FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
TUESDAY, MARCH 10, 2015
Contact: Ilene Greenfield
Director of Media Relations
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ESSEX COUNTY RESIDENTS HONORED AS BERKELEY COLLEGE
SCHOOL OF HEALTH STUDIES PINS GRADUATES
The Berkeley College School of Health Studies recently conducted a pinning ceremony to honor graduates entering the fields of nursing, patient care technology, surgical processing and surgical technology. Residents of Essex County, NJ, received pins.
“You are entering a very dynamic field. Advances in science, medical research and technology give the potential for us to experience improvements in healthcare that we never thought possible,” said Sheila Dynan, DMH, Dean, Berkeley College School of Health Studies. “Each of you has demonstrated your commitment to the pursuit of a career in healthcare. Today we recognize your efforts and congratulate you.”
The following graduates from Essex County received pins:
- Maria Bedoya of Bloomfield, Patient Care Technician
- Marisella Calero of Belleville, Patient Care Technician
- Donna Carreiro of Belleville, Patient Care Technician
- Shion Chance of Newark, Surgical Technologist
- Emannuella Charles of Maplewood, Patient Care Technician
- Alexandra Etienne of Newark, Practical Nurse
- Lakesha Hollins of Newark, Patient Care Technician
- Krystal Lemongello of East Orange, Patient Care Technician
- Nataya Moore of East Orange, Surgical Technologist
- Donna M. Nunez of Montclair, Surgical Technologist
- Mirianid Rodriguez of Newark, Patient Care Technician
- Brittany Rogers of Hillside, Patient Care Technician
- Chrismae Dawkins Singh of Bloomfield, Practical Nurse
- Yessenia Tavares of Newark, Practical Nurse
- Lisa Thomas of East Orange, Patient Care Technician
- James Thompson of Bloomfield, Patient Care Technician
- Phoebe Washington of Bloomfield, Practical Nurse
- Linah Anwar Wright of East Orange, Surgical Technologist
The Berkeley College School of Health Studies was created to provide career-focused education in some of today’s most in-demand healthcare professions – in clinical specializations, as well as healthcare administration and management. Degree and certificate programs have been carefully developed to meet the needs of this important field.
A leader in providing career-focused education since 1931, Berkeley College is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education and enrolls approximately 8,000 students – including more than 900 international students – in its Baccalaureate and Associate degree and Certificate programs. The College has six New Jersey locations – Woodland Park, Paramus, Woodbridge, Newark, Clifton and Dover. In New York there are three locations – Midtown Manhattan, Brooklyn and White Plains. Berkeley College Online® serves a global population. Programs are offered in more than 20 career fields in the Larry L. Luing School of Business, the School of Professional Studies, the School of Health Studies, and the School of Liberal Arts. The website address is www.BerkeleyCollege.edu.
Photo Caption (L to R): Donna Nunez of Montclair; Kofi Poku, CST, CRCST, CHL, ACE, Professor, Surgical Processing program, Berkeley College School of Health Studies; Linah Anwar Wright and Nataya Moore, both of East Orange; Chrismae Dawkins Singh of Bloomfield; Emmannuella Charles of Maplewood; Lesli Miller, MSN, RN, CEN, PCT, Associate Chair, Nursing and Patient Care Technician programs, Berkeley College School of Health Studies; Lakesha Hollins and Yessenia Tavares, both of Newark. The graduates received pins from Berkeley College.
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