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A Knack for Leadership

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.

2018-09-11T11:02:16-05:00July 13th, 2018|Categories: Highlights, Spring 2018|Tags: , , |

Shaping a Path: Using Internship Experience to Develop a Career in the Arts

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.

2018-12-06T12:00:40-05:00July 6th, 2018|Categories: Magazine, 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.

2018-09-11T11:02:17-05:00June 30th, 2018|Categories: Highlights, Spring 2018|Tags: , , , |

Coming Together for the Mission

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 [...]

2018-09-11T11:02:16-05:00June 28th, 2018|Categories: Spring 2018|Tags: , , , |

Training the Next Generation of New England Food Entrepreneurs

The 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.

2018-09-11T11:03:03-05:00June 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 [...]

2018-09-11T11:03:08-05:00June 22nd, 2018|Categories: Highlights, Spring 2018|Tags: , , |