SJU's Alumni Association will honor five esteemed alumni on Nov. 2 at the Leadership Awards Dinner, held at the Loews Philadelphia Hotel. Daniel J. Hilferty III '78 will receive the Shield of Loyola, the University's most prestigious alumni award.
In the wake of the disaster that occurred in Texas last month, student organizations and other Hawks are banding together to raise money for those affected by Hurricane Harvey, the strongest hurricane to hit the United States since Hurricane Charley in 2004.
Cities are built on grids. From above, streets cut parallel and perpendicular lines through the landscape. Up close, office buildings climb to the sky in stacks of rectangular windows. Philadelphia-based artist Heidi Nam sees beauty in the patterns. Her mixed-media collages representing this beauty will be on display at Saint Joseph’s University Gallery in an exhibition titled “Urban Fabric,” set to run Monday, August 21 through Sunday, September 24.
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.
Saint Joseph’s University announced receipt of a $50 million gift from distinguished alumnus, James J. Maguire, Class of 1958 and his wife, Frances. This extraordinary gift is the largest in the University’s 166-year history and will significantly raise the University’s endowment, supporting scholarships and financial assistance to students and enabling the expansion of signature and mission-centered programs.
SJU will host the fourth annual Ignatian Leadership Conference on Friday, July 28, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Suitable for participants in both the nonprofit and for-profit sectors, the conference explores leadership through the teachings of St. Ignatius of Loyola, founder of the Society of Jesus, who is often referred to as one of the most effective leaders in human history.
University President Mark C. Reed, Ed.D., was appointed to the Association of Catholic Colleges and Universities (ACCU) Board of Directors on July 1, 2017. Dr. Reed’s term ends in February, 2020.
Shaily Menon, Ph.D., an accomplished biologist and administrator, joined Saint Joseph’s University as the dean of the College of Arts and Sciences on August 1. Most recently, Menon was associate dean for research, facilities planning and community engagement in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at Grand Valley State University.
SJU President Mark C. Reed, Ed.D., was named chair of the Atlantic 10 Council of Presidents at their annual spring meetings. Dr. Reed replaces outgoing chair Stephen Knapp, Ph.D., president of George Washington University, for a three-year term beginning in July.
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.