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.
Reflections on the annual Poli Sci trip to DC and the desire to restore respect for political office. Paul Riley '20 of Dedham, Massachusetts, shared his reflections on the value trips to Washington. DC.
Communications Intern Dylan Fry '19 didn't expect that his summer job would lead to conducting an interview ankle-deep in a marsh. Peek behind the scenes as he casts aside flip flops, dons rubber boots, and gets the story.
Lane Hubacz shares his work at the cutting edge of aquaculture. According to Lane, "Not only are we helping to establish a sustainable food source, we can grow the business as much as we want to. That’s really appealing to me. I’m in it for the long haul."
When community members gathered at the Stone Barn for this year’s annual seedling sale, they purchased vegetable, herb, and flower seedlings that were cultivated by Saint Joseph’s College students. Like Tyler Barrows '20.
Elyse Caiazzo’s passion for local food production leads to multiple awards. Elyse is a double major in Environmental Science and Political Science, has been chosen to participate in the 2018 Maine National Education for Women (NEW) Leadership Summer Institute through the University of Maine’s Margaret Chase Smith Policy Center this summer.
The Fine Arts Department is a small but creative place on the Saint Joseph’s College campus; there, students bring their ideas to life through the medium of their choice. One of these students—Moira DesRosiers ’18—met with me and shared her plans to open a pottery studio after graduation.
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.
Mark Swann Hon. '18 reflects on a life of anti-poverty work by Patricia Erikson Preble Street Executive Director Mark Swann sits in front of a mural at the entrance of the Joe Kreisler Teen Shelter, a low-barrier state licensed emergency overnight shelter in Portland offering a safe place for homeless and street-involved youth, and [...]
Professor Mark Green steps into key role as hydroponic enterprise director for the Institute for Local Food Systems Innovation.