“Dance Marathon is something I’m incredibly proud of,” said Simmons, executive director of SJU’s inaugural Dance Marathon this past fall. “Dance Marathon came into my life at the perfect time. When I was invited to my first Dance Marathon as a Miracle Kid, I didn’t understand why there were hundreds of college students dancing in tutus. In the spring of my first year in university, Dance Marathon saved me.”
Isabel de Saint Malo de Alverado graduated from SJU in 1989 and is now Panama’s Vice President and Minister of Foreign Affairs. She returned to Hawk Hill this semester and discussed the impact of a Jesuit education.
By cracking the 2,000 gift threshold, the blitz campaign smashed its goal of 1,851 gifts, set to honor the year of the University’s founding.
One of the founding members of the SJU women’s basketball program, McGraw is a three-time national coach of the year, leading Notre Dame to seven Final Fours and the 2001 National Championship. Hall of Fame Class> |
Four SJU students delivered the winning presentation in the Spencer-RIMS Risk Management Challenge in front of industry leaders from across the nation.
After serving in World War II, Raymond DeLuca ’50 earned his accounting degree at Saint Joseph’s University while working full time. Sixty-seven years later, his family decided to honor his memory by giving back to veterans with a similar dream — to complete their education.
For senior Morgan Bui, London, New York and Bermuda aren’t just travel destinations. They are global markets that she will have the opportunity to work in through her position at the international insurance firm Validus.
Her dissertation, “Beyond the Pink Sand: Case Studies of Experiences of Multi-Tier System of Supports Implementation in the Bermuda Public School System” examines the structural and educational hurdles the island must overcome.
Nelson is Saint Joseph’s all-time leader in points (2,094) and assists (713) in a career that spanned from 2000 to 2004. He was the 2004 consensus national player of the year, leading the Hawks to a best-ever 30-2 season. Watch his speech>
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Sue Henry ’17 has always been an artist at heart, but the path to the the 60-year-old’s passion hasn’t been a straight line.
Following graduation, Rizert will spend a year in the town of Trebišov teaching English to local high school students and representing the United States as a cultural ambassador.
The biology major is one of only 240 students nationwide to receive the scholarship from a pool of nearly 1,300 applicants.
Identical twins Matthew and Tyler Eads ’17 have roomed together, taken classes together and started business during the past four years.
The scholarship is a part of the Competitive Language Program, a United States government effort to increase the number of Americans studying abroad and mastering critical foreign languages.
India native Amarendranath (Amar) Reddy Donthala M.S. ’17 is a storyteller who weaves his narratives with data.
The team defeated groups from nine other universities and earned a $3,000 prize in SJU’s inaugural appearance in the prestigious competition.
The award marks the seventh consecutive year – and the eighth overall – an SJU student has received a scholarship from the society.
After losing his wife to cancer just seven weeks after their wedding, Ventresca committed to completing the final leg of her ambitious goal to join the “7 Continents Club” – a small group of people who have completed marathons on every continent.
Madeline Bell (left), president and CEO of Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, will speak at the undergraduate commencement ceremony on May 20; education advocate Linda Cliatt-Wayman ’92 M.S. will speak later at the graduate and doctoral ceremony.
Saint Malo will deliver a lecture on Panama’s role in sustainable development on Monday, April 10 in Wolfington Teletorium from 5:30 - 6:30 p.m.
During the month of May, SJU alumni are encouraged to support a cause in their communities – from serving meals at soup kitchens to painting a childcare center at your parish to beautifying a local park.
A former Olympian and A-10 Player of the Year, the Slovakian will be inducted in conjunction with the team’s 41st annual awards banquet. [REGISTER]
One of the Men’s Basketball program’s most successful teams will be inducted into the SJU Basketball Hall of Fame at the team’s 62nd annual awards banquet. [REGISTER]
Woods and Franklyn are the first Hawk teammates to garner A-10 All-Conference honors together since 2013-14.
An APEX veteran reflects upon his experience shaping and helping students become men and women with and for others.
A 6-6 freshman from Philadelphia, Brown is the Hawks’ second leading scorer and rebounder, averaging 12.8 points and 5.1 rebounds per game.
EMBA, graduate marketing, finance, information systems and part-time MBA receive recognition.
Mercy Home Health leader helps colleagues connect with their faith.
