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.
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 [...]
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 [...]
New College Café Named After Baggot Street, Dublin. By Marisellia Greenlaw ’18 In October, Saint Joseph’s College celebrated the grand opening of Baggot Street—a spacious new café and gathering spot in the Heffernan Center. Named for the Dublin location where Catherine McAuley founded the first House of Mercy in 1827, the café embodies the spirit [...]