News

  • Faculty Research Receives Support from Morris Grants

    Tuesday, September 12, 2017

    Ten faculty members representing disciplines from the College of Arts and Sciences and Haub School of Business have been announced as recipients of Michael J. Morris '56 Grants for Scholarly Research. The grants will allow these scholars to advance their research and scholarly pursuits this academic year.
  • SJU Ranked No. 11 in ‘U.S. News & World Report’ Rankings

    Tuesday, September 12, 2017

    PHILADELPHIA (September 12, 2017) — Saint Joseph’s University earned a No. 11 ranking among 187 regional universities (North) in U.S. News & World Report’s 2018 edition of Best Colleges. This marks the 20th consecutive year that Saint Joseph’s has secured a place in the region’s top tier. The list places SJU as the highest-ranked regional university in the Philadelphia metropolitan area and the second-highest-ranked institution in its cohort in Pennsylvania.

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    Health Insurance Executive Daniel J. Hilferty III ’78 to Receive Shield of Loyola

    Tuesday, September 12, 2017

    Daniel J. Hilferty III ’78, the president and CEO of Independence Blue Cross (Independence), one of the nation’s leading health insurance organizations, will receive the Shield of Loyola at Saint Joseph’s Leadership Awards Dinner on Thursday, Nov. 2 at the Loews Philadelphia Hotel in Center City.
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    Leadership Awards Dinner to Honor Esteemed Alumni

    Sunday, September 10, 2017

    SJU's Alumni Association will honor five esteemed alumni on Nov. 2 at the Leadership Awards Dinner, held at the Loews Philadelphia Hotel. Daniel J. Hilferty III '78 will receive the Shield of Loyola, the University's most prestigious alumni award.
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    SJU Students Organize to Aid Hurricane Harvey Victims

    Thursday, September 7, 2017

    In the wake of the disaster that occurred in Texas last month, student organizations and other Hawks are banding together to raise money for those affected by Hurricane Harvey, the strongest hurricane to hit the United States since Hurricane Charley in 2004. With the help of SJU Campus Ministry, the Greek Leadership Team and Student Senate, Hawks for Harvey was formed to bring multiple student-run organizations together to create fundraising opportunities and to encourage the entire SJU community to support those impacted by Harvey.
  • Graduate Student Heads to Texas to Help Children with Autism and Their Families

    Thursday, September 7, 2017

    Devin Spillane '17, a graduate student in health administration at Saint Joseph's University will join Autism on the Seas and travel to Texas to volunteer with the LifePoint Fellowship Church in Pearland, Texas, to assist children with autism and their families.
  • Saint Joseph's University Magazine: Can Athletics Deter Bullying?

    Friday, September 1, 2017

    SJU economics professor and a colleague examine the possibility that athletics participation may reduce in-school bullying.
  • Career Fair

    More than 200 Employers Seek Candidates at Fall Career Fair

    Wednesday, August 30, 2017

    More than 200 employers and over 900 job-seeking students will meet on Thursday, September 14, at Saint Joseph’s University’s Fall Career Fair. Companies attending the fair represent a range of industries and organizations — including financial services, retail, food marketing, advertising, nonprofits and government agencies — seeking students with experience from disciplines across the University.
  • Saint Joseph's University Magazine: Young Alumnus and Entrepreneur David Barry ’11 Says the Learning Never Stops

    Wednesday, August 30, 2017

    Too young to rent a car or storage unit, college students face a cyclical struggle: Where to store all of their stuff during the summer?

    Nearly a year after his Saint Joseph’s graduation, David Barry ’11 and his brother, Brett, a Clemson University freshman at the time, created a solution: They co-founded Help U Store It (helpustoreit.com), an alternative storage service for students.

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    Saint Joseph’s Welcomes Class of 2021

    Monday, August 28, 2017

    Academic quality and selectivity is once again the headline for SJU’s entering freshman class. The 1,078 members of the Class of 2021 continue the trend of increasing academic talent and decreasing the acceptance rate, a very intentional strategy deployed by the enrollment management and admission staffs in recent cycles.