Student Takeover Spotlight – Environmental Science

Karen Medina is participating in our #sjutakeover on March 26th, 2017. She and other students will be taking over the SJU Admissions office to answer prospective students’ questions about their major and involvements at SJU! Spring is right around the corner, and as the flowers start to bloom and the weather starts to get warmer, graduation…

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Winning Big in Vegas

Chris ’18 and four other Food Marketing students had the opportunity to compete in the 2017 National Grocers Association (NGA) Student Case Study Competition in Las Vegas, Nevada this semester. Thankfully, he and his team were able to bring a 2nd-year win back home to Saint Joseph’s University. Going to Las Vegas will always be an adventure. Everyone…

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Student Takeover Spotlight – Sports Marketing

  Deja Wiggins is participating in our #sjutakeover on March 26th, 2017. She and other students will be taking over the SJU Admissions office to answer prospective students’ questions about their major and involvements at SJU! Sports have always been one of my favorite pastimes. I went from playing basketball as a child to coaching…

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Peru: The Most Beautiful Heart

By Matt Byrnes To be fully immersed is to involve oneself deeply in a particular activity or interest. This past January I had the pleasure to go to Piura, Peru with 13 others on a service immersion trip through the Winter Immersion Program, or WIP. Throughout the week on WIP, you are serving others while getting…

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The Community That Built Me

The word “community” means something special to the students on Hawk Hill. Tess Hill ’18 illustrates what just how real and indispensable her SJU communities have been in her college experience thus far.     I began the search for the perfect college during my sophomore year of high school. My parents and I traveled to the Northeast to…

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Embracing New Adventures: Explore Philadelphia

Lizzie Fuller ’18 has embraced so many of the countless opportunities that Philadelphia has to offer since becoming a Hawk. She wants you to know how you can do the same!   Coming into college, you are going to get a lot of advice. One of the things you will hear most, especially from SJU,…

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THE Hawk’s Eye View

My name is Timmy Parks and I am a senior accounting major at Saint Joseph’s University.  In my almost four years on campus I have made countless memories, but perhaps some of my most unique and precious memories have come through my role as The Hawk mascot for the past two years. Here are my top…

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The #Redenvelope Always Brings Good News

Megan Gentleman ’20 was one of six students whose SJU acceptance letter was hand-delivered to her last year by Admissions Counselors, Hawk Hosts, and the Hawk himself. One year later, she reflects on what the experience has meant to her.  On the morning of December 18th, I never expected my life to change. It was simply…

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Meeting People Where They Are – A Year of Service

Where do Hawks land? Ben Chapman, a recent graduate, landed in Tacoma, Washington to serve through the Jesuit Volunteer Corps Northwest. He gives us a glimpse into what he’s gained from his Year of Service experience thus far. This past week, I was able to attend a panel called “Activism and Social Justice in Tacoma.” During…

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A Little Love Goes a Long Way

Tess ’18 learned that a little love goes a long way when she took part in the Appalachian Experience for the first time.  Growing up in the Midwestern city of St. Louis, the East Coast had always been an interest of mine. I was obsessed with fast-paced city living, crazy accents, and the history of…

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