Saint Joseph's University was founded by the Jesuits — visionary Catholic priests and educators who prioritized social justice, the pursuit of excellence, service to others, and the development of the whole person, or, cura personalis. One of only 28 universities and colleges nationwide exemplifying this 500-year- old Jesuit tradition, SJU offers each of its students an educational experience that will hone their skills, expand their knowledge, grow their faith and strengthen their character.
Saint Joseph’s University today announced the formation of its School of Health Studies and Education. The new school brings together — and builds upon — dozens of established undergraduate, graduate, doctoral and certificate programs in two rapidly changing and growing industries.
The National Science Foundation has awarded Saint Joseph’s University a $1.45 million grant through the Robert Noyce Teacher Scholarship Program. The grant will provide funding to the six local colleges and universities to encourage students to pursue and sustain a career as educators in the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics.
Project Haiti SJU, a University-led effort to assist Jesuit-run elementary schools across Haiti, received a $25,000 donation from the Raskob Foundation. The grant will allow the organization to print and ship copies of bilingual textbooks.
Works of art often reflect the inner workings of the human mind, revealing their artists through forms that hold conceptual significance. Artist Samantha Parker Salazar brings “Somnambulant” to the University Gallery and reveals her thoughts from within.
Karen A. Pellegrino will join the University as Vice President for Enrollment Management on Monday, June 11. She will play an integral role in shaping SJU’s enrollment strategy, leading efforts to drive application growth, improve selectivity, and support ethnic, geographic and socioeconomic diversity.
Joseph McCleery, Ph.D., will join the University as assistant professor of psychology and executive director of academic programs for the Kinney Center for Autism Education and Support on Friday, June 1.
Twin sisters and SJU seniors, Marisa and Tera Egan of King of Prussia, will both attend graduate programs in the medical field. Marisa will study cellular and molecular biology at the University of Pennsylvania, and Tera will study biomedical sciences at the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine.
Joseph R. Biden Jr., the 47th vice president of the United States, is slated to address Saint Joseph’s University’s students, faculty and staff for the 2018 Anthony Carfagno Lecture on Tuesday, April 24, at 11 a.m., in the Michael J. Hagan ’85 Arena.