Magazine Archive

New campus building to house environmental sciences
College will also raise funds for new labs in Mercy Hall The college will build a Center for the Study of Environmental Sciences by the fall of 2009, if all goes according to plan. The proposed building will house environmental science and marine science disciplines and free up lab sp...
Faculty professional works cover the spectrum
Dr. Michael Connolly (History) published three articles: "From Callowfeenish to the Blaine House via Munjoy Hill: The Political Odyssey of Governor Joseph E. Brennan" in Iorras Aithneach 2007; "Showing More Profile Than Courage: McCarthyism in Massachusetts and the Early Career...
Paying our respects to Harold Alfond
Harold Alfond provided hope and opportunity Maine philanthropist Harold Alfond died on Nov. 16, 2007, but his presence lives on at Saint Joseph's as someone whose life made a huge difference to our campus. Saint Joseph's named two buildings for him in gratitude for the generosity that...
Online meditations for busy students
Note: Sr. Sylvia Comer '62 is the campus pastoral minister and was director of Campus Ministry for 17 years. T...
Lakeside summer sessions offer new choices
Summer sessions at Saint Joseph's College are a great way for Graduate & Professional Studies students to accelerate their degree and make strong
Graduate & Professional Studies
Welcomes new program directors Dr. Lois Hamel is the new director of online nursing programs. A certified adult nurse practitioner, sh...
Meet Miss Maine: Will she become Miss USA?
"It's a lifestyle for me," says Kaetlin Parent '10 about her pursuit of beauty pageant titles. Crowned Miss Maine last November, the sophomore communications major considered taking the spring semester off to train for April's Miss USA pageant. But, she says, "I feel that by staying in school and...
Cleaning the carbon footprints
To highlight the connection between food and climate change, Bon Appétit, St. Joe's food vendor, is introducing a Low Carbon Diet Program. According to Stuart Leckie, Bon Appétit's manager on campus, one-third of global greenhouse gas emissions come from the energy used to grow, store, transport a...
What do faculty learn from students?
Professors give their answers. They may surprise you. What do you learn from students? "Faculty learn what students' priorities are. Often, their priorities aren't my priorities, but that's okay." - John Zerillo, Associate Professor of Business Administration ...
Finding parents for children
Helping adoptive moms and dads leads alumna from Boston to Addis Ababa Laura Wells '04 sat in her hotel room in Ethiopia's capital city trying to catch her breath. In the last 24 hours, she'd flown out of Logan Airport in Boston, traveled halfway around the world, and survived a wild ...
Biology majors succeed in many kinds of careers
Typical Saint Joseph's College biology graduates have known from an early age that they wanted to pursue a career in science, often influenced in their decision by family members, environment or even by childhood games.
Meet The Miss Demeanors:
St. Joe's Sixties singing sensation Instead of crowding the Alfond Center bleachers for basketball games, St. Joe's students in the 1960s gathered to listen to The Miss Demeanors, the college's all-female a capella group. Wearing navy polyester dresses, the singers entertained the cam...
Talk with Amber Chembars '10
Amber Chembars '10, of Rochester, N.H., is the sophomore class president - and a proud winner on "Wheel of Fortune." After tr...
Learning to point your moral compass
Saint Joseph's graduates take a healthy dose of ethics with them Is it ethical to send home a patient "post-op" who doesn't have the money for the follow-up drugs? Is it okay to share a downloaded file? Is it right to advertise sugared cereal during kid shows? Should "t...
American by choice
Deciding to become a naturalized citizen took time "I hereby declare, on oath, that I absolutely and entirely renounce and abjure all allegiance and fidelity to any foreign prince, potentate, state, or sovereignty of whom or which I have heretofore been a subject or citizen;...
Karen Nolan ’98
Mastering the physics of movement Photograph by: Lisa Godfrey Dr. Karen Nolan works as a research scient...
Former St. Joe's star plays pro basketball overseas
Chad Pulkkinen ’07 is playing professional basketball in England. While his classmates pursue graduate degrees or...
Monks Basketball Recognition Day
Greg Collymore ’94 is introduced to the crowd as one of the day’s honorees. The gym was filled on February 23 as the SJC ...
Class Notes
80's Charles Aiesi '83, Huntington Beach, Calif., has been promoted to senior manager of sales and marketing for Honda financial services in Torrance, Calif. Charles has been involved in the automobile financing business since graduating from Saint Joseph's, and h...