Senior biology major Michael DiMuzio has always had a passion for science. But the future medical student was propelled in the direction of the healthcare field after a battle with leukemia that began in middle school.
Before enrolling in SJU’s IDEPEL program, Nyshawana Francis-Thompson was a special education teacher and liaison for the School District of Philadelphia. While the rewards of teaching ignited her passion to make a bigger impact in the lives of others, she credits the program for giving her the confidence and skills to achieve this goal.
April is Autism Awareness Month across the United States, and at SJU, the Kinney Center for Autism Education and Support is increasing awareness of those affected by autism and autism spectrum disorders by hosting Autism Awareness Week 2017, April 21 – 30.
The SJU Theatre Company will close its 2016-17 season with the comedy/drama “The Heidi Chronicles” by Wendy Wasserstein, opening on April 19 at 8 p.m. in the Bluett Theatre.
Saint Joseph's Univeristy is pleased to announce that the U.S. Department of State has awarded Daniel Soucy ’18 the Critical Language Scholarship. The award is a part of the Competitive Language Program, an effort to increase the number of Americans mastering critical foreign languages.
PHILADELPHIA (April 6, 2017) — The St. Andrew’s Society of Philadelphia has awarded Saint Joseph’s sophomore Haley Waites of Silver Spring, Maryland, the St. Andrew’s Scholarship. The $25,000 award will enable Waites to study at the University of Edinburgh during her junior year.
Marisa Egan, a junior biology major at Saint Joseph’s University, has been named a recipient of the 2017 Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship. The prestigious scholarship, given annually to sophomores and juniors who intend to pursue careers in the natural sciences, mathematics and engineering, is worth $7,500.
SJU will welcome Vice President of the Republic of Panama Isabel Saint Malo de Alvarado, a 1989 graduate of Saint Joseph’s, to campus on Monday, April 10. During her visit to Saint Joseph’s, Saint Malo will meet with SJU administrators and faculty and deliver an address titled “Panama: A Critical UN Partner for Sustainable Development Goals.”
Brenna Ritzert ’17, an English major with a sociology minor from Chicora, Pennsylvania, has earned a Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship (ETA) position in Slovakia. After graduation, she’ll spend a year in the town of Trebišov teaching English to students at a local high school and representing the United States as a cultural ambassador.
Madeline Bell, president and CEO of Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia will address the Class of 2017 at the undergraduate commencement ceremony on Sat., May 20 at 9 a.m. Alumna and education advocate Linda Cliatt-Wayman ’92 (M.S.) will deliver the address at the graduate and doctoral ceremony at 3 p.m.