Queens Graduates Receive Diplomas from Berkeley College

 
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 20, 2018
Contact: Ilene Greenfield
Director of Media Relations
973-278-5400, ext. 1-5122
igl@BerkeleyCollege.edu
 

QUEENS GRADUATES RECEIVE DIPLOMAS
FROM BERKELEY COLLEGE


Graduates from Queens, NY, were awarded diplomas at the 2018 Berkeley College Commencement ceremony, held on May 11, 2018, at Prudential Center in Newark, NJ. The graduating class included more than 140 military and veteran students, and 180 international students, who represent 40 countries. Two hundred and ninety-eight graduates received Certificates; 757 graduates received Associate degrees; 1,248 graduates received Bachelor’s degrees; and 58 graduates received Master’s level degrees.

 

“Know that the future isn’t written for us. The future is written by us,” said Michael J. Smith, President of Berkeley College. “In your heart, you truly need to understand that the only person you are destined to become … is the person that you decide to be.”

 

The Berkeley College Class of 2018 reflects a diverse population from all walks of life. Many are the first in their families to earn college degrees. Others are not native English-speaking. The average age of a Berkeley College graduate in 2018 is 29.6 years. Just over 31 percent of the graduates entered Berkeley as first time, full-time students; and, more than 82 percent identify as minorities.


Berkeley College graduates join a network of more than 60,000 alumni and receive lifetime career assistance. 

 

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 four campuses – 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 www.BerkeleyCollege.edu.

 

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Diplomas and areas of study are denoted in the fourth and fifth columns.

 

AAS = Associate in Applied Science

BBA = Bachelor of Business Administration
BS = Bachelor of Science

CT = Certificate

MBA = Master of Business Administration

 

* Denotes students graduating with honors

 

+ Denotes graduate of the Honors Program, a selective, interdisciplinary and seminar-based educational opportunity offered to a limited number of high-achieving students.

 

