PHILADELPHIA (June 12, 2014) — Christopher W. Close, Ph.D., assistant professor of history, received a $6,000 Franklin Research Grant from the American Philosophical Society to support a summer research trip to Nuremberg and Munich, Germany. In addition to this award, Close received a matching Summer Research Grant from Saint Joseph’s for this trip.
PHILADELPHIA (June 9, 2014) — Saint Joseph’s University is pleased to announce that 35 members of the Class of 2014 have joined 14 local, national and international service programs, including the Peace Corps, Jesuit Volunteer Corps (JVC) and the Alliance for Catholic Education at Saint Joseph’s University. Full-time placements include working as a youth resource coordinator in Los Angeles with the JVC and facilitating elephant rehabilitation in Thailand with the Global Volunteer Network.
PHILADELPHIA (June 5, 2014) — While their friends head to the beach, 107 SJU Summer Scholars have chosen to spend the 12 weeks of sunny weather lasting from May to August on campus; in laboratories, libraries or studios, while they pursue faculty-mentored research on intriguing topics they proposed earlier in the academic year.
PHILADELPHIA (June 4, 2014) — On Sunday, June 1, U.S. Air Force Major Louis Bellace presented the University with a flag in appreciation of the care packages his unit and others received while stationed in Afghanistan and Iraq.
PHILADELPHIA (June 3, 2014) —Rosalind Reichard, Ph.D., will serve as Saint Joseph’s University’s interim provost beginning June 4, 2014. Reichard is the former president and professor of mathematics at Emory & Henry College (Va.), where she served from 2006 to 2013. Prior to her time at Emory & Henry, she served as the vice president for academic affairs at Meredith College (N.C.), and as the dean of sciences and mathematics at Elon University (N.C.), where she also held a faculty p
For the fifth consecutive year, an SJU student was awarded a scholarship from the Saint Andrew’s Society of Philadelphia. Darby Rourick, an English and philosophy double major from Ankeny, Iowa, received a $20,000 scholarship to study at the University of Aberdeen in Scotland.
PHILADELPHIA (May 23, 2014) – Two Saint Joseph’s University (SJU) online degree programs were recently listed among the top in the United States. Bestonlinecolleges.org, an educational resource that ranks the strongest online degree programs, listed SJU’s online Master of Science in Health Administration among the 34 greatest programs in the nation.
PHILADELPHIA (May 14, 2014) — Saint Joseph’s University will celebrate the Class of 2014 by conferring nearly 1,900 doctoral, graduate and undergraduate degrees at its Commencement ceremonies, Saturday, May 17. The graduate ceremony will be held at 9 a.m., and the undergraduate ceremony at 3 p.m. on the Maguire Campus. Those not able to attend commencement may view the ceremony on the University's live stream.
Saint Joseph’s University recently received a $20,000 grant from the William Penn Foundation (WPF) that will support the Institute for Environmental Stewardship’s (IES) stormwater management education programming.
PHILADELPHIA (April 25, 2014) – Each week, 13 Saint Joseph’s students visit six local middle schools to spend their afternoons with young students interested in world affairs. The Global Smarts Mentoring Program internship gives SJU students the opportunity to learn about a major global issue and a foreign country and then bring that knowledge to middle school students preparing for the Junior Model United Nations simulation at Temple University in May.