Magazine Archive

Far afield, class finds new point of view
by Charmaine Daniels For the assignment on macro photography, Megan Brennan '10 photographed this Otavalo Market...
New art major approved
Beginning in the fall semester, Saint Joseph's will offer fine art as its newest academic major. Students will learn creative problem solving skills through a curriculum that will feature two-dimensional and three-dimensional design, drawing, painting, graphic design, sculpture, ceramics, photograph...
College launches new online health care and nursing options
Saint Joseph's has launched an online program in Catholic health care leadership and launched two graduate nursing degrees that partner with either health administration or business administration. Catholic health care leadership program "The program enables administrators to bal...
Cell Saturation
When a phone is more than a phone.
Companies get youthful advice. Students taste corporate world.
Thanks to students majoring in human resource management, a local law firm now uses Facebook, an insurance company has the ability to "tweet," and a nearby hospital knows what it will take to retain its new crop of Generation Y and Z employees. ...
The new journalism: are we just talking at each other?
Based on a conversation with professor William Yates by Charmaine Daniels Communications professor William Ya...
Tell me a story
Pajamas welcome as education majors conduct bedtime story hour for kids by Sadie Fenton '10 and Charmaine Daniels  Clad in robes and slippers, youngsters from 2 years old to 10 years old crowd around the couches in the student lounge of Alfond Center. Equipped with blankets a...
Talk with Andrew Wasowski ’11
Andrew Wasowski '11 of Windham, Maine, was recruited by the Marine Corps in high school. At age 18, he found himself in boot camp, which was followed by th...
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...
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...
"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...
Beyond the ‘cop shop’
Criminal justice major emphasizes sociology and social work background by Don Perkins
Expert witnesses
Litigation consultants Kevin O’Brien ’01 and Cherie Fieri ’01 testify at trials around the country on complex issues relating to the health care and pharma...
Grant will allow college to assess how well students are learning
by Marisa McCarthy '09 The Davis Educational Foundation has awarded the college $131,200 in grant support toward a three-year, faculty-led initiative to develop an assessment plan across the academic spectrum, including both the on-campus and Graduate & Professional Studies (GPS) progr...
College awards first-ever MBA degrees
Business as usual? Think again. by Brent Wooten Recent MBA graduate Shawnna Kay Boone and her da...
From combat to course work:
Our soldier students around the globe by Brent Wooten
If the shoe fits
Walking in the steps of history by Peggy Roberts It wasn’t my clothes or makeup that worried me as I walked toward the stranger I was about to interview. It was my shoes.
Can we drill our way out of foreign oil dependence?
Science professor takes a look at our energy future by Charmaine Daniels and Brent Wooten  Dr. Johan Erikson has studied and...
How can we fuel our future wisely?
Economist looks at a few real-world solutions by Charmaine Daniels We have to move boldy if we want to lessen our dependence on foreign o...
Anatomy of a free clinic
After working more than 20 years as a nurse, Patricia Leavitt’s dream was to start a free clinic for people without health insurance. But along with passionate commitment, it took leadership, determination, networking, dollars, an eye for accounting and the ability to schmooze...
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...
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...
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, ...
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...
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...
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.