Information for Media

Members of the media wishing to contact the University for a story about Saint Joseph's should contact the Office of University Communications during business hours at 610-660-1222.

News media seeking information from faculty experts may contact University Communications or consult the Faculty Experts Guide. To receive a printed edition of the Faculty Experts guide, contact University Communications.

Those interested in recieving press clearance for athletic events should consult the official Saint Joseph's University athletics site.

Contact University Communications

University Communications staff members are prepared to assist the news media and others who need information about the people and programs of Saint Joseph's. UComm is responsible for media relations, key publications ( including SJU Magazine), program advertising, strategic communications, core site web content and implementation of an institutional image campaign.

Phone: 610-660-1222
Fax: 610-660-1992

Harriet K. Goodheart
Assistant Vice President for University Communications
610-660-1532 |
Beats: Office of the President, Office of the Provost, Cabinet, Academic Affairs, Crisis Communications, Enrollment Management, Admissions, Institutional Diversity, Multicultural Life, Career Services

Harriet Goodheart provides strategic communications counsel at all levels, advancing the University’s mission to both internal and external constituencies, and serving as the University’s spokesperson. She is responsible for the day-to-day operation of the Office of University Communications and directs a wide range of communications services for the University community, all designed to enhance the reputation of Saint Joseph's.

A member of a number of professional organizations, she earned her master’s degree from Temple University and her bachelor of arts degree from the University of Michigan.

Kelly Welsh '05 (M.A.)
Director of College of Arts and Sciences Communications
610-660-1385 |
Beats: Critical Incident Response Team, Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, Criminal Justice and Public Safety Institute, Graduate Arts and Sciences, Psychology, Sociology, Labor Studies, Education, ERDLC,  Health Services, Institute for Violence Research and Prevention, Kinney Center for Autism Education and Support

Kelly Welsh is the lead writer for the College of Arts and Sciences, editor of the bi-weekly Hawkeye employee newsletter and intellect magazine. Kelly earned her B.A. in communications from West Chester University in 2000 and a master's degree in writing studies from Saint Joseph's in 2005.

Carolyn Steigleman '10 (M.A.)
Director of Haub School of Business Communications
610-660-1355 |

Beats: Critical Incident Response Team. Erivan K. Haub School of Business undergraduate and graduate programs, centers, office of the dean, and administrative offices

Carolyn A. Steigleman manages the public relations of the Erivan K. Haub School of Business. She is the editor of the Haub School Review magazine, the monthly tip sheet, and the Seen & Heard biweekly e-newsletter. Steigleman earned her bachelor's degree in communication/journalism from Shippensburg University in 2001. She earned her master's degree in writing studies from Saint Joseph's in 2010.

Patricia Allen
Senior Associate Director of University Communications
610-660-3240 |
Beats: Office of Mission, Campus Ministry, Faith-Justice Institute, Biology, Environmental Science, English, Writing Center, Fine and Performing Arts, University Gallery, History, Asian Studies, Latin American Studies, Political Science, International Relations, Philosophy, Theology, Institute for Catholic Bioethics, Institute for Jewish-Catholic Relations

Patricia Allen is the writer for the Office of Mission and covers a variety of beats in the College of Arts and Sciences. She received a B.A. in communications and theater from Temple University.

Molly Crossan Harty
Editor, Saint Joseph's University Magazine
610-660-1220 |

Molly Crossan Harty is the editor and primary planner for SJU Magazine, published three times each year. She serves as a liaison between University Communcations and Saint Joseph's University Press.

Kathy Cooke
Senior Administrative Assistant
610-660-3252 |

Marketing Communications Team

Joseph M. Lunardi '82
Assistant Vice President, Marketing Communications
610-660-1221 |

Cary Foster
Director of Web Communications
610-660-1257 |

Jeffrey Martin '04, '05 (M.A.)
Senior Associate Director, Web Communications
610-660-3223 |

Brooke Neifert
Director or Marketing Operations
610-660-3226 |

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