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WEDNESDAY, MARCH 4, 2015
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SOUTHERN BRONX RESIDENT HONORED AS BERKELEY COLLEGE
The Berkeley College School of Health Studies recently conducted a pinning ceremony to honor graduates entering the fields of nursing, patient care technology, surgical processing and surgical technology. Shavone Thompson of southern Bronx in Bronx County, NY, received a Practical Nurse pin from Berkeley College.
“You are entering a very dynamic field. Advances in science, medical research and technology give the potential for us to experience improvements in healthcare that we never thought possible,” said Sheila Dynan, DMH, Dean, Berkeley College School of Health Studies. “Each of you has demonstrated your commitment to the pursuit of a career in healthcare. Today we recognize your efforts and congratulate you.”
The Berkeley College School of Health Studies was created to provide career-focused education in some of today’s most in-demand healthcare professions – in clinical specializations, as well as healthcare administration and management. Degree and certificate programs have been carefully developed to meet the needs of this important field.
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 three New York locations – Midtown Manhattan, Brooklyn and White Plains. In New Jersey there are six locations – Woodland Park, Paramus, Woodbridge, Newark, Clifton and Dover. 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.
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