Ignatius of Loyola was a compelling man. A small group of the best, brightest, and in some cases, the wealthiest young men of his day left the comfort and promise of their secular lives behind and joined him in Rome to discern a new spirituality and theology – while living amidst and caring for the city's poor, sick and disenfranchised.
We've all seen the magnetic ribbons on the rear bumpers of cars — a brightly-colored jigsaw puzzle, the word "autism" in bold letters. Although the disorder has been recognized since the 1940s, its causes and treatments remain a mystery, and it is just recently that it began getting widespread attention.
Saint Joseph's University's esteemed alumnus and friend, His Eminence John Cardinal Foley '57, will celebrate a special Mass of Thanksgiving for the SJU community on Sunday, January 27, at 11:00 a.m., in the Chapel of Saint JosephMichael J. Smith, Memorial. All are welcome to attend.
Although no classes are scheduled for Martin Luther King, Jr., Day, Saint Joseph's University will make the holiday "a day on, not a day off" as a part of its annual day of service and celebration.
As one of the oldest Catholic parishes in America and the first site of Saint Joseph's University, Old Saint Joseph's in Center City Philadelphia celebrated its 275th anniversary with a day-long program of speakers and presentations on Sunday, Jan. 6, in its original location at 321 Willings Alley.
For over a decade, Saint Joseph's University and Delaware County Community College have enjoyed an informal partnership that has united both academic communities. During the fall 2007 semester, the institutions finalized an official agreement that now allows DCCC students to seamlessly transfer credits to SJU for select four-year degrees.
PHILADELPHIA (January 11, 2008) - Veteran Philadelphia labor leader Thomas Paine Cronin has been named director of the Comey Institute of Industrial Relations at Saint Joseph's University.
A recent $7.5 million gift from alumnus John R. Post '60, and his wife, Maryanne, will dramatically reshape the academic hub of the Saint Joseph's University campus.
The gift is the centerpiece of what ultimately will be known as the John R. Post '60 Academic Center—which includes the construction of a new, three-story building, to be named the John and Maryanne Post Learning Commons, and the renovation of the existing Francis A. Drexel Library.
PHILADELPHIA (December 21, 2007) — Saint Joseph's University has named Gregory J. Geruson of Jenkintown, Pa., vice president for development and alumni relations effective January 14. In his new role, Geruson will lead Saint Joseph's through its recently launched $150 million capital campaign "With Faith and Strength to Dare."
PHILADELPHIA (December 19, 2007) — There's little doubt that any college student would jump at the chance to visit the Gulf Coast for the winter, passing the snow-covered Northeast by for sunny beaches. But when a group of 14 Hawks – students and staff from Saint Joseph's University – fly south next month, it won't be for recreation but to help in the continued rebuilding of areas devastated by Hurricane Katrina.