Rockaway High School Seniors Awarded Berkeley College Scholarships

 
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 17, 2016
Contact: Ilene Greenfield
Director of Media Relations
973-278-5400, ext. 1-5122
igl@BerkeleyCollege.edu
 

ROCKAWAY HIGH SCHOOL SENIORS
AWARDED BERKELEY COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIPS

 

High school students from Rockaway in Queens, NY, have received scholarships to attend Berkeley College. Each year, these scholarships are awarded to high school seniors who demonstrate a high level of achievement. The scholarships are renewable, based on the recipient’s cumulative grade point average at the end of each academic year and continued enrollment as a full-time student. 

“We congratulate these students who have demonstrated their ability and desire to further their achievements by pursuing a college degree with a career focus,” said Michael Smith, President of Berkeley College. “These scholarships will help them succeed.” 

The following students have received scholarships to attend Berkeley College: 

- Hyven Charles of Far Rockaway, Medgar Evers College Preparatory School
- Kiara Francis of Far Rockaway, Hillside Arts and Letters Academy
- Rosa Lopez of Rockaway Beach, Queens High School for Information, Research and Technology

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 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 2016, U.S. News & World Report named Berkeley College one of the Best Colleges for Online Bachelor’s Degrees for the third consecutive year.  The website address iswww.BerkeleyCollege.edu

 Berkeley College Rockaway

Photo Caption (L to R): Student Rosa Lopez of Rockaway Beach; Allison Best, Berkeley College Associate, High School Admissions, Midtown Manhattan; and student Hyven Charles of Far Rockaway. The students received scholarships to attend Berkeley College.

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