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Year: 2017

Jacqueline Scaraggi ’19

Internship Success: Jacqueline Scaraggi ’19

Reading Time: 1 minute Jacqueline Scaraggi ’19 is an Accounting major at the University of Saint Joseph. In the fall of 2017, she was an intern at Community Accounting Services, Inc. ­­– an organization that offers free assistance to low-income individuals, nonprofits, and businesses – in Rocky Hill, Conn. Her primary role was to match clients with volunteers whoRead More

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Guyana Nursing 2017

Nursing in Guyana – Making a Difference

Reading Time: 2 minutes The University of Saint Joseph (USJ) offers an international learning and service experience in Guyana, South America. In this program, USJ’s faculty members Janet Knecht, Ph.D., M.S.N., director of Traditional Undergraduate and Accelerated Nursing Programs; Yvonne Joy, DNP, M.S.N., APRN-BC, assistant professor of Nursing; and Mary Lou Graham, M.S.N., APRN-BC, lecturer in Nursing, are focusedRead More

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Shelby Mehmet '19

Internship Success: Shelby Mehmet ‘19

Reading Time: 2 minutes Shelby Mehmet ’19 is interning with BRAVE Girls Leadership Inc. whose mission is “to inspire and challenge humans to be BRAVE and self-empowered contributors to a better world.” They work to provide a conducive and safe environment for young women to gain leadership, mentoring and community service skills. Through this internship, Mehmet is running theRead More

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Aurora Foundation

USJ Welcomes the Aurora Women and Girls Foundation

Reading Time: 1 minute 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. “HavingRead More

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West Hartford Inspiring Equity

USJ’s Elijah Nealy, Ph.D., Featured in West Hartford Equality Exhibit

Reading Time: 1 minute 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 inspireRead More

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Worlds of Wonder Tree

USJ Women LEAD (Lead, Empower, Advance, Discover) in STEAM Group sponsors ‘Worlds of Wonder’ tree at the Wadsworth Atheneum’s Annual Festival of Trees and Traditions

Reading Time: 1 minute 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 andRead More

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Students and Sports Nutrition

Serving the Community with the Athlete Nutrition Advising Program

Reading Time: 2 minutes 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,Read More

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Queenes Companye Presents Wickedly Witty One-Acts

Queenes Companye Presents Wickedly Witty One-Acts

Reading Time: 1 minute USJ’s acting troupe, Queenes Companye, will present the Wickedly Witty One-Acts from Thursday, Nov. 16, through Saturday, Nov. 18, at 7:30 p.m., in the Hoffman Auditorium of Bruyette Athenaeum on the University’s West Hartford campus. Throughout its history, Queenes Companye – led by faculty advisor Mark Zelinsky, Ph.D., associate professor of English and chair ofRead More

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Nursing Career Fair 2017

Nursing Career Fair 2017

Reading Time: 1 minute The Nursing Career Fair took place on Wednesday, Oct. 25, 2017. Health care and medical companies in attendance included: Bristol Hospital and Healthcare Group, Community Health Resources (CHR), Charlotte Hungerford Hospital, Hartford Hospital, Lawrence and Memorial Hospital, Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center, Seabury, Travelers, and Yale-New Haven Hospital. “The Nursing Career Fair is aRead More

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Gerard F. Downes

Guest Speaker Gerard F. Downes Speaks with Criminal Justice/Restorative Justice Students

Reading Time: 2 minutes Former FBI Special Agent Gerard F. Downes spoke at the University of Saint Joseph via Skype on Monday, Oct. 23, 2017to an engaged crowd including students currently enrolled in USJ’s new elective, The Serial Killer Handbook. His presentation centered on his four decades of experience in the FBI and law enforcement. During that time, heRead More

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