The Saint Joseph’s women’s soccer team spent spring break on a nine-day tour of Italy. Along with sightseeing some of Italy’s most famous attractions, the Hawks played three international friendly matches versus European clubs. Photo Album>
Dr. Eavey serves in numerous roles at Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) in Nashville, Tenn. [REGISTER]
Dr. Kowey is the William Wikoff Smith Chair in Cardiovascular Research at the Main Line Health System and a professor of medicine and clinical pharmacology at the Thomas Jefferson University Sidney Kimmel Medical College. [REGISTER]
A Northeast Philadelphia native, Petruzzelli is no stranger to the Prep, having served the city’s Jesuit high school in numerous administrative roles between 1998 and 2004.
#OneDaySJU Ambassadors will play a huge part in helping raise 1,851 gifts in 24 hours on Tuesday, April 4. Any alumnus, parent or friend can serve as a #onedaysju Ambassador. To learn more, visit the #OneDaySJU Ambassador Hub
Send-off ceremony is set for Friday, March 10 at 6:15 p.m. in the Chapel of Saint Joseph-Michael J. Smith, S.J., Memorial.
Over the course of several hours, the students took command of a large boardroom and presented their proposed business strategies.
To be listed, a student-athlete must have a 3.5 GPA or better (on a 4.0 scale).
Renowned Jesuit scholar and author to receive the Sourin Award from Catholic Philopatrian Literary Institute.
Mission Week is an opportunity to come together as a community, hold up our hope and ideals for all to see and champion this vision we have created together. Click for the schedule of events
Shields built a program emphasizing cultural understanding, academic excellence and public service.
SJU’s Holy Land pilgrimage June 13-23 with Brendan Lally, S.J., is more than a vacation or tourist trip. Travelers encounter a spiritual journey in the footsteps of Jesus.
A native of Tamilnadu, India, Fr. Seelan comes to SJU after serving as an assistant professor in the Department of Philosophy at Loyola College in Chennai, India, for the past five years. McLean Chair Lecture: Tuesday, April 4, 11 a.m.
The team of juniors and seniors became the second consecutive SJU team to win the competition.
Hawks all-time leader in points (2,094) and assists (713) to be inducted at the Palestra on Monday, April 17.
Summer Scholars Vincent Pepe ’17 and Marisa Egan ’18 will each receive up to a $4,000 stipend and funding for travel expenses to the American Society for Microbiology Microbe Meeting in New Orleans in June.
The DCIS is the criminal investigative arm of the Inspector General of the United States Department of Defense.
McDonough has been at Potter Anderson for 32 years and will become the firm’s chair in 2018.
Concern for the poor wasn’t enough for Ayella, who took her cue from the Holy Child sisters who taught her the motto “actions not words.”
With more than 25 years of national and international law enforcement experience, Miller will be based in Philadelphia and will have jurisdiction over operations in Pennsylvania, Delaware and West Virginia.
Saint Joseph’s was among 1,160 institutions awarded the designation by Victory Media, publisher of G.I. Jobs, STEM Jobs and Military Spouse.
Believed to be the first of its kind offered by an airline, the guide is available for families and caretakers via Aerlingus.com.
The end of the year will be here before we know it. There are many gift options from which to choose, several of which offer you attractive benefits and support Saint Joseph’s University.
Powelson is a member of the Pennsylvania Public Utility and next year’s president of the National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners.
Pharmaceutical Marketing MBA honored for contributions in creating a successful commercial organization.
Rick Stauffer ’74, Eric Mullen ’96 and Justin Godusky ’02 to be inducted at Drexelbrook on Saturday, Jan. 14. Register>
Former Army sergeant credits SJU’s Veterans Entrepreneurial Program for his transformation, saying it “nudged me on my way for bigger things.” (Courtesy: Philly.com)
As full-time volunteers with two Jesuit Volunteer organizations, these graduates commit to the dignity and well-being of all people, particularly those on the margins of society.
Joseph William and Madeline Eberle Klein Fund fosters greater inclusion in SJU community.
Inaugural event sets marks for scholarship funds raised and awards dinner attendance.
Ralph Galati ’70 (USAF), Director of the Office of Veterans Services, offers a reflection on Veterans Day.
SJU partners with the Maguire Foundation and Archdiocese of Philadelphia to bolster the future of Catholic education. Read more in the inaugural edition of the Impact Report.>
The Medical and Law Alumni Chapters help Hawk students in myriad unique ways. Read more in the inaugural edition of the Impact Report.>
Through the Arrupe Center’s Fellows Program, faculty are adding ethics components to courses on a regular basis. Read more in the inaugural edition of the Impact Report.>
The new alumni interview program supports the University’s enrollment efforts. Read more in the inaugural edition of the Impact Report.>
One of the founders of the Real Estate and Construction Alumni Chapter, Kessler is active in the University community as a trustee, guest lecturer and career resource for students. Register>
Notre Dame coach to be recognized for exemplifying legendary UCLA Coach John Wooden’s high standard of coaching success and personal integrity
Dr. Burton joined the history faculty in 1953 and served Saint Joseph’s faithfully for more than five decades.
