On October 26, 1967, a crowd of 3,400 in Saint Joseph’s fieldhouse heard a stirring address by Dr. King. He criticized the Johnson administration for being more concerned about winning “an unjust war in Vietnam than in winning the war on poverty here at home” and explained the importance of enforcing civil rights legislation, despite criticisms that laws could not change people’s hearts. See photos from the event and listen to excerpts from Dr. King's speech.
Thomas Patrick Melady, who served as Saint Joseph’s University’s first executive vice president from 1973 to 1976, passed away on Monday, January 6, 2014.
His academic career included stints as a professor at St. John’s and Fordham universities in New York; he left Saint Joseph’s to assume the presidency of Sacred Heart University in Fairfield, Conn., a position he held from 1976 to 1986.
When Sequoia Collier-Hezel ’15 heard about ArtBattles U, a New York organization that gives college students the opportunity to show off their talents in a public setting, he immediately applied to enter the competition. ArtBattles U pits four artist-students against each other in a Live Art Battle as they create original pieces in front of an audience.
In this video, recruiters and students extol the value of the Career Fair experience; Career Development Center executive director Trish Shafer explains the attributes that make Saint Joseph’s students attractive to employers.
When members of the Communication Studies faculty and Media Services engineer Justin Fowler first stepped into Merion 174, it was a stark white classroom containing the typical assortment of chairs, desks, a teaching podium and a whiteboard. By August 2013, Fowler and the faculty had redesigned the room into a collaborative learning space, complete with digital monitors, an advanced audio system and file-sharing software.
PHILADELPHIA (November 7, 2013) —Eight top universities will gather on Friday, Nov. 15, to compete in the Collegiate Tennis Showdown to support Saint Joseph’s University’s Kinney Center for Autism Education and Support.
What: Students will host neighbors from local senior centers during Saint Joseph’s University’s 35th annual Thanksgiving Dinner Dance.
When: Thursday, Nov. 18 5:30 – 8:30 p.m.
Dinner DanceWhere: Campion Student Center, Banquet Hall Saint Joseph’s University 5600 City Avenue Philadelphia, PA 19131
PHILADELPHIA (September 8, 2010) - Saint Joseph’s University and Anne Welsh McNulty have announced the second cohort of young women to receive the John P. McNulty Scholarship for Excellence in Science and Math. The three scholars, Catherine Elorette of Cedar Knolls, N.J., Annamarie Everman of Philadelphia, Pa., and Lisa Mariani of Delran, N.J., will each receive a four-year, full-tuition, merit-based scholarship.
PHILADELPHIA (August 4, 2010) – With more than a month until the official start of fall, some leaves are already withering on the campus of Saint Joseph’s University. But it’s not the unusually intense summer heat that is shriveling the campus’s green foliage. It is the plant bacteria Xylella fastidiosa (Xf), which causes the disease known as leaf scorch.