Berkeley College Honors 2011 Associates of the Year



Contact: Ilene Greenfield
Director of Media Relations
201-291-1111, ext. 1-5122



Berkeley College recently honored the 2011 Associate of the Year.

The Associate of the Year Award in Customer Service recognizes individuals who show personal responsibility and daily effort through their work. Recipients are:
- Genine Leogrande, Executive Assistant, President’s Office, College Central Administration
- Honorable Mention: Jeannine Ferguson, Director, Enrollment Services, BES Inc.

The Associate of the Year Award in Adaptability recognizes individuals who continue to thrive through change. Recipients are:
- Mohammed Mohosin, Director, Buildings and Grounds, Newark
- Honorable Mention: Sarah Allende, Associate Director, Career Services, New York City

The Associate of the Year Award in Excellence recognizes individuals who are committed to and produce the best achievable results. Recipients are:
- Adam Milczarski, Student Accounts Analyst, College Central Administration
- Honorable Mention: Elizabeth Bueno, Administrative Assistant, Adult Admissions, Woodbridge

The Associate of the Year Award in Innovation recognizes individuals who have instituted or championed something new that has had a positive impact on the success of the College. Recipients are:
- Janelle Roth, Web Content Manager, VIA Agency
- Honorable Mention: Claudia Giraldo, Coordinator, Registrar’s Office, College Central Administration

The Associate of the Year Award in Leadership recognizes individuals who inspire others to achieve the mission of the College. Recipients are:
- Ashley Maikranz, Director, Student Accounts, Berkeley College Online
- Honorable Mention: Randy Gomez, Director, Admissions, Brooklyn

The Student-Centered Associate of the Year Award recognizes individuals who go above and beyond to serve Berkeley College students. Recipients are:
- Victoria Gray, Dean, Student Development and Campus Life, New York City
- Honorable Mention: Ashante Barnes-Awe, Director, Student Development and Campus Life, Woodland Park

The Associate of the Year Award in Teamwork recognizes groups that work cooperatively and supportively with others to attain team goals. Recipients are:
- White Plains location and Cynthia Rubino, Campus Operating Officer, White Plains, and Vice President, Government Relations, NY
- Honorable Mention: Financial Literacy Department
Tom Kokis, Director, Student Financial Literacy
Linda Athearn-Forster, Associate Director, Student Financial Literacy
Cristina Carnemolla, Student Financial Literacy Advocate
Linda Salavarria, Student Financial Literacy Advocate
Quintina Robertson, Student Financial Literacy Advocate

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

Photo Caption: Berkeley College recently honored the 2011 Associates of the Year. Back row (L to R) are Sarah Allende, Cynthia Rubino, Mohammed Mohosin, Victoria Gray, Genine Leogrande, Ashley Maikranz and Cristina Carnemolla. Front row (L to R) are Jeannine Ferguson, Janelle Roth, Ashante Barnes-Awe, Claudia Giraldo and Adam Milczarski.

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