Earth Day speaker at Saint Joseph's College to talk on living simply
On Monday, April 21, Saint Joseph's College presents Radical Simplicity: Personal and Institutional Sustainability, a talk by author and activist Jim Merkel on how to reduce our ecological footprint. A former sustainability coordinator at Dartmouth College, Merkel is the author of Radical Simplicity...
College to sponsor new food pantry in Standish
Saint Joseph's College is sponsoring a new community food pantry that will open on Wednesday, April 23 at the Steep Falls Fire Station in Standish. A grand opening celebration will include a chili supper at 6 p.m. on April 23. Bags of food will be distributed from 6 to 8 p.m. that evening and every ...
College announces showing of Hotel Rwanda and Invisible Children films
The College will show the award-winning film Hotel Rwanda on Thursday, March 27 at 8 p.m., in Alfond Hall Lecture Room 128. Discussion will follow the film. The College also will sponsor a screening of the student-produced documentary Invisible Children on Tuesday, April 1, at 7 p.m., in the V...
College announces new scholarships
Saint Joseph's College of Maine announces new scholarships for students enrolled in its online Master of Arts in Pastoral Theology degree. According to theology program director Dr. Daniel Sheridan, Dr. William and Judy Davis of Columbia, Mo., have pledged for the next three years to sponsor scholar...
Evening at the College features Native American themes
Saint Joseph's College will feature two presentations on Native American themes on Wednesday, Feb. 27, at 7 p.m. Professor Ray Gerber will show his film, "Song of the Drum, the Petroglyphs of Maine," a documentary about early images carved in stone by Native American shamans in Maine...
College professor completes community landscape sculpture
Assistant professor of art Scott Fuller recently completed a landscape sculpture titled "Community Spiral" in Saranac Lake, N.Y., for the town's annual winter carnival. The sculptural installation was built with ice blocks harvested from the lake, each weighing upwards of 500 lb., and was ...
Free Sports Clinic on February 10
The women's athletic teams at Saint Joseph's College will be hosting a free sports camp for girls in 4th, 5th, and 6th grade on Sunday, Feb. 10, in honor of National Girls and Women in Sports Day. Female athletes from St. Joe's basketball, soccer, field hockey, volleyball, softball and cross country...
A "Night in Italy"
The College announces "A Night in Italy" on Wed., Jan. 23, that will feature an Italian dinner, a lecture about Italian culture by business professor and Rome native, Dr. Antony Girlando, and a multimedia presentation on Rome by communications professor John Hufstader, and a discussion of ...
Local resident named Miss Maine USA
Kaetlin Parent of Van Buren was crowned Miss Maine USA 2008 on Sunday, Nov. 25 at the Sheraton Tara Hotel in South Portland, after a weekend-long competition. She is a sophomore communications major at the College. A former Miss Maine Teen USA in 2005, she will compete in the Miss USA contest on NBC...
Local resident named to Senior College advisory council
Cynthia Mowles of Saco, an education professor at Saint Joseph's College in Standish, has been appointed to a three-year term on the Advisory Council to Maine Senior College. She will represent York County. November 16, 2007 Contact: Charmaine Daniels at (207) 893-7723 or e-mail
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