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Jean Szilagyi ’92,’99

Giving without borders Jean Szilagyi of Conneaut, Ohio, helps to run a nonprofit organization and teaches a course on long-term care laws and regulations for the online Graduate & Professional Studies division. "I always put my students first," states Jean of balancing her teaching duties with her work for Sharing America's Resources Abroad (SARA), an [...]

2018-09-11T12:05:02-04:00November 30th, 2009|Categories: Fall 2009|Tags: , , |

The new journalism: are we just talking at each other?

Based on a conversation with professor William Yates As the mass media fundamentally shift toward countless choices and louder voices, something gets lost, according to communications professor William Yates. In that atmosphere, he says, very important information gets treated the same as superficial information. "Britney Spears' medical records take on the same weight as national [...]

2018-09-11T12:06:34-04:00November 30th, 2009|Categories: Fall 2009|Tags: , |

New athletics web site, college partnership and service learning program

Service learning where everyone learns Talk about a win-win. With the help of a $2,500 grant from the Fisher Charitable Foundation, education professor Dr. Janice Rey created a new service-learning program at a local, urban school that does many things at once for the benefit of all. Using environmental education curricula, the program promotes science [...]

2018-09-11T12:06:56-04:00November 30th, 2009|Categories: Fall 2009|Tags: , , , |

In the footsteps of Paul

Biblical scholar will retrace apostle’s path Theology professor Steven Bridge received this year's faculty development grant of $12,000, which will allow him to study abroad for weeks at a time over the next three years. Next spring, Dr. Bridge will go to Jerusalem for two months where he will begin his research on the Apostle [...]

2018-09-11T12:06:34-04:00November 30th, 2009|Categories: Fall 2009|Tags: , |

Tell me a story

Pajamas welcome as education majors conduct bedtime story hour for kids Clad in robes and slippers, youngsters from 2 years old to 10 years old crowd around the couches in the student lounge of Alfond Center. Equipped with blankets and teddy bears, the children settle in for the first story of the night, "Slippers Goes [...]

2018-09-11T12:04:11-04:00November 30th, 2009|Categories: Fall 2009|Tags: , , , |

Getting into game day

It's 1:30 p.m. on game day and with Rascal Flats' "Fast Cars and Freedom" blasting from her iPod, sophomore Shannon Fitzgerald, a fullback and midfielder on the women's soccer team, begins her stretches. On this particular fall day the team is undefeated in the Great Northeast Athletic Conference and pressure mounts for another win. After [...]

2018-09-11T12:04:13-04:00November 30th, 2009|Categories: Fall 2009|Tags: , |

Talk with Andrew Wasowski ’11

Andrew Wasowski '11 of Windham, Maine, was recruited by the Marine Corps in high school. At age 18, he found himself in boot camp, which was followed by three tours in Iraq, where he spent nearly 28 months. He is now a junior nursing student on campus. What did you do in Iraq? Intelligence. It [...]

2018-09-11T12:04:13-04:00November 30th, 2009|Categories: Fall 2009|Tags: , , |

Companies get youthful advice. Students taste corporate world.

Thanks to students majoring in human resource management, a local law firm now uses Facebook, an insurance company has the ability to "tweet," and a nearby hospital knows what it will take to retain its new crop of Generation Y and Z employees. The major is a mere two years old, but under the tutelage of [...]

2018-09-11T12:04:22-04:00November 30th, 2009|Categories: Fall 2009|Tags: , , , , , |

College and consortium members receive $500,000 to battle invasive plant

The Maine Milfoil Consortium, which includes Saint Joseph's College, recently received $500,000 in federal funds to fight an invasive aquatic plant that has infested 26 Maine lakes, including one cove of Sebago Lake. The group, which came together two years ago to address variable-leaf milfoil's threat to Maine lakes, will use the money to control [...]

2018-09-11T12:05:35-04:00May 1st, 2009|Categories: Fall 2009|Tags: , |