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On Finding Balance

Family, work, community, and self By Lee Kennedy ’87 Lee Kennedy ’87, taking time out to enjoy Portland’s foodie scene. Photo: Sean Harris. When I enrolled at Saint Joseph’s College, my initial impression was that it was an unassuming place that received people very well from all different backgrounds. It didn’t matter where [...]

2021-10-07T10:05:18-04:00June 14th, 2018|Categories: Spring 2018|Tags: , , |

Student Trio Operates Freight Farm

High-Tech Job Opportunity on Campus By Patricia Erikson (L to R) Lily Lamkin ’20 (Standish, ME), Danielle Martin ’19 (Derry, NH), and Rebecca Barulli ’20 (Tyngsboro, MA) work in the hydroponic Freight Farm on campus, the first hydroponics facility of its kind in Maine. They transplant vegetables and flowers from seedling troughs to the [...]

2021-10-07T10:05:18-04:00June 14th, 2018|Categories: Spring 2018|Tags: , , , |

Saint Joseph’s College Announces Launch of Institute for Local Food Systems Innovation with $4 million in Funding

Saint Joseph’s College of Maine announced at a press conference today its launch of the Institute for Local Food Systems Innovation–a strategic partnership with federal, regional, and local governments, as well as corporations and individuals–that pursues the College’s long-standing initiatives in sustainability and community engagement, while contributing solutions to Maine’s need to recover manufacturing jobs, develop [...]

2021-10-07T10:05:24-04:00September 20th, 2017|Categories: Highlights|Tags: , , , |

Homegrown Startups

Student Entrepreneurs Tackle Real Problems. By Ann Swardlick “The goal of the entrepreneurship course is to give students direct experience with the process of starting a business, using real and highly relevant business challenges,” explained Professor Beth Richardson after class one day in late September. Real and highly relevant is key, because some of these [...]

2021-10-07T10:05:30-04:00November 30th, 2016|Categories: Winter 2016-17|Tags: |

Opening the Arctic

Two of Saint Joseph’s own make the journey to Iceland to explore new opportunities for education and trade. Q and A compiled by Ann Swardlick In October 2015, Jean Maginnis, senior development director at Saint Joseph’s, and David Canarie, adjunct professor of business, traveled to Reykjavík, Iceland, for a meeting of the Arctic Circle Assembly, [...]

2021-10-07T10:05:36-04:00February 1st, 2016|Categories: Spring 2016|Tags: , |

College unveils comprehensive plan to make Connections

In fall 2014, the College launched Connections, a networking initiative designed to  give students opportunities and direction to develop professional relationships. As a collaboration between Career Services and the Alumni Office, Connections offers hands-on experiences that bring students together with alumni, community  members, faculty, and staff in order to provide a leg-up on their future [...]

2021-10-07T10:05:43-04:00February 1st, 2015|Categories: Winter 2015|Tags: , |

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 [...]

2021-10-07T10:05:44-04:00February 1st, 2015|Categories: Winter 2015|Tags: |

Keith Allan ‘10, MBA

Until recently, Keith Allan ’10 had spent most of his working life in the pharmaceutical industry. When corporate consolidation left him without a job three years ago, however, Allan realized the best way to beat a volatile economy was to become his own boss. So, with help from his MBA in Leadership from Saint Joseph’s College, he [...]

2021-10-07T10:09:56-04:00November 30th, 2012|Categories: Fall 2012|Tags: , , |

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 [...]

2021-10-07T10:09:59-04:00August 1st, 2012|Categories: Summer 2012|Tags: , , |

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 [...]

2021-10-07T10:09:59-04:00August 1st, 2012|Categories: Summer 2012|Tags: , , |