Two members of the SJU faculty — C. Ken Weidner II, Ph.D., and Elena Lvina, Ph.D., both assistant professors of management — were recently awarded the Innovation in Teaching Award by the Mid-Atlantic Association of Colleges of Business Administration (MAACBA) for their experiential learning model, inspired by medical grand rounds, in graduate business courses.
The Barnes Foundation has filed a petition in Montgomery County Orphans’ Court requesting the Court’s approval of a long term educational affiliation agreement with Saint Joseph’s University (SJU) that builds on the Barnes’s commitment to advancing appreciation of horticultural science, ensures the long-term preservation of the Barnes’s campus in Lower Merion Township, including its gallery and arboretum, utilizes SJU’s educational resources, and is consistent with the Barnes’s Indenture of Trust.
The Institute for Jewish-Catholic Relations will sponsor a panel discussion featuring two leading rabbis, Rabbi Mark Dratch and Rabbi Eugene Korn, Ph.D., on Thursday, Nov. 9, 7-8:30 pm. The panel will focus on their involvement in preparing two recent statements regarding the Jewish community’s relations with the Catholic Church from their Orthodox Jewish perspective.
The harvest abounds at Saint Joseph's Kinney Center for Autism Education and Support, where students on the spectrum are tasting herbs and vegetables they planted this summer. The Kinney Center purchased the aeroponic gardening system after receiving a grant from the Whole Foods' Whole Kids Foundation.
For most children, Halloween ushers in an exciting time of the year that features costumes, candy and spooky events. Yet, for many people on the autism spectrum, interacting with strangers and overwhelming lights and sounds can be challenging. To best prepare its clients, SJU’s Kinney Center for Autism Education and Support will host its fourth annual Fall Fest on Friday, Oct. 20.
Saint Joseph’s is pleased to announce that six Ignatian College Connection scholars have joined the University this semester as first-year students. Founded in 2004 by then-President Timothy R. Lannon S.J., and George Bur S.J., then-rector of the University’s Jesuit Community, the ICC allows high school students of diverse backgrounds to learn about the college experience and Saint Joseph’s through yearlong programming held on campus.