Congressman Bishop Offers Financial Aid Advice to Parents

January 08, 2009

PATCHOGUE, NY JANUARY 9, 2009 The Long Island Regional Advisory Council on Higher Education (LIRACHE), in conjunction with Congressman Tim Bishop (D-Southampton), invites you to learn how to pay for your childs college education at a Financial Aid Information Seminar hosted by St. Josephs College on Thursday, January 29, 2009 at 6:30 p.m. In the event of inclement weather, a snow date has been scheduled for Monday, February 9, 2009.

The Financial Aid Information Seminar will include a keynote presentation by Congressman Tim Bishop and will be followed by panel discussions with financial aid professionals from 19 colleges and universities from across Long Island. A reception and a resource expo will conclude the evening.

"In these challenging economic times, the quality, diversity and affordability of Long Islands colleges and universities stand out as some of the best buys in higher education and are right in our back yard, said Dr. Edward Guiliano, president of NYIT and chair of LIRACHE. To reserve your spot and be entered to win a raffle prize, please R.S.V.P. by January 26, 2009 at 631. 632.6586 or e-mail [email protected] The Long Island Campus of St. Josephs College 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 Avenue).


LIRACHE is an organization composed of 19 institutions of higher learning on Long Island. Participating member institutions include, Adelphi University, Briarcliffe College, Dowling College, Five Towns College, Hofstra University, Long Island University, Molloy College, Nassau Community College, New York Institute of Technology, Polytechnic University, Queens College, St. Josephs College, Suffolk Community College, Farmingdale State College, Stony Brook University, SUNY College at Old Westbury, SUNY Empire State College, Touro Law School and Webb Institute.