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  • Haub School Programs Among U.S. News ‘Best’

    Saturday, August 29, 2009

    PHILADELPHIA (August 28, 2009) – The undergraduate business program at Saint Joseph’s University was included in "U.S.News & World Report America's Best Colleges 2010." The magazine also ranked the University’s marketing program among the nation’s best. This achievement is a first for both Erivan K. Haub School of Business programs.

  • Out of Destruction, Creation: ‘MorningStar’ at SJU Gallery

    Tuesday, August 25, 2009

    PHILADELPHIA (August 25, 2009) –  “MorningStar,” an exhibit of burnt wood sculpture and India ink drawings by Alison Stigora, will open the 2009-10 season at Saint Joseph’s University Gallery. The exhibit will be on display from Monday, Aug. 31 to Friday, Sept. 25. An artist’s reception will be held on Thursday, Sept. 3, from 6-8 p.m.

  • The Class of 2013 To Move In

    Tuesday, August 25, 2009

    PHILADELPHIA (August 27, 2009) – On Saturday, Aug. 29, Saint Joseph’s University will welcome its newest residents into campus housing – the class of 2013.

    Saint Joseph’s incoming class, which is made up of students born around 1991, is a diverse group of young adults representing 25 states and seven countries.

  • SJU Again Ranked High in 'U.S. News'

    Thursday, August 20, 2009

    PHILADELPHIA (August 13, 2009) – The "America's Best Colleges" 2010 edition of U.S. News & World Report has ranked Saint Joseph's University among the top 15 master's universities in the north for the 12th consecutive year. The rankings, released on August 20, placed Saint Joseph's at No. 10 in its category, Best Universities-Master's (North). SJU was No. 8 in 2009, but has seen its ranking fluctuate regularly between Nos. 8-10 over the past six years.

  • 100 Freshmen Immerse Themselves in Service, the City

    Thursday, August 13, 2009

    PHILADELPHIA (August 13, 2009) – The final weeks of the summer see millions of new college freshmen across the country anxiously awaiting their first taste of college life.

  • What NOT to Bring to College

    Thursday, August 13, 2009

    A dorm room is a limited space. So while the flat screen, couch and love seat fit comfortably in the U-Haul, students may encounter challenges cramming all of that stuff into the new dorm.

    Kim Allen-Stuck, Ph.D., is an administrator at Saint Joseph’s University in Philadelphia, where she counsels students on practical strategies for adjusting to college life.

    Here are the list of items Allen-Stuck advises students NOT to bring to college this fall:

  • A Parent’s Guide to the Realities of College Drinking

    Thursday, August 13, 2009

    Preparing to send a child to college can be a busy, nerve-wracking and emotional time for parents. They’ve invested much time and energy helping their child decide what college will work best academically and socially. They go shopping to buy all the dorm room essentials. But what most parents don’t spend enough time doing is preparing their child to deal with the reality of college drinking.

  • Personal Connectors and Coaches for First-Year Students

    Thursday, August 13, 2009

    A program connecting first-year students with non-academic advisors offers a personal connection at Saint Joseph’s University in Philadelphia.  The Connectors Program is a two-year old program at the university partnering incoming students (connectees) with a staff member or administrator (connectors) for the duration of the student’s first academic year.

  • In History Classes, the Play is the Thing

    Thursday, August 13, 2009

    This fall, Jeffrey Hyson, Ph.D., assistant professor of history at Saint Joseph’s University in Philadelphia, will transform his freshman Western Civilization I classes into fascinating games. Hyson will use an innovative pedagogy developed at Barnard College called Reacting to the Past (RTTP).

  • NSF Grant Supports Expanding Math, Science Education Program

    Wednesday, August 12, 2009

    PHILADELPHIA (August 12, 2009) – A five-year math and science education program at Saint Joseph's University will expand its efforts to train teachers to serve in Philadelphia and other high-need school districts thanks to a $748,182 grant from the National Science Foundation's Robert Noyce Scholarship program.

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