50 Years of Music at Bergen

-- February 23, 2018

PARAMUS, N.J. – “Bergen Five-0,” a musical celebration of Bergen Community College’s 50th anniversary featuring the music of former distinguished artists who have performed on the College’s stage throughout the past five decades, will take place Thursday, March 8 at 7:30 p.m. in the Anna Maria Ciccone Theatre. The event represents this year’s installment in […]

Innovation Continues in College’s 50th Year

-- February 19, 2018

Professors Robert Highley, Camelia-Manuela Lataianu, Ph.D. and Jennifer McCarthy. PARAMUS, N.J. – Three Bergen Community College faculty members have earned recognition as dedicated community college educators for their contributions in supporting student success at the institution. Biology professor Robert Highley, of Waldwick, received the National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development (NISOD) Excellence Award for […]

“The Chairs” Set for an Audience at Bergen

-- February 5, 2018

Taryn McManus, of Maywood, as Old Woman, and Alexander Prezioso, of Maywood, as Old Man. PARAMUS, N.J. – Bergen Community College’s student-run theater group, Bergenstages, opens its spring lineup with Eugene Ionesco’s landmark play “The Chairs” Friday, Feb. 23 in the Ender Hall Lab Theatre at the College’s main campus, 400 Paramus Road, Paramus. In […]

Bergen Students ‘Share a Coke’ and a Smile

-- January 31, 2018

Elda Pere, Remila Jasharllari, Doreta Biba and Sarah Hwang.  PARAMUS, N.J. – Three Bergen Community College students, Remila Jasharllari, Doreta Biba and Elda Pere, are among only 207 U.S. recipients of the 2017 Coca-Cola Leaders of Promise Scholars award. Each will receive $1,000 from Phi Theta Kappa, the honor society of two-year colleges, to continue […]

The Art of an Anniversary

-- January 23, 2018

Harper T. Phillips, Flight. PARAMUS, N.J. – As Bergen Community College’s 50th anniversary celebration continues, Gallery Bergen will chronicle five decades of the College’s art history in an exhibition showcasing the artwork of past and present visual arts faculty. “Past, Present, Future: Visual Arts Faculty at Bergen Community College” will be on display Feb. 13 […]

Bergen Alumni Feted During 50th Anniversary

-- January 17, 2018

Honorees Ed Kochakji and Goli Kocharian, joined by Bergen President Michael D. Redmond, Ph.D. PARAMUS, N.J. – With the backdrop of the institution’s 50th anniversary, Bergen Community College graduates from the last five decades gathered Jan. 11 for the annual alumni recognition dinner at the Terrace at Biagio’s, sharing memories and celebrating successes of the […]

County Features College Artifact Display

-- January 3, 2018

The display features artifacts from the College’s history, including its athletics program. HACKENSACK, N.J. – Artifact displays featuring memories from Bergen Community College’s 50-year tradition of excellence are currently on display at the Bergen County Administration Building, located at One Bergen County Plaza. Numerous large display cases containing photos, documents, stories and other ephemera from […]

$110k in Scholarships Support Students

-- December 18, 2017

Students receiving scholarships were joined by presenters such as Board of Trustees Vice Chair Gerard Carroll (middle, suit). PARAMUS, N.J. – “The season of giving” came to Bergen Community College Dec. 11 thanks to the generosity of the College’s foundation donors, awarding 100 students approximately $110,000 in scholarships to help support their education. The ceremony, […]

Trustees Tapped for Governor-elect’s Transition Committee

-- December 4, 2017

Sheetal Ranjan, Ph.D., Joseph Barreto and Mark Longo PARAMUS, N.J. – Gov.-elect Phil Murphy has selected Bergen Community College board of trustee members Sheetal Ranjan, Ph.D., Joseph Barreto and Mark Longo to serve on transition team committees that will begin setting priorities for his upcoming term. “We are very proud that Bergen Community College trustees […]

A Holiday Tradition at Ciccone Theatre

-- December 1, 2017

PARAMUS, N.J. – Classical performances from Bergen Sinfonia highlight its annual holiday concert in the Anna Maria Ciccone Theatre at Bergen Community College this month. Under the baton of conductor Murray Colosimo, the orchestra will perform works by Rossini, Gounod and Strauss Saturday, Dec. 16 at 7:30 p.m. in the College’s Ciccone Theatre located at […]