Saint Joseph's University was founded by the Jesuits — visionary Catholic priests and educators who prioritized social justice, the pursuit of excellence, service to others, and the development of the whole person, or, cura personalis. One of only 28 universities and colleges nationwide exemplifying this 500-year- old Jesuit tradition, SJU offers each of its students an educational experience that will hone their skills, expand their knowledge, grow their faith and strengthen their character.
SJU's Kinney Center for Autism Education and Support will celebrate Autism Awareness Month by hosting its annual Autism Awareness Week, April 13-22. The events include a variety of programs for children, adults and families who are affected by autism. This year, many of the events focus on creating sensory friendly, relaxing experiences.
Saint Joseph’s University President Mark C. Reed, Ed.D., announced that Jill Bodensteiner has been named SJU's director of athletics, marking the first time in 30 years that a new athletics director has been appointed. She succeeds the legendary Don DiJulia, who recently announced his retirement after serving his 50th year in college athletics and 35th as Saint Joseph’s athletics director.
Virginia Miori, Ph.D., Kathleen Campbell Garwood, Ph.D., and Catherine Cardamone ’18 study what makes people in recovery most successful in their recent project, “Forecasting Treatment Outcomes for the Futures Drug and Alcohol Rehabilitation Center."
Joseph Feeney, S.J., professor emeritus of English, has helped to develop the first ever Russian translation of Gerard Manley Hopkins / Selected Poems, published by Vodolei Press of Moscow, under the editorship of Valery Votrin.
Tuesday, March 13, marks the fifth year of the papacy of Pope Francis. Saint Joseph's University experts reflect on the meaning and power of the first Jesuit pope's contributions to Catholicism and the global community.
The Saint Joseph’s University Chapter of Sigma Xi, the scientific research society, will host the 29th annual research symposium on Friday, April 20. Guest speaker Cynthia F. Moss, Ph.D., of Johns Hopkins University, will deliver a keynote address from 5 – 6p.m. in the Wolfington Teletorium in Mandeville Hall.