Temple to make test scores optional for admission
In an effort to cultivate talented students who don't test well, Temple University says it will become the first national public research university in the Northeast to make standardized test scores optional for admission.
Mon Jul 28, 2014
Procacci Brothers Hosts Cameroonian Students for Produce Market Tour
Procacci Brothers Sales Corporation hosted a class of 24 university students from the central African nation of Cameroon on July 18 for a tour of their facilities and the Philadelphia Wholesale Produce Market.
The Jersey Journal
Emily Dura of Stockton is engaged to be married
Mr. and Mrs. John J. Dura of Stockton, are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Emily Clare, to Joseph Edward Redlitz of Charlotte, N.C. The future bride is an honors graduate of St. Joseph's University in Philadelphia with both her Bachelor's and Master's degrees in education.
Bryn Mawr to drop SAT requirement for admission
Bryn Mawr College, the small private women's school on the Main Line, last week joined a growing number of schools around the country that no longer require the SAT or other standardized test scores for admission.
Fri Jul 25, 2014
Achievers: St. John Fisher College students named first generation scholars
Sarah Bousquet , daughter of Tracey and Philip Bousquet, of Fayetteville, had her poem published in Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute, and will be presented in Prague this September of the European Society of Criminology.
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Bryn Mawr to drop SAT requirement for admission
Bryn Mawr College, the small private women's school on the Main Line, this week joined a growing number of schools around the country that no longer require the SAT or other standardized test scores for admission.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
Malaysian Airlines #Flight17 Tragedy: Crisis as Positive Turning Point
Russia expert Lisa Baglione,Ph.D., professor and chair of political science at Saint Joseph's University in Philadelphia, sees the crisis surrounding the downing of Malaysian Airlines Flight 17 as an opportunity for positive transformation in the volatile relationship between Russia and Ukraine.
Dominic Roberti, chemistry professor
Dominic M. Roberti, 81, of Bryn Mawr, a chemistry professor and longtime cancer survivor who helped others face lives as cancer patients, died Tuesday, July 15, of a heart attack at his home.
Sun Jul 20, 2014
College backlash and a difficult balancing act on sex assault
A recent rash of reported sexual assaults on the campus. of West Chester University has spurred conversation by students and faculty who have been voicing concerns about the school's policy surrounding sexual violence.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
The Sanatoga Post
Colleges Announce Area Scholars' Accomplishments
Twenty-six area residents have been honored for their academic achievements, as reported this week by their respective colleges and universities.
Sat Jul 12, 2014
The Macon Telegraph
Philly-area woman married 1 day before her death
"In all honesty, it was her looks and that she was five years older than me," Bill said.
Mon Jul 07, 2014
St. Joe's student charged with theft and wire fraud
The Federal Bureau of Investigation and the United States Department of Justice announced today that a student at St. Joseph's University of Philadelphia was charged with stealing from an employee of the university to pay for his tuition.
Keeping produce cool and healthy
It's July, when farm produce "is harvested in the fields, shrink-wrapped onto a pallet, and then it shows up in the warehouse at temperatures hot enough to cook," complains Haile Johnston , who ships Vineland eggplant, Swedesboro peaches, Hammonton blueberries, Kennett Square mushrooms, and other area farm, dairy, and bean-based products to ... (more)
Thu Jul 03, 2014
Feds: Saint Joseph's University athlete stole to pay tuition
A former Saint Joseph's University athlete is facing federal charges for allegedly stealing from a college employee's bank account to pay his tuition.
Gallagher Tire hosts charity golf outing
Gallagher Tire Inc. recently hosted its annual charity event, the Jack Gallagher '63 Memorial Outing, an event that supports worthwhile causes at St. Joseph's University in Philadelphia.
Wed Jul 02, 2014
Navy League Meets July 15
Submitted by the Aurora Navy League Council 247: You do not need to be a member of the Navy League, or have a reservation, to attend the meeting--the general public is welcome.
Fire Department appoints new commissioner
The Philadelphia Fire Department gained a new commissioner on June 14, one day following the retirement of the often-controversial Lloyd Ayers, who served 40 years as a firefighter, including the last decade as commissioner.
Philly-Area Colleges Among Nation's Priciest
Three private colleges in the greater Philadelphia area are among the priciest to attend in the country according to the U.S. Department of Education's latest College Affordability and Transparency list.
Mon Jun 30, 2014
Modern Tire Dealer
Gallagher Tire holds memorial golf outing
Gallagher Tire Inc. recently held the seventh annual Jack Gallagher '63 Memorial Outing at Scotland Run Golf Club in Williamstown, N.J. The event is named for Jack Gallagher, founder and former president of Gallagher Tire.