FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
MONDAY, FEBRUARY 8, 2016
Contact: Ilene Greenfield
Director of Media Relations
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MIDDLESEX COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL SENIORS
High school students from Middlesex County, NJ, have received scholarships to attend Berkeley College. Each year, these scholarships are awarded to high school seniors who demonstrate a high level of achievement. The scholarships are renewable, based on the recipient’s cumulative grade point average at the end of each academic year and continued enrollment as a full-time student.
“We congratulate these students who have demonstrated their ability and desire to further their achievements by pursuing a college degree with a career focus,” said Michael Smith, President of Berkeley College. “These scholarships will help them succeed.”
The following students have received scholarships to attend Berkeley College:
- Oluwapelumi Akinboye of Carteret, Carteret High School
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 six New Jersey locations – Clifton, Dover, Newark, Paramus, Woodbridge and Woodland Park. In New York there are three locations – Midtown Manhattan, Brooklyn and White Plains. Berkeley College Online® serves a global population. In January 2016, U.S. News & World Report named Berkeley College one of the Best Colleges for Online Bachelor’s Degrees for the third consecutive year. The website address iswww.BerkeleyCollege.edu.
Photo Caption A (L to R): (Standing) Berkeley College High School Admissions Associates Delma Rose and Tracey Tamuzza, Lauren Velez of Perth Amboy; Franchesca Rodriguez of Perth Amboy; Sandra Garcia of Carteret; Omar Ruiz of Carteret; Yoalis Nunez of Perth Amboy; Alison McMahon of Iselin; Carlos Bernal of Jamesburg; Kimberly Rivera of Colonia; Devin Weathers of Carteret; Melissa Onc of Avenel; and Berkeley College Director of High School Admissions Joseph Siriano. (Sitting) Jenna Sanchez of Carteret; Angelica Warters of Carteret; Rukiya Hamisi of Woodbridge; April Lopez of Highland Park; and Niurka Perez of Carteret. The students received scholarships to attend Berkeley College.
Photo Caption B (L to R): Standing: Berkeley College High School Admissions Associate Delma Rose, Tatiana Rojas of Old Bridge; Alexis Maimone of East Brunswick; Brian Tse of South Plainfield; Ashley Peng of Dayton; Truman Xu of East Brunswick; and Berkeley College Director of High School Admissions Joseph Siriano. (Sitting) Janelli Santiago of Old Bridge; Vaishali Khatri of Sayreville; Annabelle Rodriguez of Sayreville; Alyssa Herrel of Old Bridge; and Samantha Pelaez of New Brunswick. The students received scholarships to attend Berkeley College.
Photo Caption C (L to R): Student Amber Ayala of Old Bridge, a senior at Old Bridge High School, and Luan Ximines, Berkeley College Associate, High School Admissions, Midtown Manhattan. Ms. Ayala received a scholarship to attend Berkeley College.
Photo Caption D (L to R): Lynn Ovimeleh, director of High School Admissions, Berkeley College, White Plains, and student Bianca Weiss of Dunellen. Ms. Weiss received a scholarship to attend Berkeley College.
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