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  • March 1, 2013

    SJC Announces Huhn Scholarship Recipient

    Saint Joseph's College has announced Sergej Stjepic of Fort Wayne, Ind. as the recipient of the Thomas J. Huhn Scholarship. Stjepic was a member of the football, wrestling, and track team at Northrop High School in Fort Wayne. The son of Tihomir and Aleksandra Stjepic, he plans to major in Biology at SJC. The Huhn Scholarship is a four-year, full-tuition, room and board scholarship. It is given to an incoming freshman who has exhibited exceptional leadership skills, maintained a 2.5 GPA in high school, played basketball or football in high school, and resides and attends high school in Allen...

  • March 13, 2013

    SJC Freezing Tuition and Offering Guaranteed Tuition Rate Plan

    For Immediate Release Date: March 13, 2013 Contact: Ben Kalinowski Assistant Director of Integrated Marketing Phone: 219.866.6344 SJC Freezing Tuition and Offering Guaranteed Tuition Rate Plan Saint Joseph's College is freezing its 2013-14 tuition and will offer a guaranteed tuition rate plan that will go into effect at the start of the 2013-14 academic year. By paying the same tuition rate throughout the entire degree program, students are potentially saving thousands of dollars, especially as college tuition increases each year. While SJC is committed to maintaining its affordable rates...

  • March 19, 2013

    SJC Announces Recipients of Presidential Scholarship

    Saint Joseph's College has named Gabriel Perez, Lindsey Werking, and Jackelyn Pankau as the three recipients of the Presidential Scholarship. Gabriel Perez of Gary, Ind., is the son of Robert Perez and Kristan Casas. He attends Andrean High School, where he is a member of the Spanish Club and participant in the Spell Bowl and community service projects. Perez has declared Business Administration as his major. A native of Fortville, Ind., Lindsey Werking attends Mount Vernon High School. She is a member of 4-H, student government, a youth group, and Future Farmers of America. The daughter of...

  • March 26, 2013

    SJC Spring Band Concert to Feature Student Conductors and Pop Culture Themes

    The Saint Joseph's College Band will present its annual Spring Band Concert on Sunday, April 7 at 2:00 pm CDT in the Halleck Student Center Ballroom. It is requested that those who attend bring a non-perishable food item for a food drive, although it is not required. This year's show will be a pops concert, featuring recognizable music from the last few decades. The Symphonic Band will feature four Advanced Conducting students who were responsible for selecting their own music and preparing it for the concert. The featured music will include a movie theme medley, pirate theme, 1970s and 80s...

  • March 27, 2013

    Xcelsior Martial Arts to Offer Training Program at SJC

    Saint Joseph's College will host a Tae Kwon Do training program through Xcelsior Martial Arts. The program will be held weekly on Wednesday evenings beginning April 3 and ending May 8 in the Presidential Suite, which is located on the second floor of the Richard F. Scharf Alumni Fieldhouse. Age ranges for the program are three to six and seven to adult, and no experience is required. The three to six session will be held 6:30-7:00 pm CDT, and the seven to adult session will be held from 7:30-8:15 CDT. Through the program, students will learn confidence, discipline, self-defense, and fitness...

  • March 27, 2013

    SJC Students to Meet with Hometown Legislators as Part of ICI Lobby Day

    Students from Saint Joseph's College will join their peers from Indiana's private, non-profit colleges and universities in delivering three messages in person at the Indiana State House on Tuesday, April 9: Sincere thanks for the legislators' ongoing commitment to state need-based financial aid for students; the urgent need for their continued support of this program; and the critical importance to Indiana's economic health of increasing the number of Hoosiers with bachelor's degrees. Students will gather first at the Indiana History Center at 450 W. Ohio Street beginning at 10:30 am CDT....

  • April 2, 2013

    Adrienne DiRuzza Named Class of 2013 Valedictorian

    Senior Adrienne DiRuzza of Alexandria, Ind. has been named the Saint Joseph's College Class of 2013 valedictorian. A Biology-Wildlife Ecology major and Mathematics minor, DiRuzza plans to attend Texas A&M University in two years to study Marine Biology. Her ultimate goal is to research sea turtles and participate in their conservation. DiRuzza is the daughter of Nick and Mary Anne DiRuzza. She attended Alexandria Monroe High School in Alexandria, Ind. During her time at SJC, DiRuzza was a member of the volleyball and track and field teams, math tutor, campus gardener, teacher's aide,...

