College of Arts and Sciences

Amanda Lawn ’17 & Robert J. Lawn Jr. ’17

“Having my dad do his undergraduate work and graduate with me is one of the best things I could ask for. I cannot wait to share the day with him.” – Amanda Lawn ’17 “I feel great about graduating. I am truly blessed and proud to be graduating with Amanda.” – Robert J. Lawn Jr.…

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David Pagliarulo ’17

“I interned in Paris the summer before my senior year at a fashion, music and art magazine. It really influenced me to want to work in a creative field on a global level.” Many new experiences are in store for David Pagliarulo ’17, a psychology major with minors in interdisciplinary health services and art. After…

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Thomas Lafferty ’17 (M.S.)

“Volunteering with the Peace Corps will allow me to do what I love most: work with children on a consistent basis and help them develop essential skills.” After earning his master’s degree in criminal justice this May, Thomas Lafferty ’17 (M.S.) will travel to the African nation of Swaziland to work as a youth development volunteer…

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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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Prince Yakubu ’17

“I was taught through a Jesuit lens for eight years and I’ve learned how important it is to give back.” When the law school acceptance notices started to accumulate in senior psychology major Prince Charles Yakubu’s inbox, and the formal letters arrived at his home in St. Louis, his mother was “really excited,” says Yakubu.…

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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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Brittany Stokes ’17

“I want to give back to other people. City Year is men and women working with and for others.” Brittany Stokes ’17, a criminal justice major from Philadelphia, will make the most of her gap year before law school with her placement with City Year.  She’ll spend the next year working with children in under-resourced…

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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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