• Career Options In Sports Expand as Industry Grows

    Friday, April 8, 2011

    When thinking about the sports industry, what typically comes to mind are the privileged few who have broken into the business as a professional athlete or a member of a prominent major-league front office. For many, a career similar to this is nothing more than a distant dream.

  • Autism Field Needs More Unity and Compassion

    Friday, April 8, 2011

    No one can argue that autism is getting more attention than it did 10 years ago. But considering that autism is the fastest growing developmental disorder in the United States, research and services for those who need them most struggle to keep up. Add to that all the mixed messages parents and families dealing with a diagnosis receive.

  • SJU Hosts 11th Annual “Take Back the Night” Vigil

    Friday, April 8, 2011

    What: Saint Joseph’s University will host the 11th annual Take Back the Night Vigil, a powerful event to raise public awareness of sexual assault and violence in our communities. The event is sponsored by the Rape Education and Prevention Program (REPP), the Counseling Center, the Offices of Residence and Multicultural Life and the Departments of Athletics and Sociology.

  • Citizen Journalists: An Inside Look at World Events

    Friday, April 8, 2011

    On March 19, media outlets across the globe reported the death of Mohammad Nabbous, the Libyan citizen-journalist responsible for founding Libya Alhurra TV, an independent Internet TV station set up to broadcast raw footage from Benghazi following the Feb. 17 uprising.

  • How So-Called Healthy Foods Can Fool You

    Friday, April 8, 2011

    As America’s collective waistline continues to expand, so does the number of food products parading themselves as healthy options. In light of growing concern over the nutritional value of the foods we put into our bodies, many food marketers have stepped up their advertising in an effort to stand out against their competitors.

  • Beyond the Battlefields: A Greater Understanding of the Civil War

    Friday, April 8, 2011

    April 12 marks the 150th anniversary of the attack on Fort Sumter in the Charleston, S.C., harbor, and signals the beginning of a multi-year commemoration of the United States Civil War (1861-1865). Accordingly, many national Civil War parks and sites – like Fort Sumter, Gettysburg, Pa., and Shiloh, Miss.– are ready to receive a bumper crop of visitors over the next four years, as our nation revisits this time from our history.

  • Students Celebrate Unity With Special Needs Community

    Wednesday, April 6, 2011

    PHILADELPHIA (April 6, 2011) - On Saturday, April 9, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., fun and service will intersect as Saint Joseph’s University’s Hagan Arena transforms into Las Vegas for the annual Hand-in-Hand festival. This year the organization, which fosters unity and interaction between the SJU Community and people with special needs, will celebrate its 35th Anniversary.

  • Professional Certificate in SAS Now Offered at Saint Joseph’s

    Tuesday, April 5, 2011

    PHILADELPHIA (April 5, 2011) — SAS, the leader in business analytic software, has partnered with Saint Joseph’s University to offer a certificate for students majoring in business intelligence (BI). Program participants will be prepared for in-demand positions in all areas of industry.

  • Sports Marketing Major Formalized at Saint Joseph’s

    Tuesday, April 5, 2011

    PHILADELPHIA (April 5, 2011) – Many children dream of catching a touchdown in the back of the end zone or hitting a walk-off homerun in front of their home crowd; however, with only a select few making it to the major league level, a career in sports is virtually unattainable.That notion is no longer true, according to John Lord, Ph.D., professor and chair of marketing, at Saint Joseph’s University in Philadelphia

  • Bestselling Author Hosts Discussion of Asperger’s Syndrome

    Thursday, March 31, 2011

    PHILADELPHIA (April 1, 2011) — SJU’s Kinney Center for Autism Education and Support will host the New York Times bestselling author of Look Me in the Eyes, John Elder Robison, for the 7th Annual Autism Awareness Day on Tuesday, April 12. Robison’s new book, Be Different: Adventures Of A Free-Range Aspergian With Practical Advice For Aspergians, Misfits, Families & Teachers, was just released.