SJC Brooklyn Announces Fall Centennial Lecture Series

September 06, 2016

BROOKLYN, N.Y. – September 6, 2016 – St. Joseph’s College (SJC) is pleased to announce the fall Centennial Lecture Series at SJC Brooklyn. Launched in the spring of 2016 to celebrate the long tradition of academic inquiry and scholarship at SJC, these events honor distinguished faculty who impacted the College through their examples and teaching.

The lecture series is free and open to public. The following lectures will take place at 7 p.m. in the Student Lounge of SJC Brooklyn’s Tuohy Hall.

The Dr. Stanley Nevins Centennial Lecture in the Humanities – Tuesday, September 20 – Winning Messages? An Investigation of Parent/Child Communications in the World of Youth Athletics, presented by Joseph Ross, Ph.D., associate professor of communication studies at SJC Brooklyn.
The S. Alice Francis Young and S. Margaret Buckley Centennial Lecture in Education – Thursday, October 27 – Special Education: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow, presented by Susan Straut-Collard, Ph.D., professor, associate chair and director of SJC Brooklyn’s Special Education Program.
The Professor Josephine Belloso and Dr. Robert Radus Centennial Lecture in Fine Arts – Wednesday, November 30 – Creating “Stage Presence”: Lessons from Martial Arts and Theatre Anthropology, presented by William Trevino, associate professor of communication studies at SJC Brooklyn.

“These lectures, both in their diversity and relevance, highlight the College's century-long commitment to intellectual pursuits and the life of the mind,” said Jack P. Calareso, Ph.D., president of SJC. “With these lectures and other events throughout the upcoming year, St. Joseph's seeks to celebrate its centennial year and make a meaningful contribution to the essential dialogue, conversation and diversity of ideas that are central to the vibrancy of our communities.”

For more information, contact Michael Banach at 718.940.5584 or [email protected].

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 degrees in 49 majors, special course offerings and certificates, affiliated and pre-professional programs.