News Article

Medical Issues Prevent Joseph O’Keefe, S.J., from Assuming Presidency

03/10/2011

PHILADELPHIA (March 10, 2011) - Saint Joseph’s University has announced that Father Joseph O’Keefe, S.J., will be unable to assume the presidency of the University after a routine medical examination revealed some serious medical issues.


Merion Hall Boasts New Collaborative Learning Environments

03/09/2011

With the move of the English, sociology and education departments to Merion Hall on the James J. Maguire ‘58 campus, comes the addition of two new active learning spaces geared toward education through interaction.


Students Plan Sustainable Activities to Celebrate Earth Week

04/16/2009

What: Earth Day becomes Earth Week at Saint Joseph’s University with eco-conscious student organizations sponsoring a variety of terra-friendly events to raise awareness of sustainable lifestyle options on campus.

When: Sunday, April 19 – Saturday, April 25, 2009 See below for detailed list of events.

Where: Saint Joseph’s University 5600 City Avenue Philadelphia, Pa., 19131 See below for event locations.


SJU Expert Appointed to New Council on Food Safety

04/16/2009

PHILADELPHIA (April 16, 2009) — Nancy Childs, Ph.D., a Saint Joseph’s University food marketing researcher, has been appointed to Pennsylvania Governor Edward G. Rendell’s Food Safety Council.


SJU Engages Children and Adolescents with ASD in Sports

03/08/2011

PHILADELPHIA (March 8, 2011)—At the Kinney Center for Autism Education and Support at Saint Joseph’s, athletes of all ability levels living with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) will get out on the field to play soccer starting this month. The Kinney Center’s new sports program is designed to provide opportunities for individuals with ASD to develop self-confidence, social skills, and a sense of belonging, all while learning how to play a featured sport.


Nerney Honored with HSB Hall of Fame Award

04/14/2009

The Erivan K. Haub School of Business will recognize Thomas Nerney ’96 (M.B.A.), chairman, president and chief executive officer of United States Liability Insurance Group, with the 19th Annual Hall of Fame Award during a dinner and award presentation on April 23. As the recipient of this award, Nerney will be acknowledged for his outstanding community work, strong corporate leadership and management qualities.


New Center, Institute Formalize Commitment to Improving Education

03/01/2011

Although educational leadership has been a focus for some time at Saint Joseph’s University, the Educational Unit recently created The Educational Leadership Institute and The Center for Catholic Urban Education to formalize this commitment.


SJU Announces Major Initiative in the Field of Autism

04/08/2009

PHILADELPHIA (April 21, 2009) — Saint Joseph’s University formally announced the creation of The Kinney Center for Autism Education and Support on April 20, as part of the University’s 5th Annual Autism Awareness Day. The Center has received multiple gifts totaling in excess of $8 million, with lead support coming from Paul and Margaret Hondros. Paul Hondros is a graduate of the Class of 1970 and Chairman of SJU’s Board of Trustees. He and his wife Margaret are champions for autism.


‘Sunday In the Park With George,’ Sondheim’s Ode to Artists

04/08/2009

PHILADELPHIA (April 7, 2009) – Stephen Sondheim's Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning Sunday in the Park with George, a dramatic musical centered on the life of impressionist painter Georges Seurat, will wrap up the 81st season of Cap and Bells Dramatic Arts Society, Saint Joseph’s University’s theatre production program. The show opens Wednesday, April 22 at 8 p.m. in Bluett Theatre, and runs through Sunday, April 26.


Graduate Team Challenged in International Ethics Competition

02/28/2011

PHILADELPHIA (Feb. 28, 2011) - Students from Saint Joseph’s University’s Haub School of Business will compete against students from 25 business schools around the world next month in the Aspen Institute’s 2011 Business & Society International MBA Case Competition. This is the first year the Haub School has been invited to participate in the series of competitive events, which challenge students to explore the significant and positive influence that business can have on society.