Saint Joseph's University was founded by the Jesuits — visionary Catholic priests and educators who prioritized social justice, the pursuit of excellence, service to others, and the development of the whole person, or, cura personalis. One of only 28 universities and colleges nationwide exemplifying this 500-year- old Jesuit tradition, SJU offers each of its students an educational experience that will hone their skills, expand their knowledge, grow their faith and strengthen their character.
As the 20th anniversary of the naming of the Erivan K. Haub School of Business approaches, the Initiative for Family Business & Entrepreneurship (IFBE) will recognize Christian W.E. Haub, the current co-chief executive officer of the family-operated Tenglemann Group, and son of Erivan K. Haub, who is known for his longtime generous support of Saint Joseph’s business education, with the Family Business Legacy Award, on Wednesday, Oct. 4, in Mandeville Hall’s Wolfington Teletorium.
SJU awarded eight women from the class of 2021 the John P. McNulty Scholarship for Excellence in Science and Math. The scholars receive merit-based scholarships and will take part in an intensive mentoring and research program.
Saint Joseph’s Appalachian Experience (APEX) recently received a Ruby Award for the 2016-17 school year from INSPIRING Service, a nonprofit that recognizes organizations that have made a community impact through service demonstrating progress toward United Nations Global Goals.
Ann Green, Ph.D., professor of English, has been named the recipient of the 2017 Outstanding Leader in Experiential Education in Higher Education award by the National Society for Experiential Education (NSEE).
On Sept. 12, 2017, the Saint Joseph's community gathered for the annual celebration of the Mass of the Holy Spirit, and to thank James J. '58 and Frances Maguire for the transformational gift they made to the University during the summer.