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French Enthusiast Expands Horizons With Teaching Assistantship

05/02/2013

Jennifer Cush, a senior French major and secondary education minor at Saint Joseph’s University from Washington Township, N.J., has been accepted into the Teaching Assistant Program in France for the 2013-2014 academic year. The program offers the opportunity for aspiring teachers to work in France for an academic school year, teaching English to French students.


In Memoriam: Bishop Joseph McFadden '69

05/02/2013

Saint Joseph's University mourns the passing of Bishop Joseph McFadden ’69, Bishop of Harrisburg, who died suddenly today, Thursday, May 2, 2013. 


McNulty Scholars Program Graduates First Class

05/02/2013

In the fall of 2009, Kim Nguyen, Corinna Noel and Maura (Molly) Southwell began their undergraduate studies at Saint Joseph’s. While each chose majors in STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) disciplines, their individual passions and interests led them on diverging paths over the next four years. But the three young women had one constant in common: They all received scholarships from the John P. McNulty Scholars Program for Excellence in Science and Math.


An International Perspective for a Future Military Officer

05/01/2013

The months following graduation are shaping up to be pretty busy for Aaron Bateman ’13, a senior member of Air Force ROTC who is a political science major with a concentration in Russian area studies. His summer will include receiving his commission as an officer in the U.S. Air Force, attending intelligence officer training at Goodfellow Air Force Base in Texas, and then beginning his service as an active duty intelligence officer.


Elementary Education Grad Finds Comfort in Classrooms

05/01/2013

With her love for children, it came as no surprise that Kerryn Sklarow would enter Saint Joseph’s University as an elementary education and special education double major with an autism studies minor in the fall of 2009.  Sklarow always provided a helping hand when others needed assistance, but she found herself on the other side of the fence throughout her freshman year at Saint Joseph’s.


Among Life Changes, Student Finds Stability at College

04/30/2013

“I was quiet as a freshman. I felt out of place and I just figured because I didn’t blend in well, who would miss me if I left?” This was how Melanie Mitchell felt during her freshman year at SJU. 

Besides being part of a small minority group enrolled in the day school, Mitchell also faced hard times at home. Her parents’ divorce led to the foreclosure of their home, a $30k hold on her SJU student account, and an uncertain future for her and her three younger siblings.


For the Love of Food

05/01/2013

For graduate Mary Sisti, this simple Sunday tradition has had a profound influence on her academic major and chosen career path. The food marketing major has campaigned for healthier options in the cafeteria and sustainable practices on campus.


SJU Bids Farewell to Three Campus Leaders

04/22/2013

The close of the spring semester will bring with it the departure of three of SJU's top administrators. Each has accomplished great things on campus.

Paul DeVito, Ph.D., Vice Provost for Academic Affairs

Vice Provost for Academic Affairs Paul DeVito, Ph.D., is leaving the University after 33 years of distinguished service. DeVito will become Provost at Saint Xavier University in Chicago beginning June 1.


DiAngelo Recognized for Advancing Business Education

04/22/2013

Joseph A. DiAngelo Jr., Ed.D. '70, dean of Saint Joseph's University's Haub School of Business, was recently recognized by two highly regarded organizations for his outstanding commitment to business education.

Chair, AACSB Board of Directors


SJU Seeks to Combat Violence with Week-long Series of Events

04/05/2013

April 11-18 is Anti-violence Week at Saint Joseph’s University. Events aim to educate the community about the prevalence of violence in our society, and include an exhibit, a panel discussion and vigils to support survivors and remember those who have been victims.


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