FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 26, 2016
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BERKELEY COLLEGE, PRUDENTIAL CENTER AND
Children’s Hospital of New Jersey at
Photo Caption A: Joel Martinez (second from left), Campus Operating Officer, Berkeley College Newark, and mascots from the New Jersey Devils and Berkeley College deliver one of 100 donated blankets to a patient and her family from the Children’s Hospital of New Jersey at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center in Newark, NJ, on September 22, 2016.
The Children’s Hospital of New Jersey at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center in Newark, NJ, received 100 blankets donated by Berkeley College, the New Jersey Devils and Prudential Center on September 22, 2016. Officials from the three organizations were joined by the mascots, N.J. Devil and Sir Berkeley, as they presented pediatric patients between the ages of three months to 15 years old with blankets co-branded with the Devils and Berkeley College logos. Donated funds for the blankets were collected during the Devils-Bruins game at The Rock on March 29, 2016.
“We have great relationships with the New Jersey Devils organization, Prudential Center, and Berkeley College, and we always welcome the joy their visits bring to our pediatric patients,” said Darrell K. Terry Sr., MHA, MPH, FACHE, President/CEO, Newark Beth Israel Medical Center and Children’s Hospital of New Jersey.
“It was a touching experience to spend time with these young patients,” said Joel Martinez, Campus Operating Officer, Berkeley College Newark. “This visit is a reminder of how important it is for Berkeley College to continue building and cherishing its relationships in the community.”
Photo Caption B: On the left, Darrell K. Terry Sr. (Left), MHA, MPH, FACHE, President/CEO, Newark Beth Israel Medical Center and Children’s Hospital of New Jersey; Joel Martinez (Center), Campus Operating Officer, Berkeley College Newark; and N.J. Devil (right), deliver one of 100 donated blankets to a patient from the Children’s Hospital of New Jersey at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center in Newark, NJ, on September 22, 2016.
On the right, N.J. Devil and Sir Berkeley visit another patient from the Children’s Hospital of New Jersey at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center.
Commemorating its 85th anniversary in higher education, Berkeley College’s collaboration with the New Jersey Devils and Prudential Center is part of its continued commitment to give back to the local community through Berkeley Cares. This initiative gives students, faculty, staff and alumni opportunities to assist charities in the critical areas of food, shelter, health, and student success.
“We are proud to work with partners like Berkeley College that share our vision for a better New Jersey, and look forward to continuing to support their excellence in higher education and community this year and beyond,” said Hugh Weber, President, New Jersey Devils and Prudential Center.
Photo Caption C: Joel Martinez (fourth from left), Campus Operating Officer, Berkeley College Newark, and Darrell K. Terry Sr. (center), MHA, MPH, FACHE, President/CEO, Newark Beth Israel Medical Center and Children’s Hospital of New Jersey, were among those who delivered blankets donated by Berkeley College, the New Jersey Devils and Prudential Center, to patients of Children’s Hospital of New Jersey at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center on September 22, 2016.
Also pictured above (Left to Right), along with mascots of the Devils and Berkeley College, are Jennifer Blanchard, Vice President, CommandCare; Donna Nicholson, Director, Integrated Media and Content Development; Sofia Anzalone, Social Media Coordinator; and Casey O’Connell, Content Coordinator, all from Berkeley College; and Megan Schmid-Zabransky, Clinical Liaison, CommandCare.
About Berkeley College
A leader in providing career-focused education since 1931, Berkeley College is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education and enrolls approximately 8,300 students – including more than 700 international students – in its Baccalaureate and Associate 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 a Master of Business Administration degree in Management online and in Woodland Park, NJ.
Berkeley College has five New Jersey campuses – Dover, Newark, Paramus, Woodbridge and Woodland Park. In New York there are three campuses – Midtown Manhattan, Brooklyn and White Plains. Berkeley College Online® serves a global population. In 2016, U.S. News & World Report named Berkeley College among the Best Colleges for Online Bachelor’s Programs and among the Best Online Bachelor’s Programs for Veterans, both for the third consecutive year. The website address is www.BerkeleyCollege.edu.
About the New Jersey Devils
The New Jersey Devils are part of the 30-team National Hockey League, with teams throughout the United States and Canada. Established in 1982, they are currently in their 34th season in the Garden State. During that time, the team has won three Stanley Cup Championships: 1995, 2000 and 2003. Follow the Devils at www.newjerseydevils.com, on Facebook, and @NJDevils on Twitter and Instagram.
About Prudential Center
Prudential Center is a world-class sports and entertainment venue located in downtown Newark, New Jersey. Opened in October 2007, the state-of-the-art arena is the home of the National Hockey League’s (NHL) three-time Stanley Cup Champion New Jersey Devils, Seton Hall University’s NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball program, and more than 175 concerts, family shows and special events each year. Ranked in the Top 10 nationally by Pollstar, Billboard and Venues Today, Prudential Center is recognized as one of the premier venues in the United States, and welcomes 1.75 million guests annually. For more information about Prudential Center, visit PruCenter.com and Facebook, and follow @PruCenter on Twitter.
About Newark Beth Israel Medical Center
Newark Beth Israel Medical Center is a 665-bed regional care teaching hospital thatprovides comprehensive health care. Newark Beth Israel is home to one of the nation’s top five heart transplant centers, Barnabas Health’s Heart Failure Treatment and Transplant Program; New Jersey’s only Advanced Lung Disease and Transplant Program and a Valve Center that performs more cardiac valve procedures, including minimally invasive transcatheter aortic valve replacements (TAVRs), than any other center in the state. The Newark Beth Israel robotic surgery program is one of the most experienced in the northeast. The Frederick B. Cohen, MD, Cancer and Blood Disorders Center and the new Healthcare Foundation of New Jersey Breast Health Center provide seamless integration of cancer prevention, specialized care and treatment options.
Children’s Hospital of New Jersey, located at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center, cares for children from birth through adolescence, with more than 30 specialized pediatric services including New Jersey’s largest Valerie Fund Children’s Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders; and the Children’s Heart Center that offers a complete range of medical and surgical treatments for the most complex cardiac abnormalities. Children’s Hospital of New Jersey also includes a Neonatal Intensive Care Unit and a Level IV Regional Perinatal Center that offers New Jersey’s only Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO) therapy; and the highest level of intensive care for both mothers and newborns. Newark Beth Israel and Children’s Hospital of New Jersey also offers many preventive health programs that promote wellness in the community.
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