FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
FRIDAY, JUNE 1, 2012
Contact: Ilene Greenfield
Director of Media Relations
201-291-1111, ext. 1-5122
BERKELEY COLLEGE STUDENT FROM STATEN ISLAND RECEIVES SCHOLARSHIP
FROM INTERNATIONAL COMMERCE CLUB NJ
Berkeley College is proud to announce that Adriana Abreu of Staten Island, NY, has received a scholarship from the International Commerce Club NJ. Ms. Abreu is pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in International Business at the New York City location.
The goal of the International Commerce Club is to foster international trade and development in the tri-state area. Ms. Abreu was awarded the scholarship for the quality of her essay about the Suez Canal and its role in world trade.
“The International Commerce Club has partnered with Berkeley College for several years,” said ICC President Karin Alfonso. “We continue to be impressed with the aptitude and qualifications of Berkeley College students who compete for the scholarship each year.”
A leader in business education for 80 years, Berkeley College is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education and enrolls more than 8,700 students — including more than 800 international students — in its Baccalaureate and Associate degree programs. The College has four New York locations — Midtown Manhattan, Lower Manhattan in the Wall Street area, Brooklyn, and White Plains. And in New Jersey there are four locations — Woodland Park, Paramus, Woodbridge, and Newark. Berkeley College Online also offers full degree programs. Programs are offered in more than 20 career fields. The website address is www.BerkeleyCollege.edu.
Photo Caption (L to R): Berkeley College students Carl Uggla of Manhattan, NY, and Bromma in Sweden, and Adriana Abreu of Staten Island, NY, with Rahul Bedi, PhD, Berkeley College Associate Chair, Management, School of Business. The students received scholarships from the International Commerce Club NJ, an organization that fosters international trade and development in the tri-state area.
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