Magazine Archive

College welcomes interim president
Dr. Joseph Lee has a comprehensive background in higher education administration that spans 30 years, including a doctorate in the field from Boston College....
Alfond Foundation donates $100,000
The Harold Alfond Foundation has donated $100,000 to Saint Joseph's College in honor of the leadership of President David House during the campaign...
Marine science professor targets harmful red tide in Casco Bay
Greg Teegarden wants to know much more about how red tide develops in nearby Casco Bay. A sophisticated tracking buoy purchased with a National Science Foundation grant should now give him and his students a much better picture of these toxic algae blooms by collecting new kinds of data in Harpsw...
The monk: a case of unmistaken identity
It is said that change is inevitable. To Brian Curtin, not only is it inevitable, it is a huge step in the right direction. Less than one year after...
Professor creates special program for rural children
When authors talk, children listen The efforts of Dr. Cynthia Mowles brought live authors to distant classrooms. Educati...
New chaplain joins Saint Joseph's family
Relieving the blues one hour at a time Can a simple course assignment improve your patient's mental health? This spring, several Saint Joseph's College nursing students found out the answer to that question when they chose a service learning project that addressed soci...
Commencement speaker brings global perspective
Mercy's ministry of advocacy at the United Nations Sr. Deirdre Mullan, R.S.M., director of Mercy Global Concern at the United Nati...
Focus, dedication, persistence ... and lots of juggling
The adult student: multitasker master Sharon McGinnis ’07 of Aberdeen, N.C., changed jobs twice, built a ...
Talk with Rick Dennison
Rick Dennison, assistant professor of English, teaches mythology to adult learners during summer session and teaches college writing to on-camp...
“Not a dry eye in the house” during nurse pinning ceremony
Erin Reeber of Topsham, Maine, and her parents experience the pride and joy of the nurse pinning ceremony. For a senior nursing student, being ...
7 things you should know about 7 things
Wherein six alumni and one staff member offer their expertise Want to retire? Carole Luce '62 of Bath, Maine, is a financial advisor for Prudential Financial Services. • "People do not plan to fail, they fail to plan." This saying has been around the financial indust...
Will elm trees make their way back?
Can you help us solve the mystery of the St. Joe's elms? Legend (and some undeniable paperwork) tell us that in 1991 Saint Joseph's College purchased a membership with the Elm Research Institute in Keene, N.H., and received 100 seedlings of the American Liberty elm var...
Mary Anne Wallace ’63
On the waterfront: a ministry of presence The Seafarer's Friend is just what it says. Lonely sailors working the oil tankers ...
College adds three new majors
In the last two years, Saint Joseph's College has introduced majors in human resource management, political science, and Literature and American Culture. The human resource management major focuses on how organizations can manage their human resources to perform more effectively. It prepar...
Moe O'Rourke ’80 takes a very personal approach to healing
Through many years of working as a nursing professor, Maureen O'Rourke '80 has learned that cancer patients can find healing in unlikely places. Thai restaurants, for example.