On March 19, SJU will host a session of the Maguire Scholars Leadership Program, a collaborative initiative with Widener and Drexel Universities that will bring up to 200 Maguire High School Scholars to Campus.
Prominent political scientist and historian Gary J. Bass, Ph.D., of Princeton University, the author of the award-winning book, "The Blood Telegram, will present SJU's annual Francis X. Gerrity Lecture on Thursday, March 3, 4 – 5:30 p.m. in the Presidents’ Lounge.
Rev. Bruce M. Bidinger, S.J., director of the William F. Leahy Advising Center in the Erivan K. Haub School of Business, passed away on February 23 at Lankenau Hospital after suffering with multiple health issues over the past several years.
On Friday, March 4 at 6:30 p.m., over 500 students, team leaders and faculty/staff facilitators will gather in the Chapel of St. Joseph- Michael J. Smith, S.J., Memorial to celebrate the beginning of the University’s 24th annual spring break Appalachian Experience.
Saint Joseph’s University President Mark C. Reed, Ed.D., will be honored by his high school alma mater, St. Joseph’s Preparatory School in Philadelphia with its Alumnus of the Year Award on Sunday, February 28.
On February 17, SJU students added their voices to more than 25 Catholic universities, schools and parishes nationwide who brought awareness to the plight of migrants and participated in the Pope2Border campaign organized by the Ignatian Solidarity Network.
Military veterans enrolled in Saint Joseph’s University’s Haub Degree Completion (HDC) program are now eligible to participate in the Haub School of Business Cooperative Education program (Co-op), which connects students with full-time, paid work opportunities.
Applications for the Class of 2020 prove that demand for a Saint Joseph’s education is mounting. As of the February 1 deadline, 8,613 high school seniors applied to SJU, an increase of more than five percent over last year. This year’s pool of students is also the largest since 2007.
The College of Arts and Sciences has appointed Father Xavier Savarimuthu, S.J., as the Donald I. MacLean Chair for the spring 2016 semester. An environmental scientist, he has been published in international journals and has presented lectures on water and public health worldwide from the Philippines to Stockholm
In celebration of Catholic Schools Week, the Hon. Pedro Rivera, Pa. Sec. of Education, will speak at the annual Catholic Educator Awards and Lecture, held in Wolfington Telitorium on January 28.