Bergen Foundation Awards Students $101k

-- December 10, 2018

Bergen President Michael D. Redmond, Ph.D., and scholarship recipient Fabiola Newman. PARAMUS, N.J. – This year’s holiday “giving season” featured $101,000 in Bergen Community College Foundation scholarships for 124 students. The honorees, who received scholarships ranging from $500 to $1,000, earned recognition for their academic performance and persistence. A ceremony for the scholarship award winners […]

Loud and Clear: College Communicators Honored

-- December 4, 2018

The $50 for 50 fundraising campaign placed first among all entries in the special event/fundraising campaign category. PARAMUS, N.J. – Bergen Community College communicators have once again proven they have a way with words. For the fourth consecutive year, the College and its Office of Public Relations, Community and Cultural Affairs have earned recognition from […]

Bergen Student Named Best in New Jersey

-- November 29, 2018

From left: NJCCC President Aaron Fichtner, Ph.D.; NJCCC Chair Helen Albright; Bergen President Michael D. Redmond, Ph.D.; Elda Pere; Alfred Pere; and Bergen Vice President of Academic Affairs William Mullaney, Ph.D. EDISON, N.J. – On Friday, Nov. 16, as part of the Vision 2028 Leadership Summit, the New Jersey Council of County Colleges presented the […]

Celebrate the Season with Bergen Sinfonia

-- November 27, 2018

PARAMUS, N.J. – Celebrate the holiday season with an uplifting performance from the Bergen Sinfonia Orchestra Saturday, Dec. 15 at 7:30 p.m. in Bergen Community College’s Anna Maria Ciccone Theatre (400 Paramus Road). Under the musical direction of Murray Colosimo and featuring Metropolitan opera lyric soprano Sara Beth Pearson, the orchestra will perform excerpts from […]

Volunteer Center Thanks College for LEAD-ing

-- November 19, 2018

Bergen Vice President of Academic Affairs William Mullaney, Ph.D. HACKENSACK, N.J. – The Bergen Volunteer Center recognized Bergen Community College for its commitment to changing lives in the region at the group’s annual “Hearts of Gold Dinner and Auction” Nov. 8 at the Stony Hill Inn. The College partners with the Volunteer Center on numerous […]

Photography Exhibition Explores Citizenship

-- November 14, 2018

Work by Chilean photographer Tamara Merino. PARAMUS, N.J. – Gallery Bergen will open its season with “Belongings,” a photography exhibition on citizenship featuring the work of Dorothea Lange, Ansel Adams and Clem Albers (1942) and Tamara Merino (2018) this month. Gallery Director Timothy Blunk curated the exhibition. The exhibition, which explores United States citizenship in […]

Humanities Grant to Fund College Veterans Program

-- November 12, 2018

PARAMUS, N.J. – Bergen Community College’s Center for Peace, Justice and Reconciliation and the Veterans and Military Affairs Center have received a $100,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) in support of a new program for military veterans and their families. The program, “No Man’s Land: Dialogues on the Experience of War,” […]

Travel “Into the Woods” at Bergen this Month

-- November 9, 2018

Leigh Jonaitis, Warwick, New York, as the Witch; Kevin Bergen, Glen Rock, as the Baker; and Natasha J. Gaston, West New York, as the Baker’s Wife. PARAMUS, N.J. – The Bergenstages theatre troupe will open its next show, the musical “Into the Woods,” Friday, Nov. 30 at 7:30 p.m. in Bergen Community College’s Anna Maria […]

Bergen Students’ Earnings No. 1 Among State Peers

-- October 31, 2018

Bergen’s main campus in Paramus. PARAMUS, N.J. – According to the federal government, Bergen Community College students earn the highest salaries among past enrollees at the state’s 19 two-year institutions and even out-earn peers from some four-year institutions. The data, reported through the recently updated “College Scorecard” maintained by the U.S. Department of Education, ranks […]

Project Literacy Applauds College for Contributions

-- October 25, 2018

Bergen President Michael D. Redmond, Ph.D. HACKENSACK, N.J. – Project Literacy of Greater Bergen County recognized Bergen Community College and its commitment to improving lives through education at the nonprofit’s annual gala, “A New Bridge to Literacy” Oct. 12 at the Stony Hill Inn. Bergen County Freeholder Joan Voss, Ed.D., presented Bergen President Michael D. […]