Berkeley College Receives Patriot Award from Department of Defense

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
WEDNESDAY, JULY 2,
2014

Contact:  Ilene Greenfield
Director of Media Relations
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BERKELEY COLLEGE RECEIVES PATRIOT AWARD FROM DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE
 

Berkeley College in Clifton, NJ, and Joseph Charleman, CRCST, CST, CSFA, LPN, of Sussex, NJ, Chair, Surgical Technology and Surgical Processing Technician programs, Berkeley College School of Health Studies, have received the Patriot Award from the Office of the Secretary of Defense Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve.

Nominated and presented by Carlos Sanchez, CST, U.S. Navy Reserve 1st Class Hospital Corpsman and Professor, Surgical Technology and Surgical Processing Technologist programs, Berkeley College School of Health Studies, Mr. Sanchez cited Mr. Charleman’s support in covering his classes when he is called to military duty, as well as his support of Berkeley College students and the community at large.

Berkeley College in Clifton, NJ, was recognized for its support of Guard and Reserve employees, realizing the nation relies heavily on service members since entering continuous operations more than a decade ago.  The Department of Defense Patriot Award honors the sacrifices made by Berkeley College as an employer.

In presenting the citation to the College, Mr. Sanchez said, “Thanks to Berkeley College for supporting the troops from all branches of service, as well as for its support of our nation and our students. This award recognizes the College’s contribution to our national security, freedoms and liberty.”

Mr. Charleman was honored to be nominated and receive the award.  He thanked all veterans for their service.

The Berkeley College School of Health Studies was created to provide outstanding career-focused education in some of today’s most in-demand healthcare professions – in clinical specializations, as well as healthcare administration and management.

A leader in providing career-focused education for more than 80 years, 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® also offers full degree programs. Programs are offered in more than 20 career fields. The website address is www.BerkeleyCollege.edu

Joseph Charleman, Chair, Surgical Technology and Surgical Processing Technician programs, Berkeley College School of Health Studies, receives the Patriot Award from Carlos Sanchez, CST, U.S. Navy Reserve 1st Class Hospital Corpsman
Photo Caption A: Joseph Charleman, right, CRCST, CST, CSFA, LPN, of Sussex, NJ, Chair, Surgical Technology and Surgical Processing Technician programs, Berkeley College School of Health Studies, has received the Patriot Award from the Office of the Secretary of Defense Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve. Presenting the award is his colleague Carlos Sanchez, CST, U.S. Navy Reserve 1st Class Hospital Corpsman and Professor, Surgical Technology and Surgical Processing Technologist programs, Berkeley College School of Health Studies. Mr. Sanchez nominated Mr. Charleman for covering his classes when he is called to military duty, as well as his support of Berkeley College students and the community at large.

To view a high-resolution version of this photo, visit: http://berkeleycollege.edu/press_release_images/CLF_PatriotAwardA_062414.jpg.

Carlos Sanchez, CST, U.S. Navy Reserve 1st Class Hospital Corpsman and Professor, Surgical Technology and Surgical Processing Technologist programs, Berkeley College School of Health Studies, presents the Patriot Award to Mary McDonough, PhD, Professor, Management, and Sheila Dynan, DMH, Dean, Berkeley College School of Health Studies
Photo Caption B: Carlos Sanchez, CST, center, U.S. Navy Reserve 1st Class Hospital Corpsman and Professor, Surgical Technology and Surgical Processing Technologist programs, Berkeley College School of Health Studies, presents the Patriot Award from the Office of the Secretary of Defense Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve to Mary McDonough, PhD, left, Professor, Management, Berkeley College Larry L. Luing School of Business and former Interim Dean, Berkeley College School of Health Studies and Sheila Dynan, DMH, Dean, Berkeley College School of Health Studies. The Berkeley College Clifton location was recognized for its support of Guard and Reserve employees, realizing the nation relies heavily on service members since entering continuous operations more than a decade ago.  The Department of Defense Patriot Award honors the sacrifices made by Berkeley College as an employer.

 

To view a high-resolution version of this photo, visit:http://berkeleycollege.edu/press_release_images/CLF_PatriotAwardB_062414.jpg

 

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