Magazine Archive

Tamera Edison ’10
This past spring was a whirlwind for Tamera Edison. She earned her Leadership MBA from Saint Joseph's, moved into the city, and began exploring a n...
Out of the classroom, into the bay
Learning ecology by experiencing ecology.  During May semester, natural sciences professor Johan Erikson took seven students out to explore the ecology of the Gulf of Maine by kayak. For three weeks, they investigated the “confluence of oceanographic, ecological, biological, ...
New books by faculty
Professor publishes second book on Maine's Irish Dr. Michael Connolly celebrated the publication of his second book, Se...
Sister Mary de la Salle O’Donnell retires
After 49 years at Saint Joseph’s College, most of them as a history professor, Sr. Mary de la Salle O’Donnell...
Project will document freshman year in photos
First-year students will document their freshman year and the changes they undergo during this pivotal point in their lives through a year-long digital photography project conceived by fine art instructor Bennett Morris. Student photos will be linked to three main topics: the process of ch...
Sister Mary George O’Toole switches roles
“I’m hoping all our graduates can say, ‘It was good for me to be there.’” That is the wish of Sr. M...
College picks new leader for online graduate business programs
Nancy Kristiansen will fit right in as the new program director for online graduate business programs. After all, she authored some of the first courses for the Leadership MBA program when it began in 2003 and has taught those courses online since then.
Education Partners program keeps growing
Through a new educational partnership between Saint Joseph’s College and the Portland Police Department, police officers can obtain college credits and degrees at lower tuition rates. The same is true for employees of Avila Institute of Gerontology in Germantown, N.Y., for whom Saint Joseph...
Upstart Monks show New England their mettle
The Saint Joseph’s College baseball team made history with a thrilling run in the NCAA New England Regional Tournament in the spring. After winning the Great Northeast Athletic Conference Championship, the Monks headed to Connecticut to participate in the regional tournament for the ...
Where are they now?
Edward Trendowski ’10
Lunch break as radical notion?
“So much skill and knowledge goes in to what we’re doing. Anything I can do toward the advancement of the nursing profession – role modeling for patients and staff and helping to articulate our profession – is important to me.”
New lungs
A double lung transplant creates a new life filled with possibilities For most of us, the act of breathing is so simple that we never even think about it. But for Stephanie Briggs ’98, every single breath felt like a battle. 
Talk - an interview with Father Lou Phillips
Father Louis Phillips teaches “The Reflective Educator” online for the M.S. in Education degree. This summer, he taught it on campus as well. He is the rector of the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception in Portland, ...
It’s a long way to Zambia, but not when you travel with heart
It’s a long way from a small library in Hallowell, Maine, to Kaoma, a small village in the southern African bush. But a talk at her local library led Honorary Degree recipient and alumna Cynthia Murray-Beliveau to Kaoma, Zambia, for three weeks in the spring.
And the award for the alumna living farthest away goes to …
Jean Ranahan '67, lives in Micronesia, a nation comprised of hundreds of small islands in the western Pacific Ocean. Here is what Jean writes about life in that lush land ... Temperatures here on Pohnpei range from mid 70s to high 80s year round, and humidity is 80 to ...
Class Notes - Summer 2010
80s On May 2, Coach Will Sanborn ’86 became the winningest single-sport coach in Saint Joseph’s College athletics history. Coach Sanborn has completed his 18th season as the Monks’ baseball head coach and is 467-270-6 in his career. Linda Abernethy ...
Alumni shaping the future
2010 Summer Summit Trustee Ken Marino ’82 piloted the organization of the Alumni Summit to create an alumni board and an active alumni ...
No ordinary summer camp
Transformational learning process changes how ancient enemies view each other. At first glance, the gathering on that June morning looked like the opening of any other summer camp in Maine. Groups of teens stood arm in arm, campers and counselors sported matching green tee-sh...