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Still in Villiger, and Loving It

Billy ’17 loved Villiger and its inhabitants so much, he never left. This is, of course, because he serves the community as a Resident Assistant.  College is a unique time in a person’s life, filled with many new exciting adventures and experiences. Even though these 4 years are some of the best times that someone…

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It Takes a Village to Raise a Child

Imani Briscoe reflects on the communities that helped her become the woman she is today.    Growing up I lived in a tight-knit family and surrounding neighborhood community. There were always after-school programs and activities which members of the community took charge of, giving the young children, adolescents and teens an opportunity to engage with their…

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Small But Mighty

Sarah’s experiences with the Math and Computer Science programs here at SJU have shaped the way that she approaches the subjects in her undergraduate career and beyond.    The first few weeks of the fall semester bring back memories of freshman year and desperately trying to find common ground with 1,275 new classmates.  “Where are you…

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Welcome Class of 2020!

  Saint Joseph’s University is proud to have received the highest number of applications for admission in the past 10 years while achieving one of the strongest academic classes in University history.  Apply today to be a part of the Class of 2021!

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The Journey Begins When You Step Out of Your Ordinary

Antoinette’s road to finding her passion led her straight to a Co-Op in Seattle. But getting there was quite the journey…   It was my sophomore year, and with my freshman year under my belt I thought I knew it all. I had my major down (Food Marketing), completed many of my GEPs, and made some…

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10 Reasons to Love Spending Summers at SJU

As a rising junior spending a second summer here on Hawk Hill, I cannot help but think that summers here are some of the best three months out of the year. Here are some reasons why… 10. Taking summer classes Believe it or not, taking summer classes is a pretty popular summer choice. During the…

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Summer at Camp Kinney

Matt found a passion in a place he hadn’t expected – the Kinney Center for Autism Education and Support.  Three years ago, if you told me that I would be spending my summers working at Camp Kinney, I wouldn’t have believed you. I am a biology major and never had any experience working with kids…

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Summer Scholars – Not Your Average Filter

Nick Swanson ’17 and a few fellow science majors are working to make a big impact in the lives of those without access to clean drinking water – all from the 2nd floor of the Science Center.  Through the SJU Summer Scholars Program, I have been able to work alongside The College of Arts and Sciences Associate Dean Dr. Jean…

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The Right Place, The Right Time

Shouts of “Welcome to Hawk Hill!” greeted us as we drove into the Hawks’ Landing parking garage the morning of Orientation. The unusually gray June weather didn’t dampen the Red Shirts’ enthusiasm as they sent my son, Jack, my husband, Dave, and me on our way up Hawk Hill. Along with other families on campus…

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Summer Scholars: The Redemption Project

Sara’s Summer Scholars experience brought her out of the classroom and into Pennsylvania’s prisons.    The Summer Scholars Program allows for students to apply to work on different research projects on campus over the summer. If accepted to the program, students are assigned to the project that corresponds with their major. Of any opportunity I have…

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