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  • Saint Joseph’s Student Wins First Place Keystone Press Award

    Monday, March 14, 2011

    PHILADELPHIA (March 14, 2011) – Saint Joseph’s University senior political science major and Marlton, N.J., resident Samantha Koch ’11, earned a first place Keystone Press Award in the Pennsylvania Newspaper Association (PNA) 2011 contest. The Awards recognize strong, relevant journalism that reflects integrity and initiative.

  • Godfrey Named Inaugural Hogan Chair in Philosophy

    Monday, March 14, 2011

    Professor of Philosophy, Joseph J. Godfrey, S.J., has been named the inaugural holder of the Reverend Joseph S. Hogan, S.J. ’03 Endowed Chair in Philosophy.

  • Medical Issues Prevent Joseph O’Keefe, S.J., from Assuming Presidency

    Thursday, March 10, 2011

    PHILADELPHIA (March 10, 2011) - Saint Joseph’s University has announced that Father Joseph O’Keefe, S.J., will be unable to assume the presidency of the University after a routine medical examination revealed some serious medical issues.

  • Merion Hall Boasts New Collaborative Learning Environments

    Wednesday, March 9, 2011

    With the move of the English, sociology and education departments to Merion Hall on the James J. Maguire ‘58 campus, comes the addition of two new active learning spaces geared toward education through interaction.

  • SJU Engages Children and Adolescents with ASD in Sports

    Tuesday, March 8, 2011

    PHILADELPHIA (March 8, 2011)—At the Kinney Center for Autism Education and Support at Saint Joseph’s, athletes of all ability levels living with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) will get out on the field to play soccer starting this month. The Kinney Center’s new sports program is designed to provide opportunities for individuals with ASD to develop self-confidence, social skills, and a sense of belonging, all while learning how to play a featured sport.

  • Tax Advice: File Now or Pay for it Later

    Monday, March 7, 2011

    As April approaches, many citizens begin to dread the hassle of tax season. While major reforms are out of the taxpayer’s control, staying informed and using a tax preparation service are two simple ways to make filing your taxes as stress-free as can be.

  • How Winter Snow Will Affect Spring Gardens

    Monday, March 7, 2011

    While beleaguered Americans continued to dig out from record snowfalls, the gardeners among them were secretly thrilled, watching the freezing flakes pile up. “They realized that snow cover can be good for many plants, especially perennial herbs and shrubs, because it provides insulation from freezing temperatures.

  • Should NCAA Tournament Brackets Drive Employers Mad?

    Monday, March 7, 2011

    As NCAA basketball fans begin to research ESPN for information that could prove useful for their brackets – many on company time – employers are voicing concerns that the madness surrounding bracketology will cause declines in productivity. But Claire Simmers Ph.D., chair and professor of management at Saint Joseph’s University in Philadelphia, believes that if handled correctly, office pools are useful for boosting morale, as long as productivity is balanced.

  • New Center, Institute Formalize Commitment to Improving Education

    Tuesday, March 1, 2011

    Although educational leadership has been a focus for some time at Saint Joseph’s University, the Educational Unit recently created The Educational Leadership Institute and The Center for Catholic Urban Education to formalize this commitment.

  • Graduate Team Challenged in International Ethics Competition

    Monday, February 28, 2011

    PHILADELPHIA (Feb. 28, 2011) - Students from Saint Joseph’s University’s Haub School of Business will compete against students from 25 business schools around the world next month in the Aspen Institute’s 2011 Business & Society International MBA Case Competition. This is the first year the Haub School has been invited to participate in the series of competitive events, which challenge students to explore the significant and positive influence that business can have on society.

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