Posts by Jeff Martin

Luigi Nuñez ’17

“Saint Joseph’s has instilled in me a passion for pursuing social justice.” Luigi Nuñez ’17, a graduating senior from Camden, New Jersey, carrying a double major in computer science and mathematics, has been named a recipient of a fellowship from the Global Health Corps (GHC). As a fellow, Nuñez will travel to Kampala, Uganda, to…

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McNulty Scholars Program Announces Class of 2017 Graduates

The John P. McNulty Scholars Program for Excellence in Science and Mathematics, which provides scholarships for young women who wish to become leaders in the STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) professions, announces its Class of 2017 scholars and fellows. McNulty Scholars and Associate Scholars, in addition to receiving scholarships, benefit from extensive research opportunities, and…

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Joseph Thomas ’17

At the intersection of the Arts and Sciences lies the academic career of Joseph Thomas ’17.  Prior to enrolling in Saint Joseph University’s Writing Studies program, Thomas studied biology at Arcadia University and has spent over nine years in the U.S Army as a medic. Despite his background and early career in the sciences, Thomas…

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Jackie Boran ’17

“I decided to pursue a career in dentistry because it combines my passion for science with my desire to serve others.” After being accepted into three dental schools, Orwigsburg, Pennsylvania, native Jackie Boran ’17 will take the next step in her career path by heading to University Of Pittsburgh School Of Dental Medicine this fall.…

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Brenna Ritzert ’17

“It was really ‘St. Joe’s or bust’ for me. I didn’t want to go anywhere else, and now that I’ve met so many amazing faculty members and looked at how much I’ve grown as a writer and an individual, I know it was the choice for me.” Brenna Ritzert ’17, an English major with a…

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Niknaz Riazati ‘17

“Keep a strong desire in your head. Make your wings strong for the day you get to fly.” Niknaz Riazati ‘17 recalls circling the outside of the library at the University of Tehran, looking for a door that didn’t have a security guard on duty, or a group of students she could follow in without…

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Zachery Brown ’17

“Whether I was conducting research, teaching, or simply studying for my classes, my time in the physics department here at SJU gave me the foundational knowledge I hope to carry with me for the rest of my career.” If you’ve ever seen an artist blowing glass, you likely marveled at the cooling process, as the…

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Michael DiMuzio ’17

“The compassion that came from my doctors and nurses at CHOP, backed by their expertise in caretaking, inspired me to go into medicine as a way to give back and help those in need.” Senior biology major Michael DiMuzio has always had a passion for science. But the future medical student was propelled in the…

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Imani Briscoe ’17

“I realize and appreciate that SJU has given me a strong foundation, and my mission is to pay it forward.” Imani Briscoe is grateful for her time at SJU. She’s taken advantage of the many leadership opportunities found on campus as a resident assistant, Hawk Host, co-President of the Black Student Union, Orientation Leader and…

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Sue Henry ’17

“Through the diversity of classes I’ve taken, I have gained a broader perspective on life. SJU has broadened my mind and opened my heart.” Sue Henry ’17 has always been an artist at heart. But the path to her passion hasn’t always been a straight line for the 60-year-old graduating senior. After graduating from Harcum…

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