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BERKELEY COLLEGE HONORS QUEENS STUDENTS
Photo Caption A: Berkeley College celebrates the induction of 73 students into the New York and New Jersey chapters of the National Society of Leadership and Success during a ceremony held at the Venetian in Garfield, NJ, on January 17, 2018.
Berkeley College celebrated the induction of its fourth cohort of students into the New York and New Jersey chapters of the National Society of Leadership and Success (NSLS) during a ceremony held at the Venetian in Garfield, NJ, on January 17, 2018. Students are selected for membership to the NSLS, the nation’s largest leadership honor society, by their colleges based on either academic standing or leadership potential.
During the ceremony, 73 students were inducted into the Berkeley College New York and New Jersey chapters. The following students from Queens, NY, were inducted into the NSLS:
- Sergio Dias of Ozone Park
- Xavier Gomez of South Richmond Hill
- Sarvendra Harkishun of South Richmond Hill
- Shondelle Hillimancoy of St. Albans
- Ron Page of St. Albans
Forty previously inducted members from the Berkeley College chapters were also recognized for receiving National Engaged Leadership Awards from the NSLS. The award is given to members who have attended a select amount of events and training, as well as completed at least five hours of community service. The following students from Queens received National Engaged Leadership Awards from the NSLS:
- Joy Akins of Jamaica
- Girolama Alaimo of Springfield Gardens
- Adam Karriem of Jamaica
- Asheena Moore of Laurelton
- Ishanda Reid of St. Albans
“The core belief of NSLS is that dreams can be achieved with the proper support and dedicated action, and that we accomplish more together than we achieve alone,” said Dallas Reed, PhD, Vice President, Student Development and Campus Life, Berkeley College. “This opportunity allows our students to tap into the greatness that exists within each of every one of them.”
The evening also recognized three members of the Berkeley College community who have made significant contributions to the academic success of Berkeley College students. LaToya Trowers-Bell, EdD, Chair, Health Services Administration, Berkeley College Larry L. Luing School of Business®, received the Excellence in Teaching Award. James Marshmon, Student Success Coordinator, Berkeley College in Newark, NJ, received the Excellence in Service to Students Award. Angela Harrington, Vice President, Communications and External Relations, Berkeley College, received Honorary Membership in the Society.
Candidacy to the NSLS is a nationally recognized achievement of honorable distinction. The organization hosts live-streamed speaker events, allowing members to hear from and interact with national leaders, celebrities and best-selling authors such as Arianna Huffington, Carly Fiorina and Rudy Giuliani. Click here to learn more about the NSLS.
Photo Caption B: Dallas Reed, PhD, Vice President, Student Development and Campus Life (far left), presents members from the Berkeley College community with honors during the National Society of Leadership and Success induction ceremony held at the Venetian in Garfield, NJ, on January 17, 2018. Pictured above (L to R) are James Marshmon, Student Success Coordinator, Berkeley College in Newark, NJ; LaToya Trowers-Bell, EdD, Chair, Health Services Administration, Berkeley College Larry L. Luing School of Business®; and Angela Harrington, Vice President, Communications and External Relations.
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 7,100 students – including more than 440 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 three New York campuses – Midtown Manhattan, Brooklyn and White Plains. In New Jersey there are five campuses – Dover, Newark, Paramus, Woodbridge and Woodland Park. Berkeley College Online® serves a global population. For five 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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