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SJU Freshmen Immerse Themselves in Service and the City

08/20/2012

<p>One hundred-plus first-year students from the Class of 2016 arrived at Saint Joseph&rsquo;s four days earlier than their classmates to participate in the Philadelphia Service Immersion Program</p>


School Starts Early for Service-Minded SJU Freshmen

08/22/2011

PHILADELPHIA (August 22, 2011) - Now in its fifth year, Saint Joseph's University's Philadelphia Service Immersion Program (PSIP) will bring nearly 100 first-year students to campus four days prior to the arrival of their peers for a pre-orientation experience that immerses them in the cultural life of the city and the Ignatian values that guide the University's mission.


SJU Gallery to Feature Paintings by Meghan Cox

08/10/2012

PHILADELPHIA (Aug. 10, 2012) – The work in “Posey,” a collection of paintings by Philadelphia artist Meghan Cox on exhibit at Saint Joseph’s University Gallery, Monday, Aug. 20, thru Friday, Sept. 21, features subjects caught in moments of ambiguous action. The exhibit opens the 2012-13 academic year for the SJU Gallery. An artist’s reception will be held on Thursday, Sept. 6, from 6-8 p.m.


Bioethics Institute Develops Sustainable Water Filter

08/07/2012

<p>The World Health Organization estimates that 1.1 billion people worldwide lack access to a safe and adequate water supply.


Health Commissioner Awards Saint Joseph’s for its Support of Nursing Mothers

08/02/2012

PHILADELPHIA (Aug. 2, 2012) – On August 2, the Philadelphia Health Commissioner and Deputy Mayor for Health and Opportunity Donald Fr. Schwarz, M.D., MPH, awarded Saint Joseph’s University a "Breastfeeding Friendly Employer" certificate for its initiatives in support of nursing mothers. Alex Skolnick, Ph.D., an assistant professor of psychology who served on a committee responsible for the introduction of a lactation room on campus, accepted the award of behalf of the University.


Research: Celeb-Sponsored Tweets Don't Always Pay

07/10/2012

<p>Reality stars like Kim Kardashian and Lauren Conrad are using their star power to promote consumer brands and products on Twitter. But do these celebrity-sponsored tweets really help to market a product?&nbsp;New research from Saint Joseph&#39;s University in Philadelphia explores this trend and its effectiveness in marketing to young adults between the ages of 18 and 27.</p>


Academy of Food Marketing Announces Appointment of Six New Members

12/27/2010

PHILADELPHIA (October 25, 2010) – The Saint Joseph’s University Academy of Food Marketing has announced the appointment of six new members to its board.

The Academy, established in 1962, provides food marketing students with industry-specific education and career opportunities. Services such as scholarship aid, counseling, recruiting, internships and cooperative education are also provided by the academy.

The term of appointment is three years.


Saint Joseph's University Names Gillespie Its 27th President

11/10/2011

<p>PHILADELPHIA (November 10, 2011) &ndash; The Saint Joseph&rsquo;s University Board of Trustees today elected C. Kevin Gillespie, S.J., Ph.D. as its 27th president. A Saint Joseph&rsquo;s alumnus (&rsquo;72) who currently serves as associate provost for University Centers of Excellence at Loyola University Chicago, he will be introduced to SJU students, faculty and staff at a special gathering of the campus community tomorrow, Friday, Nov. 11, at 11:30 a.m.


Gen. Barry McCaffrey, U.S. Army (Ret.) to Lecture on National Security

03/09/2012

<p>PHILADELPHIA (March 9, 2012)&ndash;As part of the Karen and Ronald Thomas Lecture Series, Saint Joseph&rsquo;s Department of Political Science will host a lecture given by retired U.S. Army General Barry McCaffrey. Titled &ldquo;Our National Security Feature: The Five Stories You Need to Know,&rdquo; it will be held on Thursday, March 15 at 11:30 a.m. at the Cardinal John P. Foley Campus Center, located on the University&rsquo;s Maguire Campus.</p>


SJU Student Group to Host Exhibit Promoting Mental Health

03/22/2012

<p>PHILADELPHIA (March 22, 2012) &mdash; Picture 1,100 backpacks, spread out across a stretch of lawn on campus. Then realize that they represent the lives of the 1,100 college students across the country lost to suicide each year.</p>


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