Berkeley College Commencement 2018 - Queens (North), NY          
First Name Last Name Section Degree Area of Study  
Emina Ahmetovic Astoria BS Justice Studies – Criminal Justice  
Stephannie Bermudez Astoria BBA Fashion Merchandising and Management  
Christina Cardona*+ Astoria BBA Fashion Merchandising and Management  
Jennifer Cepeda Astoria BS Justice Studies – Criminal Justice  
Alena Clavijo* Astoria BBA International Business  
Morgan Colantuone Astoria CT Practical Nurse  
Waled Hussen Astoria BS Justice Studies – Criminal Justice  
Angela Jones* Astoria BBA Business Administration – Management  
Xiu Ru Lin* Bayside BBA Business Administration – Management  
Anali Pimentel* Bayside AAS Business Administration – Management  
Aisa Stevens Bellerose BBA Marketing Communications  
Juan Guerrero College Point AAS Business Administration – Management  
Tiffany Soria College Point AAS Justice Studies – Criminal Justice  
Elmano Gomes Corona BBA Accounting  
Daniela Sanchez Corona BBA Fashion Merchandising and Management  
Jessica Vasquez Corona BBA Business Administration – Management  
Vivian Velez Corona BBA Business Administration – Management  
Chia Yan Yong Corona BBA Business Administration – Management  
Basat Khan* East Elmhurst BBA Accounting  
Edgar Rodriguez* East Elmhurst AAS Health Services Administration  
Carolina Vega East Elmhurst BBA Business Administration – Management  
Ximena Velez East Elmhurst AAS Fashion Merchandising and Management  
Dawn Kalevich* Elmhurst BS Legal Studies  
Bowen Liu Elmhurst BBA Business Administration – Management  
Shu Zhen Liu* Elmhurst BBA Fashion Merchandising and Management  
Junshan Lou Elmhurst BBA Accounting  
Tu Nguyen* Elmhurst BBA Business Administration – Management  
Joy Paraiso Elmhurst AAS Information Technology Management  
Xuemei Piao Elmhurst BBA Business Administration – Management  
Lucs Anne Rebong Elmhurst BBA Marketing Communications  
Manbir Singh Elmhurst AAS Business Administration – Management  
Annesha Ali Flushing BS Justice Studies – Criminal Justice  
Cristina Barros Flushing BBA Fashion Merchandising and Management  
Edrina Chery Flushing BBA Health Services Management  
Hsiao Wei Chu* Flushing AAS Fashion Merchandising and Management  
Edgar Herrera* Flushing BS Justice Studies – Criminal Justice  
Kunhyung Kang* Flushing AAS International Business  
Rashaan Khan Flushing BS Justice Studies – Criminal Justice  
Hyojin Lee Flushing AAS Fashion Merchandising and Management  
Wenjun Li Flushing BBA Business Administration – Management  
Zhixiong Lin Flushing BBA International Business  
Joseph Lopez Flushing BS Information Technology Management  
Jeffrey Mejia Flushing MBA Master of Business Administration in Management  
Valerie Provato Flushing AAS Health Services Administration  
Mobash Rahman* Flushing BBA Accounting  
Diona Rukaj Flushing BS Justice Studies – Criminal Justice  
Yanwei Wu* Flushing BBA Fashion Merchandising and Management  
Krenare Bala Forest Hills AAS Justice Studies – Criminal Justice  
Nardelina Diaz* Fresh Meadows AAS Business Administration – Management  
Jie Liu Fresh Meadows BBA Business Administration – Management  
Maria Pineda* Glendale AAS Health Services Administration  
Eva Espinoza Jackson Heights AAS Justice Studies – Criminal Justice  
Saad Qureshi Jackson Heights BBA Financial Services  
Thinley Rabkhang Jackson Heights BBA Accounting  
Peter Serrano-Vargas Jackson Heights BBA Business Administration – Management  
Erika Yoshida Jackson Heights AAS Fashion Merchandising and Management  
Shameza Hack* Kew Gardens BBA Health Services Management  
Melita Kllapija* Kew Gardens AAS Health Services Administration – Medical Insurance, Billing and Coding  
Ryan Chan* Little Neck BBA Business Administration – Management  
Gloria Lugo Little Neck BBA Accounting  
Ellen Eliasson* Long Island City BBA International Business  
Chikoto Katsuta Long Island City BBA Fashion Merchandising and Management  
Emma Leuzarder* Long Island City BBA Marketing Communications  
Keyshawna Marsh* Long Island City BS Justice Studies – Criminal Justice  
Maino Nakajima* Long Island City AAS Fashion Merchandising and Management  
Raysa Torriente* Long Island City BBA Business Administration – Management  
Franklin Hurtadorios* Maspeth BBA General Business  
Tiffany Wise Maspeth AAS Health Services Administration – Medical Insurance, Billing and Coding  
Miriam Godoy* Middle Village BBA Accounting  
Amanda Ramos Middle Village BS Justice Studies – Criminal Justice  
Shuxin Tang* Middle Village BBA Marketing Communications  
Feifei Cheng* Oakland Gardens BBA Business Administration – Management  
Rita Ciardiello Oakland Gardens BBA Fashion Merchandising and Management  
Young Hahm Oakland Gardens BBA General Business  
Karan Buddhu Queens Village BS Justice Studies – Criminal Justice  
Jose Cisneros Queens Village BBA Business Administration – Management  
Kameela Khaleel Ally Queens Village BBA Fashion Merchandising and Management  
Adrian Wade* Queens Village BS Justice Studies – Criminal Justice  
Theingi Aye* Rego Park BBA Business Administration – Management  
Rizki Hamid Rego Park MBA Master of Business Administration in Management  
Oksana Sabalina* Rego Park AAS Health Services Administration – Medical Insurance, Billing and Coding  
Angelina Seferi* Rego Park AAS Health Services Administration  
Justin Garcia* Ridgewood BS Information Technology Management  
Stephanie Moran Ridgewood BS Justice Studies – Criminal Justice  
Megumi Nakamura* Ridgewood BBA General Business  
Vanity Pacheco* Ridgewood BS Information Technology Management  
Niagale Sissoko* Ridgewood BBA Health Services Management  
Ramses Geronimo* Sunnyside BBA Business Administration – Management  
Xiaoyi Yang Sunnyside AAS Fashion Merchandising and Management  
Jefferson Arevalo Whitestone BBA Accounting  
Stephanie Dipalo Whitestone BBA Marketing Communications  
Shuhan Lin* Whitestone BBA Accounting  
Abderraouf Chouiref* Woodside BBA International Business  
Ana Coello Woodside BBA Fashion Merchandising and Management  
Eira Feliciano Woodside BBA General Business  
Adriana Guichay* Woodside BBA Health Services Management  
Birendra Guvaju Shakya* Woodside BS Information Technology Management  
Hyejin Jang* Woodside AAS Marketing Communications  
Karen Mero Woodside BBA Fashion Merchandising and Management  
Tahina Pena* Woodside BS Legal Studies  
Kousar Qazi* Woodside AAS Legal Studies  
Rahul Rai* Woodside BBA Business Administration – Management  
Stephanie Segura Woodside BS Justice Studies – Criminal Justice  
Razieh Shojaee* Woodside BS Information Technology Management  
Dung Tran* Woodside BBA General Business  
           
           
           

 

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