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  • Beyond the Field of Your Dreams: Careers in the Sports Industry Abound

    Thursday, July 11, 2013

    For those who have a strong interest in sports, the news is good. Beyond the privileged few who wear jerseys with numbers on their backs as pro athletes, the business of sports offers many opportunities in a wide variety of occupations and organizations according to John Lord, Ph.D., professor of sports marketing.

  • SJU Announces Test-Optional Policy for Undergraduate Admissions

    Tuesday, July 9, 2013

    PHILADELPHIA (July 9, 2013) - Saint Joseph’s University is implementing test-optional undergraduate admission, effective for fall 2014 applicants. Test-optional admission means that the University will not require applicants to submit a standardized test score (SAT/ACT) in order to be considered for admission if he/she does not believe they are an accurate indicator of their academic ability and potential for future academic success.

  • Academy of Food Marketing’s Board of Governors Elects New Members

    Monday, July 1, 2013

    PHILADELPHIA (June 28, 2013)—Saint Joseph’s University has elected new industry leaders to the Academy of Food Marketing’s Board of Governors. Judy Spires, the president and CEO of Kings Super Markets, has been elected chair. She will replace John Machuzick, an executive leader with General Mills. Spires was formerly the vice chair to the board. Michael Rothwell, the vice president and general manager of Pennington Quality Markets, has been elected vice chair/treasurer.

  • SJU’s Kinney Center to Provide Unique Summer Experience

    Thursday, June 27, 2013

    PHILADELPHIA (June 27, 2013) —For most kids, summer brings camp experiences that provide an opportunity to make friends, learn or hone a skill and keep busy. The Kinney Center for Autism Education and Support at Saint Joseph’s University believes these opportunities are especially important for youth on the autism spectrum.

  • Spare Change Adds Up Big for Autism

    Tuesday, June 25, 2013

    PHILADELPHIA (June 25, 2013) —From July through September, coin collection boxes at Wawa Food Stores registers across Pennsylvania will gather donations to benefit Saint Joseph’s University’s Kinney Center for Autism Education and Support.

  • Philadelphia and the Battle of Gettysburg

    Monday, June 24, 2013 Video

    There’s no question that the Battle of Gettysburg, fought between the Union’s Grand Army of the Potomac and the Confederacy’s Army of Northern Virginia 150 years ago — July 1-3, 1863 — is one of the great, iconic battles of American military history.

  • New Research Says Insurance Industry Lacks Gender Diversity

    Thursday, June 13, 2013

    PHILADELPHIA (June 14, 2013) – According to market research from Saint Joseph's University, gender diversity is lacking across all leadership levels within the insurance industry.

  • SJU’s Project Haiti Provides Hope for Earthquake-ravaged Country’s Future

    Thursday, June 13, 2013

    Now more than three years removed from the devastating earthquake of 2010 that killed 314,000 and left even more homeless, Haiti has fallen off the headlines and out of news broadcasts. But for a growing contingent at Saint Joseph’s University, Haiti is a personal and professional constant.

  • Taking Back the Yard: Dealing with Invasive Plants

    Wednesday, June 12, 2013

    There’s nothing more frustrating for gardeners than discovering that their well-planned plots or rolling lawns have been infiltrated by invasive plant species, the perennial marauders of the back yard set.

  • Paintings at SJU Gallery Deconstruct Disasters

    Tuesday, June 4, 2013 Gallery

    PHILADELPHIA (June 4, 2013) - “Rumble,” the summer exhibit at Saint Joseph’s University Gallery, will feature Melissa Wilkinson’s meditative paintings in black, white and gray that deconstruct the effect of natural and man-made disasters on homes, businesses and communities. The collection of 12 India ink paintings on paper will be on display Monday, June 17 through Friday, Aug. 2.

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