FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 27, 2018
Contact: Ilene Greenfield
Director of Media Relations
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ROCKAWAY HIGH SCHOOL SENIORS
High school students from Rockaway in Queens, NY, 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 high school students recognize the importance of achievement and being successful,” said Michael J. Smith, President of Berkeley College. “We commend them, their schools, and their families who provide support to advance their futures through higher education.”
The following students have received scholarships to attend Berkeley College:
- Oluwafemi Aina of Far Rockaway, Thomas A. Edison Career and Technical Education High School
- Lisbed Flores of Far Rockaway, August Martin High School
- Gilberto Lopez of Broad Channel, Bishop Loughlin Memorial High School
- Michael Martinez of Far Rockaway, High School for Community Leadership
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 www.BerkeleyCollege.edu.
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