Nassau Students Recognized for Academic Achievement at Berkeley College

Contact: Ilene Greenfield
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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 fall 2017 semester.


“I am proud of our students and their academic accomplishments,” said Michael J. Smith, President of Berkeley College. “Their work ethic and talent will serve them well as they prepare to graduate and progress toward their future successes.” 


The following students from Nassau County have been recognized:


President’s List

- Emily Amador of Valley Stream

- Paola Barros of Valley Stream

- Farhan Dar of Bethpage

- Dayalan Massiah of Hempstead

- Yuderka Ramirez of Rockville Centre

- Yasmine Smith of North Baldwin

- Shannon Tarasi of Bellmore

- Mia Walker of Port Washington

- Arianna Wynn of Wantagh


Dean’s List

- Marisa Boals of Bellmore

- Yronely Estevez of North Baldwin

- Gabrielle Henry of East Meadow

- Estefani Hernandez of Hempstead

- Monica Jenkins of North Baldwin

- Tamarra Johnson of West Hempstead

- Taranjit Kaur of Valley Stream

- Pratima Khadka of Floral Park

- Shawanna Lovelace of Valley Stream

- Samantha Mazzilli of Williston Park

- Shana Miller of Woodmere

- Jacqueline Moreno Velasquez of Garden City

- Kenyah O’Neal-Boyd of Hempstead

- Gregory Parker of Baldwin

- Rasheeda Roach of Valley Stream

- Esly Rodriguez of Hempstead

- Kensly Rony of Elmont

- Nicoleta Sfetcu of New Hyde Park

- Ramona Smith of Westbury

- Faizan Tahir of Syosset

- Bryan Zirpolo of Port Washington


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 more than 7,100 students – including more than 440 international students – in its Master’s, Bachelor’s, and Associate’s 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 an MBA in Management online and in Woodland Park, NJ.


Berkeley College has three New York campuses – Midtown Manhattan, Brooklyn and White Plains. In New Jersey there are five campuses – Dover, Newark, Paramus, Woodbridge and Woodland Park. Berkeley College Online® serves a global population. For five consecutive years, U.S. News & World Report has named Berkeley College among the Best Colleges for Online Bachelor’s Programs and among the Best Online Bachelor’s Programs for Veterans. The website address is


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