Union County Graduates Receive Diplomas from Berkeley College

 
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
THURSDAY, JUNE 28, 2018
Contact: Ilene Greenfield
Director of Media Relations
973-278-5400, Ext. 1-5122
IGL@BerkeleyCollege.edu
 

UNION COUNTY GRADUATES RECEIVE DIPLOMAS
FROM BERKELEY COLLEGE

 

Graduates from Union County, NJ, were awarded diplomas at the 2018 Berkeley College Commencement ceremony, held on May 11, 2018, at Prudential Center in Newark, NJ. The graduating class included more than 140 military and veteran students, and 180 international students, who represent 40 countries. Two hundred and ninety-eight graduates received Certificates; 757 graduates received Associate degrees; 1,248 graduates received Bachelor’s degrees; and 58 graduates received Master’s level degrees.

 

“Know that the future isn’t written for us. The future is written by us,” said Michael J. Smith, President of Berkeley College. “In your heart, you truly need to understand that the only person you are destined to become … is the person that you decide to be.”

 

The Berkeley College Class of 2018 reflects a diverse population from all walks of life. Many are the first in their families to earn college degrees. Others are not native English-speaking. The average age of a Berkeley College graduate in 2018 is 29.6 years. Just over 31 percent of the graduates entered Berkeley as first time, full-time students; and, more than 82 percent identify as minorities.


Berkeley College graduates join a network of more than 60,000 alumni and receive lifetime career assistance. 

 

A leader in providing career-focused education since 1931, Berkeley College is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education and enrolls more than 7,100 students – including more than 440 international students – in its Master’s, Bachelor’s and Associate’s 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 an MBA in Management online and in Woodland Park, NJ.

 

Berkeley College has four New Jersey campuses – 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. For five consecutive years, U.S. News & World Report has named Berkeley College among the Best Colleges for Online Bachelor’s Programs and among the Best Online Bachelor’s Programs for Veterans. The website address is www.BerkeleyCollege.edu.

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Legend:

 

Diplomas and areas of study are denoted in the fourth and fifth columns.

 

AAS = Associate in Applied Science

BBA = Bachelor of Business Administration

BFA = Bachelor of Fine Arts
BS = Bachelor of Science

BSN = Bachelor of Science in Nursing

CT = Certificate

MBA = Master of Business Administration

 

* Denotes students graduating with honors

 

+ Denotes graduate of the Honors Program, a selective, interdisciplinary and seminar-based educational opportunity offered to a limited number of high-achieving students.

 

