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  • Comey Institute To Offer Courses On Labor Issues

    Friday, February 22, 2008

    PHILADELPHIA (February 22, 2008) — The Comey Institute of Industrial Relations at Saint Joseph's University in association with the Philadelphia AFL-CIO is launching a progressive program for the Institute by offering six new classes beginning on March 3, 2008.

    The revitalization of the Comey Institute comes with a new director, Thomas Paine Cronin, who is excited about the many advancements that the new curriculum will offer.

  • Israel at 60: 'Promised Land' for Jews AND Christians

    Friday, February 22, 2008

    PHILADELPHIA (February 22, 2008) – For many, the State of Israel stands at the center of how the Jewish people perceive themselves – both as individuals and as a collective group. On Wednesday, March 5 at 7:30 p.m., Saint Joseph's University's Jewish-Catholic Institute will host an interfaith dialogue to explore Jewish identity with the Biblical promised land in "Israel at 60: 'Promised Land' for Jews AND Christians," in the Haub Conference Center in McShain Hall. A reception at 6:30 p.m.

  • Irish Ambassador to the United States to Visit SJU

    Wednesday, February 20, 2008

    What: Irish Ambassador to the United States H.E. Michael Collins will speak with students and faculty of Saint Joseph's University on the peace process in Ireland. The event is brought to Saint Joseph's by the Irish American Business Chamber and Network of Philadelphia.

    When: Friday, Feb. 22 10 a.m.

    Where: Saint Joseph's University Mandeville Hall, Wolfington Teletorium 54th Street and City Avenue, Philadelphia, Pa. 19131

  • Food On Demand

    Tuesday, February 19, 2008

    Food industry to share new strategies in competing for consumer attention

    PHILADELPHIA (February 14, 2008) – "Food on demand" is a popular trend in the food industry with workdays getting longer and families getting busier. With the prevalence of ready-made food available in an array of retail stores, restaurants and supermarkets, food is being marketed in every possible venue and creating an ever - expanding job market for food industry leaders.

  • Professional Development Without Leaving Campus

    Monday, February 18, 2008

    Saint Joseph's University introduces a new professional development program for employees created by Training & Organizational Development in conjunction with Human Resources.

  • Week of Events Aims to Raise Awareness of Violence in Philadelphia

    Monday, February 18, 2008

    Last year, Philadelphia saw 392 lives cut tragically short by homicide. The Saint Joseph's University Institute for Violence Research and Prevention (IVRP) and Faith-Justice Institute are co-hosting Violence Awareness Week, a teach-in to try to better understand why these crimes continue to occur and what measures can be taken to curb the violence in Philadelphia.

  • Student Senate Makes Mission a Priority

    Monday, February 18, 2008

    The University Student Senate (USS) has created a new position on their Executive Board, the Vice President for Mission, which will be a crucial link between the ideals of Saint Joseph's University and its main student organization.

    Elise Baker '10 is the first Vice President for Mission. She was appointed to the job after an interview process among current student senate members.

  • Burning the Midnight Oil to Help Cancer Patients

    Wednesday, February 13, 2008

    PHILADELPHIA (February 8, 2008) — Though it's not uncommon in most colleges to find young men and women pulling all-nighters, the 200 Saint Joseph's University students who are staying awake on Saturday, February 23 are not doing so in a caffeine-fueled cram session. Instead, as members of the national "Up 'til Dawn" program, they'll be celebrating a successful year of charity work for St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital.

  • 'When I Was A Girl' Digital Montage at SJU Gallery

    Wednesday, February 13, 2008

    PHILADELPHIA (February 12, 2008) - When I Was A Girl, a collection of digital Iris prints by award winning photographer Ann Chwatsky, are featured for the next exhibit at Saint Joseph's University Gallery, which opens Friday, Feb. 22 and runs through March 27. A reception for the artist will be held Friday, Feb. 22, 6-8 p.m.

  • Students Bring Medical Aid to Haitian Refugee Camps

    Monday, February 11, 2008

    As part of the theology course Just Health Care in Developing Nations, co-taught by Peter Clark, S.J., professor of theology, and Ann Marie Jursca, M.S.W., assistant director of the Faith-Justice Institute, 16 SJU students traveled to the Dominican Republic to aid children in Haitian refugee camps, or bayetes. Students were trained in basic medical procedures and packed 18 gym bags full of medication to stock a pharmacy at the bayete's clinic before making the 10-day service trip.

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