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Students Afar: Senegal

Senior nursing students travel to West Africa to study women’s health – and discover something about themselves. Anxiety. Poor working conditions. Limited access to health care. Those are just some of the issues facing the women who work on the fish docks in Senegal, but a group of Saint Joseph’s nursing students plans to change [...]

2018-09-11T11:42:27-04:00November 30th, 2013|Categories: Fall 2013|Tags: , , |

Living the Mission by Serving Others

At the heart of the Saint Joseph’s experience is the lesson in providing community service. This spring, the College was formally inducted into the 2013 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll by the Corporation for National and Community Service. Awarded annually since 2006, after the outpouring of relief that followed Hurricane Katrina, the distinction [...]

2018-09-11T11:46:36-04:00May 1st, 2013|Categories: Fall 2012|Tags: , , |

The academy of travel: what you learn can surprise

While there may be no place like home, foreign lands entice many Saint Joseph’s faculty, students, and alumni to pack their bags looking for adventures abroad. Whether traveling for research or for fun, foreign countries offer unparalleled opportunities for learning – often in unexpected ways. When planning a summer vacation, most people wish for scenic [...]

2018-09-11T11:54:25-04:00February 1st, 2012|Categories: Winter 2012|Tags: , |