SJC to Host Careers in Human Services Event

June 05, 2015

PATCHOGUE, N.Y. – June 5, 2015 – The Office of Admissions and the Department of Human Services at St. Joseph’s College (SJC) will host a panel event titled, “Careers in Human Services,” on Tuesday, June 16 at 6 p.m. in the McGann Conference Center at SJC Long Island. 

The event will feature a panel of SJC alumni from the B.S. in Human Services and the M.S. in Human Services Leadership programs who will be presenting in strategic areas of career growth including, addictions prevention and treatment counseling; veterans and military family support services; housing services for the homeless, disabled and mentally ill; and human services management for improved patient and client support. 

“There continue to be many opportunities for jobs in the field of human services,” said Carolyn Gallogly, Ph.D., associate professor and chair of the Department of Human Services at SJC Long Island. “This panel of SJC alumni, and so many others, are achieving success and they will share their insights at this event.”

Panelists for this event include, Darlene Rastelli of Carol Baldwin Breast Center; Robin Smith of Concern for Independent Living; Gary Richard of Suffolk County Veterans' Affairs; and Georgiana Fitzgerald, case manager for a homeless shelter.  

This event is free and open to the public. RSVP online or call 631.687.4501 for more information.

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.).

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.