Tuesday, March 3, 2020
Join women from around the world to participate in our annual Changemaker event co-sponsored by the World Affairs Council of Connecticut. (Snow date: Wed., March 4th)
Location: Bruyette Athenaeum, Hoffman Auditorium
5 p.m. Registration and reception
6 p.m. A conversation with Her Excellency Dina Kawar, Ambassador of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan to the United States
Thursday, June 25, 2020
Enjoy the uniqueness of the exhibition and splendor of these ~ 70 selected works of art by 23 female artists, founders and early members of CT Women Artists.
Location: Bruyette Athenaeum, Art Museum
SAVE THE DATE for the opening reception of the exhibition! 5-7:30 p.m.
Monday, January 27, 2020
Secretary of State Denise Merrill will provide an overview of the past, present, and future of women's suffrage in Connecticut followed by an interactive panel session.
Location: Bruyette Athenaeum, Hoffman Auditorium
5 p.m. Registration and reception
6 p.m. Presentation
6:30 p.m. Panel Discussion
Monday, November 18, 2019
This event, was made possible by the generous support of The Hartford, included a talk, table discussions facilitated by business leaders from across Greater Hartford, and a 10% discount for attendees to a USJ/MindEdge online course, "Current Issues Facing Women in Business" to continue the learning beyond the event.
Location: University of Saint Joseph, Mercy Hall, Crystal Room
5:30 p.m. Registration
6 p.m. Presentation on balance, followed by table discussions
7 p.m. Networking reception
Tuesday, October 15, 2019
This event, made possible in part by the generous support of The Hartford, included a presentation on Connecticut women leaders in the visual arts.
Monday, September 16, 2019
This event, co-sponsored by The Aurora Foundation and made possible by the generous support of The Hartford, included a selection from Women's Work, a multimedia series from Connecticut Public, featuring the stories of local women who share a common desire to be part of a collective effort.
Monday, April 1, 2019
The Women’s Leadership Center at the University of Saint Joseph cordially invites you to attend this event, focused on career development for professionals from the Greater Hartford region and across Connecticut.
Join leaders from across the state, featuring Patricia A. Rehmer, Senior Vice President of Hartford HealthCare and Behavioral Health Network President, as we explore the impact of mentorship and sponsorship on career advancement.
This interactive session will allow attendees from various career stages to hear from and network with professionals from a wide range of fields. Attendees will emerge from the program with an actionable plan for identifying mentors and sponsors.
On March 4, 2019, we celebrated global changemakers in innovation: women at the forefront of discoveries, innovation, and movements that will shape the future of our world.
Moderator Yu-Hui Rogers and speakers Priyamvada Natarajan and Diana Ayton-Shenker shared a glimpse into our global future as we explored revelations in the cosmos, the next big trends in global social impact, and how these women are using innovation for the betterment of our world.
We watched a TedX Talk by Grit author, Angela Duckworth, and interacted with women leaders on our panel and with each other in the audience. Learned how Grit entails sustained perseverance, dedication, and a strong drive and commitment to achieve your goals over a long period of time.
USJ Women’s Leadership Center joined the I SHALL NOT BE AFRAID Foundation to present STEP.
As a distinguished winner of the U.S. Documentary Special Jury Award for Inspirational Filmmaking, STEP highlights the senior year of a Baltimore girls high school step dance team and their important message of empowerment, education and reaching your goals.
Carolyn Miles, Save the Children President and CEO
Tuesday, May 15, 2018
Sheila Horan, Retired FBI Deputy Assistant Director for Counterintelligence
Tuesday, April 3, 2018
2018 International Women's Day
Featured: Josepha M. N. Musabyemariya, Bayartsetseg Jigmiddash, Stephenie Foster
Ann Uccello's 50th anniversary of becoming the first woman mayor of a capital city, Hartford, in the U.S. in 1967.
Featured Connecticut Women's Hall of Fame traveling exhibit: Powerful Voices: Connecticut Women Changing Democracy. Connecticut’s history is filled with remarkable women who achieved extraordinary things!
A networking event to meet women like you who are ready to explore public service.
Speakers included: Rhona Free, President, University of Saint Joseph, Thea Montañez, Mayoral Chief of Staff, Hartford, Conn., Shari Cantor, Mayor, West Hartford, Conn., Marcia Leclerc, Mayor, East Hartford, Conn., Ronit Shoham, Co-founder of The Miracle League and community activist, Judith A. Carey, RSM, M'72, H'91, Ph.D., Organizational Consultant, University of Saint Joseph Board of Trustees
The World Affairs Council and the University of Saint Joseph's Women's Leadership Center celebrated global women's leadership: the challenges and opportunities facing women in our international landscape as well as the role women's advancement will play in shaping our global future.
PANELIST: The Honorable Nancy Johnson, K. Riva Levinson,
Moderated by: Tara Joyce
"CAN YOU DO WELL WHILE DOING GOOD?"
Rev. Oliver F. Williams, C.S.C., Ph.D., ’61, ’69 M.A., Associate Professor, Management; Fellow, Joan B. Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies; Director, Center for Ethics and Religious Values in Business
The University of Saint Joseph celebrated its 40-year tradition of educating women business leaders with a series of events during the fall 2016 semester, beginning with the “Are You Ready for the Job Market?”
Speaker Series featuring: Lynn Olson-Douglas ’05, M’08, Paddi LeShane, Rob King
What do women need to make it to the top — assertiveness, mentors and a willingness to “lean-in,” or more business, financial and technical skills and experience? A program aimed at helping women advance in their careers. Women in leadership positions in four industries will discuss their perspectives, experiences and recommendations for women who want to climb the career ladder.
Networking opportunity and refreshments sponsored by Hewlett Packard Enterprise immediately followed the program.
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