Berkeley College Inducts Essex County Students into National Honor Societies

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TUESDAY, MARCH 24, 2015
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BERKELEY COLLEGE INDUCTS ESSEX COUNTY STUDENTS
INTO NATIONAL HONOR SOCIETIES

 

Students from Essex County, NJ, have been inducted into national honor societies at Berkeley College. 

“Congratulations to the Berkeley College students who have been inducted into national honor societies,” said Dario A. Cortes, PhD, President of Berkeley College. “Membership is a mark of excellence that not only recognizes academic achievement, but also positions these students competitively as leaders in their chosen professions.” 

The following students from Essex County were inducted: 

- Rachel Acedevo Freire of Newark, Phi Theta Kappa
- Jose Castillo of Newark, Sigma Beta Delta
- Maria Diaz of Newark, Phi Theta Kappa
- Delon Friday of East Orange, Financial Management Association
- Nathalie Garvizu of Belleville, Phi Theta Kappa
- Latia Gill of Newark, Phi Theta Kappa
- Stephany Jines of Newark, Phi Theta Kappa
- Manoucheka Joseph of Newark, Alpha Sigma Lambda and Phi Theta Kappa
- Akeel McGill of Newark, Alpha Sigma Lambda
- Maria Nappo of Montclair, Phi Theta Kappa
- Fabrice Nazaire of Newark, Phi Theta Kappa
- Keisha Pilgrim of West Orange, Alpha Sigma Lambda and Phi Theta Kappa
- Reinaldo Rios-Ramos of Newark, Phi Theta Kappa
- Sade Ross of Newark, Phi Theta Kappa
- Michele Ruffin of Newark, Alpha Sigma Lambda and Phi Theta Kappa
- Shafeqah Smith of Newark, Phi Theta Kappa
- Natalie Vargas of Belleville, Phi Theta Kappa
- Brianna Walker of Orange, Phi Theta Kappa
- Kristen Young of Montclair, Phi Theta Kappa

The Alpha Sigma Lambda National Honor Society was founded in 1945 to honor dedicated adult and non-traditional students who handle their life responsibilities while achieving and maintaining a high level of academic success. To qualify, students must have a grade point average of 3.2 or higher and must rank in the top 20 percent of their class.

The Financial Management Association National Honor Society was founded in 1974 to acknowledge the accomplishments of outstanding students of finance. To qualify, students must have a grade point average of 3.5 or higher.

The Phi Theta Kappa National Honor Society was established in 1918 to honor the academic achievement of students pursuing two-year degrees. To qualify, students must have a grade point average of 3.5 or higher.

The Sigma Beta Delta National Honor Society was founded in 1994 to honor students in business, management or administration who are pursuing baccalaureate or graduate degrees. To qualify, students must have a grade point average of 3.5 or higher and must rank in the top 20 percent of their class.

A leader in providing career-focused education since 1931, Berkeley College is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education and enrolls approximately 8,000 students – including more than 900 international students – in its Baccalaureate and Associate degree and Certificate programs. The College has six New Jersey locations – Woodland Park, Paramus, Woodbridge, Newark, Clifton and Dover. In New York there are three locations – Midtown Manhattan, Brooklyn and White Plains. Berkeley College Online® serves a global population. Programs are offered in more than 20 career fields in the Larry L. Luing School of Business, the School of Professional Studies, the School of Health Studies, and the School of Liberal Arts. The website address is www.BerkeleyCollege.edu.

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