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.
’Tis the season for romantic one liners like, “Be mine,” “Sweets for a sweetheart,” and the always dreaded “Get real.” This year, however, Anthony Berret, S.J., professor emeritus of English at Saint Joseph’s University in Philadelphia — and a Jesuit for over 50 years — suggests we base our love notes on the Bible.
The Sister Thea Bowman, F.S.P.A. Distinguished Lecture Series, which presents the research interests of scholars who emphasize the experiences of Black women in the diaspora and other marginalized groups, will be held on Wednesday, Feb. 14, at 4 p.m., in the Campion Student Center North Lounge. The event is free and open to the public.
Employers from a variety of industries and fields will be represented at Saint Joseph’s University’s spring 2018 College of Arts & Sciences and Haub School of Business Career Fair. The event gives students the opportunity to meet and network with over 200 potential employers in finance, retail, marketing, advertising, government and the nonprofit sector.
On Thursday, Feb. 15, the Faith-Justice Institute will celebrate 40 years since its founding in the 1967-68 academic year. The celebration will be held at 3 p.m. in the Faith-Justice Institute, Suite 221, Post Learning Commons.
Saint Joseph’s recently received three $1 million gifts that will play a vital role in supporting the University’s newly formalized strategic initiatives. These leadership commitments will provide significant financial resources to help SJU meet the evolving demands of higher education and achieve its bold vision for the future.
Philip Schatz, Ph.D., professor of psychology, studies the effects concussions. He offers insight into why attention to youth concussions is important on a research level — and why they aredamaging on a neurological level.