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Sister Fleurette Kennon’s “Quiet Room”

Sister Fleurette served 22 years as Saint Joseph’s Director of Library Services By Sister Mary George O'Toole, RSM, '51, HON '90 When Sister took on her responsibilities in 1977, the library was simply the entire wing of Mercy Hall where the bookstore and several offices are now located. Some few short years after her arrival, she was [...]

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The John Waldron Scholarship

Honoring Character, Service, and a Big Heart Photo caption: Cathy Hevey Hagerman ’79, President Jim Dlugos, Mary Waldron (widow of John Waldron ’79) and Reis Hagerman ’79 On Saturday evening, March 12, Saint Joseph’s alumni gathered at the Shaw’s Center in Brockton, Massachusetts, for a special night of stories, drinks, and celebration to honor the [...]

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Alumni Profile: Stick to Your Core Values

Marcus Barresi ’76 talks college, career, and the “the Mighty Three” Photo caption: Sister Joyce Mahany, Marcus Barresi, Sister Mary Kneeland, and Sister Mary George O’Toole. It’s been 40 years, but Marcus Barresi ’76 still appreciates three “mighty” Sisters. In 1974, sophomores Marcus Barresi and Danny Bourbeau saw a problem and took it upon themselves [...]

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Saint Joseph’s Day of Service

By Kathryn Cody, Coordinator of Social Justice and Leadership Photo caption: (Left) Janice Rey, Elaine Trumble, Chris Callaway, Linda Quigley, Emily Lesher. (Right) Liz Schran, Michael Pardales, and Lisa Pardi. On May 20, staff and faculty at Saint Joseph’s College took some time to really explore the meaning of mercy, not just in theory, but [...]

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Lauren’s Journey

By Michelle Howard, Development Officer Photo caption: Michelle Howard with Lauren Faeth ’16 and Garrett Hubner ’16, scholarship recipients. Recently, Lauren Faeth ’16 joined the board of the Michael T. Goulet Traumatic Brain Injury and Epilepsy Foundation––a cause with profound personal significance. At age 17, Lauren suffered a traumatic brain injury (TBI). For the next [...]

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Brian Curtin is 2016 GNAC Executive of the Year

Saint Joseph’s director of athletics was honored by his peers in the Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC), who recently named him Executive of the Year. The leader of the Saint Joseph’s athletics department since May 2006, Curtin currently serves as chair of the GNAC Executive Committee and works closely with GNAC Commissioner Joe Walsh. Success, [...]

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Change is in the Air

The Saint Joseph’s strategic plan, Sustaining the Promise, positions the College to play a vital role in the future of Maine. By Ann Swardlick In 2014, two years after Saint Joseph’s celebrated its centennial, the trustees of the College adopted a new strategic plan,Sustaining the Promise: Toward Saint Joseph’s College’s Second Hundred Years . An “evergreen” plan, with [...]

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Shaping Maine

Saint Joseph's College and Maine magazine co-host a celebration of bold leaders who are “Shaping Maine.” By Ann Swardlick For the past four years, Maine magazine’s July issue has featured a list of “50 Mainers” who are boldly leading our state forward. The annual list includes entrepreneurs, artists, educators, philanthropists, innovators, and visionaries who have “changed our world, improved [...]

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