PHILADELPHIA (June 4, 2012) — The International Dyslexia Association (IDA) named Saint Joseph’s University one of nine university programs in the United States to meet the standards outlined in their Knowledge and Practice Standards for Teachers of Reading.
Though the fall semester isn’t set to begin until August 29, the lights remain on in Merion Hall on the James J. Maguire ’58 campus this summer. Inside, graphics flash across Smart Boards, hands fly up, and pens dash across paper as Saint Joseph’s education majors and students from various elementary and middle schools in the area participate in one of three educational enrichment summer programs.
Eight years after 9/11, many Americans have recovered, healed. Safety concerns have been bandaged with new regulations and long security lines at airports. For many, the dust has certainly settled. But John F. Lehman ’64 (B.S.), Ph.D., knows there is still a lot of cleaning up left to do.
PHILADELPHIA (March 8, 2011)—At the Kinney Center for Autism Education and Support at Saint Joseph’s, athletes of all ability levels living with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) will get out on the field to play soccer starting this month. The Kinney Center’s new sports program is designed to provide opportunities for individuals with ASD to develop self-confidence, social skills, and a sense of belonging, all while learning how to play a featured sport.
<p>In the devastating aftermath of the 7.0 scale earthquake that struck Haiti on Jan. 12, 2010, humanitarian efforts to support the tiny country flowed from all corners of the world in the form of aid workers, food and charitable donations.
<p>As 49 area Catholic schools prepare to close, Saint Joseph’s University’s Center for Catholic Urban Education (CCUE) has been working to preserve the existence and effectiveness of Catholic education in the region.</p>