Faculty Member to Give Presentation on Social Media

May 11, 2015

PATCHOGUE, N.Y. – May 11, 2015 – St. Joseph’s College (SJC) is pleased to announce that Amy Poland, Ph.D., assistant professor in the Department of Criminal Justice on the College’s Long Island Campus, will be giving the presentation “Social Media and Prezi: The Perfect Pairing for Any Presentation,” hosted by the Social Media Association (SMA) on Wednesday, May 20 at 7:30 a.m. at the Morrelly Homeland Security Center in Bethpage.

Dr. Poland will present this two-part, hands-on workshop on Prezi and social media. The first part, “Three Easy Ways to Create Dynamic Presentations Using Prezi,” will provide attendees with skills to create presentations using Prezi, cloud-based presentation and storytelling software. The second is “Social Media in the Classroom and Research” and will take attendees from social media consumers to social media creators.

“Prezi is online presentation software that allows you to create and deliver presentations that will capture the attention of your audience,” said Dr. Poland. “The workshop will give you the skills to build dynamic presentations to tell your story.”

Registration is $25 for SMA members; $30 for PRPLI/LIFT members; $40 for non-members. Prior to the workshop, attendees should sign up for a free Prezi account at prezi.com/pricing. For more information or to register for the event, visit http://bit.ly/1F3ZTuH or contact Sharyn O’Mara at [email protected] 

For more information about SJC, visit www.sjcny.edu.

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.