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?
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
PHILADELPHIA (October 2, 2007) - BusinessWeek recently asked business undergraduate students to tell them about their favorite professors. Saint Joseph’s University students voted Richard George, Ph.D., professor of food marketing, as their favorite. The only professor from Pennsylvania selected, George joins an impressive roster of 20 others featured in BusinessWeek’s special report – “Class Acts.”
The University's Catholic Intellectual Series began Monday, September 24, with a discussion entitled "Catholic Dialogues on Race and Feminism: From the Past to the Future."
Two years ago, Stanley Isenberg, who lives in the neighboring Latches Lane Condominiums, contacted Saint Joseph's Office of Government and Community Relations with a proposal. His idea: get the students living in houses along Lapsley Lane to meet with some neighbors of the condominium association to build better relationships. Unfortunately, scheduling conflicts prohibited the meeting, and the idea was put on hold.
PHILADELPHIA (September 28, 2007) - The international musical theater phenomenon Godspell will open the 80th anniversary season of Cap and Bells Dramatic Arts Society, Saint Joseph's University's theater production program on Thursday, October 18, at 8 p.m., in the Bluett Theatre.
PHILADELPHIA (September 20, 2007) – For the average student, preparation for a career fair may begin that morning, shuffling through what clothes to wear and printing out copies of their resume. For a Saint Joseph's student, however, preparation begins weeks in advance, long before the doors of the Alumni Memorial Fieldhouse open to students and employers on September 27 for the annual Fall Career Fair.
Donna Christine Kutz exhibition opens October 1
PHILADELPHIA (September 17, 2007) – Donna Christine Kutz opens the second professional exhibit of the year at Saint Joseph's University Gallery. Entitled "Passages," the sculptures of the award-winning ceramist will be on display October 1 – 31, 2007. The artist's reception will be held Friday, October 19, 6 – 8 p.m. This show is the sole ceramic exhibit for the year.
What: September is National Campus Safety Awareness Month, and Saint Joseph's Universityis hosting a fair to educate students on how to make their college experience the safest possible.
Date: Thursday, September 20 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Where: Saint Joseph's University Campion Student Center – Crimson Café
Highlights: Self-Defense: Experts from Action Karate will give students a crash-course with a self-defense free lesson.