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  • SJU Fund Creates New Opportunities for Initiatives, Revenue

    Tuesday, October 14, 2008

    A new program at Saint Joseph's is seeking ways to create and reward incentive through the development of innovative new initiatives and programs. The Saint Joseph's University Opportunity Fund was formally announced by University President Timothy R. Lannon, S.J., at the President's Convocation on Sept. 23, but according to Paul DeVito, associate provost and chair of the Opportunity Fund, the idea has been in the works for over a year.

  • Senior Awarded William G. McGowan Scholarship

    Tuesday, October 14, 2008

    Jennifer Powell, a senior accounting major at Saint Joseph's University, has been named a William G. McGowan Scholar for the 2008-2009 academic year. Powell is the fourth student at Saint Joseph's University to receive this distinguished scholarship.

  • HSB to Host 'The Energy School'

    Monday, October 13, 2008

    PHILADELPHIA (October 13, 2008) - An upcoming forum hosted by The OIL Group of Companies, Energy Insurance Mutual Ltd., Nuclear Electric Insurance Ltd., and Saint Joseph’s University’s Erivan K. Haub School of Business, will help risk managers adapt to the challenges of protecting our nation’s energy companies from shattering losses.

  • SJU Featured in Princeton Review's 'Best Business Schools'

    Monday, October 13, 2008

    PHILADELPHIA (October 13, 2008) - Saint Joseph's University's Erivan K. Haub School of Business was ranked by the Princeton Review as having one of the nation’s best graduate programs. The "Best 296 Business Schools" handbook surveyed over 19,000 students and ranked Saint Joseph's overall academic experience among the nation's most outstanding.

  • MacLean Chair Examines Catholicism in Politics

    Friday, October 10, 2008

    With the presidential race now entering its final crucial months, Saint Joseph's new Donald I. MacLean, S.J. Chair, Thomas Massaro, S.J., could not be a more appropriate and relevant campus visitor. Massaro is an expert in Catholic social doctrine and its role in American political life; he will be sharing his expertise with the University community throughout the fall semester.

  • Wendy Parsons Returns to Development Team

    Friday, October 10, 2008

    A member of Saint Joseph's development team from 1990-1999, Wendy Parsons has returned to the University as assistant vice president for development. She possesses more than 17 years of fundraising experience working in higher education, health care and the arts.

  • SJU Institute Hits the Streets to End Silence Surrounding Crime

    Wednesday, October 8, 2008

    PHILADELPHIA (October 6, 2008)--Philadelphia is one of the most violent cities in America. Last year 392 homicides were recorded, and yet 49 percent of those remain unsolved. It can be hard to imagine, but young people who live in crime-infested neighborhoods and witness violence every day are often the last to report those crimes to police.

  • Landing a Job After College: The Four-Year Plan

    Tuesday, October 7, 2008

    Most college students avoid thinking about the real world until at least their junior year, putting off that visit to the campus career center as long as possible. According to Matthew Brink of Saint Joseph’s University’s Career Development Center, sometimes it’s the waiting that can make the task overwhelming.

  • Connecting with the Great Depression?

    Tuesday, October 7, 2008

    Political leaders, economic analysts and journalists are comparing the current financial meltdown to the Great Depression. “Worst Crisis Since the ’30s, With No End Yet in Sight” was a recent baleful headline from The Wall Street Journal.

  • From Main Street to Wall Street

    Tuesday, October 7, 2008

    Members of the Erivan K. Haub School of Business faculty at Saint Joseph’s University in Philadelphia are available to speak about the financial crisis.

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