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Working Mother Receives Prestigious Scholarship

04/07/2009

Antoinette Bing '10 came to Hawk Hill as a woman having already achieved a great deal. As a mother of three and the senior vice president of sales and trading at Philadelphia investment firm BOE Securities, Inc., Bing was proof that a female can excel as a professional and a parent simultaneously.


20th Annual Sigma Xi Symposium Hosts Prominent Biophysicist

04/03/2009

PHILADELPHIA (April 2, 2009) – The Saint Joseph’s University chapter of Sigma Xi, the International Scientific Research Society, will open its 20th annual Student Research Symposium on Friday, April 17, with a lecture by Sheila Patek, Ph.D., of the department of integrative biology at the University of California, Berkeley. The presentation, entitled “Airborne Ants and Smashing Shrimp: Accident and Intent in the Evolution of Movement,” will begin at 5 p.m.


500 Students Set Out on Annual Appalachian Experience

02/21/2011

On Friday, Mar. 4, 500 students, team leaders and participating faculty will gather in the Chapel of St. Joseph – Michael J. Smith, S.J., Memorial on Saint Joseph’s University’s campus to celebrate the beginning of the University’s annual spring break Appalachian Experience.


SJU Distance Learning Center Awarded $795K in Federal Funds

04/02/2009

PHILADELPHIA (April 2, 2009)-- It’s one thing to sit in class or read from an instruction manual, and quite another to actually apply that knowledge.


Saint Joseph's University Remembers Philadelphia’s Fallen

02/21/2011

PHILADELPHIA (Feb. 21, 2011) — For the fifth year in a row, Saint Joseph’s University will host a candlelight vigil to remember the victims of homicide in Philadelphia over the last year. In 2010, 306 Philadelphians lost their lives to violence. The interdenominational service will be held Thurs., March 3, at 7 p.m. in the Chapel of St. Joseph-Michael J. Smith, S.J., Memorial.


Charity Event for Neighbors with Special Needs

04/01/2009

What: A Saint Joseph’s University student organization will host a carnival for community members with special needs. Over 500 University volunteers and guests will participate in the 33rd annual Hand-in-Hand event.

When: Saturday, April 4 10 a.m – 2 p.m.

Where: Saint Joseph’s University Alumni Memorial Fieldhouse 54th and City Ave, Philadelphia, Pa., 19131


Spring Career Fair Brings 170 Employers to Campus

02/21/2011

PHILADELPHIA (February 21, 2011) - Employers representing an array of industries and organizations, including financial services, retail, food marketing, advertising, non-profits and government agencies will be on the Saint Joseph’s University campus for the Spring Career Fair on Thursday, Feb. 24.

The event, hosted by the University’s Career Development Center, will take place from 10 a.m. - 2:30 p.m., in SJU’s Athletic Center.


Saint Joseph’s Announces 2009 Commencement

03/30/2009

PHILADELPHIA (March 10, 2009) — Saint Joseph’s University will grant honorary degrees to broadcast journalist and MSNBC’s Hardball host Chris Matthews and to civil rights champion and scholar Cornel West, Ph.D., at the 2009 Commencement ceremonies, set for Saturday, May 16. The graduate ceremony will begin at 9 a.m., the undergraduate ceremony at 3 p.m.


Working Hard for the Money...and Our Soldiers

03/25/2012

Poised in front of her laptop, Heather Goldsmith anxiously tweaks the final words of her proposal, a request for $180,000. With extra hopeful thoughts and a little bit of nerves, she emails the final draft to her boss. Three weeks later, the Bob Woodruff Family Foundation sends their reply: “Based on your grant proposal, we’re awarding your organization $200,000.” Just another day of work for Goldsmith, who happens to be a junior majoring in English at Saint Joseph's University.


Spring Art Exhibitions Culminate the Work of Visionary Students

03/24/2009

PHILADELPHIA (March 24, 2009) – “Freshly Squeezed,” the 2009 Saint Joseph’s University Senior Art Thesis Exhibition, will open to the public on Friday, April 3, and will be on display on the second floor of Mandeville Hall until April 24, 2009. The exhibit will highlight the achievements of 15 graduating fine arts majors, and will span multiple styles and mediums, including painting, drawing, film and digital and traditional photography.