FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
THURSDAY, DECEMBER 29, 2016
Contact: Ilene Greenfield
Director of Media Relations
973-278-5400, ext. 1-5122
MICHAEL RUSSO APPOINTED CAMPUS OPERATING OFFICER
Michael Russo of Old Bridge, NJ, has been appointed Campus Operating Officer for Berkeley College in Woodbridge, NJ, effective January 2, 2017.
In his new role, Mr. Russo will handle day-to-day operations and collaborate with many departments to ensure that the policies, procedures and goals of the campus and College are met. He also will continue to build and strengthen the partnerships with businesses in the community that support the growth of internships, which lead to permanent career positions for Berkeley College students and graduates.
“Mike Russo brings leadership experience that will help provide each Berkeley College student with a meaningful education and path to a dynamic career,” said Berkeley College President Michael J. Smith. “Our goal is to improve the ability of our students to succeed and graduate.”
Mr. Russo most recently served as Associate Vice President of Enrollment at Berkeley College. His career at Berkeley began in 1999 as a High School Admissions Associate. Over the course of 18 years, his work in educational admissions has included positions with Katherine Gibbs, Dover Business College and Lincoln Technical Institute. He earned his B.S. in Human Ecology at Cook College, Rutgers University.
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 8,000 students – including more than 600 international students – in its Master, 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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