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  • SJU Brings Service, Music to Community With Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebration

    Wednesday, January 11, 2012

    <p>Though Jan. 16 kicks off the first week of the spring 2012 semester at Saint Joseph&rsquo;s University, no classes will be held Monday. Instead, student-athletes will come together in service to others as part of SJU&rsquo;s annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Day celebration. The 2012 holiday marks the 26th anniversary of the holiday&rsquo;s national observance &ndash; it was first officially celebrated on Jan. 18, 1986.</p>
  • Wawa Food Stores Support SJU’s Kinney Center for Second Year

    Wednesday, January 11, 2012

    <p>Now through March 7, coin collection boxes at registers in Wawa Food Stores across Pennsylvania will be gathering donations to benefit Saint Joseph&rsquo;s University&rsquo;s Kinney Center for Autism Education and Support. Funds from the collection specifically support Camp Kinney, a unique five-week summer experience that combines children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and their neuro-typical peers.</p>
  • Wawa Supports SJU’s Kinney Center for Second Year

    Wednesday, January 11, 2012

    PHILADELPHIA (Jan. 11, 2012) — Now through March 7, coin collection boxes at registers in Wawa Food Stores across Pennsylvania will be gathering donations to benefit Saint Joseph’s University’s Kinney Center for Autism Education and Support. Funds from the collection specifically support Camp Kinney, a unique five-week summer experience that combines children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and their neuro-typical peers.

  • 'U.S. News' Honors Online Grad Business Programs

    Wednesday, January 11, 2012

    PHILADELPHIA (Jan. 11, 2012) – U.S.News & World Report included Saint Joseph’s University’s online graduate business programs among their honor roll of “Top Online Education Programs” in the country.

    Created in response to today’s high demand for education provided in a flexible manner, these rankings are reflective of the increasing popularity of online degree programs.

  • “Modular Vision” Creates a Protective Space in Gallery

    Wednesday, December 21, 2011

    PHILADELPHIA (December 21, 2011) - For Korean-born ceramicist Veronica Juyoun Byun, shape, color and pattern are more than just physical aspects of her work. Bringing together traditional and non-traditional schemes and symbols, she creates pieces that investigate the human condition. Her exhibit, “A Modular Vision,” will open at Saint Joseph’s University Gallery on Friday, Jan. 13, and run through Friday, Feb. 17. An artist’s reception will be held on Thursday, Jan. 26, 6 – 8 p.m.

  • SJU President Responds to SI.com Story

    Tuesday, December 20, 2011

    Many of you have seen or commented upon a first-person story appearing yesterday on the web site of Sports Illustrated magazine. The story was submitted by a former Saint Joseph’s University student-athlete whose request in mid-July 2011 for a waiver to play basketball at another institution during 2011-2012 was not supported by Saint Joseph’s.

  • Former President of Majestic to Teach Sports Licensing

    Monday, December 19, 2011

    PHILADELPHIA (Dec. 19, 2011) – Sports is a big business not only in the United States but around the world. Millions and millions of dollars are spent at sporting events and on sports-related equipment and apparel each year. A new course at Saint Joseph’s University, Sports Licensing and Merchandise, will educate students and prepare them for careers in this burgeoning industry.

  • Class Ups Bookstore Foot and Online Traffic, Sales

    Wednesday, December 14, 2011

    Partnering with Follett Bookstore Management, this fall’s Marketing Research Practicum cohort designed and implemented a strategic campaign that increased the SJU Bookstore’s Facebook “Likes,” website visits, store visits and overall sales. Follett, SJU Bookstore’s corporate partner, has agreed to continue working with future Practicum cohorts because of the success of the project, and suggests the project’s potential to go national.

  • Research Practicum Class Ups Bookstore Foot and Online Traffic, Sales

    Wednesday, December 14, 2011

    <p>Partnering with Follett Bookstore Management, this fall&rsquo;s Marketing Research Practicum cohort designed and implemented a strategic campaign that increased the SJU Bookstore&rsquo;s Facebook &ldquo;Likes,&rdquo; website visits, store visits and overall sales. Follett, SJU Bookstore&rsquo;s corporate partner, has agreed to continue working with future Practicum cohorts because of the success of the project, and suggests the project&rsquo;s potential to go national.</p>
  • Christmas Trees and the Environment: Greening the Options

    Friday, December 9, 2011

    It’s that holiday time of year again, and many people shopping for Christmas trees are facing a perennial question: which is the greener choice – real or fake? Climate change expert Clint Springer, Ph.D., assistant professor of biology at Saint Joseph’s University in Philadelphia, says that while he prefers real trees because of their environmental benefits, consumers who buy artificial trees can find other ways to “green” their holidays.