Berkeley College Honors Program Recognizes Manhattan Scholar for Academic Excellence

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 25, 2014
Contact: Ilene Greenfield
Director of Media Relations
973-278-5400, ext. 1-5122
igl@BerkeleyCollege.edu
 

BERKELEY COLLEGE HONORS PROGRAM RECOGNIZES
MANHATTAN RESIDENT FOR ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE

Roseann Torsiello, Berkeley College Professor, looks on as student Rebecca Benson-Pena speaks

 

Photo Caption: On Tuesday, September 16, Rebecca Benson-Pena of Manhattan, NY, received the 2014 Student Scholarship Award and the 2014 Honorable Mention Academic Excellence Award through the Berkeley College Honors Program. The awards, presented at the Chart House in Weehawken, NJ, recognize a scholar who completes an outstanding thesis and who consistently demonstrates exceptional academic achievement. The awards were presented during the Berkeley College Honors Program Graduate Reception, which marked the completion of work by 38 Honors Scholars who showcased thesis posters and presentations at the first Honors Scholar Research Symposium in Midtown Manhattan on September 12. The thesis by Ms. Benson-Pena was titled “Sleep is Not an Indulgence: How Sleep in the Modern Era Has Impacted Adolescent Development.” At the Honors Program Graduate Reception, scholars received Certificates of Completion and honor cords to be worn with their caps and gowns at Commencement. Ms. Benson-Pena is pursuing her degree at Berkeley College in Midtown Manhattan, NY. Pictured is Ms. Benson-Pena accepting her awards (right) while Roseann Torsiello, EdD, Berkeley College Chair, Online, School of Liberal Arts, looks on.

 

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