Berkeley College Rallies for Go Orange to End Hunger Campaign in Westchester County

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Berkeley College Go Orange to End Hunger Westchester County

The Berkeley College community knows how to make a difference through its support of Hunger Action Month and the Food Bank for Westchester.

A group of Berkeley College students and staff joined the Food Bank for Westchester and its partner agencies, government officials, supporters and staff on September 2, 2015, to announce its Go Orange to End Hunger campaign. A major component of the Food Bank’s month-long calendar of activities, the campaign is in its second year. September is Hunger Action Month, designed to raise awareness and promote change toward feeding the hungry.

Pictured above are (L-R) Sherille Shabazz, EdD, Assistant Dean, Student Development and Campus Life, and students Taylor Douglas of the Bronx and Chris Hendricks of Washington, D.C., current Student Government Association President and Veteran of the U.S. Air Force.

The Food Bank, which is one of eight regional food banks in New York State in the Feeding America network, estimates that one in five Westchester County residents – approximately 200,000 people – are hungry or at-risk of being hungry. One-third are children and 22 percent are seniors over the age of 60. You can donate to the cause by texting FB4W to 88500.

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, Certificate and Study Abroad 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, the School of Liberal Arts, and the School of Graduate Studies, which will begin offering a Master of Business Administration degree in Management in September 2015.

Berkeley College has three New York locations – Midtown Manhattan, Brooklyn and White Plains. In New Jersey there are six locations – Clifton, Dover, Newark, Paramus, Woodbridge and Woodland Park. Berkeley College Online® serves a global population. In January 2015, U.S. News & World Report named Berkeley College one of the Best Colleges for Online Bachelor’s Degrees for the second consecutive year. The website address is

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