During Fair Trade Month in October, a group of SJU students enrolled in Fair Trade Coffee: From Co-Op to Cup, a Nicaragua study tour class taught by Keith Brown, Ph.D., entered a national social media photo contest sponsored by Fair Trade Campaigns, a grassroots movement of consumer and fair trade advocates.
Eleven graduates of Saint Joseph’s have embarked in full-time service by dedicating a year of service with two Jesuit Volunteer organizations, Jesuit Volunteer Corps (JVC) and JVC Northwest.
On Veterans' Day 2016, Ralph Galati '70 (USAF), director of the Office of Veterans Services at SJU, reflects on Saint Joseph's tradition of supporting, educating and serving U.S. veterans.
Fifteen Saint Joseph University undergraduate students attended the Pharmaceutical Marketing Research Group (PMRG) Research Roundtable Conference on Tuesday, October 25. The event is a national industry conference for marketing researchers to network and share their knowledge, skills and techniques. It was held at the Crowne Plaza hotel in Cherry Hill, New Jersey.
Saint Joseph’s University welcomed five Ignatian College Connection (ICC) scholars at the start of the fall semester. Each scholar will receive eight semesters of full tuition awarded for academic achievement and faithful participation in the ICC program throughout high school.
Saint Joseph’s University’s chapter of Gamma Iota Sigma (GIS), the International Risk Management, Insurance and Actuarial Science Fraternity, was recognized in five international chapter award categorie sat the 45th Annual International GIS Conference this fall.
Saint Joseph’s University alumna Emily Bilyk ’16 has been awarded the Inaugural Mason W. Pressly and Oscar John Snyder Scholarship to attend the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. Of more than 250 first-year students, the former chemical biology major is one of only two students to receive the full-tuition award.
“I am extraordinarily grateful to PCOM and its benefactors for this amazing opportunity,” says Bilyk.
Saint Joseph’s senior leadership addressed a capacity crowd of faculty, staff and administrators at the Fall University Convocation, held on Thursday, September 15 – the 165th anniversary of the founding of the original College – in the Cardinal John P. Foley Campus Center. Among the topics discussed were enrollment, academic achievement and a new strategic planning process aimed at capturing momentum and imagining the institution’s future.
Saint Joseph’s University began the 2016-17 academic year by welcoming the largest undergraduate enrollment in its history, including a freshman class of 1,283 that represents an 8.6 percent increase over 2015-16.