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Catherine’s Cupboard Refocuses Efforts on Regional Food Pantry Approach, Ceases Pantry at Standish Municipal Center

Catherine’s Cupboard will operate its weekly food pantry operations out of the Standish Municipal Center until December 19, 2018. Following that date, Catherine’s Cupboard will take the next step forward in its longstanding commitment to supporting sustainable communities and combating food insecurity by investing its dedicated financial resources and volunteerism in other local pantries. Following statewide and regional recommendations, this change seeks to increase the effectiveness–through greater collaboration–in the hunger relief food distribution system.

2018-11-07T12:38:22-05:00November 5th, 2018|Categories: Press Room|Tags: , |

Saint Joseph’s College Hosts 911 Commemorative Event Featuring Donato Tramuto

by SJC Press Room STANDISH, MAINE - On September 11, 2018, Saint Joseph’s College of Maine hosted a breakfast event in the Stone Barn at Sebago Lake that commemorated the anniversary of the September 11, 2001 tragedy and featured remarks by Donato J. Tramuto, CEO of Tivity Health, Inc. (NASDAQ: TVTY), based in Franklin, [...]

2018-09-14T11:57:39-04:00September 14th, 2018|Categories: Press Room|Tags: , |

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.

2018-09-11T11:02:17-04:00June 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 [...]

2018-09-11T11:02:16-04:00June 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 [...]

2018-09-11T11:05:44-04:00May 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 [...]

2018-09-11T11:05:51-04:00April 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 [...]

2018-09-11T11:07:17-04:00February 26th, 2018|Categories: Highlights|Tags: |