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Ebola: A Reflection on Risks

In an age of advancing health care and medical technologies, is the threat of an Ebola outbreak a concern for the US? By Diane Atwood ’77 Ordinarily, in the spring a group of Saint Joseph’s College nursing students and a clinical faculty member travel to Senegal, West Africa. “We take them to various parts of [...]

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Carmina Chapp, Farming and Faith

When Carmina Chapp isn’t grading papers, she’s milking goats, collecting eggs, and planting seeds. Chapp, assistant director of online theology programs at Saint Joseph’s College, and her husband, Larry, own and operate the Dorothy Day Catholic Worker Farmin northeastern Pennsylvania. But Chapp’s endeavors in farming are for more than the milk, eggs, and vegetables—they are a [...]

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CAP: The Original Homeland Security

Army, Marines, Navy, Coast Guard…Civil Air Patrol? Meet your volunteer eyes in the skies. By Nico Tarquinio ’10 Early in the morning, dawn patrol members document their routine reports before taking off from their base headquarters in Bar Harbor, Maine, in 1943. Photo credit: CAP Bar Harbor John Collier Library of Congress It was 1941. [...]

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Old School

Saint Joseph’s College fits perfectly on the shore of Sebago Lake. Guided by a mission and core values that are rooted in spirituality and stewardship of the environment, the College is surrounded by 430 acres of opportunity to embrace those ideals and more. But before the College was known as a learning destination on Sebago [...]

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A Welcomed Light

On Wednesday, November 12, 2014, members of the Saint Joseph’s community huddled outside on a chilly fall evening and watched years of planning come to fruition as President Jim Dlugos set the College’s brand new fire pit aflame. Initially conceived as the Alumni Association’s inauguration gift to the president, the project evolved to become a [...]

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Fit for Business

Meet Joe Schacht ’07, an entrepreneur who’s bulking up in an already saturated personal fitness market. By Liza Darvin There were plenty of people who told Joe Schacht that he was crazy to contemplate opening a gym in 2009. With the country still reeling from the financial crisis the year before, it hardly seemed an [...]

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