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Alumnus, Archbishop John Foley Named Cardinal

10/17/2007

Saint Joseph's University alumnus Archbishop John Foley '57 was one of 23 priests named as new cardinals of the Roman Catholic Church today by Pope Benedict XVI. The archbishop will be officially elevated in a ceremony at the Vatican on November 24.


Making Halloween a Treat – No Trick

10/12/2007

PHILADELPHIA (October 12, 2007) ­— Halloween is a time for dressing up like a favorite comic book character or movie star. But for Saint Joseph's University students, no costumes will be necessary to act as heroes for approximately 400 elementary school students this month, when University will host a series of holiday events to ensure a safe Halloween experience.


Community Leaders to Examine Philadelphia's Epidemic of Violence

10/12/2007

The Institute for Violence Research and Prevention at Saint Joseph's University hosts forum with grass roots leaders seeking solutions to violence in the city

PHILADELPHIA (Oct. 12, 2007) — Community leaders from more than a dozen grass roots organizations throughout the city have been invited to a "think-tank" discussion of violence in Philadelphia, hosted by the Institute for Violence Research and Prevention (IVRP) at Saint Joseph's University.


SJU Professors Nominated for Awards in Innovative Teaching

10/10/2007

PHILADELPHIA (October 10, 2007) — Three Saint Joseph's University professors have been selected for Middle Atlantic Association of Colleges of Business Administration (MAACBA) Innovation in Teaching Awards.

The awards, which were judged by faculty of LaSalle University's education department, carry a $1,000 stipend and expenses paid to the MAACBA Conference. The faculty were presented with the awards on October 5-7 during the annual conference at Niagra University.


Saint Joseph's One of Princeton Review's "Best"

10/10/2007

PHILADELPHIA (October 10, 2007) - For a school that prides itself on its technological advancement, an ethics-driven curriculum and the cultivation of interpersonal skills, it's no surprise that Saint Joseph's University's Erivan K. Haub School of Business (HSB) has once again landed in Princeton Review's Best 290 Business Schools. The Haub School is profiled in the latest 2008 edition among other prestigious business schools.


President Highlights Priorities, Campaign at Fall Convocation

10/08/2007

University President Timothy R. Lannon, S.J., presided at the annual Fall Convocation last Wednesday, October 3, in the Wolfington Teletorium of Mandeville Hall.


Students Spend Fall Break Serving Local Community

10/08/2007

With Fall Break quickly approaching, many students anxiously await the four-day weekend, their families and their beds no longer a hazy vision in their distant future. A select few Saint Joseph's students, however, will be forgoing those comforts in favor of immersing themselves in the local community for a new service trip.


SJU Kicks off $150 Million Comprehensive Campaign

10/05/2007

PHILADELPHIA (October 5, 2007) — Saint Joseph's University will embark on the public phase of the most comprehensive capital campaign in University history — an ambitious $150 million effort focusing on six University priorities.


Traveling Together On An Unfamiliar Road

10/04/2007

PHILADELPHIA (October 4, 2007) – Thanks to the diversity of religious faith in the United States, Catholics and Jews have worked together in various social movements and have modeled interreligious dialogue for the rest of the world. This unprecedented relationship has developed since the Second Vatican Council and presents new challenges and opportunities for Jews and Christians everywhere. But what is distinctive about the American context?


Saint Joseph's University To Hold "Teach-In" For Myanmar

10/05/2007

What: In response to the crisis in Myanmar and in support of efforts by the U.S. Campaign for Burma to organize a nation-wide student Day of Action for Burma, Saint Joseph's University will hold an information session for students, faculty and staff to raise awareness about the issues surrounding the conflict.

When: Friday, October 5, noon.

Where: Saint Joseph's University Barbelin Hall (City Avenue and Cross Walk), Greaton Room


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