Saint Joseph’s University’s Department of Food Marketing will host a lecture that analyzes the edible insect market on Tuesday, Oct. 24, from 12:30 to 1:45 p.m., in Campion Student Center’s Forum Theatre. At the lecture’s conclusion, attendees will be invited to sample some cricket snacks.
The SJU Office of Veterans Services will host Anders Fogh Rasmussen, the 12th Secretary General of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, on Thursday, Nov. 16, at 7 p.m., in the Wolfington Teletorium at Mandeville Hall. Rasmussen, who is also the former prime minister of Denmark, will offer his remarks, “NATO: Past, Present and Future,” following a reception at 6:15 p.m., in the Mandeville Hall lobby.
Saint Joseph’s is pleased to announce that six Ignatian College Connection scholars have joined the University this semester as first-year students. Founded in 2004 by then-President Timothy R. Lannon S.J., and George Bur S.J., then-rector of the University’s Jesuit Community, the ICC allows high school students of diverse backgrounds to learn about the college experience and Saint Joseph’s through yearlong programming held on campus.
Brian Brogan, M.S., CMT, has been named the director of Saint Joseph’s University’s Initiative for Family Business and Entrepreneurship (IFBE), which is housed in the Erivan K. Haub School of Business. Brogan is the president and founder of Brogan Group Investment Advisors LLC, located in Rydal, Pennsylvania, and is a member of both the Chartered Financial Analyst Society of Philadelphia and the Mid-Atlantic Hedge Fund Association.
Anushka Baral, of Kathmandu, Nepal, has earned the Main Line Chamber of Commerce Gold Leaf Scholarship, awarded to outstanding female leaders. Baral received the scholarship last month. She is currently enrolled in the second year of HSB's graduate business intelligence and analytics program.
Saint Joseph’s University’s Erivan K. Haub School of Business (HSB) will announce a historic partnership with the United Nations-supported Principles for Responsible Management Education (PRME) initiative on Thursday, Oct. 12. Both organizations will develop a new data analytics tool, the PRME SDG (Sustainable Development Goal) Dashboard, to assess business schools’ success in delivering socially and environmentally sustainable management education.
The Saint Joseph’s University Initiative for Family Business and Entrepreneurship honored Christian W. E. Haub, the co-chief executive officer of the family-operated Tengelmann Group, with the Family Business Legacy Award on Thursday, Oct. 4. The award recognizes the Haub family for their commitment to the innovation and stewardship of their family business.
On Thursday, Oct. 26, 1967, civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. spoke to a crowd of 1,500 students, faculty and community members in Alumni Memorial Field House (now Hagan Arena) on Saint Joseph’s campus. On Thursday, Oct. 26 — 50 years after King delivered the speech on campus — SJU will commemorate the anniversary of his speech with a daylong series of events.
Two years ago today — September 27, 2015 — Pope Francis, the first Jesuit pope, made a historic visit to Saint Joseph's University to bless the newly dedicated interfaith sculpture, Synagoga and Ecclesia in Our Time, which symbolizes a new era of Jewish and Catholic relations.
The second phase of SJU’s Veterans Entrepreneurial Jumpstart (VEJ) Cohort III program, which seeks to provide veterans with the education and resources they need to start their own businesses, will be held on campus from Oct. 14 - 22. On Saturday, Oct. 21, John F. Lehman, Ph.D., ’64, former secretary of the U.S. Navy, will offer the keynote address for the cohort’s banquet and graduation ceremony. Following his speech, Lehman will be presented with the TEC5 George J. Beichl, Ph.D.