Berkeley College Goes the Extra Mile against Arthritis, Hosts Walk to Cure Arthritis New Jersey in Woodland Park

 
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THURSDAY, MAY 25, 2017
Contact: Ilene Greenfield
Director of Media Relations
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BERKELEY COLLEGE GOES THE
EXTRA MILE AGAINST ARTHRITIS

Walk to Cure Arthritis New Jersey Held at
Berkeley College in Woodland Park

Photo Caption A: Berkeley College hosts the 2017 Walk to Cure Arthritis New Jersey in Woodland Park, NJ, on May 21, 2017.

The New Jersey community united at Berkeley College in Woodland Park, NJ, for the 2017 Walk to Cure Arthritis New Jersey on May 21, 2017. The Arthritis Foundation’s signature event raised funds and support to benefit the more than 50 million people affected by arthritis pain in the United States.

The day brought together more than 800 participants to walk and enjoy family-friendly entertainment. The Berkeley College team, comprised of faculty, students, staff and alumni, was among those honored as leaders in fundraising during the event’s opening ceremony.

“Together we are taking another step toward victory and finding a cure for arthritis,” said Kevin L. Luing, Berkeley College Board Chairman. In addition to hosting the event in Woodland Park, Berkeley College served as Corporate Chair.

Photo Caption B: Aidan Philbrick, the 2017 Youth Honoree, cuts the starting line ribbon to start the 2017 Walk to Cure Arthritis New Jersey, held on May 21, 2017, at Berkeley College in Woodland Park, NJ. Also pictured above are (from left to right) Brian D. Luing, Senior Vice President, Berkeley College; Kevin L. Luing, Berkeley College Board Chairman, and daughter, Kayleigh; Joseph Spinelli and Vincent DeCesare, Council Members, Woodland Park, NJ.

Walk to Cure Arthritis New Jersey is part of the Arthritis Foundation’s efforts in finding a cure for the millions of people who suffer from arthritis pain, including 300,000 children and their families.

Aidan Philbrick, the event’s 2017 Youth Honoree, was diagnosed with juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA) when he was just over 2 years old. “I’m one of the lucky ones; JIA hasn’t slowed me down,” said Mr. Philbrick. “However, I know this is not the experience other kids have. That’s why I am proud to be an advocate for the Arthritis Foundation.”

Click here to view more photos from the 2017 Walk to Cure Arthritis New Jersey event.

Photo Caption C: The Berkeley College team, comprised of faculty, students, staff and alumni, participate in the 2017 Walk to Cure Arthritis New Jersey, held at Berkeley College in Woodland Park, NJ, on May 21, 2017.

 

Photo Caption D: Families and walkers participate at the 2017 Walk to Cure Arthritis New Jersey, held at Berkeley College in Woodland Park, NJ, on May 21, 2017.

 

About Berkeley College

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 www.BerkeleyCollege.edu.

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