LIRACHE and Congressman Bishop to Present Financial Aid Advice

December 21, 2011

PATCHOGUE, NY DECEMBER 22, 2011 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 its fifth annual Financial Aid Information Seminar hosted by St. Josephs College on Tuesday, January 10, 2012 at 6:30 p.m. 

"Once again we are very fortunate and pleased to be hosting this informative financial aid seminar with Congressman Bishop, said St. Josephs College Director of Financial Aid Amy Thompson. "The evening will provide invaluable insight into the seemingly daunting financial aid process that will most certainly benefit the families in our community.

The Financial Aid Information Seminar will include a keynote presentation by Congressman Tim Bishop and will be followed by a panel discussion including several financial aid professionals representing 18 colleges and universities from across Long Island. Topics will include applying for loans, common errors, early awareness, FAFSA and federal and state programs. A reception and a resource expo will conclude the evening.

"A higher education is the pathway to success in America, but students and parents must be proactive in seeking sources of financial aid, Congressman Bishop said.  "I thank St. Josephs College for partnering with me again this year to help ensure that parents are aware of all the resources available to their family and students dont graduate with an unsustainable level of debt.

To register and be entered to win a raffle prize, RSVP to 631.632.6586 or email [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).