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Alumnus, Former Trustees to be Honored at SJU Commencement

03/31/2008

Saint Joseph's University is pleased to announce that it will recognize Brian '69 and Nancy Duperreault, Charles Kahn, Jr. and James Nevels with honorary degrees at the Class of 2008 commencement exercises. Mr. Duperreault will deliver an address during the undergraduate ceremony and Nevels at the graduate exercise. Commencement weekend will be held this year on Friday and Saturday, May 9-10. The graduate ceremony will begin at 9 a.m. on Saturday, and the undergraduate ceremony at 3 p.m.


SJU Seniors Exhibit Fine and Performing Arts Talent

03/27/2008

PHILADELPHIA (March 26, 2008) - The Senior Exhibition, which features the thesis work of 14 young Saint Joseph's University artists, will be on display on the second floor of Mandeville Hall from April 4-25. A reception for the artists will be held Fri., April 4 from 5-9 p.m.


Archbishop Desmond Tutu to Speak at SJU

03/26/2008

PHILADELPHIA (March 26, 2008) – Nobel Peace Laureate and human rights activist Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu will visit Saint Joseph's University on Sunday, April 6, and deliver a talk at 7 p.m., in the Alumni Memorial Fieldhouse.


Winning Paper Examines Honda's Troubled Ethics

03/25/2008

Three students from the Haub School of Business were recently awarded first prize in the annual Graduate Ethics Paper Competition, sponsored by The Pedro Arrupe Center for Business Ethics

Bledar Qato, Mark Bidoli and Ayse Kalic were awarded $2,000 for their paper, "Honda and the United Auto Workers Clash over New Factory Jobs."


Congressmen Present Funds for Science Center Renovations

03/25/2008

U.S. Congressmen Robert A. Brady (D-Pa.) and Jim Gerlach (R-Pa.) visited campus last week and presented a check for $800,000 from the U.S. Dept. of Energy to Saint Joseph's President Timothy R. Lannon, S.J., that will help fund the purchase of energy-efficient HVAC equipment and roofing for the University's Science Center.


Jesuit's Book Examines Modern Day Catholicism

02/24/2008

You might not expect a book on Catholicism to have a chapter called "Catholicism Is Not for Dummies," but Richard Malloy, S.J., associate professor of sociology, has written his first book, A Faith That Frees: Catholic Matters for the 21st Century (Orbis Books, 2007), in a straightforward appeal to young Catholics.


Daniel J. Hilferty Honored with HSB Hall of Fame Award

02/24/2008

PHILADELPHIA (March 24 2008) – The Erivan K. Haub School of Business will recognize Daniel J. Hilferty III '78, president and chief executive officer of AmeriHealth Mercy, with the 18th Annual Hall of Fame Award during a dinner and award presentation on April 3. As the recipient of this award, Hilferty will be acknowledged for his outstanding corporate citizenship, strong leadership and management qualities.


Nutter to Speak with Area Young Professionals

03/20/2008

What: Mayor Michael Nutter will field questions from young professionals in the Philadelphia area and speak on the issues affecting our city and region.

Sponsors: The Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce’s Young Professionals Network The Erivan K. Haub School of Business

Where: Saint Joseph’s University Mandeville Hall, Wolfington Teletorium Entrance on 54th Street off of City Avenue

When: Monday, March 24, 5:30 – 8 p.m.


Saint Joseph's at the Center of Consumer Research

03/18/2008

PHILADELPHIA (March 17, 2008) – While we all consume things everyday - coffee, food, apparel, personal care products, media, entertainment - very few of us reflect on our own purchasing habits and how the things we buy affect our lives. But consumer behavior expert Michael Solomon, Ph.D., does. As founding director of the newly established Center for Consumer Research at Saint Joseph's University's Erivan K.


Students Get Firsthand Look at Healthcare Access

03/10/2008

Adequate healthcare may be beyond the realm of college students outside of presidential debates or searching for jobs with benefit packages.


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