Berkeley College Recognizes Manhattan Resident for Essay on What Motivates Him to Graduate

 
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
TUESDAY, JANUARY 19, 2016
Contact: Ilene Greenfield
Director of Media Relations
973-278-5400, ext. 1-5122
igl@BerkeleyCollege.edu
 

BERKELEY COLLEGE RECOGNIZES MANHATTAN RESIDENT
FOR ESSAY ON WHAT MOTIVATES HIM TO GRADUATE
 

National Distance Learning Week celebrates growth, accomplishments in online learning

Francisco Almanzar Berkeley College

 

Photo Caption: Berkeley College student Francisco Almanzar of Manhattan, NY, was recently recognized for winning first place for his essay on the topic “What Keeps You Motivated to Graduate?” More than 100 Berkeley College students participated in the 2015 Online Essay Contest in celebration of National Distance Learning Week, which recognizes growth and accomplishments in the field of online learning. “I want to visit new places, see new faces, and move others to follow,” Mr. Almanzar writes. “I do believe that many students at Berkeley are there for the same reason. We are here simply because deep down inside we know that we are ready for change and it is our time.” To read the winning essays, click here. This month, Berkeley College was ranked among the Best Colleges for Online Bachelor’s Degree Programs by U.S. News & World Report for the third consecutive year. Pictured: Bill McNelis, Berkeley College Library Director, Midtown Manhattan (right), presents a Best Buy® gift card to Mr. Almanzar for his achievement.

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