FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
FRIDAY, JULY 18, 2014
Contact: Ilene Greenfield
Director of Media Relations
201-291-1111, ext. 1-5122
BERKELEY COLLEGE APPOINTS DOROTHY MINKUS-MCKENNA, DPS, AS
DIRECTOR OF CENTER FOR GLOBAL STUDIES
Dorothy Minkus-McKenna, DPS, has been appointed as Director of the Center for Global Studies at Berkeley College. Based at the College’s Midtown Manhattan location, the Center for Global Studies disseminates knowledge of other cultures and societies; promotes understanding of global, regional and national markets and business activities; and brings an international educational experience to Berkeley College students through a variety of initiatives. Berkeley College enrolls more than 900 international students from 100 countries.
“Under the direction of Dr. Minkus-McKenna, the Center for Global Studies will serve as the organizing entity for expanding global studies into the curriculum, bringing outside speakers to the College, and supporting special projects related to global studies,” said Judith Kornberg, PhD., Berkeley College Associate Provost.
In addition to her new responsibilities, Dr. Minkus-McKenna, who has been a professor at Berkeley College for more than 10 years, will continue to teach in the Marketing Department, Larry L. Luing School of Business. Her international experience includes teaching assignments in Saudi Arabia, Hong Kong, France and Lithuania. Most recently, she spent the Spring 2013 quarter as a visiting professor at Hochschule Bonn-Rhein-Seig in Germany, where she taught Introduction to Marketing, Consumer Behavior and International Marketing courses.
Dr. Minkus-McKenna has a Bachelor of Science in Education from Framingham State University; a Master’s in Business Administration with concentrations in Marketing and Management from New York University, Stern School of Business; and a Doctorate in Professional Studies in International Business with a concentration in Marketing from the Lubin School of Business at Pace University.
Berkeley College provides traditional and online degree options and blended learning opportunities to prepare students for careers in some of today’s most in-demand professions. Students at Berkeley College benefit from a supportive, flexible, diverse learning environment that connects them with workplace experience in their areas of study before graduation.
A leader in providing career-focused education for more than 80 years, Berkeley College is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education and enrolls approximately 8,000 students – including more than 900 international students – in its Baccalaureate and Associate degree and Certificate programs. The College has three New York locations – Midtown Manhattan, Brooklyn and White Plains. In New Jersey there are six locations – Woodland Park, Paramus, Woodbridge, Newark, Clifton and Dover. Berkeley College Online® also offers full degree programs. Programs are offered in more than 20 career fields. The website address is www.BerkeleyCollege.edu.
Photo Caption: Dorothy Minkus-McKenna, DPS, has been appointed Director of the Center for Global Studies at Berkeley College.
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