Red Cross babysitter certification class
Saint Joseph’s College will offer a babysitter certification class on Tuesday, August 27, and again on Sunday, September 15, in the Harold Alfond Center on the Standish campus. The course provides children, ages 11 to 15, with the information and skills necessary to provide safe and responsible care for children in the absence of parents or guardians.
College welcomes new CFO and vice president
Saint Joseph’s is pleased to announce the selection of Yvonne Berry as the College’s new chief financial officer and vice president.
Continuing professional education for CPAs
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 22. The workshop provides eight hours of continuing education credits toward licensing requirements in addition to one credit hour of ethics.
Summer Day open house
On Friday, August 9, 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.
Noonan family breaks ground on Clark’s Court
On Friday, June 28, the parents of the late Clark Noonan joined Saint Joseph’s President Dr. Jim Dlugos, faculty, staff and students at a groundbreaking ceremony for Clark’s Court. Situated near the campus center, Clark’s Court is a memorial to former student-athlete Clark Noonan, who passed away as a result of a tragic car accident on April 14, 2012. A basketball player at Bangor High School and later at Saint Joseph’s, Noonan left an undeniably lasting impression at the College and in his hometown of Bangor.
Red Cross babysitter training class
Saint Joseph’s College will offer a babysitter training certification class on Sunday, August 4, and again on Sunday, September 15, at the Harold Alfond Center on the Standish campus. The course provides children, ages 11 to 15, with the information and skills necessary to provide safe and responsible care for children in the absence of parents or guardians.
Portland String Quartet performs
The world-renowned Portland String Quartet performs at Saint Joseph’s College on Monday, July 15, at 7:30 p.m., during its two-week residency at the Sebago Lake campus in Standish. The concert of chamber music will feature the work of Mozart, Haydn and Tchaikovsky. Guest pianist Laura Kargul will join the PSQ, as well.
College welcomes new vice president and chief learning officer, Dr. Michael J. Pardales
Saint Joseph’s College has appointed Dr. Michael Pardales of Buffalo, N.Y., as its new vice president and chief learning officer. Dr. Pardales will join Saint Joseph’s on July 15 from Canisius College in Buffalo, where he was the dean of education and human services.
5k to fight obesity treks across the trails
On Saturday, June 29, the cross-country trails at Saint Joseph’s College in Standish will be filled with runners and walkers for the Trek Against Obesity 5k Race & Kids’ Fun Run. The event was planned by students from the fourth- through seventh-grade classes at Windham Raymond School Age Child Care program, who have been working to raise awareness of childhood obesity. All proceeds from the event will go to the American Diabetes Association.
Maine Suzuki Association performs benefit concert for Seeds of Peace
On Sunday, June 23, 140 students from the Maine Suzuki Association and the New England Suzuki Institute, ages three to 18, will perform a benefit concert at Saint Joseph’s College to raise funds for Seeds of Peace, an international nonprofit that brings together youth from conflict-torn countries to instill in them a desire for peace and to build leadership skills. The musicians will perform on violins, cellos, guitars and pianos.
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