SJC Ranked As One Of The Best Colleges For Veterans

PATCHOGUE, NY – DECEMBER 6, 2012 – St. Joseph’s College (SJC) is pleased to announce that it was named one of the best colleges for veterans by the Military Times’ annual rankings of colleges that do the most for military veterans. Military Times is a source of news and information for the military community and conducts the annual rankings based on numerous factors that student veterans say they value most in a college or university.

“All of us at St. Joseph’s College feel honored to be among this list of schools,” said Shannon O’Neill, military adviser and assistant dean of the Long Island Campus. “It is a privilege and an honor to be able to serve those that have served our country. We hope to continue doing our best to assure academic success for our veterans that have sacrificed so much for our freedom.”

SJC proudly participates in the Post-9/11 GI Bill Yellow Ribbon Program, a program that makes additional funds available for education without additional charges to service members’ GI Bill entitlement; is a Servicemembers Opportunity College (SOC), a program established to help service members earn higher education degrees; and is a core SOCAD-4 member participating in the management network. In addition, SJC offers a variety of military benefits including special tuition rates for service members and off-site course offerings for active military and veterans.

For more information about programs available for veterans at SJC, please contact Shannon O’Neill on the Long Island Campus at 631.687.2678 or John Keenan on the Brooklyn Campus at 718.940.5811.

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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