Honors Student from Matawan Receives Freshman Award for Academic Achievement from Berkeley College

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Photo Caption:  (L to R) Michael J. Smith, President of Berkeley College; Daniel Sarafian of Matawan, NJ, Berkeley College Honors student; and Byron Hargrove, PhD, Director, Honors Program. Mr. Sarafian received a Freshman Honors Award for Academic Achievement.    

Berkeley College Honors student Daniel Sarafian of Matawan in Monmouth County, NJ, received a  Freshman Award for Academic Achievement during the 2016 Honors Scholars Research Symposium held at Berkeley College in Midtown Manhattan on Friday, August 26, 2016. 

“I am so proud of our Honors students,” said Byron K. Hargrove, PhD, Director, Berkeley College Honors Program.  “We pushed them, we challenged them, and they rose to the occasion,” he told the audience of faculty, staff, family, friends and fellow students.  Six freshman students received awards in the categories of Outstanding Academic Achievement and Outstanding Community Service. 

The Berkeley College Honors Program encourages and rewards academic excellence, social responsibility, and scholarship within a learning community of high-achievement students and innovative scholars/teachers. 

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, and the School of Liberal Arts. The School of Graduate Studies offers a Master of Business Administration degree in Management online and in Woodland Park, NJ.

Berkeley College has five New Jersey campuses – Dover, Newark, Paramus, Woodbridge and Woodland Park. In New York there are three campuses – Midtown Manhattan, Brooklyn and White Plains. Berkeley College Online® serves a global population. In 2016, U.S. News & World Report named Berkeley College among the Best Colleges for Online Bachelor’s Programs and among the Best Online Bachelor’s Programs for Veterans, both for the third consecutive year. The website address is www.BerkeleyCollege.edu.

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