SJC To Honor Alumnus and Student at Upcoming Leadership Brunch

PATCHOGUE, N.Y. – MAY 1, 2013 – The Offices of Student Life and Alumni Relations at St. Joseph’s College (SJC) are pleased to announce they will be hosting their annual Leadership Brunch on Saturday, May 4 and will be honoring both an alumnus and future alumna who have stood out from the crowd as “leaders among leaders.” This year’s honorees are Robert Sturges ’06 and future alumna Kimberly Essig ’13.

“I am so happy to announce this year’s Leadership Award recipients,” said Paige Napoli Carbone ’02, director of Alumni Relations on SJC’s Long Island Campus. “Rob and Kimberly are two people who truly exemplify the values we try to instill in all of our students at St. Joseph’s. Rob is an outstanding alumnus whose commitment to the College really shows, and I look forward to welcoming Kimberly into the Alumni Association, upon her graduation, where I know she will continue to do great work.”

Mr. Sturges is a financial planner who earned his B.S. in Business Administration from SJC’s Long Island Campus. Current board member at large for SJC’s Alumni Association, Mr. Sturges is an active alumnus being honored for his allegiance to the College.

Ms. Essig is president of the Student Government Association and a double major in child study and speech communication. A student athlete and active volunteer on the Long Island Campus, she is being honored for her current and future involvement with the College.

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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