The Saint Joseph’s College of Maine community welcomed Father Gabriel Muteru as its new College Chaplain.
Professor Mark Green steps into key role as hydroponic enterprise director for the Institute for Local Food Systems Innovation By Manuela Arundel It all began with a 320-square-foot shipping container. In April 2017, Hannaford Charitable Foundation generously donated Maine’s first Freight Farm to Saint Joseph’s College. Freight Farms, a Boston-based agricultural technologies company, builds [...]
The College will break ground for the one-third-acre hydroponic greenhouse of the Institute for Local Food Systems Innovation, and, soon thereafter, launch its first competency-based courses and certificate programs in hydroponic culture.
As Dr. Jeanne Gulnick finishes seventeen years of service to Saint Joseph's College, she leaves the College to begin her next career–as a nurse. Photo: Kaitlynn Hutchins '20. Dr. Gulnick's legacy of sustainability by Kimberly Post As a chemist, marine scientist, and environmental educator, Dr. Jeanne Gulnick has championed sustainability at Saint Joseph’s [...]
Hayley Winslow ’18 brings business acumen to her new professional role for the College By Emma Deans Through Hayley Winslow’s role as business services manager for Saint Joseph’s College’s Mission-Aligned Businesses, she tells “the story of the business.” Photo: Emma Deans. With the warm sun beating down, Hayley Winslow ’18 macheted a [...]
Anthony McGuire, PhD, director of the Saint Joseph’s College nursing program, takes the Center for Nursing Innovation in an exciting new direction By Emma Deans In the summer of 2016, Dr. Anthony McGuireset off on a cross-country road trip adventure which ended, as all great journeys do, with a new life chapter. Starting in California, he [...]
Department Receives National Science Foundation Grant By Patricia Erikson Call them the SWAT team for the Sisters of Mercy’s Critical Concern for Earth. Over the past decade, science education at Saint Joseph’s College has undergone a sea change. Formerly split into the two departments of Biology and Natural Sciences and occupying outdated labs, more than [...]
Embracing a holistic approach to health & wellness By Emma Deans Outside the classroom window, blustery weather tugs the yellow and orange leaves from the maple trees. While the harvest season and holidays like Thanksgiving typically prompt reflection on the hardships that many people face, Dr. Karen Croteau is teaching students how to think about [...]
There’s a popular Maine saying that goes, “You can’t get there from here” (and when pronounced properly in a full Maine accent, of course, sounds like, "Ya can't get they-ah from hey-ah." While it’s true that rural areas of Maine can’t offer the same public transit options like the buses or subways found in large [...]
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. [...]