Verona High School Senior Awarded Berkeley College Scholarship

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 20, 2015
Contact: Ilene Greenfield
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VERONA HIGH SCHOOL SENIOR
AWARDED BERKELEY COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIP

 

Samantha Lee Sweeney of Verona in Essex County, NJ, a senior at Verona High School, has received a scholarship 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 students have demonstrated their ability and desire to further their achievements by pursuing a college degree,” said Dario A. Cortes, PhD, President of Berkeley College. “They deserve these scholarships, which can go a long way in helping the next generation of students access a well-rounded, career-focused education.” 

Berkeley College provides traditional and online degree options and blended learning opportunities to prepare students for careers in some of today’s most in-demand professions. The College was recognized by U.S. News & World Reportas one of the Best Colleges in the 2014 and 2015 Online Bachelor Degree category rankings. Students at Berkeley College benefit from a supportive, flexible, diverse learning environment that connects them with workplace experiences in their areas of study and pathways to dynamic careers. 

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 six New Jersey locations – Woodland Park, Paramus, Woodbridge, Newark, Clifton and Dover. In New York there are three locations – Midtown Manhattan, Brooklyn and White Plains. 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.

Samantha Lee Sweeney of Verona received a scholarship to attend Berkeley College

Photo Caption (L to R): High school senior Samantha Lee Sweeney of Verona and Byron Hargrove, PhD, Professor, Humanities and Social Sciences, Berkeley College School of Liberal Arts. Ms. Sweeney received a scholarship to attend Berkeley College.

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