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NSF Grant Supports Expanding Math, Science Education Program

08/12/2009

PHILADELPHIA (August 12, 2009) – A five-year math and science education program at Saint Joseph's University will expand its efforts to train teachers to serve in Philadelphia and other high-need school districts thanks to a $748,182 grant from the National Science Foundation's Robert Noyce Scholarship program.


Scholarship Program for Science and Math Launches

08/06/2009

PHILADELPHIA (August 6, 2009) — Saint Joseph’s University and Anne Welsh McNulty have joined to create an innovative program to inspire young women to strive for leadership roles in science and math.  The John P. McNulty Scholars Program for Excellence in Science and Math will not only provide full-tuition scholarships but will seek to create a challenging environment designed to help bright young women reach the top ranks of the science and math professions.


Academy of Food Marketing Names New Director

07/30/2009

PHILADELPHIA (July 30, 2009) – Robert R. Higgins ’68, a resident of West Chester, Pa., has been named the new executive director of Saint Joseph’s University’s Academy of Food Marketing. Higgins replaces Charles Mallowe ’66 who served the University in the position for 41 years.


SJU Announces New Assistant Vice President

07/28/2009

PHILADELPHIA (July 28, 2009) - Wadell Ridley Jr., who had served as executive director of the Mayor’s Office of Community Services in Philadelphia, has returned to Saint Joseph’s University as the assistant vice president for government and community relations.


First-Year Seminar Inspires Gender Dialog

07/22/2009

PHILADELPHIA (December 3, 2010) – Equal pay. Glass ceilings. Sexual harassment. Often the first words that come to mind when discussing gender in the workplace, these terms don’t illustrate the complexity of the issue at hand. Over the past few decades women have moved from domestic occupations to careers outside of the home, altering the way gender is perceived in America; yet it still impacts the working world.


SJU to ‘Light It Up Blue’ in Support of Autism Awareness Day

07/22/2009

Date: Friday evening, April 1, through Friday morning, April 8

Time: After sunset each evening (approximately 7 – 7:30 p.m.) through the night.

Place: Saint Joseph’s University Barbelin Hall City Avenue between 54th Street and Lapsley Lane Campus Map: http://www.sju.edu/about/campusmap/


SJU Launches New Adult Undergrad Programs

07/15/2009

PHILADELPHIA (July 15, 2009) – The Saint Joseph’s University Board of Trustees has approved the renaming of University College to the College of Professional and Liberal Studies, effective with the Fall 2009 semester. The new name and forthcoming rebranding effort -- "Your Degree, Your Way" -- is designed to signify the University’s renewed commitment to adult undergraduate education.


Beating Bullies: Seeking New Solutions to Youth Violence

07/02/2009

PHILADELPHIA (July 2, 2009)—Sally Black, RN, Ph.D., associate professor of health services at Saint Joseph’s University in Philadelphia, was particularly happy to see the American Association of Pediatrics’ newly released policy statement on preventing youth violence. She was even more elated that for the first time ever the statement specifically addresses the issue of bullying, which Black has long been researching and advocating against.


Bestselling Author Hosts Discussion of Asperger’s Syndrome

03/31/2011

PHILADELPHIA (April 1, 2011) — SJU’s Kinney Center for Autism Education and Support will host the New York Times bestselling author of Look Me in the Eyes, John Elder Robison, for the 7th Annual Autism Awareness Day on Tuesday, April 12. Robison’s new book, Be Different: Adventures Of A Free-Range Aspergian With Practical Advice For Aspergians, Misfits, Families & Teachers, was just released.


Basketball Center Named for Jack Ramsay '49

06/29/2009

The Ramsay Basketball Center, named for Hall of Fame coach Dr. Jack Ramsay, was dedicated Friday, June 26, at Saint Joseph's University. The two-story, 20,000 square-foot addition to the former Alumni Memorial Fieldhouse is the first of a multi-phase initiative to expand and enhance the entire athletics and recreation program at Saint Joseph's.