Thirty-five students enrolled in a Social Problems class raised over $2,500 in school supplies, hygiene products, food items and monetary donations for two nonprofit organizations while learning firsthand about poverty and education funding.
When eating chocolate is on the syllabus, you can bet no one skips class. Students enrolled in Chem. 112 and 112L, a chemistry course for food marketing majors, packed into a Science Center classroom on Tuesday, November 9, for a visit from MARS Chocolate’s North American Headquarters. In the food chemistry course, business students learn about the nutritional makeup of foods and cover hot topics in the industry related to food composition.
Cuba expert Richard N. Gioioso, Ph.D., assistant professor of political science offers his thoughts on how the death of Fidel Castro will affect the island nation.
Aer Lingus and the Kinney Center for Autism Education and Support have partnered to develop a visual guide that helps individuals with autism and related disorders prepare for and experience air travel. Believed to be the first of its kind offered by an airline, the guide is now available for families and caretakers to access via Aerlingus.com.
Pa. State Rep. Lynwood Savage on Nov. 17 presented SJU with a citation for its 2016 RecycleMania Grand Champion (Pennsylvania) title. SJU achieved a 48.9 percent recycling rate, the highest in the state.
During Fair Trade Month in October, a group of SJU students enrolled in Fair Trade Coffee: From Co-Op to Cup, a Nicaragua study tour class taught by Keith Brown, Ph.D., entered a national social media photo contest sponsored by Fair Trade Campaigns, a grassroots movement of consumer and fair trade advocates.
Eleven graduates of Saint Joseph’s have embarked in full-time service by dedicating a year of service with two Jesuit Volunteer organizations, Jesuit Volunteer Corps (JVC) and JVC Northwest.
Saint Joseph’s University earned a 2017 Military Friendly® School designation by Victory Media, publisher of G.I. Jobs®, STEM JobsSM , and Military Spouse, announced today.
Saint Joseph’s University welcomed five Ignatian College Connection (ICC) scholars at the start of the fall semester. Each scholar will receive eight semesters of full tuition awarded for academic achievement and faithful participation in the ICC program throughout high school.
To focus on alternate ways to help aid communities in the wake of violent crime, a day-long series of events titled Ubuntu Philadelphia: A Forum on Healing and Restoring Our Communities, will be held at SJU’s Cardinal John P. Foley ’57 Campus Center, Wednesday, Nov. 2, 9 a.m.-6 p.m.