University of Saint Joseph
School of Humanities and Social Sciences (SHSS)
1678 Asylum Avenue
West Hartford, CT 06117-2791
Wayne Steely, Ph.D.
Diana Valencia, Ph.D.
Mark Zelinsky, Ph.D.
Kevin Callahan, Ph.D.
Reverand Joseph Cheah
Mary Whitney, Ph.D.
International Programs and Students
On Friday, Dec. 8, 2017, USJ welcomed the Aurora Women and Girls Foundation to Lynch Hall on our West Hartford campus. The Aurora Foundation is an independent, nonprofit organization that uses philanthropy with a gender lens to direct resources to women and girls so that they can achieve their social, economic, and career goals. “Having …
On Friday, Nov. 3, 2017, University of Saint Joseph (USJ) Trustee Brewster B. Perkins received the Association of Fundraising Professionals’ (AFP) Outstanding Philanthropist in Connecticut Award. He was honored at AFP’s National Philanthropy Day Conference, which is dedicated to recognizing the individuals and organizations that enhance communities. A generous philanthropist, Mr. Perkins serves on the …
West Hartford Public Schools (WHPS) will present the exhibit, “We All Have a Story to Tell: Inspiring Equity Through Community Conversations,” on Thursday, Dec. 14, 2017, and Saturday, Dec. 16, 2017, from 6:30-8:30 p.m., at the West Hartford Town Hall. The multimedia exhibit will showcase the stories of community members who work diligently to inspire …
On Friday, December 1, 2017 the University of Saint Joseph Women LEAD (Lead, Empower, Advance, Discover) in STEAM Group; members of the USJ Tri Beta Biological Honor Society, and other faculty and staff donated an entry to the Wadsworth Atheneum’s Annual Festival of Trees and Traditions. The tree’s theme, “Worlds of Wonder” reflects the art and …
When Melissa Brown, Ph.D., R.D., assistant professor of Nutrition and Public Health, joined USJ in 2016, she recognized the chance for collaboration between her department and the University’s athletic teams. With an interest in Performance Nutrition, Brown worked with Jackie Piscitelli, associate athletic director; Elizabeth Tenison, M.S., R.D., USJ Dietetic Internship director; and Margery Lawrence, …