News

  • Discussion to Offer a Guide to Bermuda’s Popular Insurance Market

    Thursday, September 22, 2011

    PHILADELPHIA (Sept. 22, 2011) - An upcoming discussion, hosted by Saint Joseph’s University’s Haub School of Business, will benefit local risk management and insurance professionals interested in doing business in Bermuda. Known as ‘The World’s Risk Capital’ among those in industry, Bermuda has seen a 30 percent uptick in insurance company registrations this year alone.

  • SJU Welcomes New John P. McNulty Scholars

    Tuesday, September 20, 2011

    PHILADELPHIA (September 20, 2011) - Saint Joseph’s University and Anne Welsh McNulty have announced the third cohort of young women to receive the John P. McNulty Scholarship for Excellence in Science and Math. The three scholars, Maria Galassi of Allentown, Pa., Alexa Garrison of Edison, N.J., and Lianette Pappaterra of Landing, N.J., will each receive a four-year, full-tuition, merit-based scholarship and will participate in an intensive mentoring and research program.

  • SJU’s Economic Impact Tops Half-Billion Dollars

    Tuesday, September 20, 2011

    PHILADELPHIA (September 20, 2011) - Saint Joseph’s University contributes more than a half-billion dollars - $511 million – annually to the five-county Philadelphia regional economy and $524 million annually to the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, according to an economic impact study released by the University.

  • SJU Announces Tuition Benefit for IBC Employees

    Monday, September 19, 2011

    PHILADELPHIA (Sept. 19, 2011) – Saint Joseph’s University’s College of Professional and Liberal Studies (PLS) will welcome 40 Independence Blue Cross (IBC) employees as new students this semester as a part of a new partnership.

  • Lessons from a Former White-Collar Criminal

    Monday, September 19, 2011

    PHILADELPHIA (Sept. 19, 2011) – On Monday Sept. 19, Saint Joseph’s University’s students will get lessons on business ethics from a former investment executive with a criminal record. Justin Paperny of Etika LLC, once managed more than $150 million as a stock-broker and worked at some of the country’s best known investment banks – unfortunately, he also committed fraud, pleaded guilty to violating securities laws and served 18 months in a federal prison.

  • MacLean Chair to Discuss Gender and Sexuality Issues

    Tuesday, September 13, 2011

    Father Jose Ignacio Badenes, S.J. comes to Saint Joseph’s University as the Donald I. MacLean Chair for the fall semester. With the goal of broadening students’ perceptions, the associate professor of Spanish from Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles plans to speak about gender and sexuality to contextualize the author on whom he specializes: the Spaniard Federico Garcia Lorca.

  • SJU Among Top 10 in U.S. News’ 2012 Rankings

    Tuesday, September 13, 2011

    PHILADELPHIA (Sept. 13, 2011) - Saint Joseph’s University has moved into the top 10 – at No. 8 – among 193 master’s universities in the north in U.S. News & World Report’s 2012 edition of Best Colleges. The rankings, which were released on Sept. 13, placed Saint Joseph’s in the top tier in its region for the fourteenth consecutive year.

  • What’s in Your Bag? Gallery Exhibit Takes a Look

    Tuesday, September 13, 2011

    PHILADELPHIA (Sept. 13, 2011) - Imagine a perfect stranger peeking into your personal bag to examine its contents. Provided their intentions were voyeuristic rather than criminal, how would you feel?

  • New Majors, Minors Added to College of Arts and Sciences

    Monday, September 12, 2011

    The range of educational opportunities and career pathways for undergraduate students has expanded this fall, with the addition of three new majors and four new minors in the College of Arts and Sciences. Now boasting 20 departments, 34 majors and 42 minors, the College of Arts and Sciences provides educational opportunities for students of the humanities, natural sciences, mathematics and social sciences. At the graduate level, two programs expand online offerings.

  • Haub School Develops Leadership Program for Undergraduates

    Monday, September 12, 2011

    The Haub School of Business introduced a leadership development program for undergraduate students in the Fall 2011 semester. Spearheaded by Ronald Dufresne, Ph.D., assistant professor of management, and Vana Zervanos ’07 (MBA), associate dean, the new program will teach students about the Jesuit framework of leadership as each student explores his or her own projected role in business and the community in which they live.