Essex County Residents Honored as Berkeley College School of Health Studies Pins Graduates

 
 
 
 
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WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 21, 2016
Contact: Ilene Greenfield
Director of Media Relations
973-278-5400, ext. 1-5122
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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 Practical Nursing and Patient Care Technology. Residents of Essex County, NJ, received pins.   

Josiane Hickson, EdD, RN-BC, NE-BC, Chair, Practical Nurse and Patient Care Technician programs, Berkeley College School of Health Studies, told the students, “With diligence and determination, you have found success.   This certificate represents a rite of passage.  You now have the opportunity to care for humanity in a professional capacity.”

The following graduates from Essex County received pins:

- Abdelkrim Akorri of Newark, Patient Care Technician

- Choubenca Alexandre of Irvington, Patient Care Technician

- Oscar Aponte of Newark, Patient Care Technician

- Jamie Belafonte of Newark, Practical Nurse 

- Latasha Berry of Newark, Patient Care Technician

- Courtney Blenman of Irvington, Patient Care Technician

- Naomi Brown of Newark, Patient Care Technician

- Marisella Calero of Belleville, Patient Care Technician

- Kelly Castillo of Newark, Patient Care Technician

- Tiffany Cryan of Belleville, Practical Nurse

- Brenda Dedos of Newark, Patient Care Technician

- Nicolle Gainey of Newark, Patient Care Technician

- Susan Harris of Newark, Patient Care Technician

- Latoya Holland of East Orange, Practical Nurse

- Emmanuel Iyoha of Irvington, Practical Nurse   

- Patricia Joseph of Newark, Practical Nurse

- Tanisha Johnson of Newark, Patient Care Technician

- Valerie Johnson of Newark, Practical Nurse 

- Mary Kerrigan of Montclair, Practical Nurse

- Nirva Lange of Orange, Patient Care Technician

- Khiara Lowe of East Orange, Patient Care Technician

- Rose Malave of Irvington, Patient Care Technician

- Ashley Mercado of Bloomfield, Patient Care Technician

- Rosa Montero of Newark, Patient Care Technician

- Arlene Phelps of Newark, Patient Care Technician

- Jessica Reijers of Cedar Grove, Patient Care Technician

- Natasha Robbins of Newark, Patient Care Technician

- Precious Stephens of  East Orange, Patient Care Technician

- Rejoice Tabor of Newark, Patient Care Technician

- Mariam Traore of East Orange, Practical Nurse

- Jossy Vargas of Caldwell, Patient Care Technician

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 8,300 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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