Film Premiere: Outcasts
Wednesday, April 11, 2018
The Muriel & Virginia Pless Center for Performing Arts, O'Connor Hall, SJC Long Island
The Office of Campus Ministry will be hosting a film screening of Outcasts, winner of the Justice Film Festival. The filmmakers will also be in attendance.
Follow the cameras of Grassroots Films, the award-winning producers of “The Human Experience” and “Child 31,” on an unexpected journey across the globe. Travel to the prisons of Central America, walk the dark city streets of London, New York and Ireland’s most treacherous neighborhoods. Step beyond your comfort zone and into the lives of our modern day outcasts. WARNING: This documentary is for mature audiences.
This event is free and open to the public. For more information, contact the Office of Campus Ministry at 631.687.1467.
Workshop: Mindfulness for Everyday Living
Wednesday, April 11, 2018
SJC Long Island, 155 West Roe Blvd., Patchogue, NY 11772
Due to the generosity of the Nature’s Bounty Foundation, SJC will be hosting a Wellness Series for the College and surrounding community.
Facilitator: Dr. Peter Lin, associate professor, St. Joseph’s College
Increasing amounts of research show the clinical benefits of mindfulness on our physical and mental health. Join us for an interactive workshop on how to implement mindfulness in everyday situations, with an opportunity to explore the topic in depth and gain a deeper understanding of its impact across history. This workshop features special guest facilitator Peter Lin, Ph.D., licensed psychologist and associate professor at St. Joseph’s College.
Speaker Bio: Peter Lin, Ph.D., is a licensed psychologist who specializes in mindfulness-oriented psychotherapy. He received an M.S. in Biostatistics from Columbia University and a Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology (Health Emphasis) from Yeshiva University (Ferkauf Graduate School and Albert Einstein College of Medicine). His primary clinical fellowship was at Weill Cornell Medical College, and his postdoctoral training was at the HIV Research Center of Columbia University.
Dr. Lin is an associate professor at St. Joseph’s College and has great interest in the integration of Eastern philosophy with Western psychotherapy. He has years of training in Chan (Chinese Zen) practice, and is currently a Zen Meditation teacher in the Dharma Drum Mountain Chan lineage. He is also actively involved in disaster relief, as a commissioner of the Buddhist Tzu Chi Compassion Relief Foundation.
These events are free and open to the public. To register use the button below. For more information, contact Taryn Kutujian, associate director of alumni engagement at 631.687.2654 or [email protected].
SJC Long Island 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.).