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Kitchen to Classroom: Course Nourishes Budding Food Writers


PHILADELPHIA (September 27, 2010) - Writer Tenaya Darlington, M.F.A., assistant professor of English at Saint Joseph’s University in Philadelphia, has a passion for cheese. She loves it so much that she has rarely met a cheese she didn’t like, and says the stinkier and stronger the cheese, the better. Darlington also loves food writing, so she combined her two passions when she started her popular food blog “Madame Fromage: The Pillow Book of a Cheese Lover.”

Princeton Review Names SJU ‘A Best in the Northeast’ College


PHILADELPHIA (August 24, 2010) - Saint Joseph’s University is one of the best colleges in the Northeast according to the nationally known education services company, The Princeton Review. It is one of 218 institutions The Princeton Review recommends in its "Best in the Northeast" section of its website feature, "2011 Best Colleges: Region by Region," that posted August 2, 2010 on

SJU Honors Alumni for Commitment to Service


PHILADELPHIA (September 27, 2010) – Whether it is providing medical care for impoverished families in South Jersey or establishing a culture of community service at one of America’s largest corporations, Saint Joseph’s University alumni Lesly A. D’Ambola, D.O. ’82 and Daniel P. Gallagher ’94 are using the Jesuit values instilled in them as students to change lives in their local communities and beyond.

Haub School Offers New Course in Business Journalism


At a time when the newspaper industry is suffering significant losses and the financial industry is redefining itself, a new undergraduate course will combines the two areas. Adjunct professor and veteran business writer at The Philadelphia Inquirer Joseph N. DiStefano has developed such a course at Saint Joseph’s University.

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.