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Religion, Politics and Moral Decision-Making

09/04/2008

PHILADELPHIA (September 4, 2008)—In an election year in which “family values” are much discussed and “faith-based” constituencies of all sorts are increasingly vocal, religious leaders and preachers are forced to deal with a fundamental question: what is to be said from the pulpit during an election campaign?


Comey Institute Offers Seven Courses on Labor Issues

09/03/2008

PHILADELPHIA (September 3, 2008) — The Comey Institute of Industrial Relations at Saint Joseph’s University, in cooperation with the Philadelphia AFL-CIO, returns for the Fall 2008 semester with seven courses. The Institute offers a variety of new and revised courses to provide training, technical assistance, and applied research services to Delaware Valley workers and their employers.


SJU Again Ranked in Top 10 Best Colleges by 'U.S. News'

09/02/2008

The "America's Best Colleges" 2009 edition of U.S. News & World Report has ranked Saint Joseph's University among the top 10 master's universities in the north. The rankings, released on August 22, placed Saint Joseph's at eighth in its category, Best Universities-Master's (North). This ranking marks the sixth time in the past eight years that SJU has attained top 10 status in its U.S. News cohort.


Visiting Faith-Justice Fellow Seeks to Multiply Service Efforts

02/12/2010

Among the many new faces at Saint Joseph’s University this semester is Joseph Sands, S.J., who comes to SJU as the inaugural Faith-Justice Institute Visiting Fellow.


For Scholarship Winner, It’s All About Mangia and Marketing

02/12/2010

n the first scholarship of its kind, the International Food Marketing Association (IFMA) has awarded a Saint Joseph University senior $5,000 toward the completion of a food marketing degree.


Cap and Bells’ ‘White People’ Challenges Social Intolerance

02/12/2010

Saint Joseph's University’s Cap and Bells Dramatic Arts Society will continue its 82nd season this month with J.T. Rogers’ dark comedy White People. The show opens Thursday, Feb. 18, at 8 p.m. in Bluett Theatre and runs through Sunday, Feb. 28.


Candlelight Vigil to Commemorate City's Homicide Victims

02/09/2010

PHILADELPHIA (February 15, 2010) - In memory of the 305 Philadelphia homicide victims of last year, Saint Joseph’s University students and members of the community will light 305 candles at an interdenominational prayer service to be held in the Chapel of St. Joseph-Michael J. Smith, S.J. Memorial, at Cardinal and City Avenues on Thursday, Feb. 18 at 7 p.m.


‘Soft’: SJU Gallery Exhibits Four Ceramic Artists

02/04/2010

PHILADELPHIA (Feb. 4, 2010) – An exhibition of sensuously formed ceramic pots crafted by four ceramists – “Soft” – will be shown at Saint Joseph’s University (SJU) Gallery, Feb. 22- April 3. A reception for the artists will be held Thursday, April 1, 6-8 p.m.


New Students Immersed in Service and Culture of Philadelphia

08/29/2008

PHILADELPHIA (August 28, 2008) - Forty-eight incoming students from Saint Joseph’s University’s largest freshman class in history are taking part in an opportunity to actively learn about the city of Philadelphia. The University’s Philadelphia Service Immersion Program (PSIP), a five-day pre-orientation program that runs from Aug. 27 31, introduces students to the culture of the City of Brotherly Love - from serving lunch in soup kitchens to visiting W.E.B.


Guest Speakers Bring Real-Life Experience to Polisci Course

02/02/2010

PHILADELPHIA (Feb. 2, 2010) - In a new spin on an established class, students enrolled in Joe Powers’ ’71 state and local government course will spend the spring 2010 semester not just learning about the people and processes of our three-tiered government system, but learning from them. The goal of the five-guest series, says Powers, is to foster a greater understanding and knowledge of what government service, specifically at the state and local level, actually entails.


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