Student Clubs

Students in the gym cheering

Business Club

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. 

Campus Activities Board

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 tmeserve@sjcme.edu for more information.

Dance Team

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.

Exercise Science

Contact: Victoria Ramos and Hailey Frisbee
Advisor: Tom Dann

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.

Future Alumni of the Monks

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.

Feeney Players

Contact: TBA
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.

Field Hockey Club

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.

French Awareness

Contact: Madeleine Fuller
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.

Habitat for Humanity

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.

Interhall

Contact: Matt Hanson
Advisor: TBD

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.

Music Club

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.

Outdoor Adventure Club

Contact: TBA
Advisor: TBA

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.

Physical Education Club

Contact: TBA
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.

Political Science

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.

Pre-Professional Science Club

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.

Psychology Club

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.

Shield (Yearbook)

Contact: Morgan Rocheleau

Student Education Asociation of Maine

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.

Student Nurses Association

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.

Sports Management Student Association

Contact: Doe Leckie and Cameron Eggeman
Advisor: Lisa Ahearn

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.

Saint Joseph’s Democrats

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.

Student Senate

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.