ICB will be responsible for the ethics education of 115 medical interns and residents.
Chapter recognized for alumni and public relations, chapter management, community service and member development
President Judge of the Court of Common Pleas of Montgomery County to be honored for his accomplishments in the field of law, and distinction he has brought to the University throughout a distinguished career.
Longtime History Professor to be honored for his steadfast loyalty and dedication to SJU
Ranking marks the first time SJU has been included among top business schools from more than 20 countries.
Two years after graduating from SJU, he entered the novitiate as a member of the Maryland Province with the intention of becoming a Jesuit priest.
Funding will subsidize research on the neuroscience of sleep.
Chemical biology grad earned one of two full-tuition Mason W. Pressly and Oscar John Snyder Scholarships to attend the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine.
HSB remains among the nation’s best.
Many families have questions about inheritance. Learn the answers to some of the more common questions related to this important topic.
Senior Communications major Imani Briscoe reflects on the communities that helped her become the woman she is today.
The eighth cohort of McNulty Scholars includes Annamarie Glaser, a biology major from Starnberg, Germany, and Lindsay Miller, a mathematics major from Mount Royal, N.J. This year’s associate is Amelia Bielefeld, a biology major from Saratoga Springs, N.Y.
Saint Joseph’s senior leadership addressed a capacity crowd of faculty, staff and administrators at the Fall University Convocation, held on Thursday, September 15 – the 165th anniversary of the founding of the original College.
SJU rises to No. 11 among 653 regional universities (North).
College of Arts and Science and Haub School of Business faculty members receive Michael J. Morris ’56 Grants for Scholarly Research.
Hawk mascot as an undergraduate, Sheehan has served as the president of the National Alumni Board and Law Alumni Chapter.
Former Hawk mascot remains active with his alma mater as an advisory board member for the Pedro Arrupe Center for Business Ethics and committee member for the Barbelin Society.
The Executive Chairman of Philadelphia Insurance Companies is the 36th individual to receive the University’s highest honor.
SJU Trustee develops company initiatives and new business opportunities in the Hispanic marketplace across the company’s networks and platforms.
Kate Molloy ’16 was among 37 credited authors in the study, which demonstrated “three separate vaccine platforms” protecting rhesus monkeys from a Zika “challenge.”
Back home in Louisiana, Galloway supporting those affected by what the Red Cross called “the worst natural disaster to strike the United States since Superstorm Sandy” in 2012.
The ICB’s first international bioethics client, the charity hospital cares for almost 40,000 children on the West Bank and in Gaza, many of whom are refugees.
Elitz will begin First Studies at Fordham University this fall.
Caitlyn Fichtner ’17 (left) and Kristen Moisey ’17 (right) were awarded two of five nationwide scholarships by the Network of Executive Women.
Leaphart’s medical career, entrepreneurial endeavors and philanthropic interests have one goal in common — to set an example. Read more
from the summer edition of SJU Magazine
Dr. Angiolillo has served as a faculty mentor to numerous McNulty Scholars since the program’s inauguration.
The American Accounting Association
will present E. Kent St. Pierre, Ph.D., professor of accounting and Sutula chair of accounting, with the Teaching and Learning Hall of Honor award this month in NYC.
Thirty-three members of the Class of 2016 have committed to serve
at 17 local, national or international postgraduate service programs.
With grit and determination, student-athlete Avery Marz bounces back from a stroke. Read more
from the summer edition of SJU Magazine
Michael DiBerardinis ’71 is managing director for the City of Philadelphia under Mayor James F. Kenney. Read more
from the summer edition of SJU Magazine
Marc Kramer is president of the marketing and communications firm Kramer Communications and executive director of the Private Investors Forum.
HawkMates Todd ’00 and Rhiannon ’00 Serpico aim to “change the way the world vacations.” (Click through for a discount promo code.)
The 2016 Atlantic 10 Player of the Year is the sixth first-round selection in program’s storied history.
Camp brings together children with autism and their “neurotypical” peers.
The Pedro Arrupe Center for Business Ethics Celebrates 10 Years.