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MONDAY, FEBRUARY 23, 2015
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NEWARK HIGH SCHOOL SENIORS
High school seniors from Newark in Essex County, NJ, have received scholarships to attend Berkeley College. Each year, these scholarships are awarded to high school seniors who demonstrate a high level of achievement. The scholarships are renewable, based on the recipient’s cumulative grade point average at the end of each academic year and continued enrollment as a full-time student.
“These students have demonstrated their ability and desire to further their achievements by pursuing a college degree,” said Dario A. Cortes, PhD, President of Berkeley College. “They deserve these scholarships, which can go a long way in helping the next generation of students access a well-rounded, career-focused education.”
The following students from Newark have received scholarships to attend Berkeley College:
- Kimberly Almonte, Essex County Vocational Technical School
Berkeley College provides traditional and online degree options and blended learning opportunities to prepare students for careers in some of today’s most in-demand professions. The College was recognized by U.S. News & World Reportas one of the Best Colleges in the 2014 and 2015 Online Bachelor Degree category rankings. Students at Berkeley College benefit from a supportive, flexible, diverse learning environment that connects them with workplace experiences in their areas of study and pathways to dynamic careers.
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. The College has six New Jersey locations – Woodland Park, Paramus, Woodbridge, Newark, Clifton and Dover. In New York there are three locations – Midtown Manhattan, Brooklyn and White Plains. Berkeley College Online® serves a global population. Programs are offered in more than 20 career fields in the Larry L. Luing School of Business, the School of Professional Studies, the School of Health Studies, and the School of Liberal Arts. The website address is www.BerkeleyCollege.edu.
Photo Caption A (L to R): High school seniors Luzelenia S. Santiago and O’Neille Domonique Hyman, both of Newark. The students received scholarships to attend Berkeley College.
Photo Caption B (L to R): High school senior Shadrea Johnson of Newark and Leigh LeBlanc, Berkeley College Director, High School Admissions, Newark. Ms. Johnson received a scholarship to attend Berkeley College.
Photo Caption C (L to R): High school senior La-Travis Lovett of Newark and Byron Hargrove, PhD, Professor, Humanities and Social Sciences, Berkeley College School of Liberal Arts. Mr. Lovett received a scholarship to attend Berkeley College.
Photo Caption D (L to R): High school seniors Desiree Rosario and Kaliah Wright, both of Newark, and Leigh LeBlanc, Berkeley College Director, High School Admissions, Newark. The students received scholarships to attend Berkeley College.
Photo Caption E (L to R): High school senior Naa Adei Kotey of Newark and Byron Hargrove, PhD, Professor, Humanities and Social Sciences, Berkeley College School of Liberal Arts. Ms. Kotey received a scholarship to attend Berkeley College.
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