Bergen Sinfonia Brings Broadway to Ciccone

-- May 3, 2016

PARAMUS, N.J. – Just months after selling out a holiday performance in the Anna Maria Ciccone Theatre at Bergen Community College, Bergen Sinfonia will return for a spring concert featuring Broadway favorites this month. Led by conductor Murray Colosimo, and complemented by the vocal talents of Jennifer and Mark Montague, the orchestra will perform selections […]

Bergen’s Speech Competition Gives Students a Voice

-- May 2, 2016

PARAMUS, N.J. – Bergen Community College student Maycie Schmidt (pictured) has won the president’s award for best speaker at the institution’s ninth annual speech competition. Schmidt, of Rochelle Park, presented “Fair Trade,” which examined how consumers can make a difference in the developing world by purchasing sustainably grown and acquired goods. Competing against 49 students […]

Honors Director Notches NISOD Award

-- April 29, 2016

  PARAMUS, N.J. – Bergen Community College professor Maria Makowiecka, Ph.D., has earned the institution’s 2015-16 National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development (NISOD) Excellence Award. “Professor Makowiecka has consistently provided leadership for student success initiatives at the College for the past 16 years – including her most recent stewardship of the Dr. Judith K. […]

Students Sold on STEM Study

-- April 27, 2016

PARAMUS, N.J. – More than 250 students, faculty and staff from Bergen Community College and 22 institutions across the region – including Bergen aviation major Robert Gomez, of Paterson, and engineering science major Abreham Mindaye, of Lyndhurst – participated in the College’s third annual “STEM C2 Research Summit” April 15. The event featured presentations and […]

College Committed to Professional Development

-- April 26, 2016

Bergen Community College faculty and staff – (from left) Tom O’Neill, Susanna Lansangan, Carrie Polnyj and JoAnne Diamantidis – in the National American University Community College Leadership doctorate program cohort meet for class on weekends at the institution. PARAMUS, N.J. – When a Middle States Commission on Higher Education accreditation evaluation team praised Bergen Community […]

College Educator Honored By Girl Scouts

-- April 22, 2016

  PARAMUS, N.J. – Bergen Community College Executive Assistant to the President Ursula Parrish Daniels, Ed.D., who has served the institution for 40 years, added another honor to her mantle this month. Parrish Daniels, of Hackensack, earned one of four “2016 women of achievement” awards from the Girl Scouts of Northern New Jersey during an […]

Bergen Honor Society Chapter Makes Global Top 30

-- April 20, 2016

Isaac Alejo, Samuel Desind and Sara Hwang. PARAMUS, N.J. – Bergen Community College’s Alpha Epsilon Phi chapter of Phi Theta Kappa, the honor society of two-year institutions, recently earned recognition as one of the top 30 chapters in the world – and 10 additional team honors recognizing the chapter’s efforts. Five student and faculty leaders […]

Bergen Students Mean Business, Win Competition

-- April 12, 2016

PARAMUS, N.J. – Bergen Community College students took care of business at the first New Jersey County College Case Competition, placing first among six peer institutions. A team comprised of seven Bergen students won the inaugural competition sponsored by Rutgers Business School-Newark April 1, besting entrants from Essex County College, Hudson County Community College, Middlesex […]

College Concert Earns Puffin Grant

-- April 8, 2016

PARAMUS, N.J. – The Teaneck-based Puffin Foundation has awarded Bergen Community College’s performing arts department a $2,000 grant in recognition of its recent ARS Electronica: Within the Strings performance. The organization annually provides grants to individuals and organizations that advance the arts. Directed by Bergen professor Linda Marcel, Ed.D., ARS Electronica: Within the Strings took […]

Lifetime Educator Joins Bergen Board

-- April 6, 2016

PARAMUS, N.J. – Gerard L. Carroll joined the Bergen Community College board of trustees April 5, taking the oath of office during a regular meeting of the institution’s governing panel. The Bergen County Board of Chosen Freeholders unanimously appointed Carroll to the College’s board March 30. His term expires Oct. 31, 2019. Carroll, of Hackensack, […]