College’s Club Monte Carlo Supports Student Success

-- February 17, 2017

PARAMUS, N.J. – Take a step back 50 years to the era of the “Rat Pack” during Bergen County’s social event of the spring when the Bergen Community College Foundation hosts its annual Club Monte Carlo benefit for student scholarships. The event, featuring the nostalgia of the 1960s during an exclusive evening of casino-style entertainment, […]

Donated Airplane Contributes to College’s Flight Path

-- February 15, 2017

Bergen Community College Dean of Math, Science and Technology PJ Ricatto, Ph.D., Onex builder and donor Woody Saland and Bergen Vice President of Academic Affairs William Mullaney, Ph.D. PARAMUS, N.J. – From flight simulators to drones and high-altitude balloons, in recent years, Bergen Community College has distinguished itself as a hub for aviation-related study. And […]

Bergen Group at Peace with Award

-- February 10, 2017

(Top, from left: Cristina Haedo, Tom La Pointe and Sarah Shurts; bottom, from left: Ellen Feig, David Eichenholtz and Beverly Margolies). PARAMUS, N.J. – In 2009, Bergen Community College faculty, staff and students sought to begin a dialogue around global conflict and the path to forgiveness by establishing the Center for Peace, Justice and Reconciliation. […]

Five Join Bergen Board of Trustees

-- February 8, 2017

(From left) Joseph Barreto, Patrick Fletcher, Mark Longo, Carol Otis and Sheetal Ranjan. PARAMUS, N.J. – Five local leaders from education and trade began terms on the Bergen Community College board of trustees Feb. 8. Each took the oath of office at the board’s regular meeting after the Bergen County Board of Chosen Freeholders confirmed […]

Noel Coward Revue Hits Bergen Stage

-- January 30, 2017

(From left) Emily D’Onofrio, of Lodi; Wally Villanueva, of Jersey City; Sarah Klausner, of Ridgefield Park; Matthew Rella, of Glen Rock; Angelina Aragona, of Washington Township; and Kevin Bergen, of Glen Rock. PARAMUS, N.J. – Bergen Community College’s student thespian group, Bergenstages, will present “Oh, Coward!,” a musical revue featuring words, music and lyrics from […]

Bergen’s Drone Pilot Training Takes Flight

-- January 24, 2017

Bergen’s main campus in Paramus, as photographed from a drone. PARAMUS, N.J. – Outfitted with approval by the federal government and in response to the explosive interest in unmanned aerial vehicles, Bergen Community College will offer an information session on its drone courses in February. The public event will take place Saturday, Feb. 4 from […]

Hunger to Help: Realtors Support College Pantry

-- December 21, 2016

Lisa Pitz, of the Center for Food Action Pantry at Bergen Community College, discussed the challenges many students face. PARAMUS, N.J. – One in five community college students has struggled with hunger, according to a survey of 4,300 students conducted by the Association of Community College Trustees and nonprofit Single Stop. Bergen Community College, the […]

Bergen Offers Special