Brooklyn Campus to Host 19th Annual High School Poster Session

BROOKLYN, N.Y. – January 28, 2014 - St. Joseph’s College (SJC) is pleased to announce that it will partner with the American Chemical Society (ACS) to host the 19th Annual High School Poster Session on Saturday, February 1 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. This event will take place on the Brooklyn Campus in the Tuohy Hall Auditorium and is free and open to the public.

“This competition provides students with an excellent opportunity to present the results of their research projects, develop presentation skills and share their enthusiasm for science with their peers,” said Dr. Jill Rehmann, Brooklyn Campus associate dean.

At this event, 120 students will come together to exhibit more than 100 poster presentations, making it the most well-attended competition to date. All research posters will be judged by scientists working in both academia and private industry.

Cindie Kehlet, Ph.D, associate professor of mathematics and science at Pratt Institute will present the keynote address. Dr. Kehlet was awarded the 2006 Danish Young Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR) Researcher Prize for her work in biological solid-state NMR spectroscopy. A studio-trained fine artist as well, she also explores the applications of NMR techniques to the science of art conservation.

For more information, please contact Dr. Rehmann at and please include “H.S Poster Session” in the title of the email.

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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