Patricia Ann Gerig Hiscox –Class of 1961
Attending and graduating from
was a wonderful experience. I
enjoyed Campus activities, student personnel work and Sorority life and was
honored to receive the top 2% Circle Honorary Women’s Leadership Award, and to
be involved in the President and Roundtable Executive Councils.
I have been actively involved in academia throughout my career, having
received both Undergraduate and Graduate Assistantships at MSU, and a Graduate
Fellowship for an MS degree in Counselor Education at
, LI. As a member of the Dean of
Students Staff at Hofstra, we were instrumental in the development of the
Hofstra Residential Program. As
an Assistant Dean of Students at SUNY Stony Brook, I assisted in the development
of the Residential Program at SUNY Stony Brook. Subsequently recruited to The
Three Village Central School District, I worked for 30+ years as a High School
Counselor at Ward Melville HS, working with Rotary and Kiwanis and local
community organizations, promoting counseling, scholarship and academic awards.
I received my Professional Diploma in Counselor Education (MS + 60 credits) and
am a member of the American Counselor Association and a National Board Certified
Counselor, with NY State Permanent Teaching and Counseling Certification.
Have been involved in both national and local level elections, and have
volunteered with the Associated Press for Presidential elections. While engaged,
I took a leave of absence from work to live and work in
– Water Tower - near
. I have continually tried to
maintain a balanced life, and live between both LI and NYC.
Family is extremely important to me, and I am proud that my sister, Pam,
has received her Ph.D. degree in Nursing Research and Theory Development from
New York University, while working full time running the open heart-lung bypass
machine at New York University Langone Hospital; and, then working at The Johns
Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, MD; and,
now is presently an Assistant Professor in NY.
I enjoy travelling, having spent many summers backpacking throughout
with family and friends. Love spending summers in
, hiking and backpacking, while visiting family and attempting to speak German,
French, and Spanish. One summer, I
lived abroad in
, studying Yeats. Have been a 25
year timeshare owner in Aruba, travelling 3 – 4 times a year, enjoying the
’s white sand and swimming. Volunteered with
Equus Search for Natalie Holloway. Worked
the US Golf Opens at Shinnecock Hills and Bethpage Black with Corporate
Hospitality and Clubhouse, as well as the Bob Hope Classic in
. Enjoy all athletic activities –
Tai’ Chi, Tae Kwon Do, cross country skiing, hiking and backpacking,
gardening, nature, and the beach. Am
an avid supporter of all major fund raisers.
Enjoy NYC, the
, Yankees and Giants, dating, and spending time with family, friends, and pets.
Again, I look forward to hearing from you and seeing you all at our
upcoming September 2011