News Archive - October 2011

  • Friday, October 28, 2011

    PHILADELPHIA (October 28, 2011) – Celebrating the one-year anniversary of the installation of the first green roof on the Saint Joseph’s University campus, the College of Arts and Sciences will host “Turning Stormwater Challenges into Opportunities: A Workshop for Homeowners,” on Friday, Nov. 18, from 7 to 8:45 p.m., and Saturday, Nov. 19, from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Funded by a grant from the U.S.

  • Tuesday, October 25, 2011

    PHILADELPHIA (October 24, 2011) - China’s rapid development and Sino-American relations have a direct impact on the lives of Americans. On Wednesday, Nov. 16, at 6:15 p.m., Saint Joseph’s University will partner with the National Committee on United States-China Relations of New York, for the fifth annual CHINA Town Hall: Local Connections, National Reflections.

  • Monday, October 24, 2011

    On Saturday, October 22, Saint Joseph’s University marked its 10th Community Day, a bi-annual event intended to strengthen the campus community while serving the community at large.

  • Friday, October 21, 2011

    Thursday, Nov. 3 through Saturday, Nov. 5, Saint Joseph’s University will host the 38th annual conference of the Northeast Business and Economic Association at the Sheraton Society Hill in Philadelphia. Covering a variety of topics in 22 tracks, such as accounting, economics and pharmaceutical marketing, the annual meeting provides a forum for constructive discussion between academics and professionals in business fields.

  • Friday, October 21, 2011

    Saint Joseph’s University, led by co-chairs John Smithson ’68, M.B.A. ’82, interim president, and Cindy Griffin ’91, M.B.A. ’93, head women’s basketball coach, recently launched the annual campaign for the United Way of Southeastern Pennsylvania.

  • Friday, October 21, 2011

    PHILADELPHIA (October 21, 2011) – India, a country whose struggles have been chronicled by photojournalists and artists for decades, boasts its own unique aesthetic appeal – from its naturally colorful environment to the arrangement of merchant goods along the market streets. Starting Monday, Nov.

  • Friday, October 21, 2011

    Mary Lynn Fecile, ’88, M.D., Ph.D., will deliver the fall installment of the McNulty Scholars Lecture Series. Entitled “Listen to Your Life,” the lecture will be held on Thursday, Oct. 27 at 11:30 a.m. in the SJU Science Center, Room 200.

  • Thursday, October 20, 2011

    PHILADELPHIA (October 20, 2011) – The Destiny of Lesser Animals (Sibo ne kra, Dabo ne kra), a film produced and directed by Deron Albright, M.F.A., associate professor of film at Saint Joseph’s University, will receive its Philadelphia premiere when it is screened as a special event by the Philadelphia Film Festival on Sunday, Oct. 30, 7:30 p.m., at the International House, 3701 Chestnut Street. A subsequent showing is scheduled for Thursday, Nov. 3, at the Ritz East B, 125 S.

  • Tuesday, October 18, 2011

    With the passage of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) in March 2010, employers and their employees across the nation experienced changes to their healthcare provisions, many of which benefitted women’s maternity care.

  • Friday, October 14, 2011

    On Oct. 6, a group of Philadelphians gathered at Dilworth Plaza by City Hall in the name of Occupy Philadelphia. The demonstration was organized in solidarity with Occupy Wall Street, which began in September and has since gone national. Jeffrey Hyson, Ph.D., assistant professor of history and director of the American studies program at Saint Joseph’s University, says that historically, a key component of revolution is the action of crowds taking to the streets.

  • Friday, October 14, 2011

    In a world of perfect competitive balance, all 30 Major League Baseball clubs would have an equal chance at playoff baseball. While that thought is nice, it’s not reality. Teams like the Chicago Cubs, a team without a World Championship since 1908, and the Pittsburgh Pirates, who finished below .500 for the 19th straight season, make that evident.

  • Friday, October 14, 2011

    PHILADELPHIA (Oct. 14, 2011) – America’s two largest generations, Baby Boomers and Millennials, jointly comprise 151 million individuals who are responsible for nearly 65 out of every $100 spent in the foodservice industry – this figure will rise to close to $75 within the next ten years. Possessing a firm grasp of their habits and expectations regarding foodservice is invaluable to marketers and will be even more so in the future.

  • Thursday, October 13, 2011

    October marks the beginning of flu season, and once again, health care professionals are exhorting people to get a flu shot. Microbiologist John Tudor, Ph.D., professor of biology at Saint Joseph’s University in Philadelphia, agrees that it’s time to roll up our sleeves and offer up our arms for the vaccination.

  • Thursday, October 13, 2011

    PHILADELPHIA (Oct. 13, 2011) - Three of the biggest names in Philadelphia-area real estate will take part in a breakfast and a panel discussion titled “The Current (and Future) State of Affairs in Local Residential Real Estate" at Saint Joseph’s University on Thursday, Oct. 27.

  • Wednesday, October 12, 2011

    PHILADELPHIA (Oct. 11, 2011) - Saint Joseph’s University’s Haub School of Business is an outstanding business school, according to the 2012 edition of Princeton Review’s “The Best 294 Business Schools.”

  • Monday, October 10, 2011

    The Delaware County District Attorney’s Office recognized the significant contribution SJU has made to regional homeland security by presenting the University with awards for meritorious service at a ceremony on campus on Monday, Sept. 26.

  • Saturday, October 8, 2011

    <p>Celebrating the one-year anniversary of the installation of the first green roof on the Saint Joseph&rsquo;s University campus, the College of Arts and Sciences will host &ldquo;Turning Stormwater Challenges into Opportunities: A Workshop for Homeowners,&rdquo; on Friday, Nov. 18, from 7 to 8:45 p.m., and Saturday, Nov. 19, from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Funded by a grant from the U.S. Department of Energy received by SJU in October 2010, and planned in collaboration with the Lower Merion Conservancy, the program is free and open to the public; registration is required.</p>
  • Tuesday, October 4, 2011

    Date: Thursday, Oct. 6

    Time: 11:30 a.m.

    Place: Saint Joseph's University Wolfington Teletorium, Mandeville Hall 54th Street and City Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19131

    Details: The Saint Joseph's University chapter of the American Marketing Association (AMA) will honor the Philadelphia Phillies organization with the annual Marketer of the Year Award on Thursday, Oct. 6.

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