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SJU Hosts 11th Annual “Take Back the Night” Vigil

04/08/2011

What: Saint Joseph’s University will host the 11th annual Take Back the Night Vigil, a powerful event to raise public awareness of sexual assault and violence in our communities. The event is sponsored by the Rape Education and Prevention Program (REPP), the Counseling Center, the Offices of Residence and Multicultural Life and the Departments of Athletics and Sociology.


Students Celebrate Unity With Special Needs Community

04/06/2011

PHILADELPHIA (April 6, 2011) - On Saturday, April 9, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., fun and service will intersect as Saint Joseph’s University’s Hagan Arena transforms into Las Vegas for the annual Hand-in-Hand festival. This year the organization, which fosters unity and interaction between the SJU Community and people with special needs, will celebrate its 35th Anniversary.


Sports Marketing Major Formalized at Saint Joseph’s

04/05/2011

PHILADELPHIA (April 5, 2011) – Many children dream of catching a touchdown in the back of the end zone or hitting a walk-off homerun in front of their home crowd; however, with only a select few making it to the major league level, a career in sports is virtually unattainable.That notion is no longer true, according to John Lord, Ph.D., professor and chair of marketing, at Saint Joseph’s University in Philadelphia


Professional Certificate in SAS Now Offered at Saint Joseph’s

04/05/2011

PHILADELPHIA (April 5, 2011) — SAS, the leader in business analytic software, has partnered with Saint Joseph’s University to offer a certificate for students majoring in business intelligence (BI). Program participants will be prepared for in-demand positions in all areas of industry.


SJU Dedicates Michael J. Hagan '85 Arena

10/20/2009

A new era of Saint Joseph's basketball officially began on Saturday, Oct. 17, with the dedication of the Michael J. Hagan '85 Arena. The ribbon-cutting ceremony was attended by more than 1,000 Hawk supporters, with many former players and coaches taking part, including Hall of Fame coach Dr. Jack Ramsay '49.

The ceremony also marked the beginning of the Centennial Celebration of Saint Joseph's Basketball, as the 1909-10 season was the inaugural campaign of Hawk basketball.


ALERT: SJU, Phila. Police to Stage Emergency Drill

10/19/2009

PHILADELPHIA (October 16, 2009) -- Saint Joseph’s University will conduct an emergency preparedness exercise on Tuesday, Oct. 20, from 10 a.m.-1 p.m., in Sourin Residence Hall, off the 2400 block of Cardinal Avenue, and in the surrounding area on campus.  The drill will consist of a simulated crisis scenario involving an “active shooter” on campus.


CNN's Soledad O'Brien to Present Diversity Lecture

09/15/2009

PHILADELPHIA (Oct. 15, 2009) -- Award-winning journalist Soledad O’Brien, news anchor and special correspondent for CNN, will talk about “Diversity on TV, Behind the Scenes and in Our Lives” in a special appearance at Saint Joseph’s University on Wednesday, Oct. 28, at 4 p.m.

Part of SJU’s Diversity Lecture Series, the event will take place in the Banquet Hall of the Campion Student Center on the University’s Philadelphia campus, 5600 City Avenue. It is free and open to the public.


Student Participation in Mission-Related Activities Rises

10/12/2009

Generation Y students have varied interests – and distractions – to keep them occupied throughout the day. From downloading the latest mobile phone apps, hanging on Facebook, catching the most recent installment of Glee – and tweeting about it – to working out or sleeping in, their focus could be characterized as insular.


Hagan Arena: The Next Century of Hawk Basketball

10/08/2009

Saint Joseph’s University will officially dedicate the Michael J. Hagan ’85 Arena on Saturday, Oct. 17, at 5 p.m. The dedication is part of the centennial celebration of Saint Joseph’s basketball, which will take place throughout the 2009-10 season.


Stephen Starr to Receive Marketer of the Year Award

10/07/2009

PHILADELPHIA (Oct. 7, 2009) — Stephen Starr, owner of Starr Restaurants, one of the fastest-growing restaurant companies in the United States, will be honored with Saint Joseph’s University’s American Marketing Associations’ Marketer of the Year Award on Thursday, Oct. 8.