When he began writing code for websites, Ather Sharif '16 gave little thought to accessible design. Like many young developers, he never considered the value of creating a site that would work for every person who visited it, including those with physical or mental limitations.
Biology major Pooja Patel ’16 grew up helping her parents take care of small animals at their veterinary clinic in her hometown of Newtown, Pennsylvania. After completing her bachelor’s degree in just three years at SJU, Patel will take the next step in pursuing her dream of becoming a veterinarian by attending the top-ranked University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine, to earn a Veterinariae Medicinae Doctoris (VMD).
Ask graduating senior Cheryl Rozinski what her ultimate career goal or dream job is, and you will get a loaded, but simple, answer — “I want to be a changemaker,” she says.
The passion of the Maguires and the message of the Jesuits brought Toni Johnson '16 (EMBA) to SJU. This year, the single mother with a love of service is graduating with her EMBA in just one year, despite all obstacles.
At just 16 years old, Chris Nguyen ’16 left his home and family in Vietnam to pursue his college education in the United States. At Saint Joseph's University, he excelled in the classroom, connected with fellow classmates over music, and experienced tremendous growth.
Saint Joseph's University has been chosen for a 2016 Go for the Green Award, presented by the Environmental Advisory Council of Lower Merion Township.
Phi Theta Kappa, the honor society that recognizes and encourages scholarship among two-year college students, has named Saint Joseph’s University to its inaugural Excellence in Community College Transfer Honor Roll.
Saint Joseph’s University will host a graduation ceremony to celebrate its first cohort of the Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Veterans with Disabilities (EBV).
The annual Celebration of Student Achievement, a poster session spotlighting SJU students’ scholarly work across all disciplines, will be held on Thursday, April 14, from 11 a.m. to 12:20 p.m., in the Campion Student Center.
Seven graduating student artists will display their work in the ninth annual senior art thesis exhibition at Saint Joseph’s University Gallery, Friday, April 8, through Saturday, May 14. The exhibit will be shown on the second floor of Merion Hall on the James J. Maguire ’58 Campus. An opening reception will be held April 8 from 4 to 6 p.m.