SJC Brooklyn Announces New Clinton Hill Courses

March 18, 2019

BROOKLYN, N.Y. – March 18, 2019 – St. Joseph’s College (SJC) is pleased to announce brand new Clinton Hill Courses, a series of continuing education offerings that reflect the diversity of both its scholars and the interests of the surrounding community.

The courses are the following:

  • Science, Technology and the Great War: Wednesdays, April 10 – April 24, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Led by Michael Hanophy, Ph.D., SJC Brooklyn’s interim executive dean for academic affairs and professor of biology. Cost is $150.
  • Memoir Writing: Mondays, April 29 – June 10, 7-9 p.m. Led by writer and journalist Bliss Broyard. Cost is $400.
  • Ekphrastic Poetry Writing Workshop: Mondays, April 29 – June 10, 7:30-9:30 p.m. Led by Joanna C. Valente. Cost is $300.
  • Philosophy of the Child: Philosophy With Children: Tuesdays, April 30 – May 14, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Led by Wendy Turgeon, Ph.D., SJC Long Island’s interim executive dean and professor of philosophy. Cost is $150.
  • Collage Mixed Media: Tuesdays, April 30 – May 21, 7-9 p.m. Led by Sabra Embury. Cost is $200.

“For the second incarnation of SJC Brooklyn’s Clinton Hill Courses, we welcome a fascinating group of instructors to share their unique passions and talents with our neighbors,” said Michael Hanophy, Ph.D., interim executive dean and professor of biology at SJC Brooklyn. “With a range of courses on writing, mixed-media art and the liberal arts, these courses offer a glimpse of the intellectual life taking place at St. Joseph's College.”

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About The Clinton Hill Courses
In Brooklyn, every day offers its own lessons and markers along life's continuous journey of learning. In keeping with this tradition, St. Joseph's College (SJC) has launched Clinton Hill Courses. This series of one-off courses projects SJC Brooklyn's scholars and their passions into the intellectual ecosystem that is Clinton Hill and Fort Greene. With a limited run and at a modest cost, these courses are where personal edification, thoughtful conversation and an engaged community converge.

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. Through SJC Brooklyn, SJC Long Island and SJC Online, the College offers degrees in more than 50 majors, special course offerings and certificates, affiliated and pre-professional programs.