Richard Curry, S.J. ’68 (B.A.), died December 19 at the age of 72. Fr. Curry — a Jesuit priest, an actor, a teacher, a master baker and an author — was born without a right forearm. He devoted his life’s work to God, the arts and empowering people with disabilities.
Philadelphia Mayor-elect Jim Kenney has named Michael DiBerardinis ’71 to be his managing director. Currently deputy mayor for environmental and community resources as well as parks and recreation commissioner, DiBerardinis will take office in January.
Colleges across the nation are seeing a rise in mental health issues impacting students. Saint Joseph’s University is one of about 100 universities to join the Jed & Clinton Health Matters Campus Program in which a team of 14 members including staff, administrators, faculty and one student who meat monthly to prevent suicide, curb substance abuse and promote the general well-being of our students.
Kaitlin Roig-DeBellis, former first grade teacher at Sandy Hook Elementary School, will speaks at Saint Joseph’s University on Friday, Nov. 20, at 6:30 p.m., in the Wolfington Teletorium in Mandeville Hall.
Over 350 Saint Joseph’s University students, staff, faculty and members of the community participated in an “Out of the Darkness” walk to raise awareness for suicide prevention on Sunday, Nov. 1.
Matthew J. Anderson, Ph.D., associate dean of social sciences, and the students in his research group, have initiated a study of bird mortality and a live bird count on campus.
Philadelphia’s Project HOME might not be the first place you’d look to find two undergraduate business majors completing their coursework, but stop by the Fairmount-based charity and that’s exactly who you’ll find.
Ather Sharif, a graduate student at Saint Joseph's University working towards a master’s degree in computer science, was recently awarded the Oliver H.M. Jordan Scholarship at the 19th Access Achievement Awards, organized by Philadelphia Mayor Michael A. Nutter’s Commission on Disabilities.
SJU student Will Marsh '18 has received the 2015 Remy Johnston Certificate of Merit by the International Dyslexia Association.
Saint Joseph’s University senior chemical biology major Joseph Johnson, of Levittown, N.Y., was selected by the American Society for Microbiology (ASM) to receive the 2015 ASM Undergraduate Research Fellowship.