In a few short years, the College has surpassed its initial goal of prioritizing the service and support of our ever-growing military and veteran student population.
Patchogue and Brooklyn, NY (PRWEB) November 17, 2015
St. Joseph’s College (SJC) was ranked in Military Times’ Best for Vets: Colleges 2016 list for four-year schools. The Military Times Best for Vets distinction recognized SJC for its commitment to providing opportunities to our nation’s veterans.
“Out of the 600 colleges surveyed, St. Joseph's College is proud to be ranked number 78,” said Erin D’Eletto, director of military and veteran services at SJC Long Island and SJC Online. “In a few short years, the College has surpassed its initial goal of prioritizing the service and support of our ever-growing military and veteran student population. We are looking forward to a future that will expand our current infrastructure and initiatives, elevate relevant community outreach and implement new and creative ways to further serve those who have sacrificed so much.”
For the sixth year, the publication compared each school’s more than 120-question survey answers and data compiled by the U.S. Education, Veterans Affairs and Defense Departments to decide on the inclusion and rank of each school. Aside from Military Times, the rankings are published in issues of Army Times, Navy Times, Air Force Times, Marine Corps Times and Military Times EDGE magazines, as well as online at MilitaryTimes.com, ArmyTimes.com, NavyTimes.com, AirForceTimes.com and MarineCorpsTimes.com.
With more than 230 military-connected students at the College, SJC offers a number of degree programs with flexible course schedules, including offerings at Fort Hamilton in Brooklyn, Fort Wadsworth in Staten Island, the Jones Beach Coast Guard Station in Freeport, SFO Moriches in East Moriches and the Shinnecock Coast Guard Station in Hampton Bays, New York. SJC is also a proud participant of the Post-9/11 GI Bill Yellow Ribbon Program, a member of the Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges (SOC) and a core member of the SOCAD-4 management network.
For more information on military benefits available at SJC, contact Erin D’Eletto at 631.687.2678 or edeletto(at)sjcny(dot)edu for SJC Long Island and SJC Online, and Angela Diaz at 718.940.5719 or adiaz(at)sjcny(dot)edu for SJC Brooklyn.
ABOUT ST. JOSEPH’S COLLEGE
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.