College Planning Workshop for Students and Families

March 17, 2015

PATCHOGUE, N.Y. – March 17, 2015 – The Office of Admissions at St. Joseph’s College (SJC) will host a college planning workshop featuring Marguerite J. Dennis, higher education expert and author of The New College Guide: How to Get In, Get Out and Get a Job, on Tuesday, April 14 at 7 p.m. in The Muriel & Virginia Pless Center for Performing Arts, located on the College’s Long Island Campus. 

“This seminar will prove that a college education is attainable, affordable and students can graduate in four years and get a good job,” said Gigi Lamens, associate vice president for enrollment management at SJC. “Students who attend this seminar will gain valuable information and advice that will help simplify the college admissions process for both parents and students.”

Dennis has been an admissions and financial aid director for more than 40 years. She is the author of five books on college financing and enrollment management, and has published more than 100 articles on college admission, financial aid, student success and graduation. Dennis is a consultant to national and international colleges and universities, and lectures on higher education management and future trends.

This event is free and open to the public. The first 150 attendees will receive a copy of Dennis’ book. For more information or to RSVP, call 631.687.4500.

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 35 majors, special course offerings and certificates, affiliated and pre-professional programs.