SJC to Host Careers in Human Services Event

PATCHOGUE, N.Y. – FEBRUARY 11, 2014 – St. Joseph’s College (SJC) is pleased to announce that it will host a Careers in Human Services event on Thursday, March 13 from 6-8 p.m. in the McGann Conference Center located on its Long Island Campus.

Featured panelists of the event include SJC alumni who will offer insight into careers in the human services field, such as social work, assisted living and long-term care, civil service, military, non-profits and gerontology.

“With the news saturated by accounts of rising heroin addiction, homelessness, unemployment and veterans' issues, it is only fitting that the College shows how a degree in human services leads to rewarding careers and jobs on the front lines,” said Carolyn Gallogly, Ph.D., associate professor of human services at SJC. “This event features our own alumni and we are so proud of them, because they are truly doing what matters.”

Panelists include Robin Smith ’08, LMSW, program director of Pollack Gardens; Delaila Orama ’09 from the Family Service League; Wilson Montoya ’09 from the Suffolk County Department of Social Services and Jaycey Anderson ’11 from the Long Island Association for AIDS Care (LIAAC). The event will be moderated by JoAnne Durovich, MSW, Ph.D., assistant professor in the Department of Human Services at SJC.

This event is free and open to the public. Register online or contact Carolyn Gallogly at 631.687.1242 or cgallogly@sjcny.edu.

SJC is located at 155 W. Roe Blvd. in Patchogue, and is accessible via the South Service Road of Sunrise Highway, just east of Exit 52 (Waverly Ave.).

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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