Joanna Bryn Smith ’09

  Joanna Bryn Smith earned multiple scholarships to St. Joseph’s University and graduated with a double major in Philosophy and Fine and Performing Arts, then entered law school at the CUNY School of Law in Queens. At law school, Joanna began her life of service by volunteering for a variety of organizations dedicated to providing […]

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Johnna B McGovern, ’16

Congratulations to senior Philosophy Major, Johnna B McGovern, ’16, the 2016 recipient of the Philosophy Award. In addition to completing the Philosophy Major, Johnna has completed minors in both English and Chemistry. During her time at Saint Joseph’s University, Johnna served as Vice President of the Philosophy Honors Society, Phi Sigma Tau; she made the […]

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Darby Rourick ’16

Congratulations to senior Philosophy major Darby Rourick ’16! The Phi Beta Kappa Society is pleased to announce that Darby Rourick of Saint Joseph’s University is the recipient of a 2015 Phi Beta Kappa Writing Internship. The internship period will begin this month and continue through December 2015. Darby is a senior English and Philosophy double […]

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Rosanna DeFilippo ’15

“It takes humility to receive and it’s a privilege to serve.” Rosanna DeFilippo ’15 was a Philosophy Major and an Appalachian Experience Leader. The Appalachian Experience is a Spring Break immersion program that is committed to serving with and for others while learning about the culture and concerns of the people of the Appalachian region. […]

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Jack Viere ’15

Jack Viere ’15 is currently working for Community Integrated Services in Philadelphia as an Employment Training Specialist (ETS). As an ETS, or job coach, he works with individuals who have intellectual, mental, or physical health disabilities. Jack helps them gain employment and assists them while they integrate into their new positions. “I have really enjoyed […]

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Gia Montemuro, ’13

After graduating from SJU, Gia spent time in publishing, and managed three medical journals. For the past year, she has been working as a Project Manager at inScience Communications, a subdivision of Springer-Nature Publishing. Gia is planning to earn some project management credits in order to prepare for a project management certification. The PMP is […]

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Michael R. McDonald, ’08

Waynesboro, Pa., native Michael R. McDonald is a third-year student at Penn Law School, and the editor-in-chief of the University of Pennsylvania Law Review. McDonald studied philosophy as an undergrad at Saint Joseph’s University and says his gravitation toward law was “gradual.” After working for a year at the U.S. Public Interest Research Group in […]

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Jessica Keating, 2004

Program Director, Office of Human Dignity & Life Initiatives at University of Notre Dame An essay from the March 2015 issue of America magazine was written by one of our former students, Jessica Keating, who graduated from SJU with a double major in philosophy and sociology. After leaving SJU, she taught for two years on […]

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Jeffrey Petrosky, ’03

Jeffrey Petrosky joins Romero Center Ministries as Director of the Urban Challenge Program. A native of Philadelphia and graduate of Saint Joseph’s University, Jeff recently returned to the area after several years living and working in the Midwest and overseas. Jeff hopes to combine an academic and practical background in social justice studies with a […]

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Tim Stengel, ’02

Tim serves as Assistant U.S. Attorney in the Criminal Division for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania. While studying law at the Temple University Beasley School of Law, Tim served first as Staff Editor then as a Note/Comment Editor for the Temple Law Review. Prior to graduating from Temple Law, Tim served as Judicial Extern for […]

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