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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: , , , |

Erick Schadler ’18 Researches Infection Rates of Deer Ticks in Raymond, Maine

Summer in Maine means pleasant days by the lake, scenic strolls through the woods, and evening bonfires with friends. It’s a time when tourists and year-round residents alike seek to spend as much time as possible outside. It’s also a time of year when public health concerns rise concerning the creeping, crawling arachnids you sometimes [...]

2021-10-07T10:05:25-04:00August 7th, 2017|Categories: Highlights|Tags: , , |

An Evening at Saint Joseph’s College Celebrates 200 Influential Mainers

On Thursday, June 23, Saint Joseph’s College hosted some of Maine’s most influential and visionary individuals for Shaping Maine, an event that brought leaders from across the state together for an evening of comradery and conversation. The concept for Shaping Maine arose after Jim Dlugos, president of the College, was named by Maine magazine in 2015 as [...]

2021-10-07T10:05:34-04:00June 24th, 2016|Categories: Highlights|Tags: , |

Maine Irish Heritage Center, Saint Joseph’s College Announce Two-Year Partnership

On Sunday, February 1, 2015, the Maine Irish Heritage Center (MIHC) and Saint Joseph’s College announced a partnership between the two institutions to explore areas of mutual interest and concern over the course of a two-year term. The partnership was announced at the second annual Karen Lemke Memorial Lecture at MIHC, a lecture series honoring [...]

2021-10-07T10:05:42-04:00February 9th, 2015|Categories: Highlights|Tags: |

Maine Milfoil Initiative celebrates publication of free guide

After five years of research and action, the Maine Milfoil Initiative—a collaboration between Saint Joseph’s College and several Maine lakes associations and volunteer groups—has culminated their work with the publication of the Maine Citizens’ Guide to Invasive Aquatic Plant Management. This is a nuts-and-bolts guide for lake groups and citizens on how to develop a management program to [...]

2021-10-07T10:05:42-04:00February 1st, 2015|Categories: Winter 2015|Tags: , , |

Catholic Charities Maine, Saint Joseph’s College, and St. Michael Parish Come Together to Help Homeless in Augusta

Thanks to a collaborative effort between Catholic Charities Maine, students at Saint Joseph’s College, and St. Michael Parish in Augusta, hundreds of homeless individuals and families in the Augusta area will experience a warmer winter. As part of “Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week,” a national event promoting the plight of those without a home or [...]

2021-10-07T10:05:44-04:00December 15th, 2014|Categories: Highlights|Tags: , , |

Pearson’s Town Farm One of 12 Nonprofits Awarded Grants from Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Foundation | Maine Sunday Telegram

Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Foundation, Maine Sunday Telegram, and SOURCE have announced 12 recipients of the $100,000 Maine Local Foods grants program, and one of the recipients is Saint Joseph’s College’s Pearson’s Town Farm. The grants program, launched in April 2014, was designed to support nonprofit local food distribution organizations in Maine—including farmer’s markets, food [...]

2021-10-07T10:05:45-04:00July 10th, 2014|Categories: Highlights|Tags: , |

College Unites to Kick Off Tap Water Initiative, Celebrate First Bottle Filling Fountain Funded by Portland Water District

Last year, the Portland Water District (PWD) announced the creation of a grant program that offers free water bottle filling fountains to local entities. Twenty-six applications for grants were received, and the Board of Trustees awarded four water bottle filling stations to: Saint Joseph’s College (Standish), YMCA (Portland), Portland Transit Authority (Portland), and Greely High School [...]

2021-10-07T10:09:51-04:00March 11th, 2014|Categories: Highlights|Tags: , |

Grant fosters community support and personal growth for area children and Saint Joseph’s students

Funded by a grant from the Department of Justice’s Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, Saint Joseph’s students have joined 42 national Catholic organizations from 38 states to participate in Catholic Charities’ National Mentoring Program. As the only college selected for this grant, the College will receive $42,000 to fund nine student-mentors over 24 [...]

2021-10-07T10:09:54-04:00May 1st, 2013|Categories: Spring 2013|Tags: , |