SJC to Host Sixth Annual Day on Wall Street Event

PATCHOGUE, N.Y. – APRIL 8, 2014 – The Offices of Alumni Relations and Career Development, Wellness and Disability Services at St. Joseph’s College (SJC) are pleased to announce that they will be sponsoring the sixth annual Day on Wall Street event for current SJC students on Friday, May 2.

Established by SJC alumna Michelle-Lee Cona Rabinowitz ’02, this annual event offers students an opportunity to learn from successful SJC alumni who are working in the business world and are members of SJC’s Alumni Mentoring Program. This year’s visits will include the New York Stock Exchange, the Federal Reserve Bank and ESPN.

“The Day on Wall Street event is an opportunity for our students to meet professional alumni of St. Joseph’s who are available to share their knowledge and wisdom,” said Frank LaTerra, executive director of the Office of Career Development. “This event is a unique honor for students who are chosen to attend, as well as a rewarding opportunity for professional growth."

After a competitive application process, the students who are chosen to attend the event are required to dress in business attire, bring resumes and prepare a list of questions to ask the presenters about working in business.

“In today's market, students and recent graduates are having a more difficult time planning for their futures,” said Catherine Vitucci '04, assistant director of alumni relations. “The Alumni Mentoring Program helps SJC students and recent graduates get through this tough economic climate by helping them make professional connections with successful alumni. A Day on Wall Street gives students the valuable opportunity to hear and speak with alumni face-to-face.”

For more information about this or other events at SJC, visit www.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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