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IFBE Legacy Speaker Series Honors Haub Family for Innovation and Stewardship of Family Business


The Saint Joseph’s University Initiative for Family Business and Entrepreneurship honored Christian W. E. Haub, the co-chief executive officer of the family-operated Tengelmann Group, with the Family Business Legacy Award on Thursday, Oct. 4. The award recognizes the Haub family for their commitment to the innovation and stewardship of their family business. 

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Pianist Holds Master Class in the Integration Technique for Music Students


On Sept. 26, Yoshimi Yamauchi, a certified Alexander Technique practitioner from Japan, taught a master class at the Nicoletti Music Studio that focused on the Integration Technique, a variation of the Alexander Technique she developed.

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Lost in Familiar Scenes: Photography at SJU Gallery


As cities and suburbs attract more businesses and residents, the landscape of small-town America is often marked by desolation and decay. Photographer Hans Gindlesberger explores these themes against a cinematic backdrop in his collection, “I’m in the Wrong Film,” on display at the Saint Joseph’s University Gallery from Monday, Oct. 2 through Friday, Oct. 27.

ASPIRE: A Game Changer for High School Graduates with Autism


Since 2011, Saint Joseph's Kinney Center for Autism Education and Support has welcomed SJU students with autism who were accepted to the University on their own academic merit, to participate in the ASPIRE program. Developed with the teenage autism population in mind, ASPIRE provides young adults with a right-of-passage — a college education — from which they could be excluded because of the challenges social interaction and independent living can pose for them.

A Look Back: Sept. 27, 2015, Pope Francis Visits Saint Joseph's


Two years ago today — September 27, 2015 — Pope Francis, the first Jesuit pope, made a historic visit to Saint Joseph's University to bless the newly dedicated interfaith sculpture, Synagoga and Ecclesia in Our Time, which symbolizes a new era of Jewish and Catholic relations. 

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SJU to Host Annual Dyslexia and Learning Disabilities Conference


The Pennsylvania Branch of the International Dyslexia Association (PBIDA), in cooperation with Saint Joseph’s special education department, will hold its 39th annual conference, “Literacy & Learning Disabilities,” on Monday, Oct. 9 at SJU in Merion Hall on the James J. Maguire ’58 Campus.

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SJU Hosts Sixth-Annual 5K Run/Walk to Support Kinney Center for Autism Education and Support


SJU will host the Kinney Center for Autism Education and Support’s annual Run/Walk for Autism on Saturday, September 23, at 8:30 a.m. The event is part of HawkFest, SJU’s reunion/family weekend. The races begin outside of the Cardinal John  P. Foley ’57 Campus Center on the James J. Maguire ’58 Campus.

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Mass of the Holy Spirit/Celebration of James J. '58 and Frances Maguire's Historic Gift


On Sept. 12, 2017, the Saint Joseph's community gathered for the annual celebration of the Mass of the Holy Spirit, and to thank James J. '58 and Frances Maguire for the transformational gift they made to the University during the summer.

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‘The Tobacco Project’ Bridges Art and Public Health


An installation of art created at Saint Joseph’s University is calling attention to public health concerns.

In partnership with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and the Philadelphia Department of Public Health, students in the Appropriated Art class led by Ronald Klein, M.F.A., professor emeritus of art, used confiscated tobacco products to create pieces of art.


Professor Awarded for Excellence in Experiential Education


Ann Green, Ph.D., professor of English, has been named the recipient of the 2017 Outstanding Leader in Experiential Education in Higher Education award by the National Society for Experiential Education (NSEE). Green will accept the award at the organization’s annual conference on Tuesday, Sept. 26.