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Education Forms Three Departments; Poised for National Accreditation

01/19/2010

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.


SJU Enters Transfer Agreement with BCCC

01/15/2010

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.


Faculty Experts Comment On 2008 Election Issues

08/22/2008

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.


Student Has Eyes Set on Olympic Skating Competition

01/15/2010

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.


SJU Students Hold Presidency at Model European Union in D.C.

01/15/2010

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.


Protecting the Food Supply Chain from Foot and Mouth Disease

08/19/2008

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.


'RecycleMania' Comes to SJU

01/14/2010

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.


Women’s Business Group Awards Scholarship to SJU Student

01/14/2010

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.


Saint Joseph’s Earns Re-Accreditation from AACSB

01/08/2010

PHILADELPHIA (Jan. 8, 2010) – The Association to Advance Collegiate Business Schools (AACSB) has extended accreditation to Saint Joseph’s University’s Erivan K. Haub School of Business (HSB). The international accrediting agency maintains the school has furthered its commitment to ethics, justice and social responsibility while managing rapid enrollment growth. The school’s industry-focused programs also received recognition.


Elephant Ear Photographs Open 2010 Exhibits at SJU Gallery

01/06/2010

PHILADELPHIA (Jan. 6, 2010) – Elephant ears – the garden variety – are tropical plants popular in many climes because of their lush and large heart-shaped leaves resembling the ears of pachyderms. Saint Joseph’s University Gallery will exhibit Philadelphia Museum of Art (PMA) photographer Lynn Rosenthal’s collection of archival pigment prints of the “ears” grown in her garden, Jan.19 through Feb. 12. An artist’s reception is scheduled for Friday, Jan. 29, 6-8 p.m.


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