As part of a first year student retention program, Saint Joseph's College offers "Yappy Hour." Good food, new friends, and canine celebrities.
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 [...]
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.
“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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
The power of love on a Haiti service trip Story and Photos by Emily Gerardo, RN, BSN, Adjunct Clinical Faculty They said falling in love should be expected, but that it happens without warning. I wasn’t looking for it. Haiti was a place I had wanted to see, a people I had wanted to meet. [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]