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Beyond Partisanship

Rethinking Politics as Critically Engaged Citizenship By Mark Hibben, PhD As demonstrated over the last year, US national elections often reinforce feelings of bitterness and division. In fact, it is reasonable that many of us become disillusioned with what is often defined as “politics.” We may even become so disgusted that we commit to a [...]

2018-09-11T11:22:37-04:00November 30th, 2016|Categories: Winter 2016-17|Tags: , , |

Professor Michael Connolly receives Claddagh Award from Maine Irish Heritage Center

The Maine Irish Heritage Center (MIHC) is honoring Professor Michael C. Connolly, Ph.D. of Saint Joseph’s College with the Claddagh Award at the annual award dinner Thursday, October 22, 2016 at 5:00 pm. Every year MIHC honors a prominent member of the Maine Irish community in a celebratory evening of food, speeches, music and good cheer. The [...]

2018-09-11T11:22:49-04:00October 17th, 2016|Categories: Highlights|Tags: , |

Brian Curtin is 2016 GNAC Executive of the Year

Saint Joseph’s director of athletics was honored by his peers in the Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC), who recently named him Executive of the Year. The leader of the Saint Joseph’s athletics department since May 2006, Curtin currently serves as chair of the GNAC Executive Committee and works closely with GNAC Commissioner Joe Walsh. Success, [...]

2018-09-11T11:23:14-04:00August 1st, 2016|Categories: Summer 2016|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 [...]

2018-09-11T11:24:30-04:00June 24th, 2016|Categories: Highlights|Tags: , |

Professor Lieto Discusses First Children’s Book

After obtaining a Master of Arts in Pastoral Theology from Saint Joseph’s in 2014, Virginia Lieto set out to evangelize on the Catholic faith, becoming an adjunct professor at her alma mater while also serving as a public speaker on faith to various audiences. Now, she adds children’s author to her resume with the August [...]

2018-09-11T11:30:08-04:00December 16th, 2015|Categories: Highlights|Tags: , |

Remembering Sr. Mary Ellen Murphy, RSM, PhD

By Sister Mary George O’Toole ’51, HON. ’90 On July 27, 2015, word was received of the unexpected death of Sister Mary Ellen, who served our College for 15 years as vice president for academic affairs and dean of the College. I was privileged to work closely with her for six of those 15 years [...]

2018-09-11T11:30:35-04:00August 1st, 2015|Categories: Summer 2015|Tags: , , |


Fine arts professor Chris Sullivan brings Chris Van Dusen’s cherished children’s book to life. By Liza Darvin Photo by Chris Sullivan Two days a week, Chris Sullivan, assistant professor of fine arts, gets the chance to take the lessons he teaches to his students and give them real-world application through his work creating exhibits and [...]

2018-09-11T11:31:01-04:00August 1st, 2015|Categories: Summer 2015|Tags: , |

Maine Campus Compact Awards Two From SJC

Maine Campus Compact (MCC) recognized two members from Saint Joseph’s College on Monday, April 27, 2015, at their 14th Annual Award Ceremony held at the State House Hall of Flags in Augusta, Maine. Steven Bridge, PhD, professor of theology, was honored with The Donald Harward Award for Faculty Service-Learning Excellence, which is presented to distinguished [...]

2018-09-11T11:33:31-04:00May 19th, 2015|Categories: Highlights|Tags: , |

From ‘Like’ to Life: An Altruistic Donation

When Emily Gerardo, a nurse with experience in long-term care and emergency rooms, heard that Ruth Smillie, a nurse and nursing professor, needed a kidney, the decision to offer Smillie one of her own didn’t take long. “Ruth is a great person with a passion for teaching and the great outdoors. I had a lot [...]

2018-09-11T11:33:35-04:00May 1st, 2015|Categories: Summer 2015|Tags: , , |

Carmina Chapp, Farming and Faith

When Carmina Chapp isn’t grading papers, she’s milking goats, collecting eggs, and planting seeds. Chapp, assistant director of online theology programs at Saint Joseph’s College, and her husband, Larry, own and operate the Dorothy Day Catholic Worker Farmin northeastern Pennsylvania. But Chapp’s endeavors in farming are for more than the milk, eggs, and vegetables—they are a [...]

2018-09-11T11:37:09-04:00February 1st, 2015|Categories: Winter 2015|Tags: , , |