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  • University Purchases Rare Hand-Written, Illuminated Bible

    Friday, November 18, 2011

    In support of their commitment to the identity of Saint Joseph’s University, the Office of Mission and the Library have joined together to purchase the Heritage Edition of the Saint John’s Bible, the first hand-written and illuminated bible to be commissioned in more than 500 years. The University will be the sole institution in the Philadelphia area to own this significant resource.

  • Faculty Member Endows Scholarship

    Friday, November 18, 2011

    John Stanton, Ph.D., professor of food marketing, and his wife, Carol, believe in the power of education. The couple recently endowed the James J. Neville, S.J. scholarship for students in Saint Joseph's University's food marketing program. Valued at $50,000, this is the third scholarship supported by the Stantons since 2001.

  • Dinner Dance Brings Local Seniors, Students, Together in Turkey

    Friday, November 11, 2011

    What: Students will host neighbors from local senior centers during Saint Joseph’s University’s 35th annual Thanksgiving Dinner Dance.

    When: Thursday, Nov. 18 5:30 – 8:30 p.m.

    Where: Campion Student Center, Banquet Hall Saint Joseph’s University 5600 City Avenue Philadelphia, PA 19131

  • Saint Joseph’s University Names Gillespie Its 27th President

    Thursday, November 10, 2011

    PHILADELPHIA (November 10, 2011) – The Saint Joseph’s University Board of Trustees today elected C. Kevin Gillespie, S.J., Ph.D. as its 27th president. A Saint Joseph’s alumnus (’72) who currently serves as associate provost for University Centers of Excellence at Loyola University Chicago, he will be introduced to SJU students, faculty and staff at a special gathering of the campus community tomorrow, Friday, Nov. 11, at 11:30 a.m.

  • CPLS Offers Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Accountancy

    Thursday, November 10, 2011

    Saint Joseph’s University’s College of Professional and Liberal Studies now offers a post-baccalaureate certificate in accountancy. The intensive program is designed to develop professional accountants by giving students the knowledge and credits to successfully complete the CPA examination and round out their skill set.

  • Saint Joseph's University Names Gillespie Its 27th President

    Thursday, November 10, 2011 Gallery

    <p>PHILADELPHIA (November 10, 2011) &ndash; The Saint Joseph&rsquo;s University Board of Trustees today elected C. Kevin Gillespie, S.J., Ph.D. as its 27th president. A Saint Joseph&rsquo;s alumnus (&rsquo;72) who currently serves as associate provost for University Centers of Excellence at Loyola University Chicago, he will be introduced to SJU students, faculty and staff at a special gathering of the campus community tomorrow, Friday, Nov. 11, at 11:30 a.m. in the Campus Commons on the University&rsquo;s Maguire Campus.</p>
  • Nostalgic Ads Evoke Holiday Memories

    Tuesday, November 8, 2011

    Think you’ve seen that holiday commercial before? That’s because you have – maybe even as long ago as the 1980s. In a move to touch the nostalgic hearts of consumers this holiday season, businesses like Toys R Us are recycling the old in order to captivate younger audiences and remind their parents of times past.

  • Thanksgiving Dinner Dance Unites Seniors, Students

    Tuesday, November 8, 2011

    What: Students will host neighbors from local senior centers during Saint Joseph’s University’s 35th annual Thanksgiving Dinner Dance.

    When: Thursday, Nov. 10 5:30 – 8:00 p.m.

    Where: Campion Student Center, Banquet Hall Saint Joseph’s University 5600 City Avenue Philadelphia, PA 19131

  • How to Leverage Social Media in Your Holiday Marketing Campaign

    Tuesday, November 8, 2011

    With the holiday season fast approaching, Natalie Wood, Ph.D., assistant director of Saint Joseph’s University’s Center for Consumer Research, offers the following strategies for how marketers can be better prepared and leverage the power of social media to strengthen their existing marketing campaign. With the right social media strategy, Wood says marketers can maximize brand exposure at very little cost.

  • From Stormwater to Sustainability

    Tuesday, November 8, 2011

    Significant areas of the country have experienced heavy rains this year, leaving government officials to grapple with the problem of how to safely handle excess stormwater. In the Philadelphia area, for instance, with two months left to measure, the 2011 rainfall total is within one half-inch of its record 56.45 inches.