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Partnering with employers at the workplace
Saint Joseph's College announces a partnership with Benedictine Health System to provide comprehensive, customized online education focused on developing values-centered leadership across the health care company's 40 campuses in seven states. The Graduate & Professional Studies divi...
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...
Teaching from a distance
These online professors find ways to draw students closer By tuning in, reaching out and sharing their own experiences, these four teachers make a strong connection with distance learners by Betty Lynne Leary Barbara Plungis will do just about...
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...
New athletics web site, college partnership and service learning program
Service learning where everyone learns Talk about a win-win. With the help of a $2,500 grant from the Fisher Charitable Foundation, education professor Dr. Janice Rey created a new service-learning program at a local, urban school that does many things at once for the benefit of all. Usi...
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...
College awards first-ever MBA degrees
Business as usual? Think again. by Brent Wooten Recent MBA graduate Shawnna Kay Boone and her da...
College appoints new director of graduate program in education
Saint Joseph's has named Dr. Thomas Hancock of Casco, Maine, as the director of its online M.S. in Education program. Hancock has taught at ...
From combat to course work:
Our soldier students around the globe by Brent Wooten
TALK
with Marinell Harrison by Charmaine Daniels “I followed my husband to eight states and one territory for his career. Aft...
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...
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...
Making her mark, paving the way
Paula Callo ’89 meets with two of her vocational nursing students at Midland College in Midland, Texas. Paula Callo '89 ...
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...
TALK with Olivia Wann
Olivia Wann of Dover, Tenn., began to finish her undergraduate degree through the College's distance education program in 2003 - by going to...
Judy Tarr ’99 Running a hospital and long-term care facility
As President and CEO of Miles Memorial Hospital in coastal Damariscotta, Judy Tarr ’99 oversees every aspect of its operation and its nearby ...
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...
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...
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, ...
Justin Sparks '03
Behind the scenes of online classes Justin Sparks ’03 majored in communications, intending to become a sports...
Larry Messner: portrait of a leader
Never compromise your values. Do take care of your people and help them succeed. Larry Messner of Las Vegas teaches the first course, Leadership in Health Care Administration, and the last course, Applied Management Capstone Project, for graduate students in the Saint Joseph’s master...
Meet Cornelia Baker '85
Spotlight on a special planned giving donor Cornelia Baker ’85 is a retired occupational health nurse and donor to Saint Joseph’s College....
Distance education/online alumni
of the Graduate & Professional Studies program Stay connected! Update your e-mail address with the alumni office for: Job postings Links to the alumni Linkedin.com group (great for networking) Links to the alumni Facebook page
Summer Courses and Symposiums
Refresh your mind and spirit
Distance education marks 35th year: here is what has changed
The year is 1976. Big events include the Bicentennial of the Declaration of Independence, the launch of Apple Computers, the landing on Mars by the Viking spacecraft, the formation of Irish rock band U2 – and the introduction by Saint Joseph’s College of distance education for working ...
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