Magazine Archive

Jesse LaCasse ’03
Baseball star’s handmade bats hit it off with players Ask Maine native Jesse LaCasse ’03 why he makes custom wood...
Love, sweat and the theology of the hammer
Students pitch in to help alumnus dedicated to affordable housing for all Every year, Campus Ministry sponsors groups of Saint Joseph’s students to volunteer during Spring Break, and this time I had the privilege of seeing them in action in Westchester County, just north of New Yor...
The Saint Joseph's College Strategic Plan:
An interview with President Joe Lee Imagine Saint Joseph’s College in 2015. That’s just what the steering committee, goal committees and the entire campus community involved in creating the Strategic Plan did over the past year. Keeping that vision of the college in mind, we ...
Refresh your mind and spirit
Give yourself credit – lakeside! Educational magic happens here in summer’s relaxed atmosphere. Along with that, some extras mak...
College adds two online graduate programs
Nurse practitioner program becomes specialty within graduate nursing degree Nurses can now obtain their accredited family nurse practitioner course work online through Saint Joseph’s College. The family nurse practitioner (FNP) classes can be done either as part of the Master in Nu...
Peas in February? In Maine?
Campus farm turns four-season Can peas really grow in the winter in Maine? Hoop dreams: The campus greenhouses held lettuce and spinach...
Cassie, the campus canine
Meet the Counseling Center’s shaggy ‘ambassador’ Everybody knows about Cassie,” a Saint Joseph’s College freshman says, referring to the gentle Golden Retriever that greeted her as she entered the Counseling Center. “For me, that’s why I first ca...
Reflections on a cupboard that’s never empty
Faces of Mercy nourish food pantry started by college and town Sitting at his desk amid bags and boxes filled with macaroni and tuna, not far from the stack of mixed fruit cans near the door, it’s easy to imagine Mike Blais ’09 has a job connected to food. Donations at his Ca...
Earth Day 2010
Required class about Planet Earth proved to be ahead of its time Before sustainability became a buzz word and colleges nationwide wholly embraced the green movement, Saint Joseph’s stood on unique ground nine years ago when it decided to require an environmental science course for ...
Sports management internships land students in good position
The very first ball game Chris Taylor worked during his internship with the minor league Memphis Redbirds left him a bit “shell-shocked.” Trot Nixon stood nearby. Major League Baseball (MLB) commissioner Bud Selig passed him in the hall. His inaugural day turned out to be the day of a...
Professor’s pioneering research on effects of ocean acidification garners global attention and third science grant
Professsor Mark Green talks about the global threat of ocean acidification on Maine Public Radio. Listen Dr. Mark Green knows the...
Sisters Of Mercy Educational Fund Scholarships
Sister Mary George O’Toole, RSM ’61,  Vice President for Sponsorship and Mission...
College signs on to cultivate transfer students
Saint Joseph’s College and Southern Maine Community College have signed a transfer articulation agreement that will smooth the way for graduates of the criminal justice major at the two-year school to enroll in the four-year bachelor’s degree program at Saint Joseph’s without lo...
SimMan goes high-tech in Mercy Hall
During a recent renovation to the nursing facilities in Mercy Hall, a Simulation Man lab upgrade was constructed with improved hardware, ...
High scoring runs in the family
Linda Freeman ’81 and daughter Carolyn Freeman ’10 both earned more than 1,000 points during their basketball careers at St...
Class Notes
70s Elizabeth Durgan Ballinger ’73 of Terre Hill, Pa., writes that she is working with the Vermont Historical Society to place a family quilt there. She enjoys sewing for friends and her grandson, as well as reading lots of good books. Joseph Loughlin ’75...