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Coming Together for the Mission

Mark Swann Hon. '18 reflects on a life of anti-poverty work by Patricia Erikson Preble Street Executive Director Mark Swann sits in front of a mural at the entrance of the Joe Kreisler Teen Shelter, a low-barrier state licensed emergency overnight shelter in Portland offering a safe place for homeless and street-involved youth, and [...]

2018-07-09T12:06:51+00:00June 28th, 2018|Categories: Spring 2018|Tags: , , , |

College and Jenna Chase Recognized by Breathe Easy Coalition of Maine for Gold Star Standard of Excellence

At an awards ceremony held in Augusta on March 29, 2018, Saint Joseph’s College received the Gold Star Standard of Excellence for the third year in a row, and Jenna Chase ‘11, of Windham, Assistant Director of Campus Recreation, Fitness & Wellness, was named one of two Individual Gold Star Champions statewide. After presenting the [...]

2018-07-09T10:20:49+00:00March 29th, 2018|Categories: Highlights|Tags: |

Emily Field and Nathan Morin Named Outstanding Future Professionals For Physical Education

“Creating positive experiences in school at a young age helps children carry the life choices they learn in [physical education] class to adulthood,” said Saint Joseph’s College student Emily (Bland) Field ’18. “I find it very rewarding to help young children learn how to live a healthy, positive life.” Emily and her classmate Nathan Morin [...]

2018-07-09T10:18:28+00:00December 5th, 2017|Categories: Highlights|Tags: , |

Mind, Body, Soul

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 [...]

2018-06-29T15:40:07+00:00November 30th, 2017|Categories: Winter 2017-18|Tags: , |

Breaking Through the Silence

Thao Kieu ’18 Infuses Art with Activism By Matthew Gregoire ’18 (based upon an interview by Lauren Legere ’17)  On any given day, you might find Thao Kieu ’18 of South Portland painting in the art studio or out working on her photography, that is, if she isn’t busy crafting soap and jewelry from honeybee [...]

2018-06-29T15:40:07+00:00November 30th, 2017|Categories: Winter 2017-18|Tags: , |

The Danger of Deer Ticks

Erick Schadler ’18 raises awareness through scientific research By Emma Deans 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 residents alike seek to spend as much time as possible outside. It’s also a time of year when public [...]

2018-06-29T15:40:08+00:00November 30th, 2017|Categories: Winter 2017-18|Tags: , |

Redefining the Fitness Business

Ross Hardaway ’11 redefines personal training at Always Strong Fitness. Photo caption: Ross Hardaway ’11 majored in exercise science at SJC and later started Always Strong Fitness, based in Brighton, MA. By Ann Swardlick “I love my job every day,” says Ross Hardaway ’11. He’s talking about the business he started with two colleagues in [...]

2018-06-29T15:40:19+00:00November 30th, 2016|Categories: Winter 2016-17|Tags: , |

Hope in South Sudan

As South Sudan, the world’s youngest nation, faces a critical humanitarian crisis, one of Saint Joseph’s own is doing his part to help alleviate the desperate need for support. By Stefanie Martel ’15 Curtis Tyler ’01 is currently stationed in South Sudan with Medair, an aid organization that works to relieve human suffering in some [...]

2018-06-29T15:41:53+00:00August 1st, 2015|Categories: Summer 2015|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 [...]

2018-06-29T15:41:55+00:00May 1st, 2015|Categories: Summer 2015|Tags: , , |