Student Discounts: Textbooks Edition

Posted by on Tue, Dec 15, 2015

 

With the fall semester coming to a close, it’s time for a much-needed break! The next month is a great opportunity to relax and recharge in preparation for the spring semester. During your break from classes, why not get a head start preparing for next semester and get your textbooks? The school bookstore always has some great deals, especially if you’re looking to buy or rent used books. However, there are a lot of options out there to get textbooks at huge discounts, if you don’t mind a little investigating. Whether you’re buying books, renting books, or even selling your old books, these websites are sure to find you the best deal:

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Topics: Masters, Graduate School, Student Discount, Shopping, Textbooks

Grad Student Spotlight: Elizabeth Anzevino, M.S. Education

Posted by on Mon, Dec 07, 2015

Elizabeth Anzevino is a current graduate student in the Special Education five-year teacher-scholar program, designed for recent undergraduates to earn a Master’s degree through combined online and face-to-face course work and clinical experience in local schools. Liz earned her B.S. in Education from Saint Joseph's University in May 2015. She is expected to graduate in May 2016 with her M.S. in Education.

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Topics: SJU Graduate Studies, Saint Joseph's University, Masters, Graduate School, Student Spotlight, Master of Science, Special Education, Education, Five-Year Program

Student Discounts: Holiday Shopping Edition

Posted by on Tue, Nov 24, 2015

We understand that life as a graduate student can be hectic. Balancing work and school, as well as keeping your finances in order, definitely requires a lot of effort. So this holiday season, we want to make things a little easier for you!

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Topics: Philadelphia, Student Discount, Shopping, Holiday

Grad Student Spotlight: Ellen Gilroy, M.S. Organization Development & Leadership

Posted by on Thu, Nov 12, 2015

Ellen is a current student in the M.S. Organization Development & Leadership (ODL) program, with an Adult Learning & Training concentration. She expects to graduate from the program in May 2016. As an undergraduate, Ellen attended West Chester University, where she received her degree in Communications.

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Topics: SJU Graduate Studies, Saint Joseph's University, ODL, Organization Development and Leadership, Masters, Graduate School, Student Spotlight, Master of Science

Seven Things You Can Do with a Writing Studies Degree

Posted by on Wed, Nov 04, 2015

Every year, we follow up with our Writing Studies graduates to find out how they are using their skills from our M.A. program to further their careers. Below you can read about some career options that our students have pursued, from editing to writing for businesses to teaching classes and writing grants. If you’re a current student, consider exploring a position in one of these areas!

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Topics: SJU Graduate Studies, Saint Joseph's University, Masters, Graduate School, Master of Arts, Writing Studies

Grad Student Spotlight: Dan Buckley, M.S. Psychology

Posted by on Thu, Oct 29, 2015

Dan is a current student in the M.S. Psychology program. He expects to graduate from the program in May 2016. As an undergraduate, Dan attended Houghton College in Houghton, NY, where he received his B.A. in Psychology, with concentrations in Cognitive and Social Psychology.

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Topics: SJU Graduate Studies, Saint Joseph's University, Masters, Graduate School, Student Spotlight, Graduate Student, Psychology, Experimental Psychology, Master of Science

Faculty Profile: Dr. Sally Kuykendall

Posted by on Thu, Oct 22, 2015

Dr. Kuykendall instructs graduate students in the Health Administration, Health Education, and joint Health Education-Administration programs. Her main area of expertise is the evaluation of public health programs, with specialization in family violence prevention and youth violence prevention. She has also worked as a critical care nurse, which provided her with expertise about many acute and chronic health problems. She has been teaching at Saint Joseph’s University for fourteen years, with eleven years as a tenure-track/tenured professor.

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Topics: Saint Joseph's University, Masters, Graduate School, Health Education, Faculty Profile, Master of Science, Health Administration

Philadelphia Event Guide: Fall 2015

Posted by on Wed, Oct 14, 2015

Looking for unique and fun things to do in Philadelphia this fall? The Graduate Review has got you covered! Our Fall 2015 Event Guide has something for everyone – including traditional autumn activities like apple picking, some haunted attractions in a cemetery and prison, and Philadelphia festivals featuring delicious food and great entertainment. Some of the attractions even offer discounts with your student ID! Many of them are open year-round, with special events occurring throughout the fall season. Here are our picks for Fall 2015:

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Topics: Philadelphia, Fall, Events, Autumn, Student Discount

Grad Student Spotlight: Vanessa Constantinidis, M.A. Writing Studies

Posted by on Thu, Oct 01, 2015

Vanessa is a current student in the M.A. Writing Studies program. She is expected to graduate from the program in May 2016. She is also a 2013 graduate of Saint Joseph’s University, where she focused her undergraduate studies on English and Italian.

 

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Topics: SJU Graduate Studies, Saint Joseph's University, Masters, Student Spotlight, Writing Studies

What’s Your Next Step After Grad School? The Career Development Center Can Help

Posted by on Thu, Sep 24, 2015

Here at SJU, our graduate students have a variety of backgrounds and experiences. Some are already established in their careers, looking to educate themselves further in their respective fields. Others have recently finished their undergraduate degrees, and are yet to enter the workforce. However, no matter where you are in your career path, the Career Development Center at SJU is there to offer support with a variety of services.

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