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The Student News Site of St. Joseph's University

The Hawk News

The Student News Site of St. Joseph's University

The Hawk News


St. Joe’s and USciences merge library systems

Aodhan Simpson May 3, 2022

Starting June 1, St. Joe’s library system will migrate to the one currently used by the University of the Sciences. The university will drop the EBSCO Discovery Service –– its search engine provider...


Merger Matters: Students frustrated with changes to birth control access

A controversy about the availability of birth control when the University of the Sciences merges with St. Joe’s on June 1 has fueled anger among some USciences students. While USciences students...

Approximately 25 faculty and administrators from USciences and St. Joe’s attended the first session of the Pedagogy Showcase on April 1.

Merger Moves: USciences hosts Pedagogy Showcase

Devin Yingling April 5, 2022

Faculty and administrators from St. Joe’s and the University of the Sciences gathered on April 1 for the first day of a two-part Pedagogy Showcase taking place this month.  The first day of...

People walk through the USciences campus in February 2021. PHOTO: MITCHELL SHIELDS 22/THE HAWK

University signs binding merger agreement with USciences

Devin Yingling June 14, 2021

Saint Joseph’s and the University of the Sciences signed a legally binding merger agreement to become one institution, under Saint Joseph’s name and brand, according to a joint announcement on June...

A tale of two universities: comparing USciences and St. Joe’s

Nick Karpinski February 17, 2021

University of the Sciences -Located in the University City neighborhood of Philadelphia at 600 S. 43rd Street -Founded in 1821 as the “Philadelphia College of Pharmacy.” The school officially became...

A man runs past the McNeil Science and Technology Center, at the University of the Sciences, towards 43rd Street on Feb 14. PHOTOS: MITCHELL SHIELDS ’22/THE HAWK

University signs letter of intent to explore merger with USciences

Devin Yingling February 16, 2021

St. Joe’s signed a letter of intent on Feb. 10 to evaluate a merger with the University of the Sciences.  In a Feb. 10 announcement to the campus community, St. Joe’s University President Mark C....

St. Joes merger: FAQs

St. Joe’s merger: FAQs

Devin Yingling February 16, 2021

What is a merger?  A merger is a combination of two entities (sometimes more than two) into a single legal entity. When two entities decide to explore merging, no universal set of rules determines how...

St. Joes and USciences announced a potential merger on Feb. 10. PHOTOS: MITCHELL SHIELDS 22/THE HAWK

Pennsylvania higher-ed mergers

Christine Disanti February 16, 2021

St. Joe’s announced on Feb. 10 that the administration signed a letter of intent to evaluate merging with University of the Sciences, adding to a growing list of universities across the U.S. who are...

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