Education, Government Leaders Discuss School Safety

-- June 21, 2018

Who: Bergen Community College What: “Securing Our Schools and the Opioid Epidemic in Suburbia” When: Monday, June 25, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Where: Moses Family Meeting & Training Center (TEC-128), 400 Paramus Road, Paramus, New Jersey Why: In the wake of mass shootings and a drug epidemic threatening the lives of young people throughout […]

Foundation Scholarships Support Student Success

-- June 19, 2018

Nearly 170 students received scholarships from the Bergen Community College Foundation this spring. PARAMUS, N.J. – The Bergen Community College Foundation distributed approximately $200,000 to 169 students during its annual spring scholarship awards ceremony May 9. Each of the scholarships – funded by community members, faculty and staff – carries its own unique criteria, providing […]

County High Schoolers Win College Writing Contest

-- June 11, 2018

Isabelle Kang, Angela Youn, Eden Witelson and Norah Gordon PARAMUS, N.J. – Of nearly 350 submissions from high school juniors and seniors, six Bergen County students claimed first-place honors in the 42nd annual Bergen County High School Writing Contest sponsored by the Bergen Community College English department. The contest, co-directed by Bergen professors Geoffrey Sadock, […]

High Schoolers Depict Suburbia in Gallery Bergen

-- June 4, 2018

Keaton Carlisle, Glen Rock High School, “Suburban Sunset” PARAMUS, N.J. – Reflections of life in suburbia and explorations of the suburban landscape are some of the topics depicted through photography by local high school students in Gallery Bergen’s latest exhibition at Bergen Community College. Opening Tuesday, June 12 with a reception from 5 to 7 […]

Commencement Celebrates Class of ’18 and College History

-- May 18, 2018

Soggy weather didn’t dampen the spirits of the Bergen class of 2018. EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. – Bergen Community College put a cap on each of the members of the class of 2018 and the institution’s yearlong 50th anniversary celebration May 17 at MetLife Stadium during its annual commencement ceremony. Recognizing the 1,000 graduates in attendance […]

College Inducts Trio as Professors Emeriti

-- May 14, 2018

Judith Rae Davis, Ed.D.; Joan Tscherne, Ph.D.; and Bonnie MacDougall, Ph.D. PARAMUS, N.J. – Selected by a committee of their peers, three retired Bergen Community College professors have earned the rank of “professor emeritus” in recognition of their impact on the institution and its students. The College celebrated the latest inductees, Judith Rae Davis, Ed.D., […]

Bergen Graduation Celebrates Past, Present and Future

-- May 10, 2018

More than 2,000 students will graduate as part of the class of 2018. PARAMUS, N.J. – New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy will help close Bergen Community College’s yearlong 50th anniversary celebration as the institution recognizes its class of 2018 graduates during its annual commencement ceremony Thursday, May 17 at 10 a.m. at MetLife Stadium in […]

College Couture at Student Fashion Show

-- May 7, 2018

PARAMUS, N.J. – Bergen Community College fashion apparel design students transformed the student center at main campus (400 Paramus Road) into a red-carpet runway made for Manhattan during the annual “FAB and the Beat of Bergen Fashion Show” May 3. A standing-room-only crowd gathered to see the latest in student-designed, -made and -modeled fashion as […]

Federal Gov. Recognizes Bergen Study Abroad Program

-- May 1, 2018

PARAMUS, N.J. – The U.S. Department of State has recognized Bergen Community College as one of the nation’s top institutions for the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program. Three Bergen students earned the study abroad program’s scholarship last year, placing the College ninth in the country among associate degree granting institutions for awardees. “Studying abroad […]

Nearly 400 Celebrate Bergen’s 50 Years

-- April 20, 2018

Supporters from throughout Bergen’s 50-year history attended the anniversary gala April 19. PARAMUS, N.J. – Almost 400 Bergen Community College faculty, staff, students, alumni, retirees and supporters celebrated the institution’s 50th anniversary during a gala fundraiser April 19 at the Venetian in Garfield. Presented by the College board of trustees, President Michael D. Redmond, Ph.D., […]