News

  • SJU Supports Gompers Elementary, a Philadelphia Community School

    Friday, December 22, 2017

    SJU's Overbrook neighbor Samuel Gompers Elementary School has been declared a Philadelphia community school. The new status will strengthen Saint Joseph’s ongoing involvement with Gompers and its program effectiveness.
  • Christmas: The Most “Wonderful” Time for Movies

    Tuesday, December 19, 2017

    A walk down the street in December is filled with familiar sights. Colorful lights outline houses. Wreaths hang from light posts and doors. And, if you look closely, windows are awash with the glow from the family television, screening one of hundreds of classic holiday movies.

  • Put Your Money Where Your Home Is: Insurance and Natural Disasters

    Tuesday, December 19, 2017

    Michael Angelina, executive director of the Maguire Academy for Insurance and Risk Management, offers his advice for property owners who are looking to prepare themselves for a natural disaster.
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    Hank Gillen Named Director of Saint Joseph’s University’s Office of Veteran Services

    Wednesday, December 6, 2017

    Hank Gillen (US Army) has been named the director of the Office of Veteran Services at Saint Joseph’s University. After a distinguished career in military service, teaching and project management, Gillen has assumed the directorship following the retirement of Ralph Galati ’70 (USAF), the inaugural director who served a three-year term.
  • Acts of kindness

    Kinney Center's Acts of Kindness Spread Gratitude and Seasonal Cheer

    Wednesday, December 6, 2017

    The Kinney Center for Autism Education and Support has booked its adult student’s calendars Dec. 1-15 with simple acts of kindness they are bestowing among members of the campus community who support the center’s mission and activities.
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    HSB Student Wins Beta Gamma Sigma Case Category in Team Case Competition

    Tuesday, December 5, 2017

    Carly Bowser, a junior finance and international business double major in SJU's Haub School of Business, was a member of team of nine business students who won their case category at Beta Gamma Sigma’s (BGS) 2017 Global Leadership Summit held last month in Orlando, Florida.
  • Faculty Expert: What Did Fruitcake Ever Do to You?

    Friday, December 1, 2017

    “Fruitcake is arguably the food most associated with the Christmas season,” says Sean Coary, Ph.D., assistant professor of food marketing at Saint Joseph’s University in Philadelphia, “but it’s earned a bad reputation — and largely for no good reason.”
  • Oh, Baby! Expert Sleep Advice for New Parents

    Friday, December 1, 2017

    To bring awareness to the problems families often face and the importance of healthy sleep, Erin Leichman, Ph.D., research psychologist, offers key advice for parents with babies and toddlers, who have trouble sleeping or falling asleep.
  • A Christmas Carol

    Beyond Humbug: What Makes a Christmas Classic?

    Friday, December 1, 2017

    No holiday season is complete without the screening of a few treasured classics. Some families turn on their favorite Christmas film before their Thanksgiving dinner is fully digested. An entire cable channel is taken over for 24 hours with back-to-back airings of a certain story. Friends quote lines to each other while watching cherished standards.

  • Saint Joseph’s University Receives $300,000 Department of Justice Grant

    Thursday, November 30, 2017

    Saint Joseph’s University has been awarded a three-year $300,000 total federal grant from the Department of Justice’s Office on Violence Against Women (OVW).