Berkeley College Alumni Weekend Combines Entertainment with Social and Networking Opportunities


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Activities planned for October 13 through 15 in Manhattan

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The Berkeley College Office of Alumni Relations is pleased to announce Alumni Weekend 2017 will be held October 13 through 15, 2017, in Manhattan, NY. The reunion weekend is an opportunity for the more than 50,000 Berkeley College alumni to reconnect and network with fellow alumni, faculty and College associates.

“Our planned activities for the weekend offer a mix of social and educational programming based on this year’s theme, Developing Positive Leadership Skills,” said Michael Iris, Berkeley College Assistant Vice President, Alumni Relations. “Our alumni have an opportunity to come back to campus, reconnect with faculty and fellow classmates, and make new professional contacts.”

Alumni and guests will choose from a variety of activities, including a Manhattan dinner cruise, career and leadership development lectures, as well as a wine-tasting and walking tour of Grand Central Terminal. Attendees can also join the Berkeley College community in the American Cancer Society’s Making Strides 5-mile walk in Central Park to support the fight against breast cancer.

Berkeley College alumni can register for Alumni Weekend online by visiting or by contacting Michael Iris, Assistant Vice President of Alumni Relations, at 973-405-2111 Ext. 6406, or email

Alumni can also participate online and follow all of the weekend activities using social media #BerkeleyAlumni17.

Photo Caption: A group of Berkeley College alumni and guests gather at last year’s Alumni Reunion outside the Midtown Manhattan campus.

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 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. 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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