News

  • 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.

  • Investment Finance Team Advances to Philadelphia Finals

    Monday, February 21, 2011

    PHILADELPHIA (Feb. 21, 2011) - A group of five undergraduate students, who make up the Saint Joseph's University Investment Finance team, will compete in the Philadelphia-area Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Global Investment Research Challenge local finals on Feb. 24 at the Union League of Philadelphia.

  • Spring Career Fair Brings 170 Employers to Campus

    Monday, February 21, 2011

    PHILADELPHIA (February 21, 2011) - Employers representing an array of industries and organizations, including financial services, retail, food marketing, advertising, non-profits and government agencies will be on the Saint Joseph’s University campus for the Spring Career Fair on Thursday, Feb. 24.

    The event, hosted by the University’s Career Development Center, will take place from 10 a.m. - 2:30 p.m., in SJU’s Athletic Center.

  • Saint Joseph's University Remembers Philadelphia’s Fallen

    Monday, February 21, 2011

    PHILADELPHIA (Feb. 21, 2011) — For the fifth year in a row, Saint Joseph’s University will host a candlelight vigil to remember the victims of homicide in Philadelphia over the last year. In 2010, 306 Philadelphians lost their lives to violence. The interdenominational service will be held Thurs., March 3, at 7 p.m. in the Chapel of St. Joseph-Michael J. Smith, S.J., Memorial.