Maine Farm to College Convening, April 26
Saint Joseph’s College hosts the Maine Farm to College Convening on Saturday, April 26, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Individuals interested and involved in the Maine food system and sustainability are invited to discuss farming and food practices at this all-day event, which takes place in Saint Joseph’s Harold Alfond Hall.
College names Dr. Lynette Hamlin as new associate dean for nursing
Dr. Lynette Hamlin, an expert in nursing leadership and clinical practice, has joined Saint Joseph’s College as its new associate dean for nursing. In this role, Dr. Hamlin will oversee the College’s on-campus and online nursing programs.
Admitted Student Day, April 12
On Saturday, April 12, students admitted to Saint Joseph's College are invited to campus for the second Admitted Student Day of the spring 2014 semester.
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.
SPArC presents West African drumming with Annegret Baier, April 3
Performer Annegret Baier comes to Saint Joseph’s College on April 3 for the third and final installment of this semester’s Speakers, Performers, Artists, and Culture (SPArC) lecture series.
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.
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