College to Host Human Resources and Diversity Conference

PATCHOGUE, NY – March 22, 2012 – The Office of Continuing Education and Coordinator of Diversity Initiatives at St. Joseph’s College will host the fourth annual human resources and diversity conference, Moving Your Organization Forward: Overcoming Challenges and Maximizing Opportunities on Friday, April 13 from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at its Long Island Campus located in Patchogue, NY.

“We are looking forward to presenting a timely and informative conference that speaks to the many issues professionals across Long Island are encountering,” said Thomas Travis, vice president for planning and dean of the School of Professional and Graduate Studies at St. Joseph’s College. “Our previous conferences received positive feedback and I expect this year's to be highly successful as well.”

Human resources professionals are invited to register for this full-day conference, which will include leadership and management workshops. Registration and a continental breakfast will begin at 8:30 a.m. The keynote address will be given by Christina Vargas Law, director of diversity and affirmative action for Stony Brook University.

The cost is $80 for an individual, $160 for a group of three from the same company and $30 for SJC students, faculty, staff and alumni. For more information, call 631.687.2674, email or visit St. Joseph’s College is accessible via the South Service Road of Sunrise Highway, just east of Exit 52 (Waverly Avenue).

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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