28th Annual Dinner Dance Announced

BROOKLYN AND PATCHOGUE, NY – October 5, 2010 - St. Joseph’s College will hold its 28th Annual Dinner Dance on Thursday, November 4 at the Crest Hollow Country Club in Woodbury, NY. The evening will begin at 6:30 p.m. with cocktails followed by dinner and dancing at 7:30 p.m. This year’s business affair will honor Peter M. Meyer ’87 with both the 2010 Distinguished Citizen and the Outstanding Alumnus awards. Proceeds from this event will benefit student scholarships.

“St. Joseph’s College is proud to count Peter Meyer among its distinguished alumni,” said SJC President S. Elizabeth Hill, C.S.J., J.D. “Peter’s core values and integrity make him highly respected in the banking industry and we are delighted to honor him as a business leader, esteemed trustee and accomplished alumnus of the College.”

President of the New York City market for TD Bank, Peter Meyer ’87 has had an extensive career in the banking industry. In 2002, Mr. Meyer joined TD Bank to execute its aggressive expansion into the Brooklyn and Queens markets. He has held numerous senior lending positions with various banks in NYC and has been instrumental in creating loan programs and products for health care and nonprofit organizations in the greater New York area.

An active community member, Mr. Meyer is chairman of the Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce and sits on boards at St. Joseph’s College, the Downtown Brooklyn Partnership, Queens Museum, York College, Greater Jamaica Development Corp., the American Cancer Society and the Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy. A graduate of St. Francis Prep and SJC, Mr. Meyer earned his M.B.A. degree from Long Island University.

For more information, call 631.687.2655, e-mail specialevents@sjcny.edu or visit www.sjcny.edu. Individual tickets and various levels of sponsorship are available for purchase. 

About St. Joseph's College

St. Joseph's College has been dedicated to providing a diverse population of students in the New York metropolitan area with an affordable education rooted in the liberal arts tradition since 1916. Independent and coeducational, the College provides a strong academic and value-oriented education at the undergraduate and graduate levels, aiming to prepare each student for a life characterized by integrity, intellectual and spiritual values, social responsibility, and service. With campuses located in the Clinton Hill area of Brooklyn and in Patchogue, Long Island, the College offers degrees in more than 29 majors, special course offerings and certificates, affiliated and pre-professional programs.

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