Bronx High School Seniors Awarded Berkeley College Scholarships

Contact: Ilene Greenfield
Director of Media Relations
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High school students from the Bronx, NY, have received scholarships to attend Berkeley College. Each year, these scholarships are awarded to high school seniors who demonstrate a high level of achievement. The scholarships are renewable, based on the recipient’s cumulative grade point average at the end of each academic year and continued enrollment as a full-time student.


“These high school students recognize the importance of achievement and being successful,” said Michael J. Smith, President of Berkeley College. “We commend them, their schools, and their families who provide support to advance their futures through higher education.”


The following students from the Bronx* have received scholarships to attend Berkeley College:


- Joseluis Aybar, Monsignor Scanlan High School

- Natalie Betances, Academy of Mount St. Ursula

- Nicole Cabassa, Archimedes Academy for Math, Science and Technology Applications

- Yamile Cedillo Cruz, Harry S. Truman High School

- Rene Garcia, Mott Hall V

- Yujeiry Gonzalez, The Laboratory School of Finance and Technology

- Tasneem Hoque, Bronx High School for Medical Science

- Anderson Javier, Explorations Academy

- Nancy Marquez, High School of World Cultures

- Uthman Okunola, Explorations Academy

- Kamau Oliver, La Salle Academy

- Mahamoudou Ouedraogo, Bronx Design and Construction Academy

- Juan Carlos Pantaleon Munoz, High School of World Cultures

- Nicole Pena, The Laboratory School of Finance and Technology

- Yanilsa Serrata, Herbert H. Lehman High School

- Johanna Valdez Ramirez, Gotham Collaborative High School


A leader in providing career-focused education since 1931, Berkeley College is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education and enrolls more than 7,100 students – including more than 440 international students – in its Master’s, Bachelor’s, and Associate’s 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 an MBA in Management online and in Woodland Park, NJ.


Berkeley College has three New York campuses – Midtown Manhattan, Brooklyn and White Plains. In New Jersey there are five campuses – Dover, Newark, Paramus, Woodbridge and Woodland Park. Berkeley College Online® serves a global population. For five consecutive years, U.S. News & World Report has named Berkeley College among the Best Colleges for Online Bachelor’s Programs and among the Best Online Bachelor’s Programs for Veterans. The website address is


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