Sen. Bill Diamond to speak at Saint Joseph’s College
Sen. Bill Diamond will speak at the College on Wednesday, Oct. 10, at 7 p.m., about child sexual abuse, a growing but mostly hidden crisis in America. He will be discussing his book, The Evil and the Innocent, and his role as a lawmaker.
Red Cross babysitter training class on September 22
Saint Joseph’s College will offer a Babysitter’s Training & First Aid Certification class on Saturday, September 22, at the Harold Alfond Center on the Standish campus. The course will provide young people, ages 11 to 15, with the information and skills necessary to provide safe a...
Lifeguard certification class
Saint Joseph’s College will offer a 4-day lifeguard training course on successive weekends, Sept. 22-23 and Sept. 29-30, designed to teach the skills needed to prevent injuries, prepare for and respond appropriately to drowning, injury, breathing and cardiac emergencies. This 28-hour traini...
“The Story Behind the Food”
What do tomatoes have to do with slavery? How does your cheeseburger contribute to climate change? What is aquaculture? Is it better for the oceans than wild caught fish? How does Saint Joseph’s College food vendor, Bon Appetit, drive market changes towards sustainability?
Sustainability Festival and Eat Local Lunch on Sept. 27
Go green, eat local and have fun – all at the Fall Sustainability Festival and Eat Local Lunch on the campus of Saint Joseph’s College on Thursday, Sept. 27, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Environmentally-friendly vendors and nonprofits will showcase everything from hybrid Hondas to honeybees.
New physical education faculty
Saint Joseph’s College has appointed Dr. Amy Meltzer Rady of Portland to the faculty as an associate professor of education in the Dept. of Sport and Exercise Science. Rady earned her bachelor’s and master’s degree in education at the State University of New York at Buffalo. She...
Mark Hibben hired as new political science professor
Saint Joseph’s College has appointed Mark Hibben of South Portland as an assistant professor of political science. A graduate of the University of Maine, Hibben earned a Master of Arts in International Studies/International Political Economy from the University of Birmingham in the United K...
Continuing education workshop for CPAs in Bangor on Sept. 21
Saint Joseph’s College and Barresi Financial will co-host a one-day workshop for certified public accountants and other financial professionals on Friday, Sept. 21, at Eastern Maine Community College in Bangor.
Accounting specialization for online degree completion program
Saint Joseph’s College announces an online accounting specialization for working adults who want to complete their bachelor’s degree online. This program leading to a B.S. in General Studies with a concentration in accounting provides students with a solid foundation in accounting pra...
New nursing chairperson
Saint Joseph’s College has named Dr. Barbara Higgins of Holden, Maine, as the new chairperson of the nursing department at the college. She previously was a professor and dean at the College of Health and Education at Husson University, where she was responsibl...
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