FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 8, 2016
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 2016 Berkeley College Commencement ceremony, held on April 29, 2016, at Prudential Center in Newark, NJ. The graduating class included 140 military and veteran students and 200 international students. More than 800 students graduated with honors and nearly 400 students earned their degrees online.
“We live in a time where there are many great needs,” Michael J. Smith, President of Berkeley College, told the graduates. “There are people who can use our help – who can use your help. The universe is waiting for all your great works. I’m counting on each and every one of you to make good things happen.”
In honor of the College’s 85th anniversary year, Mildred García, EdD, President of California State University, Fullerton, delivered the Commencement Address. Dr. García served as the first system-wide president of Berkeley College from 2001 through 2007.
A leader in providing career-focused education since 1931, Berkeley College is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education and enrolls approximately 8,300 students – including more than 700 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, and the School of Liberal Arts. The School of Graduate Studies offers a Master of Business Administration degree in Management online and in Woodland Park, NJ.
Berkeley College has five New Jersey campuses – Dover, Newark, Paramus, Woodbridge and Woodland Park. In New York there are three campuses – Midtown Manhattan, Brooklyn and White Plains. Berkeley College Online® serves a global population. In 2016, U.S. News & World Report named Berkeley College among the Best Colleges for Online Bachelor’s Programs and among the Best Online Bachelor’s Programs for Veterans, both for the third consecutive year. The website address is www.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
AS = Associate in Science
BBA = Bachelor of Business Administration
BFA = Bachelor of Fine Arts
BS = Bachelor of Science
CT = Certificate
* Denotes students graduating with honors
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|First Name||Last Name||Town||Degree||Area of Study|
|Ashley||Auchenbach*||Andover||CT||Patient Care Technician|
|Christopher||Ziegert||Byram Township||AAS||Justice Studies - Criminal Justice|
|Halil||Diker||Hamburg||BS||Information Technology Management|
|Crystal||Card||Highland Lakes||AAS||Business Administration - Accounting|
|Lilybeth||Feliciano||Hopatcong||CT||Patient Care Technician|
|Maria Angela||Levyash||Hopatcong||CT||Patient Care Technician|
|Courtney||Emanuel||Montague||CT||Patient Care Technician|
|Katherine||Pacheco*||Newton||CT||Patient Care Technician|
|Teresa||Bianco*||Ogdensburg||CT||Surgical Processing Technician|
|Magdalena||Gonzales||Sparta||CT||Patient Care Technician|
|Amanda Jean||Markferding||Sparta||CT||Patient Care Technician|
|Sarah||Hennessey*||Sussex||CT||Surgical Processing Technician|
|Kiersten||Bonanno||Vernon||BS||Fashion Merchandising and Management|
|Christine||Peraino*||Vernon||BS||Health Services Management|