News

  • SJU, Archdiocese Sign Letter of Intent for Purchase of the Cardinal’s Residence

    Friday, September 7, 2012

    <p>Saint Joseph&rsquo;s University announced today that it has signed a letter of intent with the Archdiocese of Philadelphia to acquire the 8.9-acre property at the corner of City and Cardinal Avenues known as the Cardinal&rsquo;s Residence.</p>
  • Photo Gallery: Move-In Weekend

    Wednesday, September 5, 2012 Gallery

    Over the final weekend in August, freshmen and returning students moved into SJU's on-campus residences. Parents and freshmen were helped by SJU-Haul, a program consisting of volunteers from many of the University's student groups. New University President C. Kevin Gillespie, S.J. '72, handed out water each day.

  • "Live Greater: That's the Magis" Campaign Hits Campus

    Tuesday, September 4, 2012

    The annual Mass of the Holy Spirit, scheduled for Thursday, Sept. 13, takes on added meaning this year as the culmination of “Magis Day,” a 24-hour celebration of the University’s newly integrated marketing initiative. Branded Live Greater: That’s the Magis, the campaign made its debut in late July with a live campus event on NBC10 followed by a major television commercial blitz during the London Olympics.

  • An Evening With Tom Brokaw

    Wednesday, August 29, 2012

    The Haub School of Business and its Dean Leadership Program is partnering with The World Affairs Council of Philadelphia to host an event with award-winning journalist and bestselling author Tom Brokaw on Tuesday, Sept. 18, at 6:30 p.m. at the Michael J. Hagan Arena on Saint Joseph's campus. Brokaw will discuss his latest book, The Time of Our Lives: A Conversation about America.

  • A Totem to Compassion: "Kinde" Opens at Boland Hall Gallery

    Tuesday, August 28, 2012

    PHILADELPHIA (August 28, 2012) - The creatures that populate Kaitlyn Coppola's ceramic sculptures twist and turn and pile up on one another in an explosion of ambiguity. The fantasy figures in "Kinde," which could be animals in distress, trapped by their partner's limbs, or could be mutants comforted by their intertwined connection, will be exhibited at Saint Joseph's University's Boland Hall Gallery Sept. 2-28. An artist's reception will be held on Thursday, Sept. 6, from 6-8 p.m.

  • SJU Filmmaker Receives 2012 Pew Fellowship in the Arts

    Monday, August 27, 2012

    PHILADELPHIA (August 27, 2012) – Deron Albright, M.F.A., associate professor of film, has been awarded a 2012 Pew Fellowship in the Arts from The Pew Center for Arts and Heritage.

  • Photo Gallery: Congressman Visits SJU Stormwater Management Program

    Wednesday, August 22, 2012 Gallery

    Earlier this month, twenty-four pre-K through 8th grade teachers from GeoKids LINKS partner schools (Meade, Kearney, Reynolds, Gesu and Gompers) participated in three days of interactive sessions to increase their science content knowledge. 

  • Princeton Review: SJU Among Nation’s Best Colleges in the Northeast Region

    Tuesday, August 21, 2012

    PHILADELPHIA (August 21, 2012) - Saint Joseph’s University is one of the best colleges in the Northeast according to The Princeton Review.  It is one of 222 institutions the company recommends in its "Best in the Northeast" section of its website feature, "2013 Best Colleges: Region by Region," that posted August 20, 2012 on PrincetonReview.com.

  • What's Behind Rising Food Prices, Beyond the U.S. Drought

    Monday, August 20, 2012

    <p>Consumers see buying from area farmers and producers as a good way to keep money and jobs close to home, improving the local economy while protecting American jobs.&nbsp;But does buying local really make a significant economic difference?</p>
  • Sleep Expert Urges Students to Hit the Sack before the School Bells Ring

    Monday, August 20, 2012

    <p>As preparations for a new school year get under way, Saint Joseph&rsquo;s University psychologist and sleep expert Jodi Mindell, Ph.D., reminds parents and kids not to forget the most important school supply of all: sleep.</p>