Reading Time: 1 minute Once again, a graduate of the University of Saint Joseph has been named Teacher of the Year from a town in Connecticut. Please join us as we virtually celebrate an 8th and 12th grade English Teacher at Classic Magnet School in Hartford, Shakira Perez ’00, M08’. According to the announcement from Hartford Public Schools, “All
Reading Time: 2 minutes The University of Saint Joseph is mourning the passing and celebrating the lives of two alumni who both went on to join our faculty: Dr. Ann-Margaret Anselmo and Dr. Antoinette (Toni) Iadarola have passed recently, may they rest in peace. After graduating from the then St. Joseph College, Ann-Margaret Anselmo, ’46, DAA’13, Ph.D., returned
Reading Time: 1 minute According to the publisher Random House, “Just Mercy is at once an unforgettable account of an idealistic, gifted young lawyer’s coming of age, a moving window into the lives of those he has defended, and an inspiring argument for compassion in the pursuit of true justice.” Stay tuned for more information in June. We’ll share
Reading Time: 1 minute Watch Dr. Free’s message about the reopening of USJ.
Reading Time: 1 minute Since 2003, The Nightingale Award for Excellence in Nursing has brought attention to not only outstanding nurses but the profession at large. This year, USJ faculty member Mary Lou Graham, MSN, MBA, MA, APRN, RN, LPC has been recognized for her work in education, as well as mental healthcare in a variety of settings, including
Reading Time: 1 minute COVID-19 Can’t Stop Amazing College Students’ Achievements Meet the USJ 2020 Undergraduate Award Recipients The University of Saint Joseph released the list of the 2020 Undergraduate Award recipients. These awards honor student accomplishments in a variety of areas and highlight the dedication and drive of USJ’s undergraduates. While the USJ community couldn’t come together in
Reading Time: 1 minute Congratulations to the Student Government Association (SGA) Executive Board-Elect and Senators for the 2020-2021 Academic Year! A record number of students voted this year to select the individuals identified above as the student leaders who will be entrusted with the leadership and oversight of the University’s largest student-led organization. The Office of Student Activities & Leadership
Reading Time: 1 minute Dr. Kaydian Reid, Associate Professor of Public Health, had her Op-ed published in the Hartford Courant. Her piece, “COVID-19: Limelight on Existing and Pervasive Health Disparities in Connecticut” highlights the factors contributing to why COVID-19 cases and associated deaths disproportionately impact people of color. Dr. Reid joined the USJ faculty in 2019 and is a
Reading Time: 1 minute During these difficult times, we offer our thoughts and prayers to all members of the University community who are suffering a loss. May you find peace and solace inspired by this beautiful Requiem by Faure, performed by Chorus Angelicus and USJ students in the Connor Chapel of Our Lady. Chorus Angelicus
Reading Time: 3 minutes WINTHROP, Mass. – Sophomore Jacob Wyse (Broad Brook, Conn.) of the University of Saint Joseph (USJ) men’s swimming and diving team was named the 2019-20 Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) Men’s Swimming & Diving Athlete of the Year, it was announced via a release by the league’s front office on Monday afternoon. Additionally, the men’s swimming
Reading Time: 1 minute Recently, Associate Professor of Pharmacy, Dr. Doreen Szollosi explained how novel viruses can lead to a pandemic and how this virus is different from seasonal influenza on the “Ray and Joe D. Show” on WTIC-AM Radio.
Reading Time: 1 minute For the first time, the Hartford Business Journal published a Power 50 list “identifying business and civic leaders whose influence has a significant impact on the Greater Hartford economy and community. Read the whole story, here.
