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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: , , , |

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: , |

A Commitment to Justice

Dr. Bradley Campbell ’09 Appointed to Leadership Role Investigating Sexual Assault Crimes By Emma Deans Between attending criminal justice classes in Alfond Hall classrooms that overlooked Sebago Lake and speaking at a press conference about new procedures for sexual assault crime investigations, Bradley Campbell ’09 has earned a doctoral degree at Sam Houston State University [...]

2018-06-29T15:40:09+00:00November 30th, 2017|Categories: Winter 2017-18|Tags: , |

William Hardiman ’19: Political Science Major, Waldron Scholar and Brennan Archives Intern

William Hardiman ’19, a political science major from Brockton, Massachusetts, can attest to the power of scholarships and internships in shaping a college experience. With generous support from the family and friends of John Waldron ’79, a Waldron Scholarship has helped support his educational experience at Saint Joseph’s College. One highlight of his program occurred [...]

2018-07-09T10:18:09+00:00November 3rd, 2017|Categories: Highlights|Tags: , |

A Summer on Capitol Hill: Raymond Mosca ‘19 Interns for Congressman Bruce Poliquin

Internships have led Saint Joseph’s College students to a number of fascinating places this summer, and for Raymond Mosca of Augusta, Maine that led him to Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. Erin Seavoy, Manager of College and University Relations at The Washington Center for Internships and Academic Seminars,  explained, “Ray applied to The Washington Center. Once he [...]

2018-07-09T10:16:40+00:00August 15th, 2017|Categories: Highlights|Tags: , |

SJC Science Scholars Program Awarded National Science Foundation Funding

President James Dlugos announced that Saint Joseph’s College has been awarded a five-year $647,000 grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to fund the Saint Joseph’s College Science Scholars Program, a program designed to encourage academically-talented students, who have demonstrated need of financial assistance, to enter into and succeed in a community of young scientists. [...]

2018-07-09T10:16:31+00:00August 8th, 2017|Categories: Highlights|Tags: , |

Beyond Partisanship

Rethinking Politics as Critically Engaged Citizenship By Mark Hibben, PhD As demonstrated over the last year, US national elections often reinforce feelings of bitterness and division. In fact, it is reasonable that many of us become disillusioned with what is often defined as “politics.” We may even become so disgusted that we commit to a [...]

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

Professor Michael Connolly receives Claddagh Award from Maine Irish Heritage Center

The Maine Irish Heritage Center (MIHC) is honoring Professor Michael C. Connolly, Ph.D. of Saint Joseph’s College with the Claddagh Award at the annual award dinner Thursday, October 22, 2016 at 5:00 pm. Every year MIHC honors a prominent member of the Maine Irish community in a celebratory evening of food, speeches, music and good cheer. The [...]

2018-07-09T10:09:38+00:00October 17th, 2016|Categories: Highlights|Tags: , |

Students Dig Into History in Windham

On November 17, students of associate professor Dr. Michelle Laughran’s Historical Methods class participated in an archaeological excavation that took place on the property of the 18th-century Parson Smith House, located at the intersection of River and Anderson Roads in Windham. Dr. Laughran said that students in her course learn how to interpret historical documents [...]

2018-07-08T22:04:04+00:00November 23rd, 2015|Categories: Highlights|Tags: , , |