Bergen County Graduates Receive Diplomas from Berkeley College

 
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
FRIDAY, JUNE 22, 2018
Contact: Ilene Greenfield
Director of Media Relations
973-278-5400, ext. 1-5122
igl@BerkeleyCollege.edu
 

BERGEN COUNTY GRADUATES RECEIVE DIPLOMAS
FROM BERKELEY COLLEGE


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

 

AAS = Associate in Applied Science

BBA = Bachelor of Business Administration
BS = Bachelor of Science

CT = Certificate

MBA = Master of Business Administration

 

* Denotes students graduating with honors

 

Berkeley College - Bergen County, NJ          
First Name Last Name City Degree Area of Study  
Rachelle Trenard* Bogota AAS Business Administration – Management  
Honey Fernandez Almonte* Bogota BBA Business Administration – Management  
Giovanni Orjuela Cliffside Park BS Justice Studies – Criminal Justice  
Maria Reyes* Cliffside Park BS Justice Studies – Criminal Justice  
Christopher Garcia* Cliffside Park CT Surgical Processing Technician  
Tamara Francis Cliffside Park MBA Master of Business Administration in Management  
Chastity Ramirez Edgewater BBA Fashion Merchandising and Management  
Angelica Acevedo Fairview AAS Medical Assistant  
Alex Hernandez* Fairview AAS Justice Studies – Criminal Justice  
Rosa Solis Fairview AAS Health Services Administration  
Aytanga Karca Fairview BBA International Business  
Karina Reyes Fairview BBA Accounting  
Marcos Ribeiro Fairview BBA Fashion Merchandising and Management  
Boris Argueta Fairview BS Justice Studies – Criminal Justice  
Josue Jaramillo Fairview BS Justice Studies – Criminal Justice  
Adrien Lara* Fort Lee AAS Surgical Technology  
Lydia Odaga Fort Lee AAS Business Administration – Accounting  
Sooyeon Suh Fort Lee CT Practical Nurse  
Arturo Damias* Hackensack AAS Business Administration – Management  
Navoun Maxwell* Hackensack AAS Business Administration – Management  
Joffre Penafiel* Hackensack AAS Justice Studies – Criminal Justice  
Melody Perez Hackensack AAS Medical Assistant  
Keila Ynfante Hackensack AAS Justice Studies – Criminal Justice  
Elisa Carrero Hackensack BBA Health Services Management  
Martine Meleance Hackensack BBA Health Services Management  
Bintou Papoute Ouedraogo* Hackensack BBA Business Administration – Management  
Kayla Smith Hackensack BBA Business Administration – Management  
Nathaniel Clark Hackensack BS Justice Studies – Criminal Justice  
Natasha Dempster* Hackensack BS Justice Studies – Criminal Justice  
Deanna Fatah Hackensack BS Justice Studies – Criminal Justice  
Mariah Gorgonio Ramirez* Hackensack BS Justice Studies – Criminal Justice  
Ashley Henry Hackensack BS Justice Studies – Criminal Justice  
Jenny Buri Hackensack CT Patient Care Technician  
Jocelyn Jackson Hackensack CT Patient Care Technician  
Marleen Olivo Hackensack CT Medical Assistant  
Marlene Olivo* Hackensack CT Medical Assistant  
Pina Carfi Hackensack MBA Master of Business Administration in Management  
Mario Hernandez* Little Ferry AAS Justice Studies – Criminal Justice  
Gloria Balarezo Little Ferry CT Practical Nurse  
Yawen Mu Leyva* Palisades Park BBA Accounting  
Glendalis Rosa Palisades Park BBA Business Administration – Management  
Shakira Ali* Palisades Park MBA Master of Business Administration in Management  
Michael Saldana Ridgefield Park AAS Medical Assistant  
Luis Then Santos Ridgefield Park BBA Accounting  
Natasha Edwards Ridgefield Park BS Justice Studies – Criminal Justice  
Erin McCullough* Ridgefield Park BS Justice Studies – Criminal Justice  
Jackelyne Orrego South Hackensack AAS Business Administration – Management  
Cristina Solis South Hackensack AAS Justice Studies – Criminal Justice  
Danasia Napier South Hackensack BBA Fashion Merchandising and Management  
Christian Rodriguez* South Hackensack BS Information Technology Management  
Nathalie Reynoso* South Hackensack CT Practical Nurse  
           

 

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