PHILADELPHIA (March 26, 2014) — Twenty-five years ago in May, close to one million Chinese citizens, mostly students, began gathering in Beijing’s Tiananmen Square to call for the democratic changes that they hoped would address human rights concerns in China. The peaceful protests lasted until June 4, 1989, when authorities began the brutal crackdown and suppression that led to the clearing of the square.
PHILADELPHIA (March 25, 2014) — The Pedro Arrupe Center for Business Ethics, in partnership with KPMG, will host an Intercollegiate Business Ethics Case Competition on Friday, April 4, in Mandeville Hall. Student participants from Drexel University, West Chester University, La Salle University, Temple University, and Villanova University will compete with one another for the first place title.
Saint Joseph’s University’s Kinney Center for Autism Education and Support will host a series of events, April 7-11, to mark national autism awareness month and celebrate the Kinney Center’s impact in the community.
Saint Joseph’s University will grant honorary degrees to Frannie and James J. Maguire ’58 and David Hollenbach, S.J. ’64, Ph.D., at the 2014 Commencement ceremonies, which are set for Saturday, May 17.
PHILADELPHIA (March 19, 2014) – SheUnited, a program focused on celebrating SJU women and fostering networking through social, professional, service and spiritual events, will host “An Evening with Linda Cliatt-Wayman,’92, M.S.,” the principal of Philadelphia’s Strawberry Mansion High School. The event will be held on Thurs., March 27, at 7 p.m., in the Wolfington Teletorium in Mandeville Hall, with a reception to follow.
PHILADELPHIA (March 17, 2014) — With the rise of lower-priced foreign imports and online competition, how can a local family business position itself as a strong player in the global marketplace?
PHILADELPHIA (March 7. 2014) – A. Bruce Crawley ’67, the president and principal owner of Millennium 3 Management, Inc., will be honored with the annual Haub School of Business (HSB) Hall of Fame Award. Crawley will receive the award during the Hall of Fame dinner on April 16, at the Loews Philadelphia Hotel.
More than 500 Saint Joseph’s students, team leaders and faculty/staff facilitators are spending spring break by participating in the Appalachian Experience, which takes them to towns and hamlets along the Appalachian mountain range, where they work with local organizations to support community initiatives.
PHILADELPHIA (March 4, 2014) — Saint Joseph's University's Department of Food Marketing will host the eighth annual Food Industry Summit on Thursday, March 13, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. This year’s summit, “Leveraging Omni-Channel Marketing with the Connected Consumer,” will take place on campus in Mandeville Hall's Wolfington Teletorium.
To educate the community about methods and techniques to address stormwater runoff challenges, SJU and the Lower Merion Conservancy will host the fourth annual workshop, “From Rain Barrels to Facebook: A Workshop on Stormwater Management in the 21st Century,” on Thurs., March 13, in the Campion Student Center.