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500 Students Set Out on Annual Appalachian Experience


On Friday, Mar. 4, 500 students, team leaders and participating faculty will gather in the Chapel of St. Joseph – Michael J. Smith, S.J., Memorial on Saint Joseph’s University’s campus to celebrate the beginning of the University’s annual spring break Appalachian Experience.

SJU Distance Learning Center Awarded $795K in Federal Funds


PHILADELPHIA (April 2, 2009)-- It’s one thing to sit in class or read from an instruction manual, and quite another to actually apply that knowledge.

Saint Joseph's University Remembers Philadelphia’s Fallen


PHILADELPHIA (Feb. 21, 2011) — For the fifth year in a row, Saint Joseph’s University will host a candlelight vigil to remember the victims of homicide in Philadelphia over the last year. In 2010, 306 Philadelphians lost their lives to violence. The interdenominational service will be held Thurs., March 3, at 7 p.m. in the Chapel of St. Joseph-Michael J. Smith, S.J., Memorial.

Charity Event for Neighbors with Special Needs


What: A Saint Joseph’s University student organization will host a carnival for community members with special needs. Over 500 University volunteers and guests will participate in the 33rd annual Hand-in-Hand event.

When: Saturday, April 4 10 a.m – 2 p.m.

Where: Saint Joseph’s University Alumni Memorial Fieldhouse 54th and City Ave, Philadelphia, Pa., 19131

Spring Career Fair Brings 170 Employers to Campus


PHILADELPHIA (February 21, 2011) - Employers representing an array of industries and organizations, including financial services, retail, food marketing, advertising, non-profits and government agencies will be on the Saint Joseph’s University campus for the Spring Career Fair on Thursday, Feb. 24.

The event, hosted by the University’s Career Development Center, will take place from 10 a.m. - 2:30 p.m., in SJU’s Athletic Center.

Saint Joseph’s Announces 2009 Commencement


PHILADELPHIA (March 10, 2009) — Saint Joseph’s University will grant honorary degrees to broadcast journalist and MSNBC’s Hardball host Chris Matthews and to civil rights champion and scholar Cornel West, Ph.D., at the 2009 Commencement ceremonies, set for Saturday, May 16. The graduate ceremony will begin at 9 a.m., the undergraduate ceremony at 3 p.m.

Working Hard for the Money...and Our Soldiers


Poised in front of her laptop, Heather Goldsmith anxiously tweaks the final words of her proposal, a request for $180,000. With extra hopeful thoughts and a little bit of nerves, she emails the final draft to her boss. Three weeks later, the Bob Woodruff Family Foundation sends their reply: “Based on your grant proposal, we’re awarding your organization $200,000.” Just another day of work for Goldsmith, who happens to be a junior majoring in English at Saint Joseph's University.

Spring Art Exhibitions Culminate the Work of Visionary Students


PHILADELPHIA (March 24, 2009) – “Freshly Squeezed,” the 2009 Saint Joseph’s University Senior Art Thesis Exhibition, will open to the public on Friday, April 3, and will be on display on the second floor of Mandeville Hall until April 24, 2009. The exhibit will highlight the achievements of 15 graduating fine arts majors, and will span multiple styles and mediums, including painting, drawing, film and digital and traditional photography.

Investment Finance Team Advances to Philadelphia Finals


PHILADELPHIA (Feb. 21, 2011) - A group of five undergraduate students, who make up the Saint Joseph's University Investment Finance team, will compete in the Philadelphia-area Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Global Investment Research Challenge local finals on Feb. 24 at the Union League of Philadelphia.

Students to Host Major Fundraiser for St. Jude’s


What: A celebration completing a year-long fundraising event to help raise awareness and support for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital through a student-organized celebration event including: a student comedian, hypnotist, band, inflatables, food, arts and crafts, etc.

Who: Over 200 Saint Joseph’s University undergraduates will attend the event.

When: Saturday, March 21 2 p.m. – 8 p.m.