PHILADELPHIA (January 30, 2013) — The Pennsylvania Department of Education (PDE) recently approved Saint Joseph’s University’s Teacher of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing (K-12 Hearing Impaired) certification in the Department of Special Education. The new program includes an online-only curriculum that will successfully prepare teachers in educating individuals who are deaf and hard of hearing.
Moral discernment reflecting Christian values and a commitment to social justice are two of the key principles in Saint Joseph’s University’s mission statement. Recently, 14 students fully emulated these values when they embarked on an immersion to Nicaragua during the first week of January.
Christina King Smith, Ph.D., professor of biology, received an honorable mention from the American Society of Cell Biologists' "Cell Dance 2012" film contest for her entry, "Organelle Motility in Retinal Pigment Epithelial Cells." Watch her short video of cellular mechanisms dancing into action to a techno/Beethoven mix when the retina of a fish is exposed to light.
From physics to food marketing, photography to football ads, faculty members receiving this year’s Michael J. Morris Grants for Scholarly Research reflect the academic breadth and depth of Saint Joseph’s University.
Saint Joseph’s University and the Honors Program will be hosting the 8th annual conference of the Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities (AJCU) Honors Programs, Feb. 15 through 17. Directors and students from Jesuit institutions across the country will meet in the Haub Executive Center of McShain Hall to discuss a wide range of topics, centered around the theme “Scholarship and the Magis.”
PHILADELPHIA (December 11, 2012) — Project Haiti, a Saint Joseph’s University-led effort to assist Jesuit-run elementary schools in Haiti, earned significant support from The Raskob Foundation for Catholic Activities of Wilmington, Del. A $25,000 grant will advance efforts to develop model pedagogies for the fledgling schools in the earthquake-devastated country. The goal is to grow a curriculum that actively engages students in hands-on, child-centered learning.
A lucky few survive childhood and adolescence without dealing at some point with bullying. The problem is age-old, but more pervasive than ever with the rise of new technology. Whether children are the bully or the bullied, the repercussions can be great.
While students and faculty customarily look upon the end of the year with stress and frustration due to final examinations and deadlines, the Saint Joseph’s University community is reminded with a slew of spirited holiday events what the season is truly about.
With the President's reelection and the Supreme Court's ruling last June, it is clear that the Affordable Care Act will soon come to fruition. Stakeholders in U.S. healthcare delivery gathered on Saint Joseph's campus Friday, Nov. 16, to discuss its implementation during a conference hosted by the Department of Pharmaceutical and Healthcare Marketing: The Impact of the Affordable Care Act.
On Friday, Nov 30, Carmen Croce, director of the Scholarly Press and Curator of the University Art Collection, will give a brief presentation on the latest exhibit on display at the Post Learning Commons of Drexel Library. The presentation will begin at noon in the Wachterhauser Seminar Room, 2nd floor Post Learning Commons, and a light lunch will be served afterwards.