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.
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?”
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.”
Kids Night Out provides safe, fun activities for area children during winter
The Athletics Department at Saint Joseph’s College is pleased to announce the dates for this season’s Kids Night Out. Open to children ages 7 to 13, Kids Night Out provides eight Saturday evenings throughout the fall and winter for children to participate in activities such as games, movies, rock wall climbing, swimming, arts and crafts, and sports in a safe and supervised atmosphere on Saint Joseph’s Standish campus.
Saint Joseph’s inaugurates President James Dlugos
On Friday, September 20, Saint Joseph’s College formally installed Dr. James Dlugos as the college’s 14th president during an inauguration ceremony at its Standish campus. Attendees included delegates from across the state and country, representing various colleges and public offices. Inauguration celebrations began Wednesday, September 18, with student, staff and faculty events.
New health information management degree is met with strong job growth
Saint Joseph’s College Online, a leader in distance education since 1976, is proud to now offer a Bachelor of Science in health information management. Launched in July, this degree-completion program prepares students for a job market that is expecting a 21 percent increase in demand for health information management experts, according to the U.S. Department of Labor.
Samuel James kicks off SPArC Lecture Series with blues performance
Portland singer-songwriter Samuel James will perform at Saint Joseph’s College on September 27, the first event in this fall’s Speakers, Performers, Artists and Culture (SPArC) Lecture Series.
Fifth annual Sustainability Festival and Eat Local Lunch
On Sept. 25, the College will celebrate green living at the annual Sustainability Festival and Eat Local Lunch. Hosting faculty and area experts, the festival is a fun way to learn more about environmentally friendly practices. The event takes place from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. on the Alfond Center lawn on Wed., Sept. 25 and is free and open to the public. The all-you-can-eat lunch is $10. FMI, contact Kimberly Post at 207-893-7789.
Saint Joseph’s College awarded 2014 Military Friendly Schools designation
Victory Media, the premier media entity for military personnel transitioning into civilian life, has named Saint Joseph’s College to the Military Friendly Schools list. The 2014 Military Friendly Schools list honors the top 20 percent of colleges, universities and trade schools in the country that are doing the most to embrace America’s military service members, veterans and spouses as students and ensure their success on campus.
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