Monmouth County Students Recognized for Academic Achievement at Berkeley College

MONDAY, APRIL 25, 2016
Contact: Ilene Greenfield
Director of Media Relations
973-278-5400, ext. 1-5122



Students from Monmouth County, NJ, have been named to the President’s and Dean’s Lists at Berkeley College for the Winter 2016 Quarter.

“I am so proud of these students for their hard work,” said Michael J. Smith, President of Berkeley College. “The contributions of these high achievers make Berkeley College shine.”

The following students from Monmouth County have been recognized:

President’s List
- Ricardo Alarcon of Neptune
- Lauren Amato of Hazlet
- Alan Hrvatin of Matawan
- Ricky Piotrowski of Morganville
- Deanna Politte of Keyport
- Luis Rosas of Freehold
- Daniel Sarafian of Matawan
- Yuan Sun of Manalapan
- Leonor Vivas of Freehold
- Ryan Volker of Howell

Dean’s List
- Mariah Agueda of Eatontown
- Candice Anderson of Hazlet 
- Jeffrey Bloom Leeds of Millstone Township
- Diane Braxton of Asbury Park
- Anna Buonacquista of Matawan
- Blanca Cajas of Ocean
- Michael Caputo of Keansburg
- Gary Cummings of Neptune
- John Dempsey of Highlands
- Gabriella Guglielmo of Port Monmouth
- Man Luk of Freehold
- Brandon Maldonado of Long Branch
- Danielle Mendes of Matawan
- Thu Ngo of Matawan
- Noelle Rivera of Matawan
- Ja’shem Stovall of Neptune
- Erin Sullivan of Manalapan
- Nichole Thrift of Millstone Township
- Angela Verratti of Morganville

Berkeley College students who achieve a grade point average of 4.00 with a minimum of 12 academic credits qualify for the President’s List. Students who achieve a grade point average of 3.50 or better with a minimum of 12 academic credits qualify for the Dean’s List.

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

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