FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
THURSDAY, AUGUST 11, 2016
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BUSINESS LEADERS GATHER AT BERKELEY COLLEGE FOR
NEW JERSEY BUSINESS AND INDUSTRY ASSOCIATION NETWORKING BREAKFAST
Women’s Leadership Committee Plans Forum
Photo Caption A: Business leaders from across the Garden State gathered at Berkeley College in Woodland Park, NJ, on August 10, 2016, for a networking breakfast organized by the New Jersey Business and Industry Association.
The New Jersey Business and Industry Association (NJBIA) held a networking breakfast at Berkeley College in Woodland Park, NJ, on August 10, 2016. The event brought together business leaders from across the Garden State. The following day, the Women’s Leadership Committee of NJBIA also met there.
“The role of education in advancing women is significant,” said Michele Siekerka, President and CEO, NJBIA, during the Women’s Leadership Committee meeting. “We look to career and technical schools, community colleges and four-year schools to build the foundation for the skills development needed for employability and for life.”
Photo Caption B: Lisa St. Hilaire, Berkeley College Career Counselor (right), tells local business owners about the College’s internship program during a networking breakfast organized by the New Jersey Business and Industry Association at Berkeley College in Woodland Park, NJ, on August 10, 2016.
Photo Caption C: Berkeley College in Woodland Park, NJ, hosted the Women’s Leadership Committee of the New Jersey Business and Industry Association (NJBIA) when they met on August 11, 2016. (Left to right): Lillie M. Hibbler, University of Phoenix School of Business Campus College Chair, Jersey City, NJ; Jodi Grinwald, CEO, Today is the Day, a coaching, consulting and leadership development company; Sharon Goldstein, guest speaker and Berkeley College Campus Operating Officer, Berkeley College Online®; Lisa St. Hilaire, Berkeley College Career Counselor; and Michele Siekerka, President and CEO, NJBIA.
A leader in providing career-focused education since 1931, Berkeley College is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education and enrolls approximately 8,300 students – including more than 700 international students – in its Baccalaureate and Associate 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 a Master of Business Administration degree in Management online and in Woodland Park, NJ.
Berkeley College has five New Jersey campuses – Dover, Newark, Paramus, Woodbridge and Woodland Park. In New York there are three campuses – Midtown Manhattan, Brooklyn and White Plains. Berkeley College Online® serves a global population. In 2016, U.S. News & World Report named Berkeley College among the Best Colleges for Online Bachelor’s Programs and among the Best Online Bachelor’s Programs for Veterans, both for the third consecutive year. The website address is www.BerkeleyCollege.edu.
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