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  • Alumnus, Former Trustees to be Honored at SJU Commencement

    Monday, March 31, 2008

    Saint Joseph's University is pleased to announce that it will recognize Brian '69 and Nancy Duperreault, Charles Kahn, Jr. and James Nevels with honorary degrees at the Class of 2008 commencement exercises. Mr. Duperreault will deliver an address during the undergraduate ceremony and Nevels at the graduate exercise. Commencement weekend will be held this year on Friday and Saturday, May 9-10. The graduate ceremony will begin at 9 a.m. on Saturday, and the undergraduate ceremony at 3 p.m.

  • Students Connect with Disabled Neighbors

    Monday, March 31, 2008

    On Saturday, April 5, Saint Joseph's legendary Alumni Memorial Fieldhouse will be transformed into a carnival from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., as University volunteers host community members with disabilities in the 32nd annual Hand-in-Hand festival.

  • Theologian James H. Cone, Ph.D., to Speak at SJU

    Monday, March 31, 2008

    PHILADELPHIA (March 31, 2008) – Noted theologian James H. Cone, Ph.D., founder of Black Liberation Theology, will present a lecture titled "Wrestling with the Cries of the Oppressed"at Saint Joseph's University on Fri., April 4, from 4 – 6 p.m. in the Presidents' Lounge of Campion Student Center. The event commemorates the 40th anniversary of the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

  • SJU Seniors Exhibit Fine and Performing Arts Talent

    Thursday, March 27, 2008

    PHILADELPHIA (March 26, 2008) - The Senior Exhibition, which features the thesis work of 14 young Saint Joseph's University artists, will be on display on the second floor of Mandeville Hall from April 4-25. A reception for the artists will be held Fri., April 4 from 5-9 p.m.

  • Archbishop Desmond Tutu to Speak at SJU

    Wednesday, March 26, 2008

    PHILADELPHIA (March 26, 2008) – Nobel Peace Laureate and human rights activist Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu will visit Saint Joseph's University on Sunday, April 6, and deliver a talk at 7 p.m., in the Alumni Memorial Fieldhouse.

  • Congressmen Present Funds for Science Center Renovations

    Tuesday, March 25, 2008

    U.S. Congressmen Robert A. Brady (D-Pa.) and Jim Gerlach (R-Pa.) visited campus last week and presented a check for $800,000 from the U.S. Dept. of Energy to Saint Joseph's President Timothy R. Lannon, S.J., that will help fund the purchase of energy-efficient HVAC equipment and roofing for the University's Science Center.

  • Winning Paper Examines Honda's Troubled Ethics

    Tuesday, March 25, 2008

    Three students from the Haub School of Business were recently awarded first prize in the annual Graduate Ethics Paper Competition, sponsored by The Pedro Arrupe Center for Business Ethics

    Bledar Qato, Mark Bidoli and Ayse Kalic were awarded $2,000 for their paper, "Honda and the United Auto Workers Clash over New Factory Jobs."

  • Nutter to Speak with Area Young Professionals

    Thursday, March 20, 2008

    What: Mayor Michael Nutter will field questions from young professionals in the Philadelphia area and speak on the issues affecting our city and region.

    Sponsors: The Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce’s Young Professionals Network The Erivan K. Haub School of Business

    Where: Saint Joseph’s University Mandeville Hall, Wolfington Teletorium Entrance on 54th Street off of City Avenue

    When: Monday, March 24, 5:30 – 8 p.m.

  • Saint Joseph's at the Center of Consumer Research

    Tuesday, March 18, 2008

    PHILADELPHIA (March 17, 2008) – While we all consume things everyday - coffee, food, apparel, personal care products, media, entertainment - very few of us reflect on our own purchasing habits and how the things we buy affect our lives. But consumer behavior expert Michael Solomon, Ph.D., does. As founding director of the newly established Center for Consumer Research at Saint Joseph's University's Erivan K.

  • SJU Dean Honored for Bridging Catholic-Jewish Relations

    Monday, March 10, 2008

    The Center for Catholic-Jewish Studies, an interfaith program in Florida dedicated to open communications between the two religions, presented William Madges, Ph.D., dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at Saint Joseph's University, with their Eternal Light Award.

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