College establishes The John Paul II Center for Theology & Environmental Studies
The College has established The John Paul II Center for Theology & Environmental Studies, which will honor the environmental legacy of Pope John Paul II by exploring the interface between theology and environmental studies through a variety of activities, including major lectures, conferences, r...
College to sponsor lecture on immigration issues
Immigration lawyer Gaye Moorhead will speak at Saint Joseph's College on "Immigration, Its Benefits and Its Challenges: A Catholic Perspective" on Thursday, Oct. 26. Sister Moorhead is President of the Sisters of Mercy of the Americas, Regional Community of Rochester, N.Y. In recent ...
Eat Local
On Tuesday, Oct. 3, the noontime meal at the Saint Joseph's College dining hall will be not just home-cooked, but homegrown, when Café Bon Appétit on campus sponsors "Eat Local," a lunch featuring a menu made with Maine-grown ingredients - right down to the salt in the shaker. (SEE MENU ...
Brunswick resident discovers new crustacean species, wins grant
Ray Gerber of Brunswick, professor of biology at Saint Joseph's College in Standish, has discovered a new species of crustacean whiles researching zooplankton at the U.S. Virgin Islands in the Caribbean Sea. Gerber has been sampling fresh and brackish water on the island of St. John, as well as hype...
Saint Joseph's College announces Hall of Fame inductees
Mike Johnson of Portland has been named to the Athletic Hall of Fame at Saint Joseph's College in Standish. The award ceremony will take place Saturday, Sept. 16. In 1979 and 1980, his sophomore and junior seasons, Johnson was voted to the Western Maine Athletic Conference first team. D...
Saint Joseph's College and partners launch Frank Fixaris Memorial Endowment
Saint Joseph's College and community partners, including media and sports organizations, will launch the Frank Fixaris Memorial Endowment at a press conference on Tuesday, July 18, at 10:30 a.m. in the Harold Alfond Center at the Saint Joseph's campus in Standish. The endowment will perpetuate the...
Martin's Point awards scholarship to local student
Doreen Garber of Hermon has received a nursing scholarship from Martin's Point Health Care. Garber, a Master of Science in Nursing student at Saint Joseph's College in Standish, is a clinical nurse educator at Saint Joseph's Hospital in Bangor. She is also a clinical instructor for the University of...
Critics find new book on Gospels to be "a gem"
"Getting the Gospels: Understanding the New Testament Accounts of Jesus' Life," a new book by theology professor Steven L. Bridge of Saint Joseph's College, has been called "a gem of accessible biblical scholarship" by Publishers Weekly. The book was recently featured as a starre...
Saint Joseph's College receives healthy award
In conjunction with the American Cancer Society's 28th annual Great American Smokeout on Nov. 18, Lucy Rioux of the Maine Tobacco-Free College Network presented an award to students and staff at Sai...
Charles Dickens comes alive at performance
You'll believe Charles Dickens is alive and well when you hear nationally touring actor Bert Hornback read "A Christmas Gift" from "Great Expectations" on Dec. 7 at Saint Joseph's College. As Charles Dickens, Hornback travels with his velvet-covered reading stand, a replica...
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