Manhattan Honors Student Receives Freshman Award for Community Service from Berkeley College

 
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 2, 2016
Contact: Ilene Greenfield
Director of Media Relations
973-278-5400, ext. 1-5122
igl@BerkeleyCollege.edu
 

MANHATTAN HONORS STUDENT RECEIVES FRESHMAN AWARD
FOR COMMUNITY SERVICE FROM BERKELEY COLLEGE

 

 

Photo Caption: (L to R) Michael J. Smith, President of Berkeley College; Kallie McGrath of Manhattan, NY, Berkeley College Honors student; and Byron Hargrove, PhD, Director, Honors Program. Ms. McGrath received a Freshman Honors Award for Community Service.    

Berkeley College Honors student Kallie McGrath of Manhattan in New York County, NY, received a Freshman Award for Community Service 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 three New York campuses – Midtown Manhattan, Brooklyn and White Plains. In New Jersey there are five campuses – Dover, Newark, Paramus, Woodbridge and Woodland Park. 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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