Patchogue, NY – June 21, 2011 – St. Joseph’s College is pleased to announce that Joy Privitera, bursar for the College, was recently elected Long Island Regional Director of the New York State Organization of Bursars and Business Administrators (NYSOBBA).
Privitera has worked at SJC for nearly 25 years and received her bachelor’s degree in human relations from the College in 2002, as well as an EMBA while serving on the Director’s Student Advisory Council in 2009. In addition to her regular duties as the College's bursar, Privitera also provides leadership and administrative oversight, while servicing students’ needs, handling billing transactions, refunds and financial aid transfers.
As the Long Island Regional Director of NYSOBBA, Privitera’s responsibilities will include attending board meetings, conducting regional meetings, organizing events and planning annual conferences.
In addition to NYSOBBA, Privitera is a member of the National Association of College and University Business Officers, the Eastern Association of College and University Business Officers and the Cambridge Who’s Who Online Registry.
NYSOBBA is a not-for-profit corporation organized to promote excellence and professionalism among its members in carrying out student related business functions at institutions of higher education in New York. It provides training and instruction for bursars and business administrators, as well as an interchange of ideas and information in order to assist members in formulating and implementing more effective approaches in matters pertaining to educational business administration.
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.