Ann Green, Ph.D., professor of English, has been named the recipient of the 2017 Outstanding Leader in Experiential Education in Higher Education award by the National Society for Experiential Education (NSEE). Green will accept the award at the organization’s annual conference on Tuesday, Sept. 26.
PHILADELPHIA (September 12, 2017) — Saint Joseph’s University earned a No. 11 ranking among 187 regional universities (North) in U.S. News & World Report’s 2018 edition of Best Colleges. This marks the 20th consecutive year that Saint Joseph’s has secured a place in the region’s top tier. The list places SJU as the highest-ranked regional university in the Philadelphia metropolitan area and the second-highest-ranked institution in its cohort in Pennsylvania.
Ten faculty members representing disciplines from the College of Arts and Sciences and Haub School of Business have been announced as recipients of Michael J. Morris '56 Grants for Scholarly Research. The grants will allow these scholars to advance their research and scholarly pursuits this academic year.
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.