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Newest science grant enhances chemistry laboratory experience
Dr. Nicholas Benfaremo explains a chemistry problem to a student in the lab. The National Science Foundat...
New major in special education to begin next fall
Saint Joseph's has approved a new special education major beginning next fall, meeting a critical and widespread need for more teachers of children with disabilities. "This new major is a perfect blending of both the programs currently offered in the education department and t...
Beyond red states and blue states
Political science professor Dr. Stephen Aylward won an award from Portland Trails Association for leadership in helping to bring teams of people ...
Research: a photo essay
Saint Joseph’s science faculty members from marine science, chemistry, and environmental science departments have been highly successful over the past two years in obtaining grants that allow faculty and students to engage in important research together. Since 2009, grants totaling nea...
Faculty and staff mentors help first-year students ease into campus life
In the cramped confines of a dorm room, a roommate gets on your nerves. In the gym, you begin to question your high-school all-star status. And in the solitude of the library at night, you simply miss the warmth and familiarity of your friends and family. 
College launches World Affairs Council
Thanks to the efforts of political science professor Steve Aylward and student members of the Political Science Club, interesting speakers and discussions on global policy have come to campus as part of the newly formed World Affairs Council of the Lakes Region, sponsored by the Department of His...
Summer Courses and Symposiums
Refresh your mind and spirit
A conversation about the new Academic Plan
Over the last 18 months, the Dean’s office and faculty members have collaborated on forming an Academic Plan for the college. Dr. Randall Krieg, Vice President for Academic Affairs, and Dr. Jonathan Malmude, President of the Faculty Senate, who together led the effort to formulate the p...
College news
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The tradition of Judeo-Christian Tradition
Welcome to the core curriculum's religion class “I didn’t really know what to expect,” says Kathleen Gilbert ’14 when asked about her class called Intro to Judeo-Christian Tradition. “I’m not really religious … so I didn’t know much about the Bible before I took the...
Talk with Nasro Ali ’11
Nasro Ali is a criminal justice major who was born in Somalia and lived there until she was 6 years old. Do you rememb...
Literary magazine continues to bloom on campus
e.g. in Latin means literally “thanks to the example.” "Students study literature and create literature. It’s importa...
Master’s in education now offers
adult education & training focus
Saint Joseph’s announces a new adult education & training concentration within the online Master of Science in Education degree. Not only is the concentration practical, adaptable and relevant, it adheres to adult learning theory by drawing on the learner’s experience, meeting the...
New integrated communications majors
The college has announced two new integrated majors, one in sports communications and one in business communications. The new majors will enable students with combined interests in two fields to earn their bachelor’s degree in communications within a broadened program that includes a signif...
Double alumni
A growing number of on-campus graduates earn advanced degrees online from Saint Joseph's Like many Saint Joseph’s graduates, Jessica Arsenault Gurney crossed the stage to receive her bachelor’s degree in elementary education in 2005 with hope, a happy heart, and a bit of sadn...
Inviting nurses to the table
As nurses take on leadership roles, they could change the health care landscape: A look at the future of nursing and its impact on patients
First-year teachers reflect on their experience for upperclassmen
Michalah Nickerson Burrows '09 listens as Amy Bellemore Bushway '04 explains her teaching position.
One hundred years of teaching teachers
Educating teachers and the birth of Saint Joseph’s College go hand in hand. When young women at St. Joseph’s Academy in Portland graduated from their Sisters of Mercy-run high school, some wanted to become teachers. According to reported his...
iPads, Skype and Apple TV = International Management class
Technology helps international management students talk with mentors in nine countries.
Keith Allan ‘10, MBA
Alumnus in California is improving wine. This online MBA graduate has built a successful business that improves the flavor and shelf life of wine.
Human Performance Laboratory Brings Cutting-Edge Innovation to Exercise Science Program
Exercise science majors can tout a major addition to their academic toolkit with the recent opening of the Human Performance Laboratory in the Alfond Center.
Saint Joseph’s launches education partnership with Cianbro
For decades, Saint Joseph’s College has worked to make education accessible to non-traditional students through its distance education programs.
Movies and Religion: A Match Made in Heaven
MaryAnn Sheridan uses film to help students understand religious faith. According to renowned Academy Award-winning director Martin Scorsese, in his life there are only two things: movies and religion.
Service Learning, where college and community meet
Students and faculty reflect on Saint Joe’s innovative service learning opportunities.
College Names New Online Theology Director and Certificate Programs
Dr. Patricia Ireland has big plans in store for Saint Joseph’s online theology program.
New, career-focused majors reflect national reports and trends for job growth
This spring, several new majors were approved by the College to begin this fall: Health & Wellness Promotion, Biochemistry, Writing & Publishing.
Creative Suite
The ability to tap into the powers of the left and right brain is increasingly becoming a useful tool for employees in today's market.
Perspective for Care
Phil DuBois is an award-winning long-term care administrator, and his years of experience in the field illustrate his credentials.
Into the Wild
Faculty and students hit the trails to document the College's wildlife.