Campus Tobacco Use Goes Up in Smoke

-- March 21, 2019

PARAMUS, N.J. – Bergen Community College has received a $12,000 grant from the CVS Health Foundation and the American Cancer Society to develop campaigns targeting the elimination of smoking and tobacco use on- and off-campus. Although the College banned smoking on campus in 2007, the rise of e-cigarettes and other tobacco-delivery devices have prompted institutions […]

“Noises Off” Closes Bergenstages Season

-- March 19, 2019

Jason Ver Hage, of Midland Park as Lloyd Dallas, and Christine Dunning, of Ridgewood as Dotty Loudon/Mrs. Clackett. PARAMUS, N.J. – The Bergenstages theatre troupe presents its final production of the season, “Noises Off,” a classic comedy showcasing a story within a story, beginning Friday, April 5 at 7:30 p.m. in Bergen Community College’s Anna […]

Partnership Boosts Teaching Resources at Bergen

-- March 13, 2019

Bergen faculty and staff gathered for a January kick-off event that announced the partnership with the Association of College and University Educators. PARAMUS, N.J. – Bergen Community College has partnered with the Association of College and University Educators (ACUE) to offer its faculty a new resource to enhance effective teaching practices. As part of the […]

$100k Grant Spurs Programs for Military Veterans

-- March 7, 2019

PARAMUS, N.J. – Bergen Community College’s Center for Peace, Justice and Reconciliation and Center for Veteran and Military Affairs have begun to mobilize a $100,000 grant awarded from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) to launch programs that will support the community at-large. An open-ended discussion series on military literature – “No Man’s Land: […]

Professor’s Music Hits Socially-Conscious Note

-- February 28, 2019

Professor Dan Sheehan. PARAMUS, N.J. – Bergen Community College music professor Dan Sheehan has released his fifth album, “Tales from Earth Incorporated,” to raise awareness about global economic injustice and greed. Inspired by socially conscious albums and songs such as the Who’s “Quadrophenia,” “Ohio” by Crosby, Stills & Nash, “Mercy, Mercy Me” by Marvin Gaye, […]

Student Research Published in International Journal

-- February 26, 2019

Bergen research appeared in European Pharmaceutical Review. PARAMUS, N.J. – Bergen Community College Professor Luiz Jimenez, Ph.D., and four students, Arianna Pinto, Stephanie Perez, Sibora Peca and Lisa Pincus, had their research published in the December issue of the international pharmaceutical industry journal, European Pharmaceutical Review. Jimenez, of Fair Lawn, led Pinto, of Kearny, Perez […]

Professors Earn Innovation Award for Essay Program

-- February 21, 2019

John Findura and Kelly Keane. PARAMUS, N.J. – Selected from an institution-record 15 nominations, faculty member Kelly Keane and staff member John Findura have received the “Innovation of the Year Award” at Bergen Community College for their college transfer essay program that provided no-cost assistance to students navigating the written component to the transfer process […]

Laserfiche Recognizes Bergen’s Use of Technology

-- February 19, 2019

Bergen’s Nishika Gupta and Arooj Javed. PARAMUS, N.J. – Bergen Community College has earned a 2018 Laserfiche Run Smarter award for its innovative use of the organization’s content management and efficiency technology. Bergen represents the only institution of higher education to receive a Run Smarter Award this year. Eleven winners from across the globe, including […]

Student Leader Notches National Honor

-- February 14, 2019

Gabriella Setti. PARAMUS, N.J. – Bergen Community College student Gabriella Setti has received the Undergraduate Student of the Year Award from the Association for Student Conduct Administration for her campus contributions and student judiciary leadership as chief justice of the Bergen Student Government Association (SGA). “The Office of Student Conduct and the Division of Student […]

Bergen Screens Classics from Silent Film Era

-- February 7, 2019

PARAMUS, N.J. – Bergen Community College will continue its “Cinema Ciccone” film series with the screening of two classics from the silent film era – “Assunta Spina” and “The Immigrant” Thursday, Feb. 28 at 7 p.m. in the Anna Maria Ciccone Theatre (400 Paramus Road). Produced in 1915, “Assunta Spina” is based on the novel […]