Catherine’s Cupboard, Good Shepherd Food Bank host mobile food pantry in Standish, Aug. 8
The Good Shepherd Food Bank and Saint Joseph’s College’s Catherine’s Cupboard Food Pantry are teaming up to host a mobile food pantry in Standish on August 8, from 5 to 7 p.m. The food pantry will be located at 138 Northeast Road, directly across from Standish’s town hall.
College welcomes Class of 2018 to campus, Aug. 22
On August 22, members of the Class of 2018 are welcomed to begin their college career by moving in to their dorms at the College. Move-in occurs from 10 a.m. until noon, checking in at their assigned residence halls. Commuter students will check in at the Campus Life office, located on the first floor of Heffernan Center. More information, including a schedule, can be found by clicking on the linked headline above.
CPA workshop series on Aug. 21
The CPA Series at Saint Joseph’s College will hold a one-day workshop for certified public accountants and other financial professionals on Thursday, August 21, at its campus in Standish. The workshop provides eight hours of continuing education credits toward licensing requirements, in addition to one hour of ethics.
Summer Day open house, Aug. 8
On Friday, August 8, the Office of Admission at Saint Joseph’s College will host its Summer Day open house for prospective students to tour the campus and learn more about the College’s academics, admissions and financial aid options, and student life opportunities. A barbecue will be provided in the College’s cafeteria, Pearson’s Café.
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 runs from July 30 through August 1.
Westbrook Strong 5K, Matt’s Mile celebrate high level of participation, funds raised for endowed scholarship
More than 400 people gather to celebrate the life of Matthew Rairdon '13 and raise funds for an endowed scholarship in his name.
Invasive aquatic plants experts appear on MPBN's Maine Calling, July 23
Jacolyn Bailey, project coordinator for the Maine Milfoil Initiative—a collaborative effort between Saint Joseph's College and a host of environmental and lakes associations—joins Maine DEP's John McPhedran and Little Sebago Lake Association's President Pam Wilkinson on MPBN's Maine Calling.
Swim teams collect national academic honors
The Saint Joseph's College men's and women's swim teams have garnered College Swimming Coaches Association of America (CSCAA) Scholar All-America Team honors, supported by Nike Swim, for the second time in the last three years.
Professor Mark Green joins state commission on ocean acidification
A leading expert on ocean acidification, Mark Green, a professor of environmental science at Saint Joseph’s College, has been selected to join a Maine commission to study ocean acidification’s impact on shellfish.
Pearson’s Town Farm awarded grant from Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Foundation, Maine Sunday Telegram
One of 12 recipients, the grants will benefit community and teaching gardens, cooking equipment, development of a food forest, and garden irrigation.
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