department of Political Science will host a lecture given by retired U.S. Army General Barry McCaffrey. Titled &ldquo;Our National Security Feature: The Five Stories You Need to Know,&rdquo; it will be held on Thursday, March 15 at 11:30 a.m. at the Cardinal John P. Foley Campus Center, located on the University&rsquo;s Maguire Campus.</p>
  • Learning in Common(s): New Post Learning Commons Opens

    Friday, March 9, 2012

    <p>With its soaring, floor-to-ceiling windows offering spectacular views of campus, expanded and varied study spaces, plush lounge furnishings, a first floor café (complete with plasma TVs broadcasting worldwide satellite news channels) and enhanced electronic resources, the John and Maryanne Post Learning Commons at Drexel Library is certain to become a hub for students seeking space for both studying and study breaks. SJU students returning from Spring Break will discover these and other features of the just-opened, three-story, 35,000-square-foot Learning Commons in the heart of the Philadelphia campus.</p>