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A Knack for Leadership

Elyse Caiazzo’s passion for local food production leads to multiple awards By Susan Johnson Elyse Caiazzo ’18 (Scarborough, ME), assistant director of the Institute for Local Food Systems Innovation (ILFSI), acted as a student ambassador for ILFSI at the Farm-to-Table dinners at the Stone Barn through summer and fall of 2017. Photo: Patricia [...]

2018-07-13T14:00:12+00:00July 13th, 2018|Categories: Highlights, Spring 2018|Tags: , , |

Moving Mountains

Avid outdoorsman. Champion of education. Tireless volunteer. Editor of the one of the most iconic publications in America. It’s hard to know where to begin describing Peter Geiger Hon. ’14 and his commitment to making the world a better place, but when documenting sustainability initiatives in the Saint Joseph’s College community, Geiger’s name tops the go-to list.

2018-07-08T21:23:16+00:00June 30th, 2018|Categories: Highlights, Spring 2018|Tags: , , , |

Rising to the Challenge

Professor Mark Green steps into key role as hydroponic enterprise director for the Institute for Local Food Systems Innovation By Manuela Arundel It all began with a 320-square-foot shipping container. In April 2017, Hannaford Charitable Foundation generously donated Maine’s first Freight Farm to Saint Joseph’s College. Freight Farms, a Boston-based agricultural technologies company, builds [...]

2018-06-29T15:40:00+00:00June 28th, 2018|Categories: Highlights, Spring 2018|Tags: , , , |

Training the Next Generation of New England Food Entrepreneurs

While growing Maine’s food and beverage industry by Manuela Arundel Later this year, Saint Joseph’s College will break ground for the one-third-acre hydroponic greenhouse of the Institute for Local Food Systems Innovation, and, soon thereafter, launch its first competency-based courses and certificate programs in hydroponic culture. The Institute consists of five enterprises: a [...]

2018-06-29T15:40:00+00:00June 23rd, 2018|Categories: Highlights, Spring 2018|Tags: , , , |

Transforming Campus Culture

As Dr. Jeanne Gulnick finishes seventeen years of service to Saint Joseph's College, she leaves the College to begin her next career–as a nurse. Photo: Kaitlynn Hutchins '20. Dr. Gulnick's legacy of sustainability by Kimberly Post As a chemist, marine scientist, and environmental educator, Dr. Jeanne Gulnick has championed sustainability at Saint Joseph’s [...]

2018-06-29T15:40:01+00:00June 22nd, 2018|Categories: Highlights, Spring 2018|Tags: , , |

Business Planning with Purpose

Hayley Winslow ’18 brings business acumen to her new professional role for the College By Emma Deans Through Hayley Winslow’s role as business services manager for Saint Joseph’s College’s Mission-Aligned Businesses, she tells “the story of the business.” Photo: Emma Deans. With the warm sun beating down, Hayley Winslow ’18 macheted a [...]

2018-07-03T11:34:33+00:00June 15th, 2018|Categories: Highlights, Spring 2018|Tags: , , , |

New Sebago Lake buoy collects real-time water quality data for scientists, students, and the public

The Portland Water District (PWD) deployed a real-time water quality buoy in Sebago Lake’s Lower Bay in May. The buoy is recording and wirelessly transmitting data on temperature, dissolved oxygen, chlorophyll (a measure of algae in the lake), pH, and water clarity to the Internet where it is available for the public atwww.pwd.org.  The data is [...]

2018-07-09T10:21:48+00:00June 6th, 2018|Categories: Highlights|Tags: |

Portland Region Food Foundry Finds a Home at Saint Joseph’s College

As reported in MaineBiz, theGreater Portland Council of Governments (GPCOG) announced that theInstitute for Local Food Systems Innovation at Saint Joseph’s College in Standish will take on the role of steward and convener of the Portland Region Food Foundry. The Institute will provide resources for the staffing, organizing, and hosting of meetings of food producers, manufacturers and allied [...]

2018-07-09T10:22:01+00:00May 31st, 2018|Categories: Highlights|Tags: |

Study in Italy or Spain This Summer!

The Saint Joseph’s College Department of Theology is returning to Italy July 8-15, 2018! Students can sign up for the course Spiritual Journey through Rome (TH 527/TH 309/TH 35) with Dr. Patricia Ireland and special lecturer Dr. Donna Orsuto for either three undergraduate or three graduate credits. In this travel course, students will explore firsthand the [...]

2018-07-09T10:19:08+00:00May 31st, 2018|Categories: Highlights|Tags: |

Saint Joseph’s College Confers 581 Degrees to the Class of 2018

The 105th Saint Joseph’s College Commencement was held on Saturday, May 12, 2018, at 10 AM at the Sebago Lake campus, 278 Whites Bridge Road in Standish, Maine. The ceremony celebrated the graduation of 581 students from three countries and 39 states, including 213 students hailing from Maine. Graduates of campus programs totaled 192, while students graduating [...]

2018-07-09T10:22:09+00:00May 16th, 2018|Categories: Highlights|Tags: |