Maine Space Grant Consortium scholarships support students’ research
Saint Joseph’s students Terence Cullen ’14 and Robert Michaud Jr. ’14 have each been awarded a $3,000 scholarship through the Maine Space Grant Consortium to pursue research of interest to NASA. Submitted to a panel of Saint Joseph’s professors – Dr. Elizabeth Auger, Dr. Nicholas Benfaremo, Dr. Johan Erikson and Camilla Fecteau – the students’ research proposals look at topics that, after successful execution in the laboratory, can be applied in different settings of space exploration.
Commencement speaker, honorary degree recipients celebrate professionalism and philanthropy
The College is proud to announce this year’s Commencement speaker and honorary degree recipients for the May 11 ceremony: Anna Eleanor Roosevelt, Doctor of Humane Letters, Commencement speaker; Jim Killoran ’80, Doctor of Public Service; and Kevin McCarthy, Doctor of Public Service.
Exploring international business opportunities for Maine companies
Concluding a semester-long, in-depth research and analysis project, students from Saint Joseph’s Cross Cultural Management class present their findings on business opportunities in the developing markets of Brazil, Russia, South Africa, China, Turkey and India for local, Maine companies on April 25. Kevin Hancock, president of Hancock Lumber, will precede the presentation with opening remarks.
College presents screening of ‘Chasing Ice’
On Tuesday, April 16, Saint Joseph’s College will host a screening of “Chasing Ice,” the 2013 Oscar-nominated documentary on National Geographic photographer James Balog.
College presents ‘Dead Dinosaurs and Nuclear Wars’
Dr. Owen Brian Toon will present his lecture, “Dead Dinosaurs and Nuclear Wars,” on April 18. A captivating look at the history and future of Earth, Dr. Toon will lead a unique discussion that unravels the similarities between the mass extinction that occurred 66 million years ago and the effects of a modern nuclear war.
College presents ‘In Good Time,’ a film on jazz legend Marian McPartland, by Huey
Saint Joseph’s College is proud to host Maine filmmaker Huey (James Coleman) and a screening of his film “In Good Time: The Piano Jazz of Marian McPartland” on April 11 at 7 p.m.
Lecture examines grassroots strategies for health care in developing countries
On April 9, Elizabeth McLellan, founder and president of Partners for World Health, presents her lecture “Grassroots Health Care in Developing Countries: Maine Goes Global” at Saint Joseph’s College.
Gem & Mineral Show shines April 20-21
The Maine Mineralogical and Geological Society presents its 30th Annual Gem & Mineral Show at Saint Joseph’s College on Saturday and Sunday, April 20 and 21. With thousands of breathtaking items on view and for sale, it is the largest show of its kind in the state.
Lifeguard training review course
Saint Joseph’s College will offer a lifeguard training review course on Friday, March 29 and Friday, April 5, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., at the Harold Alfond Recreation Center on the Standish campus. Both classes must be attended, and participants must hold a current American Red Cross Lifeguard Training/First Aid/CPR/AED course certificate.
College Earns Place on National Honor Roll for Community Service
One of 690 institutions of higher education to receive this honor. Saint Joseph’s College was named to the 2013 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll. This designation is the highest honor a college or university can receive for its commitment to volunteering, service-learning and civic engagement.
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