Contact: Samantha Sim
Advisor: Mary Lynn Engel
The Business Club broadens students' understanding, appreciation, and preparation for entry into the business arena. Club members enjoy taking part in activities such as hosting guest speakers and on-campus events and volunteering at local nonprofits.
Contact: Tym Meserve
Advisor: Matt Gawel
The Campus Activities Board (CAB) represents the student body and their interests concerning on-campus activities on campus. CAB runs multiple events throughout the school year, most notably the annual Spring Fling. CAB members also provide input on many other forms of campus entertainment throughout the year – like comedians, live movie showings, as well as choosing what to add to our large movie collection that we hold in our library, the Blue Box. Any student to join the Board at any time. Contact Tym Meserve at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Contact: Raven Riendeau
Advisor: Dale Brooker
The mission of the Criminal Justice Club is to educate and provide experience to students interested in learning about the criminal justice field. This will be accomplished through various activities including, but not limited to, guest speakers and field trips. Their goal is to introduce students with similar interests to each other and foster connections with the outside world.
Contact Morgan McTigue
Advisor: Jessica Milose
The Dance Team is a great club for students interested in making new friends, supporting your school, being a part of an exceptional dance team, and having fun. During our 2012-2013 season, the Team had the wonderful opportunity to travel to Florida and perform in Walt Disney World. This season we are looking forward to continue entertaining fans at basketball games and competing in regional dance competitions.
The Exercise Science Club promotes health and wellness on campus and throughout the community. By being advocates of healthful living, club members provide exercise and training information to College and community members, with the intent to generate excitement both for the exercise science major and leading a healthy life among the local and greater community.
Contact: Brett O’Kelly
Advisor: Michael Bolanz
Future Alumni of the Monks (FAM) is the College’s student alumni association. FAM is committed to strengthening the bond between students and alumni, generating a positive impact around campus. Members help build pride for Saint Joseph’s College and assist in the transition from being a student to a graduate of the College. FAM members benefit from a vast alumni network. Being a member of FAM also has benefits such as fun attending special events and earning discounts around campus at places such like the Chalet and Mercy market.
Advisor: John Hufstader
Feeney Players is a theater group that puts on plays, musicals, and makes short videos. The club’s previous productions include American Dead, The Importance of Being Earnest, Family 2.0, and many others. Future productions and events include Alive and Kicking, hosting an improv night, and creating more featured short videos. The club is always looking for new actors/actresses and stage crew.
Contact: Elizabeth Lavoie
Advisor: Kimberly Post
Members of the Field Hockey Club enjoy improving their field hockey skills and the camaraderie of their fellow club members. The club intends to host scrimmages with each other and possibly with other clubs/teams in the future. We would eventually like to be a JV team as to give those that don’t have the time to commit to a varsity the opportunity to still play and enjoy the sport. We are also hoping to play in an indoor league in Gorham.
Advisor: Louise Rochette
The French Awareness Club meets weekly to discuss various pieces of French literature, culture, and overall significance of the French language. The club als fundraises for Sacred Heart Church in Portland, for the Catholic Relief services that support immigrants from French speaking countries.
Contact: Audrey Curry
Advisor: Hope Abarno
The SJC Gay-Straight Alliance is a student-led organization providing a safe, supportive environment for gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, queer, and questioning students, and their straight allies (GLBTQQA). The club will provide educational and social programming for all members of the SJC community.
Contact: Mary Becker
Advisor: Frank Daggett
The College’s chapter of Habitat for Humanity is dedicated to working with Habitat for Humanity of Greater Portland to build affordable housing for low-income families in the southern Maine area. In addition to constructing houses, the club is committed to combating homelessness and bringing homelessness awareness and housing insecurity to the students. The club achieves these goals by holding various programs throughout the year and by participating in home builds.
Contact: Kyle Hall
Advisor: Michelle Laughran
The History Club is open to any and all people who have a passion or enjoyment in history. This club welcomes, not only people that have academic interests in the subject, but also those who recreationally enjoy history.
Contact: Matt Hanson
Interhall Council is an organization made up of members who represent their residence halls. The council meets weekly to discuss ways to improve the residence halls. With the approval of the club advisor and the Campus Life staff, the club implements these ideas in order to make the halls a safer and more pleasant place to live.
