Are you interested in medical research, healthcare, the study of the environment, or the preservation of forests and wildlife? As these fields of study assume a higher national and international priority, the need for highly skilled biologists is escalating.
The National Science Foundation (NSF) CATALYST scholarship at the University of Saint Joseph (USJ) recognizes students who have a vision for a career in STEM. Open to first-year applicants of biology, chemistry, and biochemistry, ten students will be selected to receive an annual scholarship . This renewable scholarship includes access to early departmental advisement, academic support, mentored-research, coursework in scientific writing, and career networking opportunities.
Reading Time: 2 minutes On March 26, 2019, New Britain High School visited the University of Saint Joseph (USJ) as part of their Educator’s Rising (EdRising) partnership. Hosted by USJ’s departments of Education and Biology, the University held a variety of sessions to welcome students to campus. When they were on campus, they met key faculty who shared their
Reading Time: 1 minute University of Saint Joseph (USJ) undergraduate Biology students traveled to Hofstra University for the annual Beta Beta Beta (TriBeta) NE-1 District Convention on Saturday, April 27, 2019. Accompanied by Irene Guttilla Reed, Ph.D., associate professor of Biology, and Derek Dube, Ph.D., assistant professor of Biology, five students presented their research to their fellow members of
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