FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 16, 2014
Contact: Ilene Greenfield
Director of Media Relations
973-278-5400, ext. 1-5122
DUTCHESS COUNTY STUDENTS RECOGNIZED FOR
ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT AT BERKELEY COLLEGE
Students from Dutchess County, NY, have been named to the President’s and Dean’s Lists at Berkeley College for the Spring 2014 Quarter.
“Congratulations to these students who have worked hard in their pursuit of academic excellence,” said Dario A. Cortes, PhD, President of Berkeley College. “This recognition of top-performing students sets a solid foundation for their future success.”
The following students from Dutchess County have been recognized:
- Hira Rahman of Wappingers Falls, Midtown Manhattan location in New York City, NY
- Michelle Vandeusen of Fishkill, Berkeley College Online®
- Kimberly Pennington of Wappingers Falls, White Plains location in Westchester County, NY
- Elaine Peterkin of Hopewell Junction, Berkeley College Online®
Berkeley College students who achieve a grade point average of 4.00 with a minimum of 12 academic credits qualify for the President’s List. Students who achieve a grade point average of 3.50 or better with a minimum of 12 academic credits qualify for the Dean’s List.
A leader in providing career-focused education for more than 80 years, Berkeley College is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education and enrolls approximately 8,000 students – including more than 900 international students – in its Baccalaureate and Associate degree and Certificate programs. The College has three New York locations – Midtown Manhattan, Brooklyn and White Plains. In New Jersey there are six locations – Woodland Park, Paramus, Woodbridge, Newark, Clifton and Dover. Berkeley College Online® serves a global population. Programs are offered in more than 20 career fields. The website address is www.BerkeleyCollege.edu.
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