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Video Featuring SJU’s Kinney Center Earns Emmy Award

09/12/2013

PHILADELPHIA (September 11, 2013) — A promotional video shot by local CBR Productions for Saint Joseph’s University’s Kinney Center for Autism Education and Support earned an Emmy Award from the Mid-Atlantic Chapter of the National Academy for Television Arts. The video, shot on campus in the summer of 2012, won in the category Education/Schools, Program/Special.


Saint Joseph’s University Places in Top 15 of U.S. News’ 2014 Rankings

09/10/2013

PHILADELPHIA (Sept. 10, 2013) – Saint Joseph’s University is again one of the top 15 — at No. 11 — among 193 regional institutions (north) in U.S. News & World Report’s 2014 edition of Best Colleges.  The rankings, which were released on Sept. 10, placed Saint Joseph’s in the top tier in its region for the sixteenth consecutive year.


Haub School of Business Adds Degree Completion Program

09/09/2013

PHILADELPHIA (September 9, 2013) — Saint Joseph's Haub School of Business recently added a degree completion program to its portfolio of programs. Designed for students considering beginning or completing their bachelor's degree in business, the new Haub Degree Completion Program enrolled its first students this fall.


Professor Joins Library Company Board

08/23/2013

PHILADELPHIA (August 23, 2013) —Professor of History Randall M. Miller, Ph.D., has been appointed to the board of trustees of The Library Company of Philadelphia (LCP), the nation’s oldest cultural institution, which was founded by Benjamin Franklin in 1731.


Glow Better: Students and Faculty Collaborate to Study Fruit Pest

08/21/2013

PHILADELPHIA (August 20, 2013) ­— Kristina Orbe has spent the past two summers thinking about flies. But rather than consider the dragonflies or houseflies that are so prevalent at this time of year, Orbe is interested in an invasive fruit fly species from Japan that is causing widespread damage to soft-skinned fruit crops. Called Drosophila suzukii, the fly is also known as spotted wing Drosophila (SWD) because of its distinctive black spots on the wings of the male.


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

08/07/2013

PHILADELPHIA (August 7, 2013) - Saint Joseph’s University is one of the top colleges in the Northeast according to The Princeton Review.  It is one of 226 institutions the company recommends in its "Best in the Northeast" section of its website feature, "2014 Best Colleges: Region by Region," that posted August 5, 2013 on princetonreview.com/best-regional-colleges.aspx.


Book Smart: “Seeing is Hearing” Opens SJU Gallery Season

08/07/2013

PHILADELPHIA (August 6, 2013) — Danish installation artist Tom Bendtsen is known for creating architectural sculptures composed of books — thousands of them. “Seeing is Hearing,” on exhibit at Saint Joseph’s University Gallery Aug. 19-Sept. 20, will feature his drawings, a video and two new massive sculptures built on site from 6,000 books. An artist’s reception will be held Thursday, Sept. 5, 6-8 p.m.


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.


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