SJC Radio Raises Funds for Local Animal Shelter

May 11, 2016

PATCHOGUE, N.Y. – May 11, 2016 – SJC Radio, a student-run, internet radio station that broadcasts from St. Joseph’s College (SJC) recently hosted a fundraiser and acoustic music showcase to benefit the Adoption Center in Ronkonkoma. 

With musical performances by Craig Boiarsky, Brian Van Duyne and Ben Javaheri, the event raised more than $225 for the Adoption Center, a not-for-profit animal organization that rescues dogs and puppies from high kill shelters and houses rescued healthy, spayed/neutered cats and kittens for adoption.

“This event allowed us to raise funds for the Adoption Center while bringing awareness to some great local musicians,” said Brian Gully, student station manager of SJC Radio. “As a radio station, music is our passion, but as SJC students, giving back to the community is very important to us.”

SJC Radio is a student-run, internet radio station, which broadcasts from SJC Long Island. SJC Radio provides students with a creative outlet while engaging their interests and offering music, information, news and a variety of programs to students, alumni, faculty, staff, administrators and the community at large. 

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 more than 45 majors, special course offerings and certificates, affiliated and pre-professional programs.