Softball sweeps Suffolk, Smyth earns 400th career victory
Saint Joseph's College (12-2, 4-0 GNAC) won both ends of a Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) doubleheader versus Suffolk University (4-12, 0-4 GNAC) on Saturday, March 29.
Dr. Rielly presents, ‘Baseball: The Writers’ Sport,’ March 31
With its long history, associations with myth, an attentive pace, one-on-one matchups, and a pastoral nature, baseball has attracted writers since its earliest days. In “Baseball: The Writers’ Sport,” Rielly—a published author and poet—will explore the rich library of literature written about America’s favorite pastime.
Bishop Deeley celebrates special Mass at Saint Joseph's College
Bishop Robert Deeley commemorated the Feast of St. Joseph (March 19) by celebrating Mass at Healy Chapel.
SPArC presents Roger Richmond, March 26
3-D photographer Roger Richmond comes to Saint Joseph’s College on March 26 as the second installment in the 2014 edition of the Speakers, Performers, Artists, and Culture (SPArC) series. Richmond is a 3-D photographer, registered architect, and professor at the University of Maine- Augusta.
College unites to kick off tap water initiative, celebrate first bottle filling fountain funded by Portland Water District
Last year, the Portland Water District (PWD) announced the creation of a grant program that offers free water bottle filling fountains to local entities. Twenty-six applications for grants were received, and the Board of Trustees awarded four water bottle filling stations. Saint Joseph’s College is the first recipient to install the station.
Alumnus named middle school principal of the year
Matt Nelson ’91 was recently named the 2014 Middle Level Principal of the Year by the Maine Principals’ Association. The principal of Westbrook Middle School since 2010, the Principals’ Association describes Nelson as “a tireless advocate…who has focused the attention of the school on student achievement.” Previously, Nelson was the assistant principal of Westbrook High School.
Men’s and women’s basketball teams advance to GNAC championships
The women’s team advances to the GNAC Championship for the second time in the last three seasons, and will play host to #8 Norwich University in the title matchup in a 1 p.m. start on Saturday, March 1. The men’s team advances to the GNAC Championship for the third time in the last six seasons, and will play at Albertus Magnus College in the title bout at 1 p.m. on Saturday. For more details, visit
Visiting author recounts the history of the Jeanie Johnston and its passages
On March 19, author Kathryn Miles comes to Saint Joseph’s College as part of the spring Cultural Affairs Lecture Series, to give a talk on her book, All Standing: The True Story of Hunger, Rebellion, and Survival Aboard the Jeanie Johnston.
Saint Joseph’s earns recognition for commitment to advancement of long-term care
The American College of Health Care Administrators (ACHCA) – a nonprofit professional membership association that’s provided educational programming, professional certification, and career development since its founding in 1962 – has selected Saint Joseph’s College to receive its Champion Award. The award is in recognition of the College’s commitment to the advancement of the professionalism of long-term care.
Silent auction benefits student service projects
On Thursday, February 27, Saint Joseph’s College will hold a silent auction to raise funds to support the 23rd annual Spring Break Workfest program. For more than two decades, teams of Saint Joseph’s students have spent their spring break volunteering in weeklong service projects.
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