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1. Depression-Era Culture on Display at Bergen
PARAMUS, N.J. – Curator and Head Archivist of the Woody Guthrie Archives and Foundation Jorge Arévalo Mateus, Ph.D., and Bergen Community College professors Andrew Krikun, Ph.D., and John La Barbera will present “The Song Catchers: Folk Singers from the Great Depression” at the College next month.
by post on 09/27/2022 06:49 am - Story - 307 Hits
2. Prospective Students Secure Open House Invite
PARAMUS, N.J. – Bergen Community College experienced significant growth in its new student population this fall with a 25 percent increase in that cohort’s enrollment year-over-year - the strongest indication yet that students have returned to pre-pandemic educational goals.
by post on 09/22/2022 11:18 am - Story - 543 Hits
3. Bergen Grads’ Clean Energy Research Published
PARAMUS, N.J. – Bergen Community College biology Professor Luis Jimenez, Ph.D., and three biology graduates have seen their research on clean energy published in the summer issue of the journal, BIOS, a quarterly journal of biology.
by post on 09/17/2022 05:03 pm - Story - 827 Hits
4. Coca-Cola Serves Up Student Scholarship
PARAMUS, N.J. – Bergen Community College sociology student Yoav Aharon, of Fair Lawn, will receive a $1,000 scholarship as one of 207 Phi Theta Kappa honor society members named a 2022 Coca-Cola Leaders of Promise Scholar. More than 1,300 students applied for the scholarship.
by post on 09/08/2022 02:33 pm - Story - 1,509 Hits
5. Bergen STEM Director Has Winning Formula
PARAMUS, N.J. – Bergen Community College STEM Program Director Luis De Abreu has earned statewide recognition as a leader in science, technology, engineering and mathematics education.
by post on 09/06/2022 06:55 pm - Story - 2,132 Hits
6. Married to the Stage: Alumni Couple Premieres Series
PARAMUS, N.J. – Bergen Community College’s Bergenstages theatre troupe will host the world premiere of the comedy film series, “Life’s Not Fair(e),” written and directed by Bergen alumni couple, Kevin Maphis and Katie Maphis (Stevens), Wednesday, Sept. 14 at 7:30 p.m. in the Anna Maria Ciccone Theatre (400 Paramus Road).
by post on 08/24/2022 11:20 am - Story - 1,568 Hits
7. Grant Pushes Play on New Equipment for Preschool
PARAMUS, N.J. – Leveraging a portion of a $208,434 federal grant, Bergen Community College unveiled new playground equipment for its on-campus early learning facility and dedicated the space in honor of its longtime director, Sally Dionisio, who will soon retire. The unveiling and dedication took place Aug. 1 at the ...
by post on 08/10/2022 06:17 pm - Story - 2,550 Hits
8. Class of 2022 Grad Joins Bergen Board
PARAMUS, N.J. – Bergen Community College class of 2022 graduate Alicia Guidolin Hocman will serve on the institution’s Board of Trustees this academic year as alumni representative.
by post on 08/07/2022 09:20 pm - Story - 2,285 Hits
9. Bergen Students Shine at Beacon Conference
PARAMUS, N.J. – Selected from more than 30 institutions across the entire northeast region, 10 Bergen Community College students had their papers chosen for presentation at the 30th annual Beacon Honors Conference, with one student winning first place honors.
by post on 07/19/2022 07:45 pm - Story - 2,548 Hits
10. Bergen STEM Students Win NSF-Sponsored Challenge
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Students from Bergen Community College have earned first place honors in the national Community College Innovation Challenge sponsored by the National Science Foundation and American Association of Community Colleges.
by post on 07/12/2022 02:24 pm - Story - 5,091 Hits
11. Bergen Tuition-Freeze Extended Through Aug. 1
PARAMUS, N.J. – Bergen Community College has extended its popular “inflation-busters” tuition freeze initiative through Aug. 1, giving students additional time to register for fall 2022 classes under the fall 2019 tuition rate ($146.50 per credit for Bergen County residents). The College’s latest student affordability program has already encouraged 4,743 ...
by post on 07/07/2022 09:04 am - Story - 4,894 Hits
12. BERKELEY COLLEGE MBA GRADUATE AND U.S. MARINE CORPS VETERAN GABRIELLE PERALTA NAMED TO ‘ALL IN’ STUDENT VOTING HONOR ROLL FOR CONTRIBUTIONS TO ADVANCE STUDENT VOTER REGISTRATION
Berkeley College graduate Gabrielle Peralta of Newark, NJ, was among 82 college students named to the ALL IN Campus Democracy Challenge Student Voting Honor Roll,
by post on 06/01/2022 03:17 pm - Story - 5,285 Hits
13. Support Assists Students to Study Abroad
PARAMUS, N.J. – The Bergen Community College study abroad program, previously recognized by the federal government as one of the top producers of Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship awardees, has secured two new opportunities for students who may possess barriers to studying abroad.
