What: Saint Joseph’s will officially welcome the University’s largest freshman class in history on Monday, Sept. 1. Lugging milk crates, laundry baskets and backpacks filled with back-to-school essentials, some 1,500 freshmen will be moving into campus housing for the 2008-2009 academic year.
Highlight: Students will move in with the help of University President Timothy R. Lannon, S.J., who will distribute water bottles to help families cope with the summer heat.
PHILADELPHIA (Jan. 28, 2010) – Microbiologist John J. Tudor, Ph.D., professor of biology at Saint Joseph’s University, has been named the 2010 laureate of the Carski Foundation Distinguished Undergraduate Teaching Award. Administered by the American Society for Microbiology (ASM), the award honors an educator for outstanding teaching of microbiology to undergraduate students and for encouraging them to subsequent achievement.
Equipped with a new associate dean and a revamped structure, the education department, which is currently the College of Arts and Sciences’ largest concentration and home of its only doctoral program, is now better positioned for continued growth and success.
PHILADELPHIA (Jan. 15, 2010) – Officials at Saint Joseph’s University and Bucks County Community College (BCCC) signed a new transfer agreement that allows students at the two-year school to transfer more seamlessly to complete a bachelor’s degree.
Saint Joseph's University faculty experts from a variety of fields weigh in on the national and local landscape of the 2008 Presidential election on the Office of University Communications' Election '08 Newsroom at http://www.sju.edu/vote08.
The site will be updated throughout the campaign to highlight important issues facing the electorate.
Saint Joseph's University athletes compete in a variety of sports, but few are involved in a sport as cool as sophomore Baxter Burbank’s - competitive ice dancing.
Burbank, a native of Fairbanks, Alaska, took up the sport in the sixth grade after being dragged to his younger sister’s early morning practices before school.
PHILADELPHIA (January 15, 2010)—A team of 16 SJU students led the most recent proceedings of the Mid-Atlantic European Union (EU) Simulation Consortium held in Washington, D.C., in November. The Consortium consists of 12 colleges and universities that offer an upper-level political science course entailing semester-long study of the EU through the lens of one of its member nations. The SJU team was chosen to represent Sweden, which held the EU Presidency.
In Pennsylvania, which is home to 58,000 farms and 250,000 beef cattle, government officials and food industry leaders are working together to prevent a contamination of our nation's meat supply.
In an effort to bolster its sustainability movement, Saint Joseph’s University is taking part in its third RecycleMania competition. University officials hope that increased participation will raise SJU’s green profile.
PHILADELPHIA (Jan. 14, 2010) – The tattered and worn sticky notes that adorn Amanda Burd’s bedroom mirror are small windows into her ambitions and goals. Many have been there so long that they’ve lost adhesive and are now supported only with the help of tape.