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New Mascot Revealed at Commencement Ceremony at Saint Joseph’s College of Maine

On Saturday, May 11, 2019, the College surprised the thousands gathered for the 106th Commencement ceremony by revealing the new Monks mascot character who stepped into the faculty procession line. Saint Joseph’s is the only college or university in the United States, in any NCAA division, to have “Monks” as a mascot. The Monks mascot dates back to 1970, but the costumed figure has not been a presence on campus for many years. Graduates represented more than 40 states and seven countries.

2019-05-13T09:23:00-04:00May 11th, 2019|Categories: Press Room, Brightspace, Highlights|Tags: , , |

Moon Landing, Flower Power, and Women’s Rights

Margaret Morrissette LeTourneau ’70 attended Saint Joseph's during a time of change. By the late ’60s activism related to women’s rights, the Vietnam War, and racial desegregation swept across the nation. In Standish, the Great Debate came: should the College go co-ed?

2018-12-03T15:59:13-05:00November 26th, 2018|Categories: Fall 2018, Magazine|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.

2018-09-11T11:02:17-04:00June 30th, 2018|Categories: Highlights, Spring 2018|Tags: , , , |