by post on 06/01/2022 03:04 pm - Story - 7,166 Hits
14. Inflation-Busters: 2019 Tuition Rate Frozen Through July 1
PARAMUS, N.J. – The COVID-19 pandemic’s impact on personal finances has prompted Bergen Community College to deploy numerous strategies at making education more affordable. Among them, the College leveraged nearly $5 million of federal pandemic relief funds to satisfy the outstanding balances of students with past-due tuition bills.
by post on 05/24/2022 07:43 am - Story - 6,317 Hits
15. Commencement Comeback: Live Ceremony Returns
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. – Caps were tossed. Graduates walked across the stage. Surprise scholarships were awarded. After two years confined to a digital screen, Bergen Community College commencement came back, live and in-person. Valedictorian Katie Conte, of Ringwood, addressed her peers as the top student in the class of 2022.
by post on 05/20/2022 02:09 pm - Story - 5,432 Hits
16. Bergen Valedictorian Gets an A+ in Gratitude
PARAMUS, N.J. – When Bergen Community College class of 2022 valedictorian Katie Conte entered college after a 20-year career in special education, she earned more than a degree - she found a mentor.
by post on 05/18/2022 10:56 am - Story - 6,853 Hits
17. MORRIS PLAINS, NJ, MOM FINDS HER PURPOSE IN HELPING OTHERS AND PLANS TO ELEVATE HER CAREER IN HEALTHCARE WITH A BERKELEY COLLEGE MBA
Elizabeth Davis always wanted to help people. For the past 14 years she has been doing just that as a certified home health and hospice care aide to patients in advanced stages of illness. Davis brings compassion and care to patients and families during their most trying moments.
by post on 05/18/2022 07:58 am - Story - 6,592 Hits
18. Students Counter Conflict in Essay Contest
PARAMUS, N.J. – Four students have earned $2,500 in scholarships from the Bergen Community College Center for Peace, Justice, and Reconciliation (CPJR) and Bergen Community College Foundation for their submissions in an essay contest on conflict resolution.
by post on 05/14/2022 08:42 am - Story - 5,495 Hits
19. BERKELEY COLLEGE MBA GRADUATE ‘DARES MIGHTY THINGS’ AS CO-FOUNDER OF VIRTUAL COOKING BUSINESS PEPPR
Berkeley College graduate Daniel Fiorica has always had the desire to create and grow a business. 
by post on 05/10/2022 04:13 pm - Story - 9,037 Hits
20. Two-Part Celebration Awards $700k to Students, Welcomes President
PARAMUS, N.J. – In a two-day extravaganza hosted by the Bergen Community College Foundation at the institution’s main campus, the nonprofit awarded more than $700,000 to student scholarship recipients, recognized the donors who made the scholarships possible and officially welcomed Eric M. Friedman, Ph.D., as the College’s eighth president. ...
by post on 05/10/2022 04:09 pm - Story - 6,749 Hits
21. Bergen Honor Society Lands in Top 100 (Again!)
PARAMUS, N.J. – Bergen Community College’s Phi Theta Kappa honor society chapter, Alpha Epsilon Phi, earned seven international and regional awards as well as 13 individual student recognition awards at the PTK Catalyst Conference this month.
by post on 05/06/2022 11:23 am - Story - 7,607 Hits
22. $4 Million of Relief Funds Support Tuition-Free Summer Classes at Bergen
PARAMUS, N.J. – Expanding the tuition assistance program that resulted in recognition from the federal government and First Lady Jill Biden, Ed.D., Bergen Community College will offer degree-seeking students the opportunity to take up to six credits of summer classes tuition-free. Most students who enrolled at the College during the ...
by post on 05/02/2022 02:34 pm - Story - 6,518 Hits
23. Bergen “All-In” on Return to Live Commencement
PARAMUS, N.J. – After two years of virtual ceremonies necessitated by the COVID-19 pandemic, Bergen Community College will return to a live and in-person commencement ceremony next month at MetLife Stadium. Bergen’s biggest day of the academic year will take place Thursday, May 19 at 10 a.m. with more than ...
by post on 04/28/2022 09:39 am - Story - 7,017 Hits
24. Jersey Guy (and Son) Return to Bergen Stage
PARAMUS, N.J. – Enjoy an evening of storytelling and stand-up comedy when Bergen Community College Professor Brian Altano, Ed.D., of Ridgewood, and his son Dan present “Just a Jersey Guy and Son: A Night of Comedic Storytelling,” Saturday, May 14 at 7:30 p.m. in the Anna Maria Ciccone Theatre (400 ...
by post on 04/28/2022 08:39 am - Story - 4,378 Hits
25. Green Day at Bergen Community College
PARAMUS, N.J. – An upcycle clothing exchange, food composter demonstration and discussion on beekeeping represented just some of the events that comprised Bergen Community College’s “EarthFest” celebration April 19-22 in recognition of Earth Day.
by post on 04/23/2022 02:32 pm - Story - 5,637 Hits
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