News Archive - March 2013

  • Thursday, March 28, 2013

    Saint Joseph’s University will grant honorary degrees to Elisabeth A. Hagen, M.D. ’91 (B.S.), under secretary for food safety for the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), and John W. O’Malley, S.J., university professor in the Department of Theology, Georgetown University, at the 2013 Commencement ceremonies.
  • Thursday, March 28, 2013

    PHILADELPHIA (March 27, 2013) —Saint Joseph’s University’s Kinney Center for Autism Education and Support will host a week of events, April 7-12, aimed at raising autism awareness and promoting the Center’s growing list of services for the autism community.
  • Monday, March 25, 2013

    Ralph Galati ’70, adjunct faculty member of the master’s of business administration program at the Haub School of Business, is celebrating the 40th anniversary of his freedom from being held captive as a Prisoner of War (POW) in Vietnam.  

    Galati spent 14 months as a POW, including 75 days in solitary confinement, after he was shot down flying over North Vietnam and captured on February 16, 1972. He was released during Operation Homecoming on March 28, 1973.

  • Friday, March 22, 2013

    On Wednesday, March 27, Saint Joseph's students will learn the value of ethical decisions in business during an on-campus event — Creating Social Value: Doing Well While Doing Good. The event, sponsored by the Pedro Arrupe Center for Business Ethics and the student organization, Net Impact, will be held in Mandeville Hall's Wolfington Teletorium from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. 

  • Tuesday, March 19, 2013

    Saint Joseph’s University’s College of Arts and Sciences and The Peace Islands Institute will co-host a conference entitled “A Just Peace: Perspectives from the World’s Religions,” on Friday, March 22, in the Presidents’ Lounge of Campion Student Center, from 8 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

  • Thursday, March 14, 2013 Video

    More than 1 billion Catholics witnessed the introduction of a new pope yesterday. Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio has been elected as the new leader of the church. He will be known as Pope Francis and will be officially installed on March 19, the Feast of Saint Joseph.

  • Thursday, March 14, 2013

    In its 2014 edition of “America’s Best Graduate Schools,” released March 12, 2013, U.S. News & World Report ranked four Saint Joseph’s University Haub School of Business (HSB) disciplines among its “Top 25”.
  • Wednesday, March 13, 2013

    On Friday, March 1, 470 Saint Joseph’s students and adult facilitators departed campus, marking the beginning of spring break. But instead of heading for tropical beaches for vacation, the students were headed for 16 service sites in Kentucky, Virginia and West Virginia as part of the 20th year of the Appalachian Experience (APEX).

  • Monday, March 11, 2013

    PHILADELPHIA (March 11, 2013) – Women of all backgrounds and ages will convene at Saint Joseph’s University’s SheUnited Conference on March 23, 2013 at the Michael J. Hagan ’85 Arena to share their collective wisdom and experience through speaker sessions and networking.

  • Monday, March 11, 2013

    PHILADEPLHIA (March 11, 2013) – Terry Travis has been named associate vice president of development at Saint Joseph’s University.

  • Friday, March 8, 2013

    Sr. Francis Joseph (Rachel) Scarpello, R.A., former assistant director of the Faith-Justice Institute, passed away on Feb. 28, 2013. She was 93. 

    To all who knew her, she was a remarkable and very wise woman.

    Sr. Francis organized the Outreach Lecture Series for the Faith-Justice Institute at SJU as a way to connect the University with the wider Philadelphia Catholic community.  Saint Joseph’s renamed the series after her in 2011.

  • Thursday, March 7, 2013

    PHILADELPHIA (March 7, 2013) - For the seventh consecutive year, Saint Joseph’s University has been named to the President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll. The Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) has recognized the colleges and universities that are highly committed to volunteering and community service since 2006.

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