Auction benefits student service projects
On Wednesday, Feb. 27, Saint Joseph’s College will hold a silent auction to raise funds to support their annual Spring Break Workfest program. For the past 21 years, teams of Saint Joseph’s students have spent their spring break volunteering in weeklong service projects. This year, teams will serve in communities in Kentucky, New Jersey, New York and Maine. Projects include renovating homes and assisting children, the homeless, elderly and the disabled. A true reflection of the mission and values of Saint Joseph’s College, these projects encourage students to dedicate their lives to providing community service.
Lifeguard certification class
Saint Joseph’s College is offering two four-day lifeguard training courses on Feb. 18 to 21 and April 15 to 18. These certification courses teach the skills needed to prevent injuries and to prepare for and respond appropriately to drowning, injury, and breathing and cardiac emergencies.
College celebrates Vatican II with symposium
It’s been 50 years since the Second Vatican Council (Vatican II), called by Blessed Pope John XXIII. The most important religious event since the Reformation, Vatican II shaped the Catholic Church and the entire Christian world. In its honor, Saint Joseph’s College is holding a symposium, Vatican II: After 50 Years, to take a historical look at Vatican II and its effects.
New Major in Writing and Publishing
Saint Joseph’s College will offer a Bachelor of Arts in Writing and Publishing beginning in the fall of 2013. This degree allows students to explore careers in a wide range of publishing markets. With the new major, students will focus on writing for in-house purposes, such as reports, newsletters and planning documents, and writing for a broader audience, like in magazines, books and online publications.
Three-year business degree sets stage for graduate and professional work
A new track for business majors is being offered beginning in the fall of 2013. A three-year business degree option provides students the opportunity not only to complete their degree and proceed to a career faster; it also allows those students to earn a Master of Accountancy and other advanced degrees by their fourth year, thanks to an accelerated schedule of courses.
New minor in sustainability studies develops innovative, critical thinkers at Saint Joseph’s
This fall, students at Saint Joseph’s College will begin the critical and dynamic study of environmental and sustainability issues resulting in a minor in sustainability studies. With its interdisciplinary structure, students will become well versed on the dynamic topic of sustainability. This includes courses in theology, philosophy, psychology, business, sociology, as well as environmental science.
Lifeguard training review course
Saint Joseph’s College will offer a lifeguard training review course on Sunday, Jan. 20, from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., and Monday, Jan. 21, from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., at the Harold Alfond Recreation Center on the Standish campus.
SPArC lecture series continues with the newly released spring 2013 lineup
On the heels of the extremely successful fall series of SPArC (Speakers, Performers, Artists and Culture) lectures, the College is proud to announce the spring 2013 schedule. The new lineup expands the focus of SPArC to include the five senses, with a dynamic group of speakers: multimedia artist Jeff Badger (Jan. 30), singer-songwriter Samuel James (Feb. 13) and brewmaster Ben Alexander (Apr. 3).
Prestigious accreditation for online long-term care and health administration degrees
Saint Joseph’s College’s online programs in long-term care administration (Bachelor of Science) and health administration (Master of Health) have recently earned re-accreditation by the National Association of Long Term Care Administrator Boards (NAB).
Winter service trips bring record year of participation for Saint Joseph’s crews in Guatemala and Haiti
Two teams of Saint Joseph’s College students, staff and faculty are breaking College records when they travel to Guatemala and Haiti after Christmas on International Service Trips. With the largest number of participants since the first annual trip in 2004, a total ...
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