While many college students spend spring break visiting their friends and families or traveling to exotic locations, others dedicate their time off to service. This year, over 500 SJU students will participate in the 26th Appalachian Experience immersion March 9-18. The campus community is invited to attend the send-off celebration, held on March 9 at 6 p.m., in the Chapel of St. Joseph-Michael J. Smith, S.J. Memorial.
The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program (VITA) at SJU has achieved its 25-year mark of preparing and filing tax returns free of charge for qualifying individuals in the surrounding community. As an IRS-sponsored program, VITA provides SJU with tax software and training materials for student volunteers who serve close to 325 taxpayers each year.
Start counting down the days until SJU Theatre Company’s production of “Proof: A Play,” by David Auburn, opening February 22 at 8 p.m. in the Bluett Theatre and running through March 4.
Saint Joseph’s recently received three $1 million gifts that will play a vital role in supporting the University’s newly formalized strategic initiatives. These leadership commitments will provide significant financial resources to help SJU meet the evolving demands of higher education and achieve its bold vision for the future.