Magazine Archive

Paying our respects to Harold Alfond
Harold Alfond provided hope and opportunity Maine philanthropist Harold Alfond died on Nov. 16, 2007, but his presence lives on at Saint Joseph's as someone whose life made a huge difference to our campus. Saint Joseph's named two buildings for him in gratitude for the generosity that...
Meet The Miss Demeanors:
St. Joe's Sixties singing sensation Instead of crowding the Alfond Center bleachers for basketball games, St. Joe's students in the 1960s gathered to listen to The Miss Demeanors, the college's all-female a capella group. Wearing navy polyester dresses, the singers entertained the cam...
Hidden pond comes with a history
Tucked in the woods below an embankment to the rear of St. Joe's Hall lies a pond. Once a well-used skating spot in the '60s and '70s, it later fell into disuse to the point where many students didn't know it was there. Along came Fred Stone.
In Celebration of 50 Years on the Lake
Alumni Memories Saint Joseph's College, founded in 1912, moved to Sebago Lake in 1956 Cherished lovely setting I even have a memory of my mother's memory of Saint Joseph's College. My mother, Dorothy M. Flaherty Mahrt, graduated from St. Joe's in 1939. She att...
A window in time
“Small Steps, Great Strides:” The Movie It's hard to believe that two stained-glass windows are the reasons why Saint Joseph'...
Saint Joseph’s College, founded in 1912, moved to Standish fifty years ago
Enrollment was 77 students when classes started on October 1, 1956, at the College's new location on Sebago Lake. At that time, much of the campus had recently been a golf course for the wealthy owner of a summer home that is now Xavier Hall. A grove of trees occupied what are now modern reside...
The bells, sweetly ringing
A short history of the campus carillon and how we feel about it In 1998, Andrew McSween wanted to make a donation to the College that would go for something that wouldn't be obtained with the regular operating budget. According to President House, "I had been looking into the car...
Spring Break Workfest turns 20
This year Campus Ministry celebrates 20 years of sending students to help others in need – when they could be basking in the Florida sun or enjoying home-cooked meals
Then and now, a look at our first 100 years
Cue the drum roll: Saint Joseph's celebrates its Centennial this year with activities and events all year long
Alumni Association Council plans events
The Saint Joseph’s College Alumni Association Council started the summer off with an exciting pair of events: an Association kickoff cruise of Portland’s Casco Bay and an evening at Tia’s on the Waterfront in Boston.
Ten things you should know about Saint Joseph’s
Since Saint Joseph’s College started, more than 17,000 people have earned undergraduate and graduate degrees through on-campus and distance education programs.
Sisters of Mercy Founder Honored with
Bronze Sculpture
A new bronze sculpture of Catherine McAuley welcomes visitors to Xavier Hall.
Then and now, Standing on the shoulders of giants
How does one truly pay honor to those who laid the foundation of Saint Joseph’s College? Pay honor to those who successfully built on this foundation?
Meet Our 14th President
Thoughtful and well-prepared to lead Saint Joseph’s College, President James Dlugos merges diverse experience, a strong commitment and a “roll up your sleeves” work ethic.
Eyes on the Past and Future
Sister Mary George O’Toole ’51 keeps the College's history in check.