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Brooke Murch ’18 Conducts Scientific Sensor Research at Wells National Estuarine Research Reserve

At the public pier in Wells, Maine, gulls swoop and cry. Saltwater rocks boats back and forth as fishermen haul traps, children dash across docks, and warm summer sun radiates across the faces of locals and tourists alike. Below the docks the ocean water teems with life—barnacles, starfish, and sea urchins galore. It’s a scientist’s [...]

2021-10-07T10:05:20-04:00December 13th, 2017|Categories: Highlights|Tags: , , |

Emily Field and Nathan Morin Named Outstanding Future Professionals For Physical Education

“Creating positive experiences in school at a young age helps children carry the life choices they learn in [physical education] class to adulthood,” said Saint Joseph’s College student Emily (Bland) Field ’18. “I find it very rewarding to help young children learn how to live a healthy, positive life.” Emily and her classmate Nathan Morin [...]

2021-10-07T10:05:20-04:00December 5th, 2017|Categories: Highlights|Tags: , |

An Open Letter from President James Dlugos

Forging a Sustainable Future for Saint Joseph’s College: How this Small, Catholic College Plans to Buck the National Trend -James Dlugos, Ph.D., President For the past several years, Saint Joseph’s College has been remaking itself into an institution that better addresses the needs of our 21st century society while preparing students for productive citizenship within [...]

2021-10-07T10:05:23-04:00November 28th, 2017|Categories: Highlights|

Alumni Events Raise Scholarship Funds

The lederhosen-clad musicians under the big tent belted out tunes of “Barbara Polka” and “Oktoberfest Ist Heute.” Alumni, parents, and friends ducked into the Stone Barn to snack on bratwurst and sauerkraut or hot pretzels and mustard. An army of Alumni Association volunteers served a range of local beers on tap and offered a cold [...]

2021-10-07T10:05:23-04:00November 9th, 2017|Categories: Highlights|Tags: |

Saint Joseph’s College Earns Sustainable Commuting Award for Way 2 GO MAINE Challenge

There’s a popular Maine saying that goes, “You can’t get there from here” (and when pronounced properly in a full Maine accent, of course, sounds like, "Ya can't get they-ah from hey-ah." While it’s true that rural areas of Maine can’t offer the same public transit options like the buses or subways found in large [...]

2021-10-07T10:05:23-04:00November 6th, 2017|Categories: Highlights|Tags: , |

William Hardiman ’19: Political Science Major, Waldron Scholar and Brennan Archives Intern

William Hardiman ’19, a political science major from Brockton, Massachusetts, can attest to the power of scholarships and internships in shaping a college experience. With generous support from the family and friends of John Waldron ’79, a Waldron Scholarship has helped support his educational experience at Saint Joseph’s College. One highlight of his program occurred [...]

2022-05-24T07:04:43-04:00November 3rd, 2017|Categories: Highlights|Tags: , |

Class of 2020 Nursing Students Blessed in Nursing Lighting Ceremony

Catherine McAuley founded the Sisters of Mercy in 1831 with a mission to serve the sick and poor. She believed, “We should be as shining lamps, giving light to all around us.” A little more than twenty years later, an Italian-born nurse carried a lamp on her nightly rounds as she tended to wounded soldiers [...]

2021-10-07T10:05:23-04:00October 27th, 2017|Categories: Highlights|Tags: , , |

College Farm Raises Free-Range Turkeys for Thanksgiving

Pearson's Town Farm is selling local, all-natural turkeys for your Thanksgiving dinner. Each turkey is pasture-raised, inspected, farm-fresh, and locally processed. Turkeys are available now for purchase at $5.00 per lb., with each averaging around 22 - 24 lbs. There are only a limited number of turkeys available for purchase, so be sure to reserve [...]

2022-05-26T08:22:21-04:00October 23rd, 2017|Categories: Highlights|Tags: |

Men's Soccer Team Ranked 23rd Nationally, 8th Regionally

Saint Joseph's College is ranked 23rd nationally in the latest DIII Soccer Poll and eighth in the sixth United Soccer Coaches weekly poll. The Monks, 13-0-1 overall with an 8-0-1 record in Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) play, earn national poll recognition for the first time in program history and are ranked eighth in New [...]

2021-10-07T10:05:24-04:00October 18th, 2017|Categories: Highlights|Tags: |

Tibetan Buddhist Monks will Construct a Mandala Sand Painting and Perform Special Ceremonies at Saint Joseph’s College

Can you imagine painstakingly arranging millions of grains of colored sand into a pattern over several days–an act of sacred prayer–only to then destroy the intricate design? This is what the Tibetan Buddhist monks of Drepung Loseling Monastery will do at Saint Joseph’s College in Standish over the course of four days from October 16, [...]

2021-10-07T10:05:24-04:00October 11th, 2017|Categories: Highlights|Tags: |