Pathways to Addiction, Recovery Final Presentation in SVC Series on Aging, Spirituality April 20

by Public Relations | Mar 23, 2017

Dr. Eric KocianA talk by Dr. Eric Kocian, assistant professor of criminology, law and society at Saint Vincent College, will be the third and final presentation in the spring series on aging and spirituality presented by the Saint Vincent College School of Social Sciences, Communication and Education at 3 p.m. Thursday, April 20 at the Fred M. Rogers Center. His presentation is entitled, “Pathways to Addiction and Recovery.” Admission is free and open to the public.

Kocian earned a bachelor of arts degree in psychology and administration of justice with high honors at the University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg and a master of arts degree and a Ph.D. in criminology at Indiana University of Pennsylvania. He has also pursued continuing education online at the Institute for Pastoral Initiatives at the University of Dayton.

A former instructor at Slippery Rock University and IUP, he was formerly employed by the Federal Bureau of Investigation in new agent training. He joined the Saint Vincent faculty in 2013.

He is the co-author of several journal articles on criminology topics. He has completed military service with the United States Marine Corps Reserves and volunteer service at his parish, Blessed Sacrament R.C. Church, and other area churches. He resides in Greensburg.

Persons of all ages are welcome to attend and share in the discussion and questions.

Parking for the physically challenged is available at the Fred M. Rogers Center.  All participants may park in Parking Area A and enter the Rogers Center at the first floor entrance.

Reservations are not required. For additional information, phone 724 805-2522.


Photo: Dr. Eric Kocian


For Information:
Don Orlando, Director, Public Relations
Saint Vincent College, 300 Fraser Purchase Road, Latrobe, PA 15650-2690
Phone 724 805-2010, FAX 724 805-2019,,



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