  • April 3, 2013

    Songs and Laughs Abound in SJC Columbian Players' Presentation of "The Drowsy Chaperone"

    The Columbian Players of Saint Joseph's College will present the Tony Award-winning musical comedy "The Drowsy Chaperone" on April 11, 12, and 13 at 7:30 pm CDT in the Evans Arts and Science Building on the SJC campus. Tickets cost $5.00, and SJC students and employees will receive free admission. "The Drowsy Chaperone" won the Tony Award in 2006 for Best Musical Score and Best Book, along with the Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Musical, Outstanding Music, Outstanding Lyrics, and Outstanding Book. "The Drowsy Chaperone" focuses on a middle-aged musical theatre fan as he plays the record of...

  • April 5, 2013

    SJC's Undergraduate Colloquium: Celebrating 10 years of Student Achievement

    Tuesday, April 16 marks the 10th anniversary of the Saint Joseph's College Undergraduate Colloquium. To celebrate the occasion, this year's event will feature an exciting new offering - the 2013 Colloquium Scholarship Competition: Connecting to Core. The competition is being sponsored through a generous donation by NIPSCO. The purpose of the Colloquium is to provide an opportunity for undergraduates from departments across campus to discuss their work with interested students and faculty. The presentations may include completed studies or works in progress. Students participate by making...

  • April 9, 2013

    SJC Jazz Band Prepared to Energize Audience with Dance Tunes

    In March, the Saint Joseph's College Jazz Band performed for delighted attendees of a student dance that was held on campus. Although the Jazz Band had minimal time to prepare, Associate Professor of Music and Director of the Jazz Band Dr. Paul Geraci saw it as an excellent learning experience. "Short-term rehearsing is an important skill for the students to learn," said Dr. Geraci. "It's essential to be able to enter a situation with the ability to adapt to and cover a wider variety of music." The Jazz Band will incorporate its experience at the dance in the annual Jazz Band Concert, which...


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    Start Your Major Freshman Year

    Like Elementary Education major Brittany Cooper ’12, you start your major as soon as you walk in the door, so you will have four years of knowledge and experience in your field.You can even change your mind about your major and still graduate on time with lots of experience.

    Core and the major work in harmony to develop the cognitive skills requisite for success in a competitive, global society. Students better understand the forces that shape the future by exploring the past. They discuss contemporary events; analyze the impact of science on our understanding of humanity and the universe; and investigate diverse cultures and world civilizations. 

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    Small colleges offer you personal attention; SJC professors, such as Communication Professors Fred and Sally Berger, do more for you—they serve as mentors. Studies show that having a mentor leads to success in your field. Alumni often tell us how their professors not only played a major role in their success, but also became lifelong friends.  If you are undecided about what to major in, we help you decide.

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    In the Core Program, you will be inspired to debate, analyze, and solve problems. Discussion of culture and society, the modern world, and Christian Humanism are just a few highlights of the Program. New perspectives will be gained, your worldview will expand, and you will graduate from SJC as a well rounded, highly marketable person.

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    You get more deeply involved at SJC, so you get more meaningful experiences that prepare you for career and life. LaMichelle Sanders ’14, for example, has spent two summers helping Chinese study abroad students adapt to life in the U.S. and at SJC. If you want to start a club or activity that doesn’t exist, we encourage you to start one. At SJC, prepare yourself for what you want to do in life.

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    Because of the skills you develop by having the Core Program interact with your major for four years in addition to internships, job shadowing, and service learning, you get hands-on experience in preparation for your career or graduate school. Students Hanna Kane ’14, Emily Baird ’15, and Alyssa Guarnaccia ’14 collect food in the SJC hoophouse to be distributed on campus. You will also get four years of analytical, writing, and speaking skills that will serve you well for the rest of your life.

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    Start Your Major Freshman Year

    Get a jump start on your career and have your resume ready to go at graduation.  

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    Small colleges offer you personal attention; SJC professors do more for you—they serve as mentors.

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    High Quality Academics

    The Core Program is all about you and your role in the world.


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    You get more deeply involved at SJC, so you get more meaningful experiences that prepare you for career and life.

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    Get real-life experience and become an excellent communicator.