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Living the Mission by Serving Others

At the heart of the Saint Joseph’s experience is the lesson in providing community service. This spring, the College was formally inducted into the 2013 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll by the Corporation for National and Community Service. Awarded annually since 2006, after the outpouring of relief that followed Hurricane Katrina, the distinction [...]

2018-09-11T11:46:36+00:00May 1st, 2013|Categories: Fall 2012|Tags: , , |

Nancy Weingarten ’96, MSHA, Keeps a Residency Running

Since 1988, Nancy Weingarten ’96 has worked as an administrator for Maine Dartmouth Family Medical Residency, a group of five medical practices in Augusta that focus on training Maine’s future physicians while supplying much-needed services to underserved local residents. As director of administrative management, “I handle numerous responsibilities – business and financial analyses, some strategic [...]

2018-09-11T11:46:44+00:00November 30th, 2012|Categories: Fall 2012|Tags: , , |

Keith Allan ‘10, MBA

Until recently, Keith Allan ’10 had spent most of his working life in the pharmaceutical industry. When corporate consolidation left him without a job three years ago, however, Allan realized the best way to beat a volatile economy was to become his own boss. So, with help from his MBA in Leadership from Saint Joseph’s College, he [...]

2018-09-11T11:46:42+00:00November 30th, 2012|Categories: Fall 2012|Tags: , , |

Athletics Hall of Fame 2012

Karen Sandora Fenderson ’89 – Women’s Basketball Karen was a four-year starting point guard for the women’s basketball team. A two-time All-Conference honoree, Sandora registered 1,138 points, 620 assists, 284 rebounds and 261 steals during her career. She currently ranks as the Monks’ all-time leader in both assists and assists per game (5.7), while her [...]

2018-09-11T11:46:48+00:00November 30th, 2012|Categories: Fall 2012|Tags: , |

Then and now, Standing on the shoulders of giants

How does one truly pay honor to those who laid the foundation of Saint Joseph’s College? Pay honor to those who successfully built on this foundation? Pay honor to those who faced the multiple challenges of these 100 years gone by and brought them to happy resolution? Of any number of approaches available, I am [...]

2018-09-11T11:47:54+00:00November 30th, 2012|Categories: Fall 2012|Tags: , , |

Sisters of Mercy Founder Honored with Bronze Sculpture

Over the summer, Sister Marie Henderson, RSM, drove across the country from Michigan to bring something unusual and precious to campus. Finishing the final leg of the long trip, she parked her Chrysler PT Cruiser in front of Xavier Hall to make the delivery. Carefully wrapped in the back lay a nearly life-size bronze statue [...]

2018-09-11T11:48:43+00:00November 30th, 2012|Categories: Fall 2012|Tags: , , |

Saint Joseph’s launches education partnership with Cianbro

For decades, Saint Joseph’s College has worked to make education accessible to non-traditional students through its distance education programs. Now, in an innovative partnership with the Maine based construction company Cianbro, the college is granting Cianbro employees academic credit for the company’s own training programs, which can be put toward degree programs at Saint Joseph’s. [...]

2018-09-11T11:48:01+00:00November 30th, 2012|Categories: Fall 2012|Tags: , |

Human Performance Laboratory Brings Cutting-Edge Innovation to Exercise Science Program

Exercise science majors can tout a major addition to their academic toolkit with the recent opening of the Human Performance Laboratory in the Alfond Center. According to faculty member Tom Dann, this new performance lab will give students a great hands-on experience with their fitness clients, who initially will be faculty, staff, students and student athletes [...]

2018-09-11T11:48:04+00:00November 30th, 2012|Categories: Fall 2012|Tags: , |

College Names New Online Theology Director and Certificate Programs

Dr. Patricia Ireland’s family is well-traveled. Her two sons recently returned from missions in Africa, and her daughter is leaving for a service trip to Mexico. Dr. Ireland is making a shorter, though no less significant, voyage: She’s moving from Dominican College in Orangeburg, N.Y., to Saint Joseph’s College in Standish, Maine, to become the [...]

2018-09-11T11:48:04+00:00November 30th, 2012|Categories: Fall 2012|Tags: , |

Growing at Saint Joe’s

When the college began Pearson’s Town Farm in the spring of 2009, we knew that we wanted to reconnect people to their food and its production. As the farm evolved, we came to see the importance of relationships. The very real importance of the relationship between plants and the soil, between rain and the insects, [...]

2018-09-11T11:48:12+00:00November 30th, 2012|Categories: Fall 2012|Tags: , , |