Congresswoman Virginia Foxx of North Carolina Visits Students at Berkeley College


 

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
WEDNESDAY, JULY 23,
2014

Contact:  Ilene Greenfield
Director of Media Relations
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CONGRESSWOMAN VIRGINIA FOXX OF NORTH CAROLINA VISITS STUDENTS AT BERKELEY COLLEGE

 

Berkeley College students and staff listen to the remarks of Congresswoman Virginia Foxx of North Carolina

Photo Caption A: Berkeley College students and staff listen to the remarks of Congresswoman Virginia Foxx of North Carolina in the new Renaissance Hall in Woodland Park, NJ, July 21. She spoke and addressed questions about a wide range of subjects, including her personal challenges, the value of higher education, financial aid and tuition, healthcare, job prospects, avoiding debt, and the U.S. Constitution. Encouraging the students to take advantage of the opportunities at hand, she said, “This is my idea of a great campus.” The next day, Congresswoman Foxx was back in Washington when President Obama signed the education legislation she was instrumental in writing, the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act.

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Congresswoman Virginia Foxx of North Carolina poses with Berkeley College students and staff

Photo Caption B: Following her remarks to a large group of Berkeley College students and staff, Congresswoman Virginia Foxx of North Carolina (standing, seventh from left) met with a smaller group of students in the Berkeley College Community Room in Woodland Park, NJ, to listen to their stories and hear their concerns.  Dario A. Cortes, PhD, President of Berkeley College (standing left of her in photo), also listened to the diverse group, which comprised students from all walks of life, including veterans and other non-traditional learners.

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 Berkeley College student Michael Velazquez poses for a selfie with Congresswoman Foxx

Photo Caption C: Following the remarks of Congresswoman Virginia Foxx of North Carolina to students during a recent visit to Berkeley College in Woodland Park, NJ, an exuberant student, Michael Velazquez of Newark, NJ, pauses with her to take a selfie. Mr. Velazquez is earning an Associate’s degree in the Surgical Processing Technician program.  Congresswoman Foxx visited to hear students’ views firsthand and engage in dialogue about their concerns and their futures.  She was instrumental in writing education legislation – the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act – that was signed by President Obama this week.

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