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SJU Air Force ROTC to Hold Flag Relay Honoring POW/MIA Recognition Day


SJU will join the observance of National POW/MIA Recognition day with a POW/MIA vigil and flag relay beginning on Friday, Sept. 15 at 9 a.m. on Sweeney Field. AFROTC cadets will begin a relay, running with the flag through campus for 24 continuous hours.

Faculty Research Receives Support from Morris Grants


Ten faculty members representing disciplines from the College of Arts and Sciences and Haub School of Business have been announced as recipients of Michael J. Morris '56 Grants for Scholarly Research. The grants will allow these scholars to advance their research and scholarly pursuits this academic year.

Saint Joseph's University Magazine: Young Alumnus and Entrepreneur David Barry ’11 Says the Learning Never Stops


Too young to rent a car or storage unit, college students face a cyclical struggle: Where to store all of their stuff during the summer?

Nearly a year after his Saint Joseph’s graduation, David Barry ’11 and his brother, Brett, a Clemson University freshman at the time, created a solution: They co-founded Help U Store It (, an alternative storage service for students.

Saint Joseph's University Magazine: Alumnus Completes Marathon in Antarctica to Fulfill Late Wife’s Goal


Antartica’s unique animals and stunning vistas weren’t dazzling enough to distract Dave Ventresca ’91 from the reason he’d decided to run his first marathon on the planet’s southernmost continent last March.

Saint Joseph's University Magazine: Former Hawk Mascot Shows Gratitude as an SJU Day of Giving Ambassador


National Alumni Board (NAB) member Ian Klinger ’14 feels it’s his obligation to advocate for his alma mater. That’s why he gives financially and of his time in service to his mission of making his Saint Joseph’s experience available to future generations of Hawks.

Saint Joseph's University Magazine: Can Athletics Deter Bullying?


SJU economics professor and a colleague examine the possibility that athletics participation may reduce in-school bullying.

Graduate Student Heads to Texas to Help Children with Autism and Their Families


Devin Spillane '17, a graduate student in health administration at Saint Joseph's University will join Autism on the Seas and travel to Texas to volunteer with the LifePoint Fellowship Church in Pearland, Texas, to assist children with autism and their families.

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SJU Students Organize to Aid Hurricane Harvey Victims


In the wake of the disaster that occurred in Texas last month, student organizations and other Hawks are banding together to raise money for those affected by Hurricane Harvey, the strongest hurricane to hit the United States since Hurricane Charley in 2004.

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Saint Joseph’s Welcomes Class of 2021


Academic quality and selectivity is once again the headline for SJU’s entering freshman class. The 1,078 members of the Class of 2021 continue the trend of increasing academic talent and decreasing the acceptance rate, a very intentional strategy deployed by the enrollment management and admission staffs in recent cycles.

Weaving through the City: New Art at SJU Gallery


Cities are built on grids. From above, streets cut parallel and perpendicular lines through the landscape. Up close, office buildings climb to the sky in stacks of rectangular windows. Philadelphia-based artist Heidi Nam sees beauty in the patterns. Her mixed-media collages representing this beauty will be on display at Saint Joseph’s University Gallery in an exhibition titled “Urban Fabric,” set to run Monday, August 21 through Sunday, September 24.