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Grad Joins Peace Corps to Serve in Madagascar

08/01/2013

PHILADELPHIA (Aug. 1, 2013) – Astara Maiure '13 of Watchung, N.J., has been accepted into the Peace Corps and assigned to a two-year placement in Madagascar. Maiure will serve as a rural agriculture advisor there, where she will promote sustainable practices and enhance the community's ability to generate sustainable harvests.


Academy of Food Marketing’s Board of Governors Elects New Members

07/01/2013

PHILADELPHIA (June 28, 2013)—Saint Joseph’s University has elected new industry leaders to the Academy of Food Marketing’s Board of Governors. Judy Spires, the president and CEO of Kings Super Markets, has been elected chair. She will replace John Machuzick, an executive leader with General Mills. Spires was formerly the vice chair to the board. Michael Rothwell, the vice president and general manager of Pennington Quality Markets, has been elected vice chair/treasurer.


Spare Change Adds Up Big for Autism

06/25/2013

PHILADELPHIA (June 25, 2013) —From July through September, coin collection boxes at Wawa Food Stores registers across Pennsylvania will gather donations to benefit Saint Joseph’s University’s Kinney Center for Autism Education and Support.


SJU Announces Test-Optional Policy for Undergraduate Admissions

07/09/2013

PHILADELPHIA (July 9, 2013) - Saint Joseph’s University is implementing test-optional undergraduate admission, effective for fall 2014 applicants. Test-optional admission means that the University will not require applicants to submit a standardized test score (SAT/ACT) in order to be considered for admission if he/she does not believe they are an accurate indicator of their academic ability and potential for future academic success.


New Research Says Insurance Industry Lacks Gender Diversity

06/13/2013

PHILADELPHIA (June 14, 2013) – According to market research from Saint Joseph's University, gender diversity is lacking across all leadership levels within the insurance industry.


Paintings at SJU Gallery Deconstruct Disasters

06/04/2013

PHILADELPHIA (June 4, 2013) - “Rumble,” the summer exhibit at Saint Joseph’s University Gallery, will feature Melissa Wilkinson’s meditative paintings in black, white and gray that deconstruct the effect of natural and man-made disasters on homes, businesses and communities. The collection of 12 India ink paintings on paper will be on display Monday, June 17 through Friday, Aug. 2.


Haub School Ranked No. 4 for Return on Investment

06/03/2013

PHILADELPHIA (June 3, 2013) – PayScale recently released a list of more than 1,500 schools measured solely by the 30-year return on investment (ROI) for bachelor’s degrees. At No. 4 on the list of b-schools, Saint Joseph's University's Haub School of Business (HSB) was recognized for graduates' outstanding career advancement.


Scholarship Awarded to Student Committed to Hunger Relief

05/13/2013

PHILADELPHIA (May 13, 2013) – Madison Alexandra Smith '13 of Grantville, Pa., is the recipient of the inaugural Patrick Temple-West Scholarship. Valued at $5,000, this is an annual scholarship funded Saint Joseph's University's Academy of Food Marketing.

Scholarship recipients are of high academic standing and must demonstrate a commitment to hunger relief, something Temple-West dedicated his career to addressing.


Insurance: Balancing Regulatory Changes with Business Growth

04/30/2013

PHILADELPHIA (Apr. 30, 2013) – Over the past 20 years, the financial services industry has had its share of crises. National and global regulatory environments are still rebounding from these events and the insurance industry is now feeling the impact. An upcoming conference at Saint Joseph's University will address recent regulatory changes affecting the industry and help local insurers navigate these changes for the competitive positioning of their businesses.   


SJU Student Awarded Barry Goldwater Scholarship

04/30/2013

PHILADELPHIA (April 30, 2013) — Shannon Spencer, a junior biology major/ chemistry minor from Swarthmore, Pa., has been named a 2013 Barry Goldwater Scholar. Established by Congress in 1986 to honor the late Senator Barry M. Goldwater, the program provides scholarships for up to $7,500 to distinguished undergraduate students majoring in science, mathematics and engineering.


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