Magazine Archive

College drives strategic plan forward
by President Joseph Lee In this time of unprecedented economic challenges facing colleges and universities - and virtually every other sector of American society - strategic planning is not really an option. It is an absolute necessity. In this light, the fact that my highest priority is to de...
National economy shapes college budget
Saint Joseph's College is not immune to the economic challenges facing the United States and the world. Like many institutions and corporations, the college found it necessary to re-evaluate its revenue projections and spending plans for the current year and beyond, and to plan for reductions in bot...
Make a Difference Campaign continues quiet phase
In a previous issue of this magazine, Saint Joseph's announced the first phase of its new capital campaign to construct a Center for the Study of the Envir...
Professor wins grant for geology research
Natural sciences professor Johan Erikson has received a two-year $50,000 grant that he and two student researchers will use to examine geologic processes affecting th...
Men's basketball team wins championship...and our hearts
by Charmaine Daniels February Fabulous led to March Madness for the men's basketball team, as it headed t...
Faculty expertise spans the spectrum
Interview with science professor to air on TV An interview with environmental sciences professor Mark Green will appear on ResearchChannel this spring as part of a 14-part series about National Science Foundation-funded research on climate change. Dr. Green will discuss his resea...
Summer: Have one here
Get away from it all ... and learn by the lake (the credits don't hurt either) by Brent Wooten and Charmaine Daniels Somet...
Swim team makes a splash
Hard work pays off for St. Joe's swimmers in strong second year by Kayla Collins '11 Photos: David...
Erby Mitchell '98 heads admissions at elite school and admits President Obama’s daughters
by Charmaine Daniels Erby Mitchell '98 had no idea he would meet and greet President Barack Obama's family when he moved to Washington, D.C., to take a new job in 2007. But last fall after the presidential election, Michele Obama and her daughters, Sasha and Malia, came to visit Si...
At home in the big leagues
by Charmaine Daniels Both Business Week and Sports Business Journal have named Randy Freer ’82, president of Fox Sports Networks, as one ...
Talk with triple athlete Ryan Prescott '09
by Megan Watson '11 Senior physical education major Ryan Prescott is an honors student and triple athlete at Saint Joseph's, though he wasn't always encouraged to play sports in high school. Born in Manchester, N.H., he moved with his mom and siblings to Quebec, where they lived on ...
"Write me a letter."
Beyond English class: one professor's assignment reveals the power of writing across the curriculum Writing Across the Curriculum programs throughout the country have two major goals: to help students improve their writing and to help students improve their overall learning by writin...
Dr. Susan Miovech ’82
by Anne-Marie Seltzer From the time she was 10 and faced weeks of hospital bed rest because of juvenile rheumatoid arthritis, Susan Miovech wanted to be a nurse. Today, she holds an appointment as associate professor of nursing at Holy Family University in Philadelphia. Her work in the health...
Alumna’s work with Hispanic community in Maine is her calling
Small and determined, she walks toward the altar as if drawn by the pull of a greater purpose. At the Spanish-language Mass where she assists - and in all her efforts elsewhere - her purpose is to honor the dignity of each human being, no matter their nationality or green card status. It...
Beyond the ‘cop shop’
Criminal justice major emphasizes sociology and social work background by Don Perkins
Class Notes
40s Lucille Emery ’47, of Buxton, Maine, writes that she and her husband, Louis, will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary on Aug. 6. 70s Mary Pat FitzGibbons ’76, of Binghamton, N.Y., writes that while she is working as a hospi...