Bergen County Students Recognized for Academic Achievement at Berkeley College


TUESDAY, MAY 24, 2016
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 Winter 2016 Quarter.

“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

- Amy Aviles of Leonia

- Ali Dawha of Edgewater

- Letisha Goncalves of Hackensack

- Mario Hernandez of Little Ferry

- Sunggon Kim of Palisades Park

- Adrien Lara of Fort Lee

- Danasia Napier of South Hackensack

- Andrea Obregon of Ridgefield Park

- Ashley Pacheco of Fort Lee

- Katarzyna Rendon of Fort Lee

- Nestor Rendon of Fort Lee

- Donna Ruscingno of Little Ferry

- Alexis Sheridan of Rochelle Park

- Stephanie Tejada of Cliffside Park

- Sharyce Torres of Cliffside Park

- Lorraine Wheat of Hackensack

Dean’s List

- Diana Abramov of Fort Lee

- Maria-Jose Alvarez of Cliffside Park

- Olga DeJesus of Little Ferry

- Annadelia De La Cruz of Fairview

- Erika Devany of Hackensack

- Shubham Dhadda of Fort Lee

- Juan Faciolince of Ridgefield Park

- Simone Henry of Hackensack

- Alex Hernandez of Fairview

- Josue Jaramillo of Fairview

- Chaerin Lee of Palisades Park

- Andy Martinez of Hackensack

- Martine Meleance of Hackensack

- Bintou Papoute Ouedraogo

- Yawen Mu of Palisades Park

- Eileen Musoni of Palisades Park

- Joffre Penafiel of Hackensack

- Cecilia Perez of Ridgefield Park

- Ryan Portela of Ridgefield Park

- Helen Ramirez of Fairview

- Kiara Rosario of Ridgefield Park

- Soo Jeong Shin of Fort Lee

- Cristina Solis of South Hackensack

- Kayla Toney of Hackensack

- Alexandra Vargas of Hackensack

- Jonathan Vargas of Ridgefield Park

- Si Yu of Edgewater

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 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 campuses – Midtown Manhattan, Brooklyn and White Plains. In New Jersey there are five campuses – Dover, Newark, Paramus, Woodbridge and Woodland Park. 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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