Bergen County Students Recognized for Academic Achievement at Berkeley College

Contact: Ilene Greenfield
Director of Media Relations
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Students from Bergen County, NJ, have been named to the President’s and Dean’s Lists at Berkeley College for the Summer 2016 Semester.

“I am so proud of these students for their hard work,” said Michael J. Smith, President of Berkeley College. “The contributions of these high achievers make Berkeley College shine.”

The following students from Bergen County have been recognized:

President’s List
- Valentina Aliano of Elmwood Park
- Angela Bezzina of Moonachie
- Michael Bezzina of Moonachie
- Luz Carrillo of Saddle Brook
- David Maldonado of Elmwood Park
- Liz Santoyo of Garfield
- Trajanka Stefanova of Garfield

Dean’s List
- Mohammad Abdellatif of Garfield
- Krystal Apanah of Lodi
- Cecilia Batista of Garfield
- Colleen Callahan of Lodi
- Jeannette Carias of Moonachie
- Quadhir Cline of Elmwood Park
- Erika Devany of Lodi 
- Elizabeth Espaillat of Wood-Ridge
- Jessica Gutierrez of Elmwood Park
- Janet Harris of Lodi
- Brenda Henderson of Garfield
- Colesha Kerr of Lodi
- Katarzyna Konefal of Wallington
- Nicole Maikisch of Lodi
- Stephanie Massenzio of Garfield
- Victoria Moynihan of Elmwood Park
- Nicole Novotny of Lodi
- Willie Pimentel of Lodi
- Laura Rivera of Garfield
- Emily Urrego of Elmwood Park
- Santiago Vasquez of Lodi
- Nathaniel Vazquez of Lodi
- Melanie White of Hasbrouck Heights

Berkeley College students who achieve a grade point average of 4.00 with a minimum of 12 academic credits qualify for the President’s List. Students who achieve a grade point average of 3.50 or better with a minimum of 12 academic credits qualify for the Dean’s List.

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 8,000 students – including more than 600 international students – in its Master, 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

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