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The Student News Site of St. Joseph's University

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The Student News Site of St. Joseph's University

The Hawk News


WYSK: Student life and the PA College merger

Max Kelly January 31, 2024

Pennsylvania College of Health Sciences (PA College) is now officially St. Joe’s Lancaster campus following the finalization of the merger Jan. 3. Around 250 faculty, staff and students celebrated the...


WYSK: PA College of Health Sciences merger

Max Kelly December 6, 2023

When is the merger happening? St. Joe’s merger with the Pennsylvania College of Health Sciences (PA College) in Lancaster will be finalized Jan. 3, 2024. The agreement was made in January 2023 under...

Carly Richardson ’26, Dareen Alfroukh ’28, Dana Job ’28, Christina Matthew ’28 and Alyssa Jacobs ’28 introduce themselves to attendees of the
PCP at Hawk Hill introductory meeting.

PCP unites pharmacy students on Hawk Hill and University City

Savannah Warner September 13, 2023

Leaders of Philadelphia College of Pharmacy (PCP) at Hawk Hill hope their new club will help unify pharmacy students who are now spread across the Hawk Hill and University City campuses. Students in...

Sabhorak Horn ’25 and Patricia Tanola ’26 at the meeting to vote on the merger. PHOTOS: MADELINE WILLIAMS ’26 / THE HAWK

Hawk Hill and UC student governments vote to merge 

Cameron Brown April 4, 2023

St. Joe’s University Student Senate passed a resolution at their meeting March 27 to merge with the University City Student Government Association (SGA), which had been governing the student body at...

Jan. 25 Editorial

The Hawk Staff January 25, 2023

The announcement by Cheryl A. McConnell, Ph.D. that Pennsylvania [PA] College of Health Sciences would become part of St. Joe’s was a surprise to everyone. Oh no, another merger? Both McConnell and...

Associate Vice President Sarah Quinn, MBA (left) and Board of Trustees member Margaret Hondros, MBA
(middle) talked to students at the listening session. PHOTO: KEELY GALLAGHER ’23/THE HAWK

Presidential search committee hosts listening session for students

Aodhan Simpson September 28, 2022

The St. Joe's Presidential Search Committee invited students to a listening session Sept. 23 to provide feedback on the presidential search.  The session was run by Associate Vice President Sarah...

The Recent Merger and What’s Next

The Hawk Staff September 8, 2022

The Hawk’s nest expanded over the summer with the merger of St. Joe’s and the former University of Sciences. Now, St. Joe’s shows the “best of both worlds” with one campus straddling City...


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...

Deanna Daly, St. Joe’s registrar, said students won’t see any difference when registering for fall 2022 courses.

St. Joe’s approaches fall registration in midst of USciences merger

Juliet Menz March 29, 2022

As St. Joe’s and the University of the Sciences move ahead with merging their institutions, fall course registration for students at both schools is operating “business as usual.” “You won’t...

Hawk Hosts ran several information stations, including one outside Drexel Library.

St. Joe’s and USciences host Admitted Students Day

Mia Messina March 29, 2022

At least 560 admitted students attended St. Joe’s Admitted Students Day on March 27. About 1,700 parents and students were able to attend information sessions, visit any of the more than 50 St. Joe’s...

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