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SJU to Host CHINA Town Hall Webcast with Former Secretary of State Henry A. Kissinger


China’s rapid development and relations with America have a direct impact on all U.S. citizens. To illuminate this relationship, SJU will host a webcast with former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger through the National Committee on United States-China Relations’ 10th annual CHINA Town Hall: Local Connections, National Reflections, on Oct. 18 at 6 p.m.

SJU Theatre Company Begins Season with "Carousel"


PHILADELPHIA (October 3, 2016) – The Saint Joseph’s University Theatre Company will kick off its 2016-2017 season with the musical “Carousel,” opening Thursday, October 20 in Bluett Theater.

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Small Business Administration Awards Grant to Saint Joseph’s Veterans Entrepreneurship Program


Saint Joseph’s University’s Office of Veterans Services was one of four awardees of the 2016 Service Disabled Veteran Entrepreneurship Training Program grant, awarded by the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA). The grant, totaling $50,000, will support SJU’s Veterans Entrepreneurship Jumpstart Program (VEJ).

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Diversity Lecture Series, Women's History Month Present Selenis Leyva of 'Orange is the New Black'


To mark Women's History Month, SJU's Office of Student Inclusion and Diversity will host actress Selenis Leyva of "Orange is the New Black" on March 8, who will discuss the Hispanic experience in America, her experience as a woman in the entertainment industry, and LGBTQ issues.

A New View of Philadelphia’s Statues: SJU Gallery Features Painting Exhibit


PHILADELPHIA (September 26, 2016) — Saint Joseph’s University Gallery will host a collection of paintings by Philadelphia artist Michael Yoder, titled “Figure Ground,” October 3 – 28. The exhibition features abstract paintings based on Philadelphia’s monumental statues, from George Washington to Joan of Arc.


SJU to Honor Marsh & McLennan CEO at Insurance Dinner


Saint Joseph's University’s Erivan K. Haub School of Business will honor Daniel S. Glaser, President and Chief Executive Officer Marsh & McLennan Companies, at the Academy of Risk Management and Insurance (ARMI) Executive of the Year Dinner on Thursday, September 29, 2016. Glaser is an insurance industry veteran who has held several senior positions in commercial insurance and insurance brokerage working internationally.

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SJU to Hold Celebration of Pope Francis’s Visit to Philadelphia on First Anniversary


To mark the first anniversary of Pope Francis’s visit to Philadelphia , SJU’s Student Senate, Office of Campus Ministry and the student board of Alpha Sigma Nu are holding commemorative events on Sept. 27.

SJU to Host 11th Annual Food Industry Summit


On Tuesday, October 11, Saint Joseph's University Food Marketing Department will host the 11th annual Food Industry Summit. This year’s topic is “Frontiers in Food: The Future of Fresh Prepared and On-the-Go.”

SJU Hosts Fifth-Annual 5K Run/Walk to Support Autism Center


SJU will host the Kinney Center for Autism Education and Support’s Annual 5K Run/Walk for Autism on Saturday, Sept. 24, at 8:30 a.m. The Kinney 5K is part of HawkFest, Saint Joseph's reunion weekend.

Fall Career Fair Connects Students, Employers


PHILADELPHIA (September 20, 2016) — Nearly 200 employers and over 900 job-seeking students will meet on Thursday, September 22 at Saint Joseph’s University’s Fall Career Fair. Companies attending the fair represent a range of industries and organizations, including financial services, retail, food marketing, advertising, nonprofits and government agencies.