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Divine Intervention: Two Sisters of Mercy, two stained glass windows, and a decision that changed everything

by Patricia Erikson The real estate agent took the Sisters to see the small stone chapel. The rest is history. For the Aztecs, it was the prophecy of an eagle, perched on a prickly pear cactus and devouring a snake. For Brigham Young and the Latter Day Saints, it was a [...]

2019-03-08T13:20:58-05:00March 8th, 2019|Categories: Brightspace, Fall 2018, Highlights, Magazine|Tags: , |

The Future of Farming

Saint Joseph’s College Embarks Upon Hydroponic Farming By Elyse Caiazzo ’18 Behind Pearson’s Café, a 320-square-foot shipping container provides over 1,000 students, faculty and staff with fresh, local, and sustainable lettuce, hearty greens, and herbs. The container holds over 4,500 plants in 256 vertical hydroponic towers which are nurtured by two Saint Joseph’s College staff [...]

2018-09-11T11:10:40-04:00November 30th, 2017|Categories: Winter 2017-18|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 [...]

2018-09-11T11:11:10-04:00September 20th, 2017|Categories: Highlights|Tags: , , , |

New SJC Campus Store Located in Heffernan Center

The new SJC Campus Store is now open next to Baggot Street on the second floor in Heffernan Center. Looking for a sweatshirt, hat, pants, or gift? Swing on by to pick up all your campus gear 9 AM-4 PM. You can also conveniently purchase items online at:

2018-09-11T11:14:11-04:00August 16th, 2017|Categories: Highlights|Tags: |

We Are Still In: Saint Joseph’s College Joins Leaders in U.S. Economy Who Support the Paris Climate Agreement

In the wake of the Trump administration’s announcement of U.S. withdrawal from the Paris Agreement, more than a thousand leaders from 125 cities, 9 states, 902 businesses and investors, and 183 colleges and universities, including Saint Joseph’s College of Maine, have signed an open letter to the international community, supporting the Paris Agreement.

2018-09-11T12:08:51-04:00June 16th, 2017|Categories: Highlights, Press Room|Tags: , |

Memorial Mass for Dr. Elizabeth Auger

Update April 19 Dr. Elizabeth Auger Memorial Mass Monday, April 24, 10 a.m., Alfond Center Gymnasium, Reception to follow. Classes from 10 a.m. to noon are canceled or rescheduled to Reading Day, Thursday, May 4, so that students and faculty may attend. Ways to Honor Dr. Auger Donate in Dr. Auger's name to the College [...]

2018-09-11T11:18:26-04:00April 4th, 2017|Categories: Highlights|Tags: |

College Joins the Association of Catholic Colleges and Universities in Opposing the Executive Order Banning Travel from Seven Muslim-Majority Countries

President James Dlugos of Saint Joseph’s College joined more than 80 Catholic college and university presidents, who were gathered in Washington, D.C. for the Association of Catholic Colleges and Universities (ACCU) conference, in signing a statement opposing President Trump’s executive order to ban travel from seven muslim-majority countries. The January 29 ACCU statement reads, “As [...]

2018-09-11T11:18:08-04:00February 1st, 2017|Categories: Highlights|Tags: , , |