Hello Newman (Civic Fellow)

-- June 15, 2017

PARAMUS, N.J. – Campus Compact, a national coalition of 1,100 colleges and universities dedicated to campus-based civic engagement, has named Bergen Community College student Isaac Reyes a 2017 Newman Civic Fellow. Reyes, of Garfield, a psychology major, has performed hundreds of community service hours working with his local volunteer center. “I experienced firsthand the impact […]

County High School Students Selected for Journal

-- June 9, 2017

Liv Glassman, Hannah Rosen, Jacqueline Yang, Cleopatra Lim and Sarah Schapiro. PARAMUS, N.J. – From more than 300 submissions of high school juniors and seniors, six Bergen County students claimed first-place honors in the 41st annual Bergen County High School Writing Contest sponsored by the Bergen Community College English department. The contest, co-directed by Bergen […]

Bergen Student to Paint Quest Autism Mural

-- June 6, 2017

Bergen Community College students and art contest finalists Natalie Rodriguez, Jan Mark Talingdan (winner) and Alesia Kosak. PARAMUS, N.J. – Bergen Community College student Jan Mark Talingdan has won an art contest sponsored by Quest Autism Programs & Foundation to paint a mural at the nonprofit’s new headquarters at 159 Godwin Avenue. Bergen County Freeholder […]

Bergen Alum Returns to Premiere Film

-- May 31, 2017

PARAMUS, N.J. – Bergen Community College alumnus and independent filmmaker Jamie Insalaco has chosen his alma mater to host the world premiere of his first feature, “Will Reading.” The event, sponsored by Bergenstages and the College’s Alumni Association, will take place Wednesday, June 21 at 7:30 p.m. in the Anna Maria Ciccone Theatre at the […]

High School Students Can Earn College Degree

-- May 23, 2017

A program for North Arlington High School students will open at Bergen Community College at the Meadowlands this fall. PARAMUS, N.J. – Bergen Community College and the North Arlington School District have signed an agreement that will provide students with a tuition-free opportunity to earn an associate degree while enrolled at North Arlington High School. […]

Commencement Caps Students’ Success

-- May 18, 2017

Members of the class of 2017. EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. – The temperature may have soared into the 90s, but the Bergen Community College class of 2017 didn’t break a sweat at commencement. More than 2,000 students completed their goals of earning a college degree May 18 at MetLife Stadium – the College’s second commencement ceremony […]

Win-Win: Bergen Business Students Repeat

-- May 17, 2017

PARAMUS, N.J. – For the second year in a row, a team of five Bergen Community College students won the New Jersey County College Case Competition at Rutgers Business School, placing first among seven peer institutions. The team consisted of Dana Maloney, of Wyckoff; Antony Manyeki, of Carlstadt; Max Morganstein, of Goshen, New York; Anthony […]

Student Helps Make Hometown “Stigma-Free”

-- May 15, 2017

Alexandra Frontin PARAMUS, N.J. – What began as a class project by Bergen Community College student Alexandra Frontin, developed into an opportunity for East Rutherford to become the latest Bergen County municipality to join the “Stigma-Free” mental health awareness initiative. The World Health Organization ranks mental health disorders as the leading cause of disability in […]

Bergen to Graduate 2,000+ at Commencement 2017

-- May 12, 2017

Members of the class of 2016 participated in Bergen’s first commencement at MetLife Stadium. Who: Bergen Community College What: Commencement 2017 When: Thursday, May 18, 10 a.m. Where: MetLife Stadium, 1 MetLife Stadium Drive, East Rutherford, New Jersey Why: Approximately 2,000 graduates from Bergen, which has ranked No. 1 in New Jersey for associate degrees […]

Former Faculty Honored with Emeritus Rank

-- May 9, 2017

Dorothy Altman, Ph.D., Kevin Sullivan and Jeanie Payne, Ph.D. PARAMUS, N.J. – Three retired Bergen Community College faculty members have earned the rank of professor emeritus – an honor reserved for the institution’s most influential and impactful educators. Recognized during a May 5 luncheon, Dorothy Altman, Ph.D., Jeanie Payne, Ph.D., and Kevin Sullivan join 45 […]