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Michael N. McGrann Named Director of Family Business and Entrepreneurship Initiative

09/11/2012

PHILADELPHIA (September 11, 2012) - Michael N. McGrann, former executive director of the Center for Family Business at Elizabethtown College, has been named director of Saint Joseph’s University’s new Family Business and Entrepreneurship Initiative.


SJU, Archdiocese Sign Letter of Intent for Purchase of the Cardinal’s Residence

09/07/2012

<p>Saint Joseph&rsquo;s University announced today that it has signed a letter of intent with the Archdiocese of Philadelphia to acquire the 8.9-acre property at the corner of City and Cardinal Avenues known as the Cardinal&rsquo;s Residence.</p>


A Totem to Compassion: "Kinde" Opens at Boland Hall Gallery

08/28/2012

PHILADELPHIA (August 28, 2012) - The creatures that populate Kaitlyn Coppola's ceramic sculptures twist and turn and pile up on one another in an explosion of ambiguity. The fantasy figures in "Kinde," which could be animals in distress, trapped by their partner's limbs, or could be mutants comforted by their intertwined connection, will be exhibited at Saint Joseph's University's Boland Hall Gallery Sept. 2-28. An artist's reception will be held on Thursday, Sept. 6, from 6-8 p.m.


SJU Filmmaker Receives 2012 Pew Fellowship in the Arts

08/27/2012

PHILADELPHIA (August 27, 2012) – Deron Albright, M.F.A., associate professor of film, has been awarded a 2012 Pew Fellowship in the Arts from The Pew Center for Arts and Heritage.


Princeton Review: SJU Among Nation’s Best Colleges in the Northeast Region

08/21/2012

PHILADELPHIA (August 21, 2012) - Saint Joseph’s University is one of the best colleges in the Northeast according to The Princeton Review.  It is one of 222 institutions the company recommends in its "Best in the Northeast" section of its website feature, "2013 Best Colleges: Region by Region," that posted August 20, 2012 on PrincetonReview.com.


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.


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