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Program Gives Students Opportunity for Summer Travel, Service

05/21/2012

While many students anticipated the arrival of summer as a time to unwind, 48 SJU students were instead anticipating their departure on service trips to Ecuador, Guatemala and New Mexico. The students, selected from a pool of over 100 applicants to this year’s Summer Immersion Programs, attended a Commissioning Mass on the eve of their journeys, which are taking place from May 15th through May 24th.


SJU Offers Tuition Discount to City Employees

09/08/2011

PHILADELPHIA (Sept. 8, 2011) – Saint Joseph’s University’s College of Professional and Liberal Studies (PLS) recently announced its membership to the City of Philadelphia’s Returning to Learning Partnership, which offers a 25 percent tuition discount to City employees who wish to pursue a bachelor’s degree.


SJU Recognized by International Dyslexia Association

06/04/2012

PHILADELPHIA (June 4, 2012) — The International Dyslexia Association (IDA) named Saint Joseph’s University one of nine university programs in the United States to meet the standards outlined in their Knowledge and Practice Standards for Teachers of Reading.


Exposing a Model of Success in Bolivia’s Schools

08/24/2011

PHILADELPHIA (Aug. 24, 2011) – What if it were possible to quantify the success of an education model and share it with struggling schools to help them thrive? Assistant Professor of Management John Neiva, Ph.D. and his co-author Miguel Marca Barrientos are seeking to do just this for a network of schools in Bolivia.


Classicist Heads to Scotland on St. Andrew’s Scholarship

06/05/2012

<p>PHILADELPHIA (June 5, 2012) &ndash; Saint Joseph&rsquo;s University junior Alex Houpert of West Hartford, Conn., has been awarded the Cmdr. George C. McFarland Scholarship from the St. Andrew&rsquo;s Society of Philadelphia. The $20,000 scholarship will fund his upcoming junior year of study at the University of Edinburgh in Scotland.</p>


Camp Unites Kids with Autism, 'Neuro-Typical' Peers

06/05/2012

PHILADELPHIA (June 5, 2012)—This summer marks the Kinney Center for Autism Education and Support’s third year offering children on the autism spectrum and their neuro-typical peers a chance to come together for a unique camp experience. For five weeks beginning June 25, the focus will be on fun, imagination and social growth for all children.


Haub School Revamps MBA Curriculum

08/24/2011

PHILADELPHIA (Aug. 24, 2011) - Graduate business students will benefit from a revised MBA curriculum this academic year. The new program was structured in response to an evolving job market and an increased student need for flexibility.


Farrell Named VP for Development and Alumni Relations

06/12/2012

PHILADELPHIA (June 12, 2012) – Saint Joseph’s University has announced the appointment of Martin F. Farrell ’88, M.S. ’98 as vice president for development and alumni relations, effective July 9.


PLS Welcomes New Associate Dean

08/23/2011

PHILADELPHIA (August 23, 2011) - Patricia Griffin '81 is now the Associate Dean of Saint Joseph's University's College of Professional and Liberal Studies. Griffin has served adult undergraduate and graduate students at Saint Joseph's for more than 27 years and will continue to serve nontraditional undergraduates in her new role at the University.


C. Kevin Gillespie, S.J., Assumes Presidency of SJU

07/02/2012

PHILADELPHIA (July 2, 2012) – C. Kevin Gillespie, S.J., today assumed the presidency of Saint Joseph’s University. A Saint Joseph’s alumnus (’72), he returns to his alma mater after serving as associate provost for University Centers of Excellence at Loyola University Chicago.


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