Berkeley College Honors Veterans Day by Marching in America's Parade and Releases PSA Featuring Students and Grads Who Have Served Our Nation

 
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 11, 2015
Contact: Ilene Greenfield
Director of Media Relations
973-278-5400, ext. 1-5122
igl@BerkeleyCollege.edu
 
BERKELEY COLLEGE HONORS VETERANS DAY BY MARCHING IN AMERICA'S PARADE AND RELEASES PSA FEATURING STUDENTS AND GRADS WHO HAVE SERVED OUR NATION
 
Berkeley College is commemorating Veterans Day with a ceremony at its Manhattan campus, located at 12 East 41st Street.  Participants will meet at the lower level of the building for breakfast at 9:30 a.m. Following breakfast, faculty, staff and students will gather to march in America’s Parade – the New York Veterans Day Parade, at 27th Street between Madison and Park avenues.
 
During the ceremony, the College will release a Public Service Announcement (PSA) featuring an alumna and future graduates who have served in the Armed Forces. Berkeley College honors the service men and women who have made the ultimate sacrifice and takes pride in educating American veterans and service members, and future generations of leaders of our great nation. 
 
Berkeley College is ranked as a best college for military and veteran students by several organizations, including U.S. News & World Report,Military TimesU.S. Veterans Magazineand Military Advanced Education. Approximately 500 military students and veterans are enrolled at Berkeley College in New York and New Jersey, and through Berkeley College Online®. Berkeley  College participates in the Yellow Ribbon Program under the G.I. Bill and collaborates on national ventures with the National Guard, the Army and the Air Force, the GoArmyEd distance learning program, and the Navy College Program Distance Learning Partnership. For more information about veterans programs at Berkeley College, visit the Office of Military and Veterans Affairs.
 
A leader in providing career-focused education since 1931, Berkeley College is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education and enrolls approximately 8,300 students – including more than 700 international students – in its Baccalaureate and Associate degree and Certificate programs. Students can study in more than 20 career fields. Berkeley College is comprised of the Larry L. Luing School of Business, the School of Professional Studies, the School of Health Studies, the School of Liberal Arts, and the School of Graduate Studies, which offers a Master of Business Administration degree in Management. 
Berkeley College has three New York locations – Midtown Manhattan, Brooklyn and White Plains. In New Jersey there are six locations – Clifton, Dover, Newark, Paramus, Woodbridge and Woodland Park. Berkeley College Online® serves a global population. In January 2015, U.S. News & World Report named Berkeley College one of the Best Colleges for Online Bachelor’s Degrees for the second consecutive year.  The website address is www.BerkeleyCollege.edu.



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