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  • Painting as Spectator Sport: Student Competes in ArtBattles U

    Tuesday, November 26, 2013 Gallery

    When Sequoia Collier-Hezel ’15 heard about ArtBattles U, a New York organization that gives college students the opportunity to show off their talents in a public setting, he immediately applied to enter the competition. ArtBattles U pits four artist-students against each other in a Live Art Battle as they create original pieces in front of an audience.
  • Graduate Food Marketing Names New Director

    Thursday, November 21, 2013

    PHILADELPHIA (November 21, 2013) – Saint Joseph's University's Haub School of Business welcomes Bryant Wynes of Abingdon, Md., as the new director of the executive food marketing graduate program. He replaces Christine Hartmann, who assumed the role of director of the Haub School's professional MBA program.

  • JFK: Legacy and Image

    Monday, November 18, 2013 Video

    According to Francis Graham Lee, Ph.D., professor of political science, the assassination of President John F. Kennedy on Nov. 22, 1963, in Dallas, Texas, is one of the defining events of 20th century America. In this video, Lee discusses Kennedy’s lasting legacy for his and subsequent presidencies: “It’s image,” Lee says.
  • Communication Studies Adds High-Tech, Collaborative Classroom to Campus

    Friday, November 15, 2013

    When members of the Communication Studies faculty and Media Services engineer Justin Fowler first stepped into Merion 174, it was a stark white classroom containing the typical assortment of chairs, desks, a teaching podium and a whiteboard. By August 2013, Fowler and the faculty had redesigned the room into a collaborative learning space, complete with digital monitors, an advanced audio system and file-sharing software.

  • First Impressions: SJU’s Career Fair

    Friday, November 15, 2013 Video

    In this video, recruiters and students extol the value of the Career Fair experience; Career Development Center executive director Trish Shafer explains the attributes that make Saint Joseph’s students attractive to employers.
  • Haub Degree Completion Student Awarded Gold Leaf Scholarship

    Tuesday, November 12, 2013

    PHILADELPHIA (November 12, 2013) – Denise Mann, a resident of Belmont Hills, Pa., recently received the Main Line Chamber of Commerce Gold Leaf Scholarship, which is awarded to female students who exhibit outstanding leadership qualities. She received this $4,000 scholarship, sponsored by Mike Buongiorno, executive vice president and chief financial officer of Main Line Health, during the Main Line Chamber of Commerce Gold Leaf Luncheon on Sept. 24.

  • Seven Minutes Cast

    “Seven Minutes in Heaven” Revisits Life of ‘90s Teens

    Monday, November 11, 2013

    PHILADELPHIA (November 11, 2013) – Remember the days when killing time didn’t involve email, social media, cell phones or mobile apps? The SJU Theatre Company revisits a time when unexpected moments of leisure forced the boundaries of teenage social class and stereotypes in playwright Steven Levenson’s comedy, “Seven Minutes in Heaven.” The show opens on Thursday, Nov. 14 at 8 p.m. and runs through Sunday, Nov. 24. It is the play’s premiere in the state of Pennsylvania.

  • Lincoln at Gettysburg

    Friday, November 8, 2013 Video

    In this video, Civil War scholar Randall Miller, Ph.D., professor of history, discusses the effect Lincoln’s own visit to the battlefield and the grave sites had on him, as he completed the draft of the speech that day 150 years ago.
  • College Tennis Serves Up Support for Autism

    Thursday, November 7, 2013

    PHILADELPHIA (November 7, 2013) —Eight top universities will gather on Friday, Nov. 15, to compete in the Collegiate Tennis Showdown to support Saint Joseph’s University’s Kinney Center for Autism Education and Support.

  • Great Speeches by Lincoln, Kennedy Focus of Faculty Panel

    Wednesday, November 6, 2013

    “Lincoln and Kennedy, from 1863 to 1963 to 2013: From Civil War to Civil Rights to the Meaning of America,” an all-SJU faculty panel discussion, will celebrate the 150th anniversary of Abraham Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address and the 50th anniversary of John Fitzgerald Kennedy’s landmark Civil Rights Address.
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