Panel discussion and campus events to honor veterans
Saint Joseph’s College will honor veterans from all branches of the U.S. military on Veterans Day, November 11, with a full day of events including an ecumenical service, a flagpole ceremony and a panel discussion led by visiting veterans. The events are free and open to the public.
SPArC Lecture Series hosts filmmaker and underwater photographer Mauricio Handler
Marine photojournalist, natural history filmmaker and expedition leader Mauricio Handler will visit Saint Joseph’s College on November 13 at 12 p.m. Handler is the third and final speaker in this fall’s Speakers, Performers, Artists and Culture Lecture Series. The lecture will be held in room 224 in Harold Alfond Hall.
Next CPA workshop on Nov. 14
The CPA Series at Saint Joseph’s College will hold a one-day workshop for certified public accountants and other financial professionals on Thursday, November 14. The workshop provides eight hours of continuing education credits toward licensing requirements in addition to one credit hour of ethics.
Adult, child and infant CPR and first aid course offered
On October 26, Saint Joseph’s College will host a CPR and first aid training course for members of the community. Through guided instruction and hands-on practice with a certified instructor, participants will gain confidence in caring for adults, children and infants.
Guest panelists discuss 21st-century law enforcement in Maine
On Tuesday, October 29, the Department of Sociology & Criminal Justice at Saint Joseph’s College will host a panel discussion, “Challenges for 21st-Century Law Enforcement: Perspectives from Local Leaders,” at 7 p.m. in the Viola George Auditorium, Harold Alfond Hall.
SPArC Lecture Series hosts visual artist, writer and curator Lauren Fensterstock
Maine-based artist Lauren Fensterstock visits Saint Joseph’s College on October 24 as the second presenter in this fall’s Speakers, Performers, Artists and Culture (SPArC) Lecture Series. Fensterstock’s presentation begins at 6 p.m. in room 128 in Harold Alfond Hall.
Saint Joseph’s & visiting scholars lead symposium on Vatican II
On Wednesday, October 23, Saint Joseph’s College will hold the first symposium of its three-year series, Vatican II: 50 Years Later, to commemorate what’s commonly considered the most important religious event for the Catholic Church since the Reformation.
Honor society inducts new members in its 63rd year
On September 27, 11 seniors and eight juniors were inducted into Saint Joseph’s Beta Omicron Chapter of Delta Epsilon Sigma – a national scholastic honor society for students and alumni of college and universities with a Catholic tradition. The ceremony was held in the Viola George Auditorium.
Visiting scholar to discuss religions’ stake in Jerusalem, Oct. 2
Dr. Raphael Jospe, a professor of Jewish philosophy at Ariel University in the West Bank, comes to Saint Joseph’s College on October 2, at 7 p.m. to present his lecture, “The Significance of Jerusalem in Judaism, Christianity and Islam.”
Tar sands topic of presentation at Saint Joseph’s College, Oct. 2
Mary Pendergast, RSM, the director of ecology for the Sisters of Mercy Northeast Community, comes to Saint Joseph’s College on October 2 for a 4 p.m. presentation titled, “What’s the Deal with the Tar Sands?”
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