Monthly Archives: October 2012

Welcome Back

Welcome to our new and improved blog site!   For those readers who previously bookmarked our blog or access the information through the Graduate and Professional Studies Facebook page, the new URL is    We hope everyone on the East Coast made

Posted in Other Readings

Writing a Killer Letter of Intent

The graduate application process can seem like a daunting task. There are so many facets to it that prospective students will sometimes succumb to “paralysis of analysis”, causing unnecessary delays in submitting their application in a timely fashion. This post

Posted in Admission Requirements

Higher Education in the Presidential Election

         Welcome back from West Hartford!  Like many of you, I’ll be leaving work today and enjoying some dinner while watching the second Presidential debate.  Since I work in the industry, I’ll be watching particularly to see if one of the closest election topics to me (higher education) is

Posted in Other Readings

A Friday Afternoon Look into Gerontology!

Classes have finished and office hours are nearly done for the week here at the University of Saint Joseph!  Campus is so quiet that even our furry friends are using this chance to get some rest!  This quiet time has also provided our office with the chance to

Posted in Academic Programs

Change in the Air

It’s a cold, overcast October day in West Hartford with the feel of fall in the air and on the trees.  The University of Saint Joseph doesn’t have any classes in session today because of the Columbus Day holiday which gives our office the perfect time

Posted in Academic Programs, Announcements