Congressman Bishop Offers Financial Aid Advice to Parents

PATCHOGUE, NY – JANUARY 9, 2009 – The Long Island Regional Advisory Council on Higher Education (LIRACHE), in conjunction with Congressman Tim Bishop (D-Southampton), invites you to learn how to pay for your child’s college education at a Financial Aid Information Seminar hosted by St. Joseph’s College on Thursday, January 29, 2009 at 6:30 p.m. In the event of inclement weather, a snow date has been scheduled for Monday, February 9, 2009.

The Financial Aid Information Seminar will include a keynote presentation by Congressman Tim Bishop and will be followed by panel discussions with financial aid professionals from 19 colleges and universities from across Long Island. A reception and a resource expo will conclude the evening.

“In these challenging economic times, the quality, diversity and affordability of Long Island’s colleges and universities stand out as some of the best buys in higher education and are right in our back yard,” said Dr. Edward Guiliano, president of NYIT and chair of LIRACHE. To reserve your spot and be entered to win a raffle prize, please R.S.V.P. by January 26, 2009 at 631. 632.6586 or e-mail The Long Island Campus of St. Joseph’s College is located at 155 W. Roe Blvd. in Patchogue, and is accessible via the South Service Road of Sunrise Highway, just east of Exit 52 (Waverly Avenue).


LIRACHE is an organization composed of 19 institutions of higher learning on Long Island. Participating member institutions include, Adelphi University, Briarcliffe College, Dowling College, Five Towns College, Hofstra University, Long Island University, Molloy College, Nassau Community College, New York Institute of Technology, Polytechnic University, Queens College, St. Joseph’s College, Suffolk Community College, Farmingdale State College, Stony Brook University, SUNY College at Old Westbury, SUNY Empire State College, Touro Law School and Webb Institute.

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.

Late Night Admissions Hours
8/28: Brooklyn. For prospective adult undergraduate students.
Late Night Admissions Hours
8/28: Brooklyn. For Adult Undergraduate Programs
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9/4: Long Island. For adult-learner undergraduate programs.
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