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.
Saint Joseph’s receives NCAA Division III Internship grant, new volleyball coach, several coaches collect career victory accolades, golf classic, newest Hall of Famers, and alumni athletes return to campus for friendly competition.
Standout field hockey player Effie Drew ’15 pushes her limits and finds adventure as a thru-hiker By Emma Deans While classmates were zipping up graduation gowns and walking across the stage at Saint Joseph’s College’s commencement in May 2015, Effie Drew ’15 was embarking on what would become, at the time, the biggest [...]
Karyn and Ron Fisher P’18 support Monks Athletics By Michelle Howard and Patricia Erikson Big Tent 1. Noun. A group, movement, or philosophy that appeals or caters to, or encompasses, the broadest and most diverse amount of members possible. From their hometown in Strafford, New Hampshire, Karyn and Ron Fisher drive as many hours as needed to [...]
Taylor Black ’17 Named First Team CoSIDA Academic All American By Corey McCarthy Taylor Black ’17 of Cardiff by the Sea, California, is pursuing his passion for athletics and wellness by attending Northeastern University and studying Physical Therapy. But in September, he took some time to return to campus for the Alumni Baseball Game and [...]
Saint Joseph's College is ranked 23rd nationally in the latest DIII Soccer Poll and eighth in the sixth United Soccer Coaches weekly poll. The Monks, 13-0-1 overall with an 8-0-1 record in Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) play, earn national poll recognition for the first time in program history and are ranked eighth in New [...]
Whether you are an athlete on the field or a spectator, there is something you all have in common: the sheer enjoyment of the game. There is nothing more invigorating than being immersed in the cheers of fans and athletes at a sporting event. The new, lighted track and turf field at Saint Joseph’s College [...]
Brooke Troup ’18: When a Playing Field is Home Interview by Lauren Legere '17 It’s game time and the excitement and anticipation are running through Brooke’s body. She laces up her cleats, straps on her goalie gloves, and puts on her fierce game face. She huddles with her team as they fill their circle with [...]
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, [...]
Noah LaRoche ’06 takes a big leap of faith What would impel a young college graduate to leave a perfectly good job in his field with no real prospects in sight? For Noah LaRoche ’06, it was a passion for basketball. LaRoche’s story begins in 2003, the year he transferred to Saint Joseph’s. “Noah was [...]