January 11, 2018

PATCHOGUE, N.Y. – January 11, 2018 – St. Joseph’s College (SJC) is pleased to announce that it has been awarded a grant from the Nature's Bounty Foundation that will allow the College to host a Wellness Series for the College and surrounding community. 

The schedule of events is:
Wednesday, April 4, 8 p.m.: Webinar: “Ten Ways to Relax and Raise Your Vibration” 
Wednesday, April 11, 5:30 p.m.: Workshop at SJC Long Island: “Mindfulness for Everyday Living”
Wednesday, April 18, 8 p.m.: Webinar: “Rocks, Pebbles and Sand: A Simple Method of Work/Life Balance” 
Wednesday, April 25, 8:30 a.m.: Workshop at SJC Long Island: “Cracking the Code: Healthy Eating Made Easy”

These events will be led by wellness experts including Jean Summit-Riker ’95, Usui/Karuna Reiki master teacher and practitioner, hypnotist and author; Peter Lin, Ph.D., is a licensed psychologist and associate professor at SJC; Retha Fernandez ’16, former executive director of information technology at the Estée Lauder Companies, Inc.; and Renée M. Barbis ’11, certified holistic health coach. 

These events are free and open to the public. For more information, contact Taryn Kutujian, associate director of alumni engagement at 631.687.2654 or [email protected].

The Nature’s Bounty Co.’s commitment to giving back includes the endowment of financial support to nonprofit organizations that meet select criteria through The Nature’s Bounty Foundation Grants Program. Visit 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. Through SJC Brooklyn, SJC Long Island and SJC Online, the College offers bachelor’s degrees in 50 majors, special course offerings and certificates, affiliated and pre-professional programs.