Hudson County Graduates Receive Diplomas from Berkeley College

 
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 27, 2018
Contact: Ilene Greenfield
Director of Media Relations
973-278-5400, Ext. 1-5122
IGL@BerkeleyCollege.edu
 

HUDSON COUNTY GRADUATES RECEIVE DIPLOMAS
FROM BERKELEY COLLEGE

 

Graduates from Hudson County, NJ, were awarded diplomas at the 2018 Berkeley College Commencement ceremony, held on May 11, 2018, at Prudential Center in Newark, NJ. The graduating class included more than 140 military and veteran students, and 180 international students, who represent 40 countries. Two hundred and ninety-eight graduates received Certificates; 757 graduates received Associate degrees; 1,248 graduates received Bachelor’s degrees; and 58 graduates received Master’s level degrees.

 

“Know that the future isn’t written for us. The future is written by us,” said Michael J. Smith, President of Berkeley College. “In your heart, you truly need to understand that the only person you are destined to become … is the person that you decide to be.”

 

The Berkeley College Class of 2018 reflects a diverse population from all walks of life. Many are the first in their families to earn college degrees. Others are not native English-speaking. The average age of a Berkeley College graduate in 2018 is 29.6 years. Just over 31 percent of the graduates entered Berkeley as first time, full-time students; and, more than 82 percent identify as minorities.


Berkeley College graduates join a network of more than 60,000 alumni and receive lifetime career assistance. 

 

A leader in providing career-focused education since 1931, Berkeley College is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education and enrolls more than 7,100 students – including more than 440 international students – in its Master’s, Bachelor’s and Associate’s 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 an MBA in Management online and in Woodland Park, NJ.

 

Berkeley College has four New Jersey campuses – 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. For five consecutive years, U.S. News & World Report has named Berkeley College among the Best Colleges for Online Bachelor’s Programs and among the Best Online Bachelor’s Programs for Veterans. The website address is www.BerkeleyCollege.edu.

 

 

Diplomas and areas of study are denoted in the fourth and fifth columns.

 

AAS = Associate in Applied Science

AS = Associate in Science

BBA = Bachelor of Business Administration
BFA = Bachelor of Fine Arts

BS = Bachelor of Science

CT = Certificate

MBA = Master of Business Administration

 

* Denotes students graduating with honors

 

+ Denotes graduate of the Honors Program, a selective, interdisciplinary and seminar-based educational opportunity offered to a limited number of high-achieving students.

