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Taylor Stokes 22 takes notes at the small group discussions about a student action plan.  PHOTO: LUKE MALANGA 20/THE HAWK

Top Hawk Stories

Erin Breen May 17, 2019

This list is based off of hit statistics for Ten most-read stories on for fall 2018 and spring 2019. 1.  Racial slur left on students’ dorm room door (Nov. 28, 2018) A...

Q&A with new Health Studies and Education Dean

Q&A with new Health Studies and Education Dean

Erin Breen April 30, 2019

Angela Rowe McDonald, Ph.D., was announced as the inaugural dean of the School of Health Studies and Education on April 24. McDonald currently holds the position of interim dean of the College of...

Violations include mold on the soda and milk nozzles and storing food at temperatures higher than the 41 degree requirement. PHOTO: MITCHELL SHIELDS 22/THE HAWK

Campion Dining Hall not in satisfactory compliance

Erin Breen April 30, 2019

Seven new health code violations require corrective action   A food inspection of Campion Dining Hall by the Philadelphia Department of Public Health on March 27 reported seven violations...

Adam Mullin 20 speaks at a January 14 University Student Senate meeting. PHOTO: MITCHELL SHIELDS 22/THE HAWK

A bridge between administrators and students

Erin Breen April 9, 2019

Exploring the function of Student Senate Constant collaboration between University Student Senate (USS) members and members of St. Joe's administration is necessary for the USS to function...

Students protest in December 2018. PHOTO: MATT BARRETT 21/THE HAWK

Change to political activity policy on campus

Erin Breen April 9, 2019

The university recently updated a 1972 policy regarding political activity on campus. The new policy stipulates that students, administrators and teachers are free to engage in political activities,...

Adam Mullin 20 and Whitney Jones 20 speak in front of students about their campaigns for University Student Senate President . PHOTO: MITCHELL SHIELDS 22/THE HAWK

Student Senate elections to take place this week

Erin Breen April 9, 2019

Elections for the 19th University Student Senate (USS) will take place April 10 and 11. Current students in each class year will vote for class senators and elect executive board members, comprised...

Mary-Elaine Perry, Ed.D., Kristin Burr, Ph.D., and Ken Weidner, Ph.D., at the governance forum on March 20. PHOTO: DIMETRI WILLIAMS ’19/THE HAWK

University governance under review

Erin Breen March 26, 2019

Review committee to release recommendations The Governance Review Committee (GRC) is set to make a final recommendation about changing the university’s governance structure in May. The committee,...

Madison Cassel ’20, Olivia Connolly ’21 and Karla Holmes ’20 outside Merion Hall. PHOTO: JUL HANKINSON 19/THE HAWK

Sustainability efforts in bloom

Erin Breen March 26, 2019

Student-driven community garden to blossom  Planting and gardening activities for a student-driven community garden near Merion Hall and the Fine Arts East buildings are expected to begin at the end...

Chief diversity officer position advertised

Erin Breen March 19, 2019

Student and faculty input included in CDO job creation process The university officially advertised on March 5 the job of chief diversity officer (CDO), which has been vacant for eight months,...

Dr. Twayigira spoke on refugee education. PHOTO: MITCHELL SHIELDS ’22/THE HAWK

Survival through education: a refugee’s hope

Erin Breen March 5, 2019

Refugee education advocate and Rwandan Genocide survivor Dr. Mireille Twayigira, M.D., spoke about her experiences as a refugee in a lecture on Feb. 27. In 1994, two-year-old Twayigira and her family...

Mission Week chalk writing outside Campion Student Center. PHOTOS: MITCHELL SHIELDS 22/THE HAWK

Living the mission

Erin Breen February 26, 2019

St. Joe's fifth annual mission week discusses accountability  The university’s fifth annual Mission Week, an opportunity for offices and departments to engage with the values of the St. Joe’s community,...

left to right: Jeanne Brady, Ph.D., Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs, Shaily Menon, Ph.D., member of the task force and Dean of the  College of Arts and Sciences, and Marie Williams, Chief Marketing and Communications Officer at a December 10th, 2018 meeting. PHOTO: LUKE MALANGA 20/THE HAWK

Task force formed to combat diversity issues

Erin Breen February 19, 2019

Members of University Student Senate (USS) and Black Student Union (BSU) met on Feb. 13 with members of the president’s task force regarding the current state of inclusion and diversity on campus. Jill...

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