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  • 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.
  • Historian Awarded Franklin Research Grant

    Thursday, June 12, 2014

    PHILADELPHIA (June 12, 2014) — Christopher W. Close, Ph.D., assistant professor of history, received a $6,000 Franklin Research Grant from the American Philosophical Society to support a summer research trip to Nuremberg and Munich, Germany. In addition to this award, Close received a matching Summer Research Grant from Saint Joseph’s for this trip.

  • Graduates Serve Others in Full-Time Volunteer Programs

    Monday, June 9, 2014

    PHILADELPHIA (June 9, 2014) — Saint Joseph’s University is pleased to announce that 35 members of the Class of 2014 have joined 14 local, national and international service programs, including the Peace Corps, Jesuit Volunteer Corps (JVC) and the Alliance for Catholic Education at Saint Joseph’s University. Full-time placements include working as a youth resource coordinator in Los Angeles with the JVC and facilitating elephant rehabilitation in Thailand with the Global Volunteer Network.

  • Summer Scholars Dig into Research

    Thursday, June 5, 2014

    PHILADELPHIA (June 5, 2014) — While their friends head to the beach, 107 SJU Summer Scholars have chosen to spend the 12 weeks of sunny weather lasting from May to August on campus; in laboratories, libraries or studios, while they pursue faculty-mentored research on intriguing topics they proposed earlier in the academic year.

  • Soldier Thanks Faculty, Employees in Appreciation of Care Packages

    Wednesday, June 4, 2014

    PHILADELPHIA (June 4, 2014) — On Sunday, June 1, U.S. Air Force Major Louis Bellace presented the University with a flag in appreciation of the care packages his unit and others received while stationed in Afghanistan and Iraq.

  • McNulty Scholars and Fellows Head to Top Grad Programs

    Wednesday, June 4, 2014

    The John P. McNulty Scholars Program for Excellence in Science in Math, which provides full- and partial-tuition scholarships for young women who wish to become leaders in the science and math professions, announces its Class of 2014 scholars, who receive full-tuition scholarships, and fellows, who receive support to conduct summer research.
  • Saint Joseph's University Announces Interim Provost

    Tuesday, June 3, 2014

    PHILADELPHIA (June 3, 2014) —Rosalind Reichard, Ph.D., will serve as Saint Joseph’s University’s interim provost beginning June 4, 2014.  Reichard is the former president and professor of mathematics at Emory & Henry College (Va.), where she served from 2006 to 2013.  Prior to her time at Emory & Henry, she served as the vice president for academic affairs at Meredith College (N.C.), and as the dean of sciences and mathematics at Elon University (N.C.), where she also held a faculty p

  • Villiger Speech and Debate Society Leader Awarded St. Andrew’s Society Scholarship

    Monday, June 2, 2014

    For the fifth consecutive year, an SJU student was awarded a scholarship from the Saint Andrew’s Society of Philadelphia. Darby Rourick, an English and philosophy double major from Ankeny, Iowa, received a $20,000 scholarship to study at the University of Aberdeen in Scotland.
  • SAP Partners with Haub School for Student Competition

    Friday, May 30, 2014

    Business applications and software company SAP and the Promotion Optimization Institute (POI) co-sponsored a competition in which student teams developed and presented a comprehensive marketing plan for a product using real-world data and SAP’s proprietary software.
  • Graduate Programs Earn Top Rankings

    Tuesday, May 27, 2014

    PHILADELPHIA (May 23, 2014) – Two Saint Joseph’s University (SJU) online degree programs were recently listed among the top in the United States. Bestonlinecolleges.org, an educational resource that ranks the strongest online degree programs, listed SJU’s online Master of Science in Health Administration among the 34 greatest programs in the nation.

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