Saint Joseph’s to Host Fourth Annual Ignatian Leadership Conference


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.

Mark C. Reed, Ed.D.

SJU President Mark C. Reed, Ed.D., Named to Association of Catholic Colleges and Universities Board of Directors


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.

Ralph Galati'70 (USAF), Director of Veterans Services

Mayor Kenney Honors SJU Director of Veterans Services Ralph Galati ’70 (USAF) at Wawa Welcome America Festival 2017


On Tuesday, July 4, the Honorable James F. Kenney, mayor of the City of Philadelphia, presented the Magis Award to Ralph Galati ’70 (USAF), director of veteran services at Saint Joseph’s University, as part of the 2017 Welcome America Festival.

Mark C. Reed, Ed.D.

SJU President Leads A-10 Council of Presidents


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.

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Graduates Commit to Serve with Local, National and International Service Programs


Saint Joseph’s University is pleased to announce that 33 members of the Class of 2017 have committed to serve with 16 local, national or international postgraduate service programs. In addition, a member of the Class of 2016 will join the ACESJU program, increasing the number of postgraduate volunteers to 34.

Students on campus.

School’s (Not Quite) Out for Summer: Scholars Pursue Summer Research


Instead of relaxing by the pool, 87 students from across campus are spending 10 weeks in rigorous independent research as Summer Scholars. Now in its 12th official year the program gives students the opportunity to work individually with faculty mentors on research projects that deepen their understanding of an aspect of their major course of study, or occasionally, a discipline that is new to them.

Liz Fuentes

Accounting Major Earns Scholarship from Pennsylvania CPA Institute


Rising senior and accounting and business intelligence and analytics major Elizabeth Fuentes earned $7,000 in scholarship funds from the Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants (PICPA), recognizing academic excellence, leadership and an intent to pursue an accounting career.

Class of 2017 Celebrated at Commencement Ceremonies


Saint Joseph’s University’s Class of 2017 was celebrated officially on Saturday, May, 20, with commencement exercises held on the James J. Maguire ‘58 Campus. More than 2,200 undergraduate, doctoral and graduate students received degrees.

Saint Joseph's Set to Celebrate Class of 2017 Commencement Ceremonies May 20


Saint Joseph's University will celebrate the Class of 2017 on Saturday, May 20 by conferring more than 2,200 degrees at its 2017 commencement ceremonies.

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Follow the Signs: Graduate Goes from Dream School to Dream Job


In 2013, Alexandra Homan followed the signs to Saint Joseph’s University. Now as she graduates, she's following the magis to a career and an employer that inspires her.