Seeking to provide students with more affordable opportunities to earn a baccalaureate degree, SJU and Delaware County Community College have enhanced their four-year-old dual admission partnership agreement for students. The new agreement provides significantly more merit scholarship opportunities, as well as more course options for students who are interested in seamlessly transferring to the University.
SJU will co-host advancement administrators from 28 Jesuit colleges and universities across the nation with the University of Scranton for the Jesuit Advancement Administrators (JAA) conference, July 9 to 11. JAA operates under the umbrella of the Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities (AJCU), which is located in Washington, D.C.
While participants engage in activities like swimming, playing games and learning to cook, SJU’s Kinney SCHOLARS are hard at work making sure everything at Camp Kinney, an accredited camp for individuals with autism spectrum disorder, runs smoothly.
Saint Joseph’s University is pleased to announce that 33 members of the Class of 2017 have committed to serve with 16 local, national or international postgraduate service programs. In addition, a member of the Class of 2016 will join the ACESJU program, increasing the number of postgraduate volunteers to 34.
Instead of relaxing by the pool, 87 students from across campus are spending 10 weeks in rigorous independent research as Summer Scholars. Now in its 12th official year the program gives students the opportunity to work individually with faculty mentors on research projects that deepen their understanding of an aspect of their major course of study, or occasionally, a discipline that is new to them.
Rising senior and accounting and business intelligence and analytics major Elizabeth Fuentes earned $7,000 in scholarship funds from the Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants (PICPA), recognizing academic excellence, leadership and an intent to pursue an accounting career.
The revival of the 54th Street Corridor continued this month with the grand opening of the Wynne Senior Residences on Friday, May 19. The property, located at 54th and Arlington Streets on the site of the former Wynne Ballroom, will provide 51 affordable apartments for residents over the age of 62, along with street-level commercial space.
Saint Joseph’s University’s Class of 2017 was celebrated officially on Saturday, May, 20, with commencement exercises held on the James J. Maguire ‘58 Campus. More than 2,200 undergraduate, doctoral and graduate students received degrees.
Amanda Lawn ’17, an elementary education and special education double major, will dress in her cap and gown on commencement day to receive her diploma along with her fellow graduates — one of them being her father. Robert J. Lawn Jr. ’17, a police officer at Plumstead Township Police Department, will graduate next to his daughter with a Bachelor of Science in criminal justice.
The John P. McNulty Scholars Program for Excellence in Science and Mathematics, which provides scholarships for young women who wish to become leaders in the STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) professions, announces its Class of 2017 scholars and fellows.