Reading Time: 2 minutes WINTHROP, Mass. – For the third time in the past four seasons, the University of Saint Joseph (USJ) women’s swimming and diving team earned the Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) Women’s Swimming & Diving Institutional Sportsmanship Award for the 2019-20 season, it was announced on Monday afternoon by the conference’s front office in its annual year-end major awards
Reading Time: 1 minute At USJ, PA students have an outreach project integrated into the program before graduation. The 39 PA students of the graduating class of 2020 culminated their 28 months in the Program with an outreach project where the students raised a total of nearly $4,000; about $2,000 for each of their respective organizations – Hartford Area
Reading Time: 2 minutes WEST HARTFORD, Conn. – The University of Saint Joseph (USJ) Department of Athletics has announced the induction of 12 student-athletes as its charter members into Chi Alpha Sigma (XAΣ), the National College Athlete Honor Society, which recognizes student-athletes from accredited four-year NCAA, NAIA, or NCCAA institutions who excel in both the classroom and competition. “We are
Reading Time: 2 minutes State Rep. Jillian Gilchrest, MSW, social worker, and a USJ adjunct professor taught a class session of the MSW course Social Policy II: Advocacy and Social Justice with Assistant Professor Gina Rosich, Ph.D. She focused on her experience with policy advocacy and campaigning for elected office, both from a social worker perspective. Gilchrest discussed her
Reading Time: 2 minutes Today, the University was notified that a Pharm.D. student tested positive for the coronavirus (COVID-19). The student was notified of the test results and shared the information with us. This student was last at the Hartford campus on March 13. Please join me with thoughts and prayers for the student to have a full recovery.
Reading Time: 2 minutes With Governor Ned Lamont’s Stay Safe, Stay Home policy going into effect the evening of March 23, 2020, USJ is implementing additional changes to our normal operations: The University of Saint Joseph campus is closed and only designated essential employees are allowed access. Despite that, student services are being provided remotely. See links below to
Reading Time: 2 minutes At The Hartford, a company with 200 years of expertise in property and casualty insurance, group benefits and mutual funds offering a Freshman Experience Program makes sense for everyone involved. If you ask most first-year college students, typically about 18 years old if they want a career in property insurance they might need some help
Reading Time: 1 minute The University continues to monitor the guidance from federal, state, and local officials regarding the COVID-19 outbreak. Aligned with our priority of meeting students’ educational needs while keeping faculty, students and staff safe, please note that as of Monday, March 23, 2020, all instruction offered by the University of Saint Joseph – including labs and
Reading Time: 3 minutes About 15 months before the lights got flipped on in the stadium, the Super Bowl LIV Host Committee was already starting to make plans in Miami, Fla., for February 2, 2020 – Game Day. The backbone of the series of events, including staffing for Game Day events is all of the volunteers and short-term paid
Reading Time: 2 minutes When USJ students get selected for a very competitive scholarship, you know there are going to be cheers heard around campus. Our entire community is grateful to the CVS Health Foundation for granting the University a $4,000 scholarship to distribute to deserving Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) students. The excitement and gratitude was led by faculty
Reading Time: 1 minute On Friday, March 6 the 2019-2020 USJ basketball season officially came to a close. The men’s historic season ended with a hard-fought loss to Hobart in the first round of the Division III NCAA Tournament. In 2019-2020 the men captured their first-ever GNAC conference title, en route to a 26-3 record that included an unblemished
Reading Time: 1 minute At the Institute for Advanced Studies in Asian Cultures and Theologies (IASACT) 15th-anniversary conference, USJ’s Reverend Joseph Cheah, OSM, Ph.D., Professor of Religious Studies and Theology, shared his presentation titled, “Asian Pneumatology of the FABC and the Reimagining of the Hospitality and Spirituality in Asia”. Following the conference, his work was accepted by the prestigious international
Reading Time: 1 minute Freshman midfielder Noah Mocksfield (Colchester, Conn.) of the University of Saint Joseph (USJ) men’s lacrosse team was named the Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) Rookie of the Week, announced Monday, March 2, by conference officials. It marks the first time in program history that men’s lacrosse has received a weekly GNAC honor. OFFICIAL GNAC RELEASE Mocksfield set the bar for
Reading Time: 2 minutes The Dietetic Internship Certificate Program at the University of Saint Joseph (USJ) is widely recognized as a top program for individuals interested in pursuing careers in nutrition and dietetics. Alongside faculty guidance, students complete rotations in a variety of fields, giving them the experience that will help them succeed in the future. James Jamieson, a