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  • SJU Awarded NSF Grant to Research STEM Teacher Retention

    Thursday, August 7, 2014

    SJU has received a $299,552 NSF grant from the Robert Noyce Teacher Scholarship Program for research seeking to influence teacher retention rates in STEM disciplines.
  • Biology Student Receives Gilman Scholarship to Study in Australia

    Wednesday, August 6, 2014

    PHILADELPHIA (August 6, 2014) — Stephany Loaiza ’16, a biology major, has received the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship to support her study abroad during the fall semester at Macquarie University in Sydney, Australia.

    Loaiza, who is interested in biological diversity and animal studies, will use her time in Sydney to continue her study of the living world in a rich biotic environment.

  • SJU Honors St. Ignatius with Leadership Conference

    Tuesday, July 29, 2014

    PHILADELPHIA (July 28, 2014) — Saint Joseph’s University will hold its inaugural Ignatian Leadership Conference on Thursday, July 31, which is the Feast Day of St. Ignatius of Loyola, the founder of the Jesuit order. Saint Joseph’s was founded by Jesuits in Philadelphia in 1851.

  • Four for Ghana: SJU Women Spend the Summer Serving

    Thursday, July 24, 2014

    PHILADELPHIA (July 24, 2014) — Sofia Peirats and Melissa Quinn, both Class of 2014 graduates, found a non-traditional way to celebrate their graduation from Saint Joseph’s. Rather than spend time at the beach or travel across Europe, the two went to Ghana for three weeks, accompanied by Erin David ’16, as Community Water Solutions (CWS) Fellows.

  • “Rethinking Landscapes” at SJU Gallery

    Monday, July 21, 2014

    PHILADELPHIA (July 21, 2014) — They are the serene images that bring us peace in times of chaos: a reflection on the water, the soft shadows cast on the forest floor, and the multicolored carpet of fallen autumn leaves. Artist Alex Losett captures these moments in her exhibit “Rethinking Landscapes” at Saint Joseph’s University Gallery, which will be on display Monday, August 18 through Friday, Sept. 19. A reception will be held Thursday, Sept. 4, 6-8 p.m.

  • Philadelphia Welcomes Cameroon Delegation for SJU Study Tour

    Thursday, July 10, 2014

    A delegation from Cameroon will arrive in Philadelphia Sunday, July 13. They will come from halfway around the world to participate in an executive education study tour sponsored by Saint Joseph's University.
  • Pappas ’14

    Greek America Foundation Awards Fellowship to Recent Graduate

    Monday, July 7, 2014

    Dale Pappas '14 has been named the Greek America Foundation’s Post-Baccalaureate Fellow for the 2014-15 academic year.
  • Camp Promotes Social Growth in Kids with Autism

    Monday, June 30, 2014

    For many children, summer is a time to take a break from the school year and enjoy the friends, fun, and growth that comes from a camp experience. The staff of 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.
  • Political Science Class Explores Cuban-U.S. Relations

    Monday, June 30, 2014 Gallery

    Cuba is often associated with its 1950s-era cars, all in bright colors and kept in mint condition. Ancient Buicks and Chevrolets, relics of the island’s former relationship with the United States, line the streets of Havana. But for 12 Saint Joseph’s students, recently returned from a study tour to Cuba, the island offered much more than a colorful show of the past.

  • Young Hawks ‘Swoop’ and ‘Iggy’ Prepare to Fly the Nest

    Thursday, June 26, 2014

    Two young red-tail hawk siblings who have lived in a large tree on Saint Joseph’s James J. Maguire ’58 Campus since hatching in early May are preparing to begin their lives away from the nest.
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