Margaret Morrissette LeTourneau ’70 attended Saint Joseph's during a time of change. By the late ’60s activism related to women’s rights, the Vietnam War, and racial desegregation swept across the nation. In Standish, the Great Debate came: should the College go co-ed?
Education majors convened at the Saint Joseph’s College grotto on a sunny Thursday, September 13th to attend the annual Junior Education Ceremony. This event honored the nearly twenty students from the Class of 2020 who will soon begin their teaching internships.
Janice M. Rey, Ed.D. Lauded Statewide with Donald Harward Faculty Award for Service-Learning Excellence
Year after year, teachers empower their students to learn, to grow, and to reach for success. When that teacher is Janice M. Rey, Ed.D., who, for the past 13 years has taught Saint Joseph’s College’s education students how to become elementary school teachers, the impact one teacher can make becomes enormous. Dr. Rey teaches the teachers. [...]
Autumn Zubricki ’18, a second-generation Saint Joseph’s College student, plans to be an elementary education teacher. She’s already in the habit of giving back to the College. By Ann Swardlick When you grow up in a Saint Joseph’s household, generosity comes naturally. Autumn Zubricki ’18 credits her parents Brendhan and Jo (Corrao) Zubricki, both class [...]
On Thursday, September 13, education majors from the Class of 2018 gathered inside Saint Joseph’s grotto on the Standish campus for the Junior Blessing Ceremony. This annual event, a longstanding tradition at the College, marks the halfway point in an education major’s degree program and offers teachers and mentors the chance to wish the juniors [...]
On Thursday, September 10, education majors from the Class of 2017 gathered inside Saint Joseph’s grotto on the Standish campus for the Junior Blessing Ceremony. This annual event, a longstanding tradition at the College, marks the halfway point in an education major’s degree program and offers teachers and mentors the chance to wish the juniors [...]
Elementary education alumna and Class of 2013 Valedictorian Kathryn Bois is continuing her values-centered education at Boston College’s Urban Catholic Teachers Corps, where she’s teaching seventh- and eighth-grade language arts at St. Mary of the Hills in Milton, Mass. Why is middle school a good place for you as a teacher? It’s certainly a challenging [...]
A natural-born teacher, Phil Castle ’11 has taken his leadership skills from a battlefield in the Middle East back to the States as an electronic medical records training professional. Philip Castle, 41, is one of Saint Joseph’s longest-attending students. Between a bachelor’s degree in education, which he completed in 2011, and the master’s degree in [...]
Dave Stamm ’11 recently finished his bachelor’s degree with a concentration in adult education and training. Stamm, of Selinsgrove, Pa., finished his online program last December and celebrated by coming to Commencement in May. In his spare time he is a musician in a band called Lucky Afternoon. Congratulations to Dave and all the other [...]
Educating teachers and the birth of Saint Joseph’s College go hand in hand. When young women at St. Joseph’s Academy in Portland graduated from their Sisters of Mercy-run high school, some wanted to become teachers. According to reported history, they asked the Mother Superior about ways to pursue their studies within a Catholic setting, and [...]