SJC to Host Alumni Entrepreneur Event

PATCHOGUE, NY – JANUARY 22, 2013 – The Office of Alumni Relations at St. Joseph’s College (SJC) will host “Alumni Entrepreneurs on the Move” on Thursday, February 21 at 6 p.m. on its Long Island Campus in the McGann Conference Center of O’Connor Hall, located at 155 West Roe Blvd., Patchogue.

“A major concern for many people right now is job uncertainty,” said Catherine Vittuci ’04, assistant director of alumni relations. “More and more people are now exploring the option of starting their own businesses. Our goal with this event is to give students, alumni and the community the opportunity to learn about what it takes to start and run a successful business.”

Panelists for the event include Clayton Sauer of the Stirling House Bed and Breakfast; Kelly Komorowski of Encore Dance Academy; and Dr. Frank Favazza of Cherkin Chiropractic Center. The panel will be moderated by Robert Seperson, assistant professor of Graduate Management Studies on SJC’s Long Island Campus.

Representing the fields of arts and entertainment, healthcare, hospitality and business, the panel will discuss entrepreneurship and how to create and run a successful business.

This event is free and open to the public. Registration is required. For more information, please call Catherine Vitucci, assistant director of alumni relations, at 631.687.2654 or email cvitucci@sjcny.edu.

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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