Barbara Plaugher 84 has embodied the Core Values of Saint Joseph’s College by providing humanitarian aid to some of the poorest families across the globe through twenty volunteer service trips. She recounted these experiences in a beautiful memoir published in 2016 called Perseverance: Missions to the World.
Saint Joseph’s receives NCAA Division III Internship grant, new volleyball coach, several coaches collect career victory accolades, golf classic, newest Hall of Famers, and alumni athletes return to campus for friendly competition.
Embodying the core value of faith at Saint Joseph’s College, the new Campus Chaplain Father Gabriel provides several new opportunities to engage in the Mercy tradition.
With $299,884 grant funding from the Department of Justice, Saint Joseph’s College invests in preventative strategies to create a safe and inclusive community.
While Dr. Gibson's specialty is the novel (English Classics and British Literature), she also teaches Nonfiction Prose. She writes poetry and pens reviews for contemporary fiction. “It’s important to be involved in different kinds of writing, different modes, for different audiences,” she says.
Margaret Morrissette LeTourneau ’70 attended Saint Joseph's during a time of change. By the late ’60s activism related to women’s rights, the Vietnam War, and racial desegregation swept across the nation. In Standish, the Great Debate came: should the College go co-ed?
Ask anyone about what they picture as a stereotypical college dorm room, and you’ll hear a number of similar responses. Cramped rooms, bathrooms down the hall, and one or two roommates. Feeney Hall, aka the Suites, differs from this picture by offering apartment-style housing for up to eight students. It’s located across from Alfond Hall in an area known as the “Fishbowl”—made up of five available residence halls that form a horseshoe shape. As one of the upperclassmen residence halls, it’s a popular destination on campus and one of two group housing options.
The Saint Joseph's College Counseling Center launched a movement to emphasize the importance of respect and civility called Stand Up 2 H8, or NOH8 for short.
Elementary Education major Gabriella Latini ’19 interned over the summer at the Stone Barn focusing on wedding planning.
Supportive environments create lifelong connection bonded by common experiences. Through creating these cohorts we are empowering students by challenging them and supporting them, giving them a place to “start from” as they graduate and become members of the larger human community.