Contact: Aprille Hibbard
Advisor: Chris Sullivan
Music Club is focused on a wide variety of musical talent. The club is open to anyone with any amount of experience of any instrument to join. The club enjoys hosting events such as open-mic night and working with Feeney Players on musicals.
The Outdoor Adventure Club focuses on outdoor activities, such as hiking, camping, and seasonal activities. We are open to the entire student body and are always open to new suggestions. We have activities for people of all skill levels, whether you’re an expert in the outdoors or a beginner.
Contact: Coby Porter
Advisor: Scott Fuller
The purpose of the Photography club is to show people the beauty around them through a lens! This club involves adventuring on and off campus to photograph the world around us. All rangers of experience are encouraged and welcomed to join.
Advisor: Amy Rady
The Physical Education Club brings knowledge of physical education to the Saint Joseph’s College community and beyond. Through activities and expeditions, we are able to network for potential job opportunities, preparing members for graduation. With objectives to promote activity, be active, and have hands-on learning with physical education, we strive to be a model and carry out the art of being active.
Contact: Sara Poirier
Advisor: Mark Hibben
The Political Science Club seeks to enhance education and awareness of politics and current news to students. In the past, the College has sponsored trips to Washington, D.C. The club also invites speakers to campus, like Congressional candidates. Members do not need to be studying political science to join. The club has no political party affiliation, and anyone of any political belief may join.
Contact: Ayla Libby
Advisor: Beth Auger
The mission of the Pre-Professional Science Club is to allow Saint Joseph’s students the opportunity to prepare for various medical careers, including but not limited to pre-medicine, pre-optometry, pre-veterinary, pre-chiropractic, and more. Members engage in activities and fundraisers that involve the career interests, and help prepare and guide them for testing, applying, and admittance into graduate school.
Contact: Meghan Bradley
Advisor: Joshua Schoenfeld
The Psychology Club opens its arms to anyone in any major who wishes to learn about psychology. Along with creating fun and educational opportunities for members, the club provides information about graduate school and the various career options open to psychology majors. The club’s strong interest is in the welfare of all people both on and off campus, to create opportunities for building strong social connections and for lending a helping hand to the broader community.
Contact: Morgan Rocheleau
Contact: Zachary Graham
Advisor: Jenna Chase
The mission of the Strength and Conditioning club is to provide a safe and judgement free way to be introduced into the fitness world. They hold powerlifting competitions as well as fitness competitions. This club maintain goals of helping students become knowledgable about strength and conditioning as well as keeping students physically active.
Contact: Kristen Pietri
Advisor: Joan Flagg-Williams
The Student Education Association of Maine (SEAM) is a group of elementary education, secondary education, special education, and physical education students who are dedicated to helping out the local communities and schools. Each year, members volunteer time and services to different schools – most recently Hollis Elementary School, donating books for their library and cleaning up their playground. Members also organize the Senior Education Pinning Ceremony for all education students. The club meets twice a month.
Contact: Melanie Edson
Advisor: Kim Clement
The Student Nurses Association (SNA) is a group for nursing students, providing academic assistance to nursing students and help others. Members fundraise for the club’s fall event, a breast cancer walk, and the club’s new spring event, Relay for Life. The club meets once a month, always in the first week.
The Sports Management Student Association (SMSA) is open to all majors, and provides a number of opportunities for students who want to pursue a career in sports. Throughout the year, we will host various events to help club members become more involved both on campus and in the community. SMSA provides students a great opportunity to network with peers and to continue to improve their coaching and event planning skills.
Contact: currently inactive
Advisor: Kimberly Post
The Saint Joseph's Democrats inform staff, residents, and commuters about Democratic principles. Members participate in many events, including knocking on doors and phone banking for local Democratic candidates. The club is a member of the Lake Region Democrats and the Maine Democratic Party.
Contact: Jimmy Riley
Advisor: Hope Abarno
Student Senate sponsors campus events and activities, such as Harvest Fest and Finals Food Frenzy. The club acts as a liaison between students, faculty, and staff. The club is designed to listen to and voice student concerns. Membership is open to all students.
Contact: James Sweeney
Advisor: Amy Rady
This club's mission focuses on physical fitness and enjoying opportunities to get outside and play. The goal for this club includes hoping one day to become highly competitive. The club holds practice twice a week and is enthusiastic about competing. Ultimate Fresbee Club welcomes all levels of experience.