Gerald E. Talbot, will be awarded a Honorary Doctorate of Public Service in recognition of her service to society at Commencement on May 8, 2021. Throughout his life, Mr. Talbot has served Maine and his community as an activist and a leader. As the first president of the Portland chapter of the NAACP, he led the passage of the Maine Fair Housing Bill.
Sr. Patricia McDermott, RSM to Receive Honorary Doctorate of Public Service at the 2021 Commencement Exercises
Sr. Patricia McDermott, RSM, will be awarded a Honorary Doctorate of Public Service in recognition of her service to society: for her role as an educator, and later in her role as an administrator.
This week, we begin rolling out our new college brand to the world, ushering in a new way to communicate the role that Saint Joe’s has been fulfilling for over a century: as the place where community grows.
It is now time that we, as a community, undertake serious and meaningful action to begin undoing structural racism.
Weekly series previewing our plans to bring our community back together in the safest, most responsible way for the fall semester.
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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: https://st-josephs-college-campus-store.myshopify.com/
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.