Saint Joseph’s College announces parish scholarships
Saint Joseph's College of Maine is pleased to announce the Maine Parish Scholarship, valued at up to $2,000 per year or up to $8,000 over four years. Pastors from each of Maine's Catholic parishes may nominate one or more prospective students from their parishes for this award. Those nominated...
Parents, take a night off!
The Saint Joseph's College Athletics Department is pleased to offer its Kids Night Out program again this year starting on Saturday, Nov. 8, at the Alfond Recreation Center on campus. The event, open to children ages 7-13, will take place on six Saturday evenings throughout the fall and winter. Acti...
Saint Joseph’s College presents Taizé music and prayer service
On Sunday, Nov. 2, Saint Joseph's College invites the surrounding community to explore the Taizé method of prayer and song, which offers a deeply moving spiritual experience through music, silence, prayer and image. Brother John of the ecumenical, international Taizé community in France will talk ...
English professor has books published
Greenwood Publishing Group in Connecticut has published "The 1960s" by Dr. Edward J. Rielly of Westbrook, professor of English at Saint Joseph's College in Standish. The book offers an in-depth look at changes in American culture and society during the controversial '60s. Throughout his bo...
Students earn Gannett scholarships
Two Saint Joseph's College students majoring in communications, Ryan Bougie of New Sweden and Elizabeth Young of Corea, have won scholarships from the Guy P. Gannett Journalism Scholarship Fund to continue their studies at the campus in Standish. Bougie, a senior, and Corea, a junior, were also awar...
Freshmen spend the day volunteering in the community
First-year students at Saint Joseph's College in Standish will be busy volunteering at 12 community service sites in Greater Portland on Sunday, Aug. 31 as part of new student orientation. Following is a list of where students will be helping out and what they will be doing: Community Service ...
Observatory open for Mars viewing
The Saint Joseph's College observatory in Standish will be open from 9:30 p.m. to midnight on Aug. 25-29 to view the planet Mars through a 14"-diameter telescope, weather permitting. Professor William Hoyt will be on hand to answer questions. The planet's closest approach to Earth is Wednesday,...
Christian Gurney named outstanding physical education major
Christian Gurney '03 of Lisbon Falls, Maine, has been named an Outstanding Physical Education Major by the Maine Association for Health, Physical Education, Dance and Recreation. Just one of two students selected in Maine, he will represent the state at the Eastern District Convention in April in Ph...
Internet support groups for cancer patients
What if you're a retired 68-year-old man with prostate cancer that causes fatigue, decreased appetite, a 70-pound weight loss and unsteadiness on your feet? You live in a makeshift bedroom in the living room of your home. Your mind is as sharp as ever, but you feel isolated and would like to talk to...
College announces speakers on Italian culture and Italian meal
The Language Department and the Institute of Italian Culture at Saint Joseph's College will host two guest speakers on Italy on Friday, April 25, at 3 p.m., in the Viola George Auditorium in Alfond Hall. An authentic Italian dinner will follow the lectures. Discussion topics will include moder...
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