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Moving Mountains

Avid outdoorsman. Champion of education. Tireless volunteer. Editor of the one of the most iconic publications in America. It’s hard to know where to begin describing Peter Geiger Hon. ’14 and his commitment to making the world a better place, but when documenting sustainability initiatives in the Saint Joseph’s College community, Geiger’s name tops the go-to list.

2018-07-08T21:23:16+00:00June 30th, 2018|Categories: Highlights, Spring 2018|Tags: , , , |

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: , , , |

Maine Campus Compact Honors Elyse Caiazzo ’18 With the Heart & Soul Student Award and the SJC EcoReps with the President’s Campus Leadership Award

The Maine Campus Compact honored Elyse Caiazzo ’18 with the Heart & Soul Student Award and the Saint Joseph’s College EcoReps with the President’s Campus Leadership Award at an awards celebration held on April 25, 2018 at the Edmund S. Muskie Archives at Bates College in Lewiston. The Heart and Soul Award is given to [...]

2018-07-12T15:48:50+00:00May 7th, 2018|Categories: Highlights|Tags: , |

Commencement to Feature Award-Winning Social Service Leader Mark Swann as Speaker and One of Two Honorary Degree Recipients

Saint Joseph’s College announces that Mark Swann, the Executive Director of Preble Street in Portland, will speak at the 2018 Commencement; as well as receive an honorary degree.  Since 1991, Swann has overseen significant growth and expansion of Preble Street in Portland from a small soup kitchen with two employees in the basement of an old [...]

2018-07-09T10:21:09+00:00April 3rd, 2018|Categories: Highlights|Tags: |

Saint Joseph’s College Gives Overview of Hydroponics Farm at the Institute for Local Food Systems Innovation

In a presentation to the College and local community members on February 12, 2018, Saint Joseph’s College shared new details about the Institute for Local Food Systems Innovation. First announced in September 2017, the Institute will pursue the College’s long-standing initiatives in sustainability and community engagement, while contributing solutions to Maine’s need to recover manufacturing [...]

2018-07-09T12:15:38+00:00February 26th, 2018|Categories: Highlights|Tags: |

Living on the Wild Side: Polar Dipping and Ice Fishing

Students will be living on the wild side this weekend– from philanthropic polar dipping to participating in the largest ice fishing event in the State of Maine: theSebago Lake Ice Fishing Derby. The College’s Rotary Club will jump into the lake to honor “the bravery of kids with cancer receiving treatment at Maine Children’s Cancer Program.” [...]

2018-07-09T10:20:03+00:00February 22nd, 2018|Categories: Highlights|Tags: |

Turning Passion Into Service

David Stratton ’19 shares his devotion to justice By Matthew Gregoire ’18 On a sunny afternoon, I entered Baggot Street Café to meet with David Stratton ’19 of Raymond, Maine. My assignment was to interview David about his experience as a criminal justice major, but I had never met him before. I imagined someone intimidating [...]

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

Class of 2020 Nursing Students Blessed in Nursing Lighting Ceremony

Catherine McAuley founded the Sisters of Mercy in 1831 with a mission to serve the sick and poor. She believed, “We should be as shining lamps, giving light to all around us.” A little more than twenty years later, an Italian-born nurse carried a lamp on her nightly rounds as she tended to wounded soldiers [...]

2018-07-09T10:18:04+00:00October 27th, 2017|Categories: Highlights|Tags: , , |

Saint Joseph’s College Honors Cynthia Murray Beliveau ‘70 with the Catherine McAuley Award

At the annual Distinguished Alumni Awards Dinner on May 6, 2017, Saint Joseph’s College honored alumna and former Board of Trustees President Cynthia Murray Beliveau of Portland with the Catherine McAuley Award. Named after the founder of the Sisters of Mercy, this award is reserved for an individual whose work reflects the values and spirituality [...]

2018-07-09T10:14:33+00:00May 12th, 2017|Categories: Highlights|Tags: , |