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Kinney 5-K

SJU Hosts Sixth-Annual 5K Run/Walk to Support Kinney Center for Autism Education and Support


SJU will host the Kinney Center for Autism Education and Support’s annual Run/Walk for Autism on Saturday, September 23, at 8:30 a.m. The event is part of HawkFest, SJU’s reunion/family weekend. The races begin outside of the Cardinal John  P. Foley ’57 Campus Center on the James J. Maguire ’58 Campus.

James J. Maguire '58

Mass of the Holy Spirit/Celebration of James J. '58 and Frances Maguire's Historic Gift


On Sept. 12, 2017, the Saint Joseph's community gathered for the annual celebration of the Mass of the Holy Spirit, and to thank James J. '58 and Frances Maguire for the transformational gift they made to the University during the summer.

Tobacco Project Art

‘The Tobacco Project’ Bridges Art and Public Health


An installation of art created at Saint Joseph’s University is calling attention to public health concerns.

In partnership with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and the Philadelphia Department of Public Health, students in the Appropriated Art class led by Ronald Klein, M.F.A., professor emeritus of art, used confiscated tobacco products to create pieces of art.


Professor Awarded for Excellence in Experiential Education


Ann Green, Ph.D., professor of English, has been named the recipient of the 2017 Outstanding Leader in Experiential Education in Higher Education award by the National Society for Experiential Education (NSEE). Green will accept the award at the organization’s annual conference on Tuesday, Sept. 26.

SJU Air Force ROTC to Hold Flag Relay Honoring POW/MIA Recognition Day


SJU will join the observance of National POW/MIA Recognition day with a POW/MIA vigil and flag relay beginning on Friday, Sept. 15 at 9 a.m. on Sweeney Field. AFROTC cadets will begin a relay, running with the flag through campus for 24 continuous hours.

Faculty Research Receives Support from Morris Grants


Ten faculty members representing disciplines from the College of Arts and Sciences and Haub School of Business have been announced as recipients of Michael J. Morris '56 Grants for Scholarly Research. The grants will allow these scholars to advance their research and scholarly pursuits this academic year.

Saint Joseph's University Magazine: Young Alumnus and Entrepreneur David Barry ’11 Says the Learning Never Stops


Too young to rent a car or storage unit, college students face a cyclical struggle: Where to store all of their stuff during the summer?

Nearly a year after his Saint Joseph’s graduation, David Barry ’11 and his brother, Brett, a Clemson University freshman at the time, created a solution: They co-founded Help U Store It (, an alternative storage service for students.

Saint Joseph's University Magazine: Alumnus Completes Marathon in Antarctica to Fulfill Late Wife’s Goal


Antartica’s unique animals and stunning vistas weren’t dazzling enough to distract Dave Ventresca ’91 from the reason he’d decided to run his first marathon on the planet’s southernmost continent last March.

Saint Joseph's University Magazine: Former Hawk Mascot Shows Gratitude as an SJU Day of Giving Ambassador


National Alumni Board (NAB) member Ian Klinger ’14 feels it’s his obligation to advocate for his alma mater. That’s why he gives financially and of his time in service to his mission of making his Saint Joseph’s experience available to future generations of Hawks.

Saint Joseph's University Magazine: Can Athletics Deter Bullying?


SJU economics professor and a colleague examine the possibility that athletics participation may reduce in-school bullying.