FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
THURSDAY, JUNE 21, 2012
Contact: Ilene Greenfield
Director of Media Relations
201-291-1111, ext. 1-5122
BERKELEY COLLEGE APPOINTS JENNIFER PORTER AS
DIRECTOR OF ALUMNI RELATIONS
Berkeley College is pleased to announce the appointment of Jennifer Porter as Director of Alumni Relations. In this role, Ms. Porter will be responsible for developing and implementing a strategic alumni program that will be interconnected with the goals of every department at the College. In addition, Ms. Porter will work to build strong relationships with Berkeley College Alumni.
“Jennifer comes to Berkeley College with more than 10 years of alumni and development work at both nonprofit and higher education institutions. Her experience and knowledge will be a great asset to the Office of Alumni Relations,” said Laura Jewell, Berkeley College Assistant Vice President, Institutional Advancement.
Before coming to Berkeley College, Ms. Porter served as Director of Development at the College of Mount Saint Vincent in Riverdale, NY. In this role, Ms. Porter provided strategic leadership to the Development department and revamped the programming for the school’s Reunion Weekend to increase event appeal and cost effectiveness. She also has worked as Associate Director of Development for Hattie Larlham in Mantua, OH, and as Manager of Individual Giving at the Cleveland Museum of Art in Cleveland, OH.
Ms. Porter holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Hiram College in Hiram, OH. She is a member of the Association of Fundraising Professionals, New York Chapter.
A leader in business education for 80 years, Berkeley College is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education and enrolls more than 8,700 students — including more than 800 international students — in its Baccalaureate and Associate degree programs. The College has four New York locations — Midtown Manhattan, Lower Manhattan in the Wall Street area, Brooklyn, and White Plains. And in New Jersey there are four locations — Woodland Park, Paramus, Woodbridge, and Newark. 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: Berkeley College has appointed Jennifer Porter as Director of Alumni Relations.
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