SJC to Host 7th Annual Long Island Psychology Conference

Patchogue, NY – April 14, 2011 – St. Joseph’s College is pleased to announce that it will serve as the host institution for the 7th annual Long Island Psychology Conference (LIPC) on Sunday, May 1 from 9 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. at its Long Island Campus in Patchogue, NY. The primary goals of the conference are to provide a public forum for undergraduate and graduate students to present original research findings and to foster the development of professional relationships with others in the field of psychology.

“St. Joseph’s College is proud to serve as the host campus for the 2011 Long Island Psychology Conference,” said LIPC Conference Director and Professor of Psychology at SJC Dr. Paul Hawryluk, Ph.D.

This year’s conference will feature presentations from two noted psychologists, Dr. Peter Lin of St. Joseph’s College and Dr. Joanne Davila of Stony Brook University. Dr. Davila will be presenting her work on relationships and depressed mood in adolescence, while Dr. Lin will discuss his experience with disaster relief counseling following the earthquakes in China and Haiti.

Funded, in part, by a grant from Psi Chi, the International Honor Society in Psychology, the 2011 LIPC is jointly sponsored by the psychology departments at St. Joseph’s College and seven area colleges and universities including, Adelphi University, Hofstra University, LIU-C.W. Post College, Molloy College, The College at Old Westbury, St. John’s University and Stony Brook University.

The LIPC, which is open to the public, has an early registration fee of $8 by mail or a $10 fee on the day of the conference. For more information, email phawryluk@sjcny.edu or visit www.sjcny.edu/lipc.

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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