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Convocation to Highlight Presidential Transition, University Priorities


U.S. News Rankings, Maguire Campus among other topics President will cover

University President Timothy R. Lannon, S.J., will preside at the Fall Convocation tomorrow, Sept. 28, at 3 p.m., in the Campus Commons on the Maguire Campus.

In addition to outlining the progress to date on the Bridge Plan, he will present the goals and priorities of Plan 2020: Gateway to the Future, an invitation for the University community to enter, engage and excel.

Getting to Know Philadelphia Through Culture and Care


PHILADELPHIA – (Aug. 20, 2010) - On Aug. 24, 100 of Saint Joseph’s University’s incoming freshman class will begin a five-day exploration of Philadelphia to get to know the city – from its culture to its needs – in the days preceding their academic orientation.

Marketing Group Offers Program with SJU


PHILADELPHIA (October 4, 2010) - To succeed in today’s competitive business world, it is necessary to possess a strong strategic focus. The Philadelphia Chapter of the American Marketing Association (PAMA) recently announced a program, starting October 22, to hone and develop the competitive advantage of area marketers.  In cooperation with the Erivan K. Haub School of Business at Saint Joseph’s University, PAMA will be offering a new “Certificate in Marketing Excellence” program.

HSB Unveils Family Business and Entrepreneurship Program


PHILADELPHIA (Oct. 6, 2010) - Historically, family-owned businesses have been the foundation of the U.S. economy. However, rumors have circulated that many of these businesses have folded under the constraints of the recession. Joseph DiAngelo Jr., Ed.D. ’70, dean of the Erivan K. Haub School of Business at Saint Joseph’s University in Philadelphia, holds that family-owned businesses continue to be a strong economic force.

DOE Grants SJU $1 Million to Study Alternate Fuel Source


PHILADELPHIA (Oct. 7, 2010) – Saint Joseph’s University has received a $1 million grant from the Department of Energy’s (DOE) Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Program (EEREA). The grant will fund key research and public education projects that will promote and advance responsible environmental stewardship at the University, in the greater Philadelphia area, and throughout the country.

SJU Ranked Again Among “America’s Best Colleges”


PHILADELPHIA (August, 17, 2010) - U.S. News & World Report’s “America’s Best Colleges” 2011 edition has again ranked Saint Joseph’s University among the top 15 master’s universities in the north.  The rankings, which were released on August 17, placed Saint Joseph’s at No. 13 among 179 institutions in its category, Best Regional Universities (North).  It is the thirteenth consecutive year that SJU has been ranked in the top 15.

CA&S Introduces Two New Majors, Minor


It is a time of great change at Saint Joseph’s University with new and renovated buildings dotting the campus and an expansion of academic programs.

Beginning this semester, the College of Arts and Sciences is offering two new majors to students in religious studies and ancient studies. Also offered is the new environmental and sustainability studies minor.

SJU Adds Computer Gaming and Animation Program


PHILADELPHIA (August 12, 2010) – For some at Saint Joseph’s University, video games are more than simply entertainment – they are part of a multi-billion dollar industry and an in-demand area of study.

Cap & Bells Explores the ‘Age of Aquarius’


PHILADELPHIA (October 12, 2010)—Peace, love and shaggy locks might seem like relics from the past, but for five performances this month, Saint Joseph’s University students will immerse themselves in the counterculture of the 1960s as the Cap & Bells Dramatic Arts Society opens its 83rd season with the Tony Award-winning musical Hair. The show opens on Wednesday, Oct. 27 at 8 p.m., and runs through Halloween afternoon, Sunday, Oct. 31.

Alert: SJU, Lower Merion Police to Stage Emergency Drill


PHILADELPHIA (October 13, 2010) -- Saint Joseph’s University will conduct an emergency preparedness exercise on Tuesday, Oct. 19, from 9 a.m.-1 p.m., in Sullivan Residence Hall, at 240 N. Latches Lane, and in the surrounding area on the University’s Merion campus. The drill will consist of a simulated crisis scenario involving an “active shooter” on campus.