Nassau County Graduates Receive Diplomas from Berkeley College

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TUESDAY, MAY 12, 2015
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NASSAU COUNTY GRADUATES RECEIVE DIPLOMAS
FROM BERKELEY COLLEGE

 

 

Graduates from Nassau County, NY, were awarded diplomas at the 2015 Berkeley College Commencement ceremony, held on April 24, 2015, at the Prudential Center in Newark, NJ. This year’s class of 2,300 graduates included more than 200 international students and 120 military and veteran graduates. 

“All of us at Berkeley are proud to celebrate this momentous occasion with you,” said Dario A. Cortes, PhD, President of Berkeley College. “This day represents a culmination of years of hard work and determination, but it is just the beginning. It takes knowledge, passion and persistence to succeed. Believe in yourself and reach higher.” 

The following students from Nassau County received diplomas: 

- Ashley Araya of Freeport, Bachelor of Business Administration in Fashion Merchandising and Management with a Minor in International Business
- Ian Armendinger of East Rockaway, Bachelor of Business Administration in General Business
- Sakshi Bassi* of Hempstead, Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting
- Samantha Beauchamp of Woodmere, Bachelor of Science in Justice Studies – Criminal Justice
- Jennifer Beaufort* of Valley Stream, Associate in Applied Science in Business Administration – Management
- Tiffany Blake of Elmont, Bachelor of Business Administration in Fashion Merchandising and Management
- Jacqueline Castellanos of Uniondale, Associate in Applied Science in Marketing Communications
- Maria Cedillo of Uniondale, Bachelor of Business Administration in Fashion Merchandising and Management
- Tashima Diah of Freeport, Bachelor of Business Administration in Marketing Communications
- Mathew Edapparayil of North Baldwin, Associate in Applied Science in Business Administration – Accounting
- Denise Edwards of Hempstead, Bachelor of Business Administration in Fashion Merchandising and Management
- Laika Elmonus of Westbury, Practical Nurse Certificate
- Andrea Faye Estacio* of Valley Stream, Bachelor of Science in Justice Studies – Criminal Justice
- Veronika Freundlich of Malverne, Bachelor of Business Administration in Financial Services
- Marcus Gardner of Garden City, Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting
- Melissa Hernandez of Cedarhurst, Bachelor of Business Administration in International Business
- Fatima Khawaja of Elmont, Bachelor of Science in Justice Studies – Criminal Justice
- Oscar Lainez of Great Neck, Bachelor of Business Administration in Business Administration – Management 
- Lillian Liu of Great Neck, Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting
- Michelle Marcia of Valley Stream, Associate in Applied Science in Business Administration – Management 
- Josephine Mathieu of Elmont, Bachelor of Business Administration in Fashion Merchandising and Management 
- Kenya Matthews of Elmont, Bachelor of Science in Justice Studies – Criminal Justice
- Stephanie Mayer* of Levittown, Bachelor of Business Administration in Fashion Merchandising and Management
- Rosa Mejia of North Bellmore, Bachelor of Business Administration in International Business
- Tarah Muller-Harris of Westbury, Bachelor of Science in Legal Studies
- Tosin Ojo of Hempstead, Bachelor of Business Administration in Business Administration – Management
- Billy Santana* of Farmingdale, Bachelor of Business Administration in Business Administration – Management  
- Cristina Schwartz of Oceanside, Bachelor of Business Administration in Fashion Merchandising and Management  
- Alexa Rae Todaro* of Franklin Square, Bachelor of Business Administration in Fashion Merchandising and Management  
- Orianna White of Elmont, Bachelor of Business Administration in Health Services Management  

Christopher Rodriguez, PhD, Director, New Jersey Office of Homeland Security, delivered the Commencement address and received an honorary Doctor of Laws degree.

* Denotes students graduating with honors

A leader in providing career-focused education since 1931, Berkeley College is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education and enrolls approximately 8,000 students – including more than 900 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, the School of Liberal Arts, and the School of Graduate Studies, which offers a Master of Business Administration degree in Management.

Berkeley College has three New York locations – Midtown Manhattan, Brooklyn and White Plains. In New Jersey there are six locations – Clifton, Dover, Newark, Paramus, Woodbridge and Woodland Park. Berkeley College Online® serves a global population. In January 2015, U.S. News & World Report named Berkeley College one of the Best Colleges for Online Bachelor’s Degrees for the second consecutive year.  The website address iswww.BerkeleyCollege.edu.

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