RA, students bring crafts and happiness to young patients at The Barbara Bush Children’s Hospital
On Friday, October 24, resident advisor and nursing major Chiara Sabatini ’17 organized two visits to The Barbara Bush Children’s Hospital at Maine Medical Center in Portland. Sabatini and a group of residents from O’Connor and Saint Joseph’s halls led hour-long arts and craft programs for the patients at the children’s hospital.
SPArC welcomes Rocco Tripaldi, Web and code expert, on Nov. 13
Hosted by Saint Joseph’s Art Department, the fall 2014 Speakers, Performers, Artists, and Culture (SPArC) lecture series continues on November 13 when Rocco Tripaldi visits campus for a 6 p.m. talk and Q&A about his work.
Dr. Max Brandt from Semester at Sea to speak at SJC, Nov. 5
Dr. Max Brandt, emeritus executive dean of Semester at Sea (SAS), will share his experiences of living on the "floating university" and his travels throughout Latin America.
Resident advisor leads Gingras Hall residents on Mt. Washington hike
On October 3, resident advisor, Class of 2016 president, and management and marketing major Brett O’Kelly led six residents of Saint Joseph’s Gingras Hall on an overnight hike on New Hampshire’s Mount Washington, the tallest peak in the Northeast. O’Kelly hosted the trip through a resident advisor leadership program that has advisors hold monthly activities to build a sense of community in the residence halls.
Physical education/teacher prep students visit East End School
On October 7, 2014, physical education/teacher preparation students from Dr. Amy Rady’s Methods in Elementary Physical Education class traveled to Portland’s East End Community School.
SPArC welcomes Galen Richmond, electronics artist, Oct. 23
Hosted by Saint Joseph’s Art Department, the fall 2014 Speakers, Performers, Artists, and Culture (SPArC) lecture series continues on October 23 when electronics artist Galen Richmond visits campus for a 6 p.m. talk and Q&A about his work.
Lifeguard certification course combines on-site and online learning
Hosted by the Harold Alfond Center at Saint Joseph’s College, an upcoming lifeguard training course will combine on-site and online teaching methods to train lifeguards, as professional rescuers, the skills needed to prevent injuries and how to prepare for and respond to incidences of drowning, injury, and breathing and cardiac emergencies. The course occurs on three days: November 2, 9, and 16. An optional waterfront component add-on will occur on November 22, from 9 a.m. until 3:30 p.m.
Dr. Marilyn Sunderman, RSM presents “The Spiritual Practice of Mindfulness,” Oct. 16
Associate professor of theology Dr. Marilyn Sunderman, RSM will lead an October 16 presentation on Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh and the Buddhist teaching of mindfulness.
National Bullying Awareness Month recognized by College community
On October 16, students, faculty, and staff will meet outside of Pearson's Cafe at Saint Joseph's College to take a stand against violent, mean-spirited, and discriminatory speech and behavior.
Environmental Science Semester earns coverage in American Journal
The Environmental Science Semester (ESS) program at Saint Joseph’s College—a nine-week immersion program for marine and environmental science students—was recently covered in the American Journal, a publication of Current Publishing in Westbrook, Maine.
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