Orange County Students Recognized for Academic Achievement at Berkeley College

Contact: Ilene Greenfield
Director of Media Relations
973-278-5400, ext. 1-5122




Students from Orange County, NY, have been named to the President’s and Dean’s Lists at Berkeley College for the fall 2016 semester.


“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 Orange County have been recognized:


President’s List

- Keely Portillo of Port Jervis

- Brianne Rapisarda of New Windsor

- Taylor Silvera-Marlowe of Highland Mills

- Nicholas Williams of Fort Montgomery


Dean’s List

- Marlen Arias of Newburgh

- Bryan Bravo of Newburgh

- Mark Coviello of Tuxedo Park

- Donovan Gavigan of New Windsor

- Alejandro Godinez of Middletown

- Samani Henry of New Windsor

- Stephanie Hernandez of New Windsor

- Junila Joseph of Middletown

- Samir Kaba of Newburgh

- Delano King of Middletown

- Danielle Laguidice of Chester

- Angela Musco of Chester

- Marie Peralta of Middletown

- Steven Rinaldi of Harriman

- Laura Rodriguez of Monroe

- Crissel Veras of Monroe

- Marlen Villar Flores of Middletown

- Allison Wanczyk of Florida

- Johnathan Wilson of Otisville


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 8,000 students – including more than 550 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 four 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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