President S. Elizabeth Hill Honored as Remarkable Female Leader

PATCHOGUE, NY – MARCH 16, 2012 – The Nassau and Suffolk County Bar Associations, The Nassau and Suffolk Women’s Bar Associations and The Partnership to Advance Women Leaders (PAWL) will honor St. Joseph’s College President S. Elizabeth A. Hill, C.S.J., J.D. as a remarkable female leader at “Ready, Set, Lead! Women’s Future … Where do we go from here?” This event will take place on Friday, March 23 from 6–9 p.m. at the Melville Marriott in Melville, NY.

“I am very honored to have been included in such a distinguished group of honorees,” said S. Elizabeth A. Hill, C.S.J., J.D., president of St. Joseph’s College. “Each one has accomplished so much in her professional life, and serves as a real model of leadership and courage, especially to young women who are beginning their careers. I am very grateful to The Nassau and Suffolk Bar Associations, The Nassau and Suffolk Women’s Bar Associations and The Partnership to Advance Women Leaders for this recognition.”

Moderated by CNN Reporter Sandra Endo, this Women’s History Month celebration will include a discussion by the honorees about inspiring women to obtain leadership positions.

The honorees include:

Academia – S. Elizabeth Hill, President of St. Joseph’s College

Business – Kris Fischer, Editor of the New York Law Journal

Medicine – Dr. Virginia Maurer, Breast Surgeon and Founder of The Maurer Foundation for Breast Health

Public Service – Theresa Regnante, Chief Executive Officer of United Way

In recent years, S. Elizabeth Hill has been honored by a number of organizations, including the American Association of University Women, Advancement for Commerce, Industry & Technology (ACIT), The Long Island Association (LIA), Temple Beth El, the Child Care Council of Suffolk, Inc., the NAACP Long Island Coalition of Branches, and most recently, Who’s Who of American Women.

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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