In 2013, Alexandra Homan followed the signs to Saint Joseph’s University. Now as she graduates, she's following the magis to a career and an employer that inspires her.
Senior biology major Michael DiMuzio has always had a passion for science. But the future medical student was propelled in the direction of the healthcare field after a battle with leukemia that began in middle school.
After serving his country in World War II, Raymond DeLuca ’50 earned his accounting degree at Saint Joseph’s University at night while working full time. Sixty-seven years later, his family decided to honor his memory by giving back to veterans with a similar dream — to complete their education at the institution he held so dear.
London, New York, Bermuda. For SJU graduating senior Morgan Bui, these locations aren’t just travel destinations, they are global markets that she will have the opportunity to work in through her new position at international insurance company Validus, beginning this summer.
Before enrolling in SJU’s IDEPEL program, Nyshawana Francis-Thompson was a special education teacher and liaison for the School District of Philadelphia. While the rewards of teaching ignited her passion to make a bigger impact in the lives of others, she credits the program for giving her the confidence and skills to achieve this goal.
Hand-in-Hand, a Saint Joseph’s student volunteer organization that increases interaction with and creates unity among the SJU community and its friends with special needs, is set to host the 41st annual carnival.
Matthew and Tyler Eads ’17, identical twins from Collegeville, Pennsylvania, have roomed together, taken classes together and even started their own business together during their four years at SJU. This May, they will both graduate with degrees in business intelligence and analytics — but then their paths will diverge as they begin equally impressive careers with separate employers.
A team of six students from Saint Joseph’s University’s Haub School of Business earned first place in the annual Johnson & Johnson Case Competition, held on April 7, 2017.
Amarendranath (Amar) Reddy Donthala ’17 (M.S.) is a storyteller. “I enjoy the opportunity to express myself creatively,” he says. But instead of using words, this former computer programmer from Hyderabad, India, weaves his narratives with data. While earning his Master’s of Science in business intelligence & analytics (MSBI) at Saint Joseph’s, Donthala became enamored with data visualization. After graduating this May, he will begin his career as a data visualization analyst.
Brenna Ritzert ’17, an English major with a sociology minor from Chicora, Pennsylvania, has earned a Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship (ETA) position in Slovakia. After graduation, she’ll spend a year in the town of Trebišov teaching English to students at a local high school and representing the United States as a cultural ambassador.