FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
THURSDAY, MAY 23, 2013
Contact: Ilene Greenfield
Director of Media Relations
201-291-1111, ext. 1-5122
BERKELEY COLLEGE HONORS CHERYL HUTIN LAVERY
AS NEW YORK ALUMNA OF THE YEAR
During the 2013 Commencement Ceremony, held Friday, April 26, at the IZOD Center in East Rutherford, NJ, Berkeley College presented Cheryl Hutin Lavery of Manhattan, NY, with the New York Alumni of the Year Award. The award is presented annually to a Berkeley College graduate who has enjoyed professional success and personal fulfillment. Ms. Hutin Lavery graduated from Berkeley College in White Plains in 1984 with an Associate’s degree.
“Ms. Hutin Lavery has successfully advanced her career and served her community,” said Dario A. Cortes, PhD, President of Berkeley College. “As a Berkeley College alumna, she is a shining example of what can be accomplished with hard work and a college degree.”
Ms. Hutin Lavery currently serves as Head of Human Resources for BAM (Build America Mutual Assurance Company). She has devoted significant time to mentoring and literacy programs in New York City, including Everybody Wins, a reading program for public school children, and the Development School for Youth in the All Stars Project.
She will earn a BS in Business Administration with a Human Resources concentration from Empire State College this year.
A leader in business education for more than 80 years, Berkeley College is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education and enrolls more than 7,700 students — including over 800 international students — in its Baccalaureate and Associate degree programs. The College has three New York locations — Midtown Manhattan, Brooklyn and White Plains. 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 presented Cheryl Hutin Lavery of Manhattan, NY, with the New York Alumni of the Year Award at the 2013 Commencement Ceremony, held Friday, April 26, at the IZOD Center in East Rutherford, NJ. Left to right are Dario A. Cortes, PhD, President of Berkeley College, and Ms. Lavery.
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