Nassau County Students Recognized for Academic Achievement at Berkeley College

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Students from Nassau County, NY, have been named to the President’s and Dean’s Lists at Berkeley College for the Winter 2015 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 Nassau County have been recognized: 

President’s List

- John Bottone of Long Beach
- Shakira Harewood of Roosevelt
- Sabrina Lafleur of Freeport
- Ronald Land-Wheatley of Freeport
- Nicolette Lewis of Elmont
- Alejandra Munt of Elmont
- Juan Oliva of Valley Stream
- Antoinette Singfield of Westbury
- Elisa Torres of Hempstead\

Dean’s List
- Brunilda Aguerre of North Baldwin
- Denisse Alvayero of Port Washington
- Jennifer Beaufort of Valley Stream
- Cristhian Briceno of Valley Stream
- Tashima Diah of Freeport
- Shantaley Foster-Bey of Freeport
- Laurie Galiotte of Elmont
- Ciara Hudson of Valley Stream
- Ethan Joseph of Baldwin
- Michael Laster of Westbury
- Kimberley Lewis of North Bellmore
- Stephanie Marcia of Valley Stream
- Petagay McKinson of Inwood
- Bria Mortis of Freeport
- Linda Perez of Valley Stream
- Billy Santana of Farmingdale
- Pamela Santos of Hempstead
- Marzan Shams of Syosset
- Alana Sierra of Rockville Centre
- Alexa Rae Todaro of Franklin Square
- Po-Chun Wang of Garden City
- Orianna White of Elmont

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 8,000 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 will begin offering a Master of Business Administration degree in Management in September 2015. 

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

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