At the Fall Convocation held last Tuesday, Interim President John Smithson ’68 (B.S.), ’82 (MBA) addressed a capacity crowd in the Wolfington Teletorium on a broad range of University initiatives, outlining the progress on the Bridge Plan and looking ahead to the goals and priorities of Plan 2020: Gateway to the Future and the Academic Strategic Plan, Seeking the Magis, currently under review.
The Office of Mission and Identity has launched a new University-wide forum for the Saint Joseph’s community to gather together for conversations about SJU’s Catholic and Jesuit identity. “Ignatian Fridays” will begin in the Merion Hall Atrium (second floor) on Friday, Sept. 30, from 4-6 p.m. Refreshments will be served.
As summer began to fade, so did the flash mobs in Philadelphia. But even with the city’s 155,000 school children returning to the classroom, there is no doubt that violence in Philadelphia remains a problem.
PHILADELPHIA (March 22, 2012) – Saint Joseph’s University will grant honorary degrees to James J. Martin, S.J., author and culture editor of America,the national Catholic, Jesuit magazine, and Gregory J. Boyle, S.J., founder and executive director of Homeboy Industries of Los Angeles, the largest gang intervention and re-entry program in the nation, at the University’s 2012 Commencement ceremonies, which are set for Saturday, May 12.
PHILADELPHIA (March 22, 2012) – Saint Joseph's University's part-time MBA program was recognized as a "Top 25 Best Value Online MBA Program" in a recent ranking.
Business MBA, a national ranking agency, released the "Top 25" ranking on March 21. The Haub School of Business' online MBA ranked No. 11.
Saint Joseph’s University’s Richard Johnson Center for Anti-Violence received an anonymous donation in the amount of $10,000. The donation was made in the name of Patrick J. Carr, Ph.D., who served as the first director when the Richard Johnson Center was the Institute for Violence Research and Prevention (IVRP). Carr held the position of director, as well as assistant professor of sociology at SJU until 2005 when he transferred to Rutgers University.
PHILADELPHIA (September 23, 2011) – To kick off its first official season as the SJU Theatre Company, the former Saint Joseph’s University’s Cap & Bells Dramatic Arts Society will stage Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Jesus Christ Superstar. The show opens Thursday, Sept. 29, and runs through Sunday, Oct. 9.
PHILADELPHIA (Sept. 22, 2011) - An upcoming discussion, hosted by Saint Joseph’s University’s Haub School of Business, will benefit local risk management and insurance professionals interested in doing business in Bermuda. Known as ‘The World’s Risk Capital’ among those in industry, Bermuda has seen a 30 percent uptick in insurance company registrations this year alone.
PHILADELPHIA (September 20, 2011) - Saint Joseph’s University contributes more than a half-billion dollars - $511 million – annually to the five-county Philadelphia regional economy and $524 million annually to the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, according to an economic impact study released by the University.
PHILADELPHIA (September 20, 2011) - Saint Joseph’s University and Anne Welsh McNulty have announced the third cohort of young women to receive the John P. McNulty Scholarship for Excellence in Science and Math. The three scholars, Maria Galassi of Allentown, Pa., Alexa Garrison of Edison, N.J., and Lianette Pappaterra of Landing, N.J., will each receive a four-year, full-tuition, merit-based scholarship and will participate in an intensive mentoring and research program.