Berkeley College - Union County, NJ        
First Name Last Name City Degree Area of Study
Samuel Diaz* Clark BFA Graphic Design
Stephanie Rodriguez* Clark BFA Interior Design
Tairee Betts Elizabeth AAS Business Administration – Management
Lavon High Elizabeth AAS Legal Studies
Maria Martinez Elizabeth AAS Health Services Administration – Medical Insurance, Billing and Coding
Alexandra Rodriguez* Elizabeth AAS Medical Assistant
Maria Tayum* Elizabeth AAS Health Services Administration
Luz Aguado Elizabeth BBA Business Administration – Management, Specialization in Human Resource Management
Valentina Hart Elizabeth BBA Accounting
Claricelle Portes Estevez Elizabeth BBA Accounting
Domanique Randazzo Elizabeth BBA Fashion Merchandising and Management
Stephanie Starling* Elizabeth BBA Accounting
Katia Castaneda Elizabeth BS Justice Studies – Criminal Justice
Anabel Rodriguez+ Elizabeth BS Justice Studies – Criminal Justice
Dechelle Hinton Elizabeth CT Patient Care Technician
Jelisa Hinton* Elizabeth CT Medical Assistant
Natasha Powell Elizabeth CT Medical Assistant
Arlen Rodriguez -Heredia Elizabeth CT Medical Assistant
Karla Rodriguez Elizabethport BBA Accounting
Kimberly Blake* Elizabethport CT Patient Care Technician
Sean James* Hillside AAS Business Administration – Management
Ravon Reynolds Hillside AAS Business Administration – Management
Bonnie Schiwal* Hillside AAS Surgical Technology
Ahmad Pearson Hillside BBA Business Administration – Management
Jorge Morocho* Hillside BFA Graphic Design
Ja'mauri Chumiso Hillside BS Justice Studies – Criminal Justice
Ralphe Occeus Hillside BS Justice Studies – Criminal Justice
Emily Heredia Hillside MBA Master of Business Administration in Management
Latoya Spears* Kenilworth BSN Nursing
Jessenia Arboleda Kenilworth CT Medical Assistant
Shannon Ayala Kenilworth CT Medical Assistant
Rebecca Casablanca Linden AAS Justice Studies – Criminal Justice
Marc Fisher* Linden AAS Justice Studies – Criminal Justice
Gail Schappe Linden AAS Justice Studies – Criminal Justice
Amber Taylor Linden AAS Health Sciences
Kelly Tinitana Linden AAS Business Administration – Management
Jamaal Burnham Linden BBA Business Administration – Management
Natalie Coelho Linden BBA Health Services Management
Kathia Philogene Linden BBA Business Administration – Management
Izabela Suchocka Linden BBA Business Administration – Management
Katherine Sanango Linden BS Justice Studies – Criminal Justice
Sikandrah White Linden BS Legal Studies
Tahjai Banks Linden CT Medical Assistant
Michelle Lopez Linden CT Medical Assistant
Blanca Medel Linden CT Surgical Processing Technician
Natasha Rivera* Linden CT Medical Assistant
Tea Seturi Linden CT Medical Assistant
Richard Jacobs Linden MBA Master of Business Administration in Management
Jessica Guevara North Plainfield AAS Justice Studies – Criminal Justice
Leyla Espilco North Plainfield BBA Accounting
Christopher Hopper North Plainfield BBA General Business
Maria Gerstorfer* North Plainfield CT Medical Assistant
Danielle Mcinnis Plainfield AAS Fashion Merchandising and Management
Anais Nunez Plainfield AAS Justice Studies – Criminal Justice
Tatyanna Reaves Plainfield AAS Fashion Merchandising and Management
Brianna Baker Plainfield BS Justice Studies – Criminal Justice
Jonathan Cocha Plainfield BS Justice Studies – Criminal Justice
Pamela Damacela-Constante Plainfield BS Justice Studies – Criminal Justice
Katiuska Allen Rahway AAS Fashion Merchandising and Management
Jacquelyn Ciccone* Rahway AAS Health Services Administration – Medical Insurance, Billing and Coding
Michael Elliott Rahway AAS Business Administration – Management
Marilyn Gomez Rahway AAS Justice Studies – Criminal Justice
Reginald Martin Rahway AAS Health Services Administration
Magnola Nicolas Rahway AAS Business Administration – Management
Veronika Takacova* Rahway AAS Surgical Technology
Jose Tobon* Rahway AAS Justice Studies – Criminal Justice
Alisha Walton Rahway AAS Justice Studies – Criminal Justice
Idrees Dukes Rahway BBA Business Administration – Management
Alisha Gonzalez* Rahway BBA General Business
Cindy Aquino Rahway BS Justice Studies – Criminal Justice
Jairus Clark Rahway BS Information Technology Management
Olha Barytska* Rahway CT Medical Assistant
Valerie David* Rahway CT Surgical Processing Technician
Fedelyne Payoute Rahway CT Medical Assistant
Catalina Rivera Rahway CT Patient Care Technician
Jazlina Tapia Rahway CT Medical Assistant
Sugeily Rodriguez* Rahway MBA Master of Business Administration in Management
Ezechiel Achille* Roselle AAS Surgical Technology
Tawanda Charles Roselle AAS Health Services Administration – Medical Insurance, Billing and Coding
Laudette Jean Louis Roselle AAS Health Services Administration – Medical Insurance, Billing and Coding
Shakriyah Cason Roselle BBA Business Administration – Management
Lorenzo Chappotin Roselle BBA General Business
Danielle Laurole Roselle BBA Financial Services
Izehinosen Obodeh Roselle BBA Health Services Management
Michelle Espinoza Roselle BS Justice Studies – Criminal Justice
Gina Senatus* Roselle BSN Nursing
Amanda Morales Lopez Roselle CT Medical Assistant
Anita Fazliu Roselle Park AAS Business Administration – Management
Lilly Ruiz Roselle Park BBA Health Services Management
Gabriela Nicole Vargas Roselle Park BBA Fashion Merchandising and Management
Veronica Da Cunha Springfield AAS Justice Studies – Criminal Justice
Alexandra Ribau* Springfield BBA Accounting
Tyrrell Dagner Summit AAS Business Administration – Management
Dwayne Singleton Union AAS Surgical Technology
Myles Walden Union AAS Medical Assistant
Olivia Campbell Union BBA Business Administration – Management
Luz Mendez-Jimenez Union BBA Health Services Management
Daisy Terry Union BBA Health Services Management
Nicole Sullivan Union CT Practical Nurse
Marie Chapin* Union MBA Master of Business Administration in Management
Victoria Adekahunsi Vauxhall AAS Medical Assistant

 

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