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We Are Community

Saint Joe’s is the place where student life and community life come together.

David Stamm ’11 in his own words

Dave Stamm ’11 recently finished his bachelor’s degree with a concentration in adult education and training. Stamm, of Selinsgrove, Pa., finished his online program last December and celebrated by coming to Commencement in May. In his spare time he is a musician in a band called Lucky Afternoon. Congratulations to Dave and all the other [...]

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Ten things you should know about Saint Joseph’s

Since Saint Joseph’s College started, more than 17,000 people have earned undergraduate and graduate degrees through on-campus and distance education programs. The top 10 states where the most Saint Joseph’s alumni live are (in descending order): Maine, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, Florida, New York, New Hampshire, Ohio, New Jersey, North Carolina and Texas. The Sisters of Mercy [...]

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Former Monks power pitcher shows major moves

Charlie Furbush went from once thinking he’d never throw a baseball again to a spot in the rotation for the major league Seattle Mariners last summer. The lanky pitcher, once a hopeful Division III athlete at St. Joe’s looking to play baseball while he earned a degree, became the key return for the Mariners in [...]

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College selects Dr. James Dlugos as new president

Saint Joseph’s College has appointed Dr. James Dlugos of Netcong, N.J., as its 14th president, following a 7-month national search. Dlugos is currently the Vice President and Dean for Academic Affairs at College of Saint Elizabeth in Morristown, N.J., a position he has held since 2005. A graduate of Boston College where he earned his [...]

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Miracolino: searching for a little miracle

I’m not sure how it happened, but over the past couple of years, I’ve become more and more interested in Mary. Some of it undoubtedly stems from my interest in the paranormal, and, in a sense, nothing is more paranormal than the divine. As a scientist, I also believe that everything is understandable. I grew [...]

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Meet Mark Friedman

Mark Friedman, faculty member for the online Leadership MBA program at Saint Joseph’s, knows the increasing importance of a global perspective in education. Currently living in Latvia with his family, Friedman speaks six languages. He holds a B.A. in Asian Studies from Dartmouth College and a Master of International Affairs from Columbia University. Tell us about what [...]

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iPads, Skype and Apple TV = International Management class

How does a business major in Standish, Maine, establish a furniture company in Greece? You “gotta know the territory,” to quote the salesmen in the opening scene of “The Music Man.” Thanks to business professor Antony Girlando, and an assist from mentors in faraway places, international management students this spring learned how to start up a company [...]

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St. Joe’s means business

Saint Joseph’s College has approved plans to start a college-wide business development initiative that will create and market programs and events for potential clients. When it operated solely within the college’s online division for the past two years, the business development effort organized quarterly workshops and annual symposia, created customized training programs for local businesses, [...]

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Sí Se Puede! Yes, it can be done.

In a classic, against-all-odds David vs. Goliath battle, America’s marginalized farm workers formed a successful union because they won the hearts and minds of the American consumer. In that fight for social justice, where countless volunteers made victory possible, one of them was one of our own. “He is my Martin Luther King,” says Pauline [...]

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