FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 10, 2015
Contact: Ilene Greenfield
Director of Media Relations
973-278-5400, ext. 1-5122
SUSSEX COUNTY GRADUATES RECEIVE DIPLOMAS
Graduates from Sussex County, NJ, were awarded diplomas at the 2015 Berkeley College Commencement ceremony, held on April 24, 2015, at the Prudential Center in Newark, NJ. This year’s class of 2,300 graduates included more than 200 international students and 120 military and veteran graduates.
“All of us at Berkeley are proud to celebrate this momentous occasion with you,” said Dario A. Cortes, PhD, President of Berkeley College. “This day represents a culmination of years of hard work and determination, but it is just the beginning. It takes knowledge, passion and persistence to succeed. Believe in yourself and reach higher.”
Christopher Rodriguez, PhD, Director, New Jersey Office of Homeland Security, delivered the Commencement address and received an honorary Doctor of Laws degree.
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. 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, the School of Liberal Arts, and the School of Graduate Studies, which offers a Master of Business Administration degree in Management.
Berkeley College has six New Jersey locations – Clifton, Dover, Newark, Paramus, Woodbridge and Woodland Park. In New York there are three locations – Midtown Manhattan, Brooklyn and White Plains. Berkeley College Online® serves a global population. In January 2015, U.S. News & World Report named Berkeley College one of the Best Colleges for Online Bachelor’s Degrees for the second consecutive year. The website address iswww.BerkeleyCollege.edu.
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Editor’s Note: Attached is a PDF file containing the names of all Berkeley College graduates who reside in Sussex County. For your convenience, the file is arranged in alphabetical order by town of residence. If you are unable to open this file, please send a reply via e-mail or call the Media Relations Department at the phone number listed above. Our students and their families are very proud of this accomplishment. We respectfully request that you print the names of the graduates who reside in your coverage area. Thank you for your consideration.
Legend for Attachment:
Diplomas and areas of study are denoted in the fourth and fifth columns
AAS = Associate in Applied Science
BS = Bachelor of Science
CT = Certificate
* Denotes students graduating with honors
|Berkeley College Commencement 2015|
|Sussex County Graduates|
|First Name||Last Name||Town||Diploma||Area of Study|
|Ashley||Benson||Byram Township||BS||Interior Design Management|
|Maggie||Michaud||Byram Township||CT||Medical Assistant|
|Matthew||Ziegert*||Byram Township||BS||Marketing Communications|
|Natasha||Gonzalez||Franklin||CT||Multi–Level Patient Care Technician|
|Jessica||Apolito||Hamburg||AAS||Health Services Administration – Medical Insurance, Billing and Coding|
|Jessica||De La Rosa||Hamburg||AAS||Fashion Merchandising and Management|
|Sharon||Salameh*||Hamburg||AAS||Health Services Administration – Medical Insurance, Billing and Coding|
|Michael||Hyjeck||Highland Lakes||AAS||Business Administration – Management|
|Nicole||Nyul||Highland Lakes||CT||Medical Assistant|
|Ingrid||Castaneda||Hopatcong||AAS||Business Administration – Management|
|SueAnn||Schweyer*||Montague||CT||Multi–Level Patient Care Technician|
|Jenna||Banfield*||Newton||BS||Interior Design Management|
|Jennine||Da Fonseca*||Newton||CT||Medical Assistant|
|Jessica||Coursen||Sussex||BS||Justice Studies – Criminal Justice|
|Alaina||Muller||Sussex||CT||Business Administration – Computerized Accounting|