FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
THURSDAY, MARCH 8, 2018
Contact: Kelly Depsee
Communications and External Relations
973-278-5400, ext. 1-5112
NEW JERSEY LAW ENFORCEMENT AND LEGAL
Elie Honig, Director of New Jersey Division of Criminal Justice, to Give Keynote Address
Berkeley College will welcome Elie Honig, Director of the New Jersey Division of Criminal Justice, as its keynote speaker during “March Matters,” a discussion with professionals in the legal and justice studies fields, on Thursday, March 15, 2018, at 2 p.m. The special event will be held at Berkeley College, 430 Rahway Avenue in Woodbridge, NJ.
Mr. Honig, who was sworn in as Director of the New Jersey Division of Criminal Justice in 2013, oversees a staff of 500 law enforcement professionals, including prosecutors, detectives, analysts and support staff. As Director, he has focused on the prosecution of street gangs, drug and illegal firearms traffickers, corrupt public officials and child predators.
In addition to Mr. Honig, panels will feature experts in the criminal justice and legal fields, including faculty with real-world experiences in the public and private sectors. Jessica Mahoney, a Berkeley College professor who will sit on the Legal Studies panel, graduated from Albany School of Law in 2014 and opened her own firm, JM Mahoney Law PLCC, in September 2017. She is also a Berkeley College alumna.
Berkeley College students will network with the speakers, and can also benefit from a law school and graduate school education fair following the program.
“Berkeley College is honored to host Elie Honig, Director of the New Jersey Division of Criminal Justice, and this distinguished panel of attorneys, paralegals, professors and law enforcement professionals,” said Patricia Greer, JD, Chair, Legal Studies. “Our students will have the opportunity to network with these practitioners and to hear about the real-world applications of a legal studies degree.”
To Register: This event is free and open to the public. Click here to register.
Media Contact: For more information or to attend the program, contact Kelly Depsee, Associate Director, Communications and External Relations, at KME@BerkeleyCollege.edu.
About Berkeley College
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 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. 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 www.BerkeleyCollege.edu.
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