This spring, the Cultural Affairs Committee will host a lecture about Navajo historic archeology and a documentary film screening about the championship boys soccer team from Lewiston, Maine.
Dr. Michael C. Connolly, a professor of History and Political Science at Saint Joseph’s College, will present on three different aspects of John Ford’s life and filmography during a state-wide film festival in February. The Maine Film Center is bringing together various independent cinemas and educational organizations to celebrate what would have been the 125th birthday of John Ford, one of America’s most acclaimed filmmakers.
While Dr. Gibson's specialty is the novel (English Classics and British Literature), she also teaches Nonfiction Prose. She writes poetry and pens reviews for contemporary fiction. “It’s important to be involved in different kinds of writing, different modes, for different audiences,” she says.
William Hardiman ’19 and Raymond Mosca ’19 By Patricia Erikson The Maine Irish Heritage Center (MIHC) in Portland and Saint Joseph’s College share at least three things: Irish roots, people dedicated to preserving history, and a formal partnership that has created internship opportunities for students. William Hardiman ’19 (Brockton, MA) and Raymond Mosca ’19 (Augusta, [...]
Maine Campus Compact (MCC), a non-profit statewide membership coalition of 17 Maine colleges and universities, held their 13th Annual Awards Ceremony at the State House Hall of Flags in Augusta on April 30. The ceremony recognized the outstanding work in public service and civic engagement by Maine faculty members, students, and campus departments and organizations. At the [...]
The Hunger Games series is a fan favorite in popular culture. It happens to also be a favorite on college campuses—both for the students and faculty. By Shannon Chisholm ’14 The Hunger Games trilogy, written by Suzanne Collins, has struck a chord with the American public. In 2011, The Hunger Games ranked as the third most banned book series [...]
On a cool, quiet Vermont night, an English-degree grad reflects on how his studies led him to a career in Homeland Security, and he couldn’t be happier. By Nico Tarquinio ’10 It’s 7 p.m. As I step out of my car and into an empty parking lot, a large, unmarked building with tightly drawn shades [...]
This spring, several new majors were approved by the College to begin this fall: Health & Wellness Promotion, Biochemistry, Writing & Publishing. While they cover different fields of study, each is centered on helping students become career-minded and market savvy upon graduation. A unique aspect of these new programs, though, is just how current and [...]
In 1990, Vincent J. Kloskowski, III ’95 picked up a college and university guide in his high school guidance counselor’s office and changed his life. That was the day the New Jersey native first learned about Saint Joseph’s College of Maine. After earning a bachelor’s degree magna cum laude in English and communications, he returned [...]
The college has announced two new integrated majors, one in sports communications and one in business communications. The new majors will enable students with combined interests in two fields to earn their bachelor’s degree in communications within a broadened program that includes a significant number of courses from the companion area. Sports communications is designed [...]