News Archive - April 2009

  • Thursday, April 30, 2009

    Saint Joseph’s University is actively monitoring the swine influenza (H1N1) cases in Mexico and other countries, including the U.S and Canada. We are working closely with local and state health officials to share information and prepare for the possibility that the outbreak may affect our community directly. We have actively engaged our Emergency Preparedness Plan regarding a potential influenza outbreak.

  • Thursday, April 23, 2009

    PHILADELPHIA (April 22, 2009) - The Honorable Marjorie O. Rendell, Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals, and First Lady, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, will deliver the Pi Sigma Alpha Distinguished Lecture at Saint Joseph’s University on Friday, April 24, 2009, at 8 p.m. in the Haub Executive Center of McShain Hall. Pi Sigma Alpha is the political science honors society at Saint Joseph’s.

  • Tuesday, April 21, 2009

    PHILADELPHIA (April 20, 2009) — Saint Joseph’s University announced today that it will grant honorary degrees of Doctor of Public Service to world champion Philadelphia Phillies pitcher and former SJU student athlete Jamie Moyer and his wife, Karen.

  • Thursday, April 16, 2009

    What: Earth Day becomes Earth Week at Saint Joseph’s University with eco-conscious student organizations sponsoring a variety of terra-friendly events to raise awareness of sustainable lifestyle options on campus.

    When: Sunday, April 19 – Saturday, April 25, 2009 See below for detailed list of events.

    Where: Saint Joseph’s University 5600 City Avenue Philadelphia, Pa., 19131 See below for event locations.

  • Thursday, April 16, 2009

    PHILADELPHIA (April 16, 2009) — Nancy Childs, Ph.D., a Saint Joseph’s University food marketing researcher, has been appointed to Pennsylvania Governor Edward G. Rendell’s Food Safety Council.

  • Tuesday, April 14, 2009

    The Erivan K. Haub School of Business will recognize Thomas Nerney ’96 (M.B.A.), chairman, president and chief executive officer of United States Liability Insurance Group, with the 19th Annual Hall of Fame Award during a dinner and award presentation on April 23. As the recipient of this award, Nerney will be acknowledged for his outstanding community work, strong corporate leadership and management qualities.

  • Wednesday, April 8, 2009

    PHILADELPHIA (April 7, 2009) – Stephen Sondheim's Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning Sunday in the Park with George, a dramatic musical centered on the life of impressionist painter Georges Seurat, will wrap up the 81st season of Cap and Bells Dramatic Arts Society, Saint Joseph’s University’s theatre production program. The show opens Wednesday, April 22 at 8 p.m. in Bluett Theatre, and runs through Sunday, April 26.

  • Wednesday, April 8, 2009

    PHILADELPHIA (April 21, 2009) — Saint Joseph’s University formally announced the creation of The Kinney Center for Autism Education and Support on April 20, as part of the University’s 5th Annual Autism Awareness Day. The Center has received multiple gifts totaling in excess of $8 million, with lead support coming from Paul and Margaret Hondros. Paul Hondros is a graduate of the Class of 1970 and Chairman of SJU’s Board of Trustees. He and his wife Margaret are champions for autism.

  • Tuesday, April 7, 2009

    Antoinette Bing '10 came to Hawk Hill as a woman having already achieved a great deal. As a mother of three and the senior vice president of sales and trading at Philadelphia investment firm BOE Securities, Inc., Bing was proof that a female can excel as a professional and a parent simultaneously.

  • Friday, April 3, 2009

    With tight budgets and economic uncertainty, departments in corporations nationwide are becoming more accountable for measurement.

  • Friday, April 3, 2009

    This year, Earth Day falls on April 22, and for its 39th anniversary, the eco-minded among us will be taking stock of advancements made by the green movement, as well as the challenges that remain.

  • Friday, April 3, 2009

    PHILADELPHIA (April 2, 2009) – The Saint Joseph’s University chapter of Sigma Xi, the International Scientific Research Society, will open its 20th annual Student Research Symposium on Friday, April 17, with a lecture by Sheila Patek, Ph.D., of the department of integrative biology at the University of California, Berkeley. The presentation, entitled “Airborne Ants and Smashing Shrimp: Accident and Intent in the Evolution of Movement,” will begin at 5 p.m.

  • Thursday, April 2, 2009

    PHILADELPHIA (April 2, 2009)-- It’s one thing to sit in class or read from an instruction manual, and quite another to actually apply that knowledge.

  • Wednesday, April 1, 2009

    What: A Saint Joseph’s University student organization will host a carnival for community members with special needs. Over 500 University volunteers and guests will participate in the 33rd annual Hand-in-Hand event.

    When: Saturday, April 4 10 a.m – 2 p.m.

    Where: Saint Joseph’s University Alumni Memorial Fieldhouse 54th and City Ave, Philadelphia, Pa., 19131

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