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Berkeley College - Hudson County, NJ        
First Name Last Name City Degree Area of Study
Kerry Bilotta* Bayonne AAS Surgical Technology
Jessica Cooper Bayonne BBA Business Administration – Management, Specialization in Human Resource Management
Lisamarie Felix Bayonne AAS Justice Studies – Criminal Justice
Erica Flowers Bayonne BBA Accounting
Emily Garcia* Bayonne AAS Health Sciences
Lory Hernandez Bayonne AAS Health Services Administration – Medical Insurance, Billing and Coding
Jessica Matos Bayonne CT Patient Care Technician
Priscilla Medina Bayonne BBA Health Services Management
Yesenia Paneto* Bayonne CT Patient Care Technician
Wendelyn Perez Bayonne CT Surgical Processing Technician
Kimberly Torres Bayonne BFA Interior Design
Melanie Villeda Bayonne AAS Justice Studies – Criminal Justice
Justyna Kijek Harrison BBA Fashion Merchandising and Management
Paul Lopez Harrison BBA General Business
Gabriela Sanchez Harrison BBA Accounting
Carlos Cruz Hoboken AAS Information Technology Management
Malene Vedel Mattsson Hoboken AAS Marketing Communications
Gabriella Reyes Hoboken AAS Interior Design
Stacy Sweeney Hoboken BBA Fashion Merchandising and Management
Yaritza Antigua Jersey City BS Justice Studies – Criminal Justice
Allura Bacchus* Jersey City AAS Fashion Merchandising and Management
Kexu Chen Jersey City BBA Fashion Merchandising and Management
Gun Hee Chung* Jersey City BBA Marketing Communications
Sheila Gonzalez Jersey City MBA Master of Business Administration in Management
Kellyann Hauman Jersey City MBA Master of Business Administration in Management
Myesha Hicks Jersey City AAS Business Administration – Management
Kiara Hill Jersey City AAS Health Services Administration
Anshika Kashyap* Jersey City BS Information Technology Management
Rongqian Li Jersey City BBA Fashion Merchandising and Management
Jiahua Liang* Jersey City BBA Financial Services
Sarah Mansour Jersey City AAS Legal Studies
Jared Martin* Jersey City AAS Justice Studies – Criminal Justice
Monica Murillo Jersey City AAS Medical Assistant
Cristy May Ocampo* Jersey City CT Surgical Processing Technician
Danea Price* Jersey City AAS Business Administration – Management
Gabrielle Rivera Jersey City CT Practical Nurse
Jessica Vargas-Rodriguez Jersey City CT Surgical Processing Technician
Yang Yang Jersey City BBA Fashion Merchandising and Management
Steven Almeida Kearny BS Justice Studies – Criminal Justice
Maria Aulestia Kearny AAS Medical Assistant
Ricki Dasilva Kearny AAS Justice Studies – Criminal Justice
Stephanie Fabian Kearny AAS Business Administration – Accounting
Prudencio Feliz Matos* Kearny BS Justice Studies – Criminal Justice
Anabell Gonzalez Kearny AAS Fashion Merchandising and Management
Yang Li* Kearny BBA Accounting
Pedro Oliveira Dos Santos* Kearny BBA Business Administration – Management
Alejandra Ordonez* Kearny AAS Surgical Technology
Bettsy Otayza* Kearny BS Justice Studies – Criminal Justice
Rhiannon Otayza* Kearny BS Justice Studies – Criminal Justice
Jasmyne Pagan* Kearny AAS Justice Studies – Criminal Justice
Paolo Porras Kearny BBA Business Administration – Management
Juliana Rodrigues Kearny AAS Justice Studies – Criminal Justice
Luis Silveira Kearny AAS Justice Studies – Criminal Justice
Safira Stafford* Kearny BS Information Technology Management
Kiana Tirado* Kearny AAS Surgical Technology
Johnny Bonilla* North Bergen BBA Health Services Management
Valerie Dorador* North Bergen AAS Surgical Technology
Lourdes Fajardo* North Bergen BS Justice Studies – Criminal Justice
Carola Figueroa* North Bergen AAS Surgical Technology
Thalia Herrera North Bergen BBA Business Administration – Management
Fadi Nasser North Bergen AAS Interior Design
Andrea Obregon* North Bergen BS Information Technology Management
Maritza Olivares*+ North Bergen BBA International Business
Jofred Rodriguez North Bergen CT Patient Care Technician
Yasmin Salmeron North Bergen BBA International Business
Gabriela Soto North Bergen AAS Surgical Technology
Jhoanna Tierra* North Bergen CT Surgical Processing Technician
Iris Valle North Bergen BBA Business Administration – Management
Samuel Ayalew* Secaucus BS Information Technology Management
Prince Ngakala* Secaucus BBA General Business
Aneel Ordonez Secaucus BBA General Business
Zilpa Rizzo Secaucus BBA Fashion Merchandising and Management
Ciara Abreu Union City CT Patient Care Technician
Cynthia Andujar Union City AAS Health Sciences
Besime Colon Perez* Union City CT Surgical Processing Technician
Ashly Morales-Mota Union City BFA Interior Design
Luis Pena Zamora Union City BBA Accounting
Kristyne Salazar Union City CT Surgical Processing Technician
Lupita Salinas* Union City BBA Fashion Merchandising and Management
Ada Shtino* Union City BBA Marketing Communications
Jonathan Suero Union City AAS Business Administration – Management
Madeleine Ternell* Union City AS International Business
Marc Anthony Vizcarrondo Union City AAS Business Administration – Management
Stephanie Yunga Union City AAS Justice Studies – Criminal Justice
Genesis Aspiros West New York AAS Business Administration – Management
Neftali Fernandez West New York BBA Business Administration – Management
Ange Present Madzou Vincent West New York BBA International Business
Cynthia Sanchez West New York MBA Master of Business Administration in Management
Sabiela Ulerio West New York CT Patient Care Technician
Laura Zapata* West New York BBA International Business

 

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