Bergen County Students Recognized for Academic Achievement at Berkeley College

Contact: Ilene Greenfield
Director of Media Relations
973-278-5400, ext. 1-5122



 Students from Bergen County, NJ, have been named to the President’s and Dean’s Lists at Berkeley College for the spring 2017 semester.


“I am proud of our students and their academic accomplishments,” said Michael J. Smith, President of Berkeley College. “Their work ethic and talent will serve them well as they prepare to graduate and progress toward their future successes.” 


The following students from Bergen County have been recognized:


President’s List

- Wendy Cajas of Hackensack

- Christian Colon of Fairview

- Jean Debrosse of Fort Lee

- Natasha Dempster of Hackensack

- Deanna Fatah of Hackensack

- Christopher Galeano of Little Ferry

- Yawen Mu Leyva of Palisades Park

- Bintou Papoute Ouedraogo of Hackensack

- Christian Rodriguez of South Hackensack


Dean’s List

- Angelica Acevedo of Fairview

- Marcel Afif of Hackensack

- Anthony Argueta of Fairview

- Arturo Damias of Hackensack

- Natasha Edwards of Ridgefield Park

- Mario Hernandez of Little Ferry

- Jocelyn Jackson of Hackensack

- Navoun Maxwell of Hackensack

- Ana Morales-Acosta of Leonia

- Jackelyne Orrego of South Hackensack

- Ashley Pacheco of Fort Lee

- Alba Pagan of Cliffside Park

- Joffre Penafiel of Hackensack

- Maria Reyes of Cliffside Park

- Nathalie Reynoso of South Hackensack

- Marcos Ribeiro of Fairview

- Waldys Romero Tejada of Hackensack

- Glendalis Rosa of Palisades Park

- Kayla Smith of Hackensack

- Sooyeon Suh of Fort Lee

- Rachelle Trenard of Bogota

- Keila Ynfante of Hackensack


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 550 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 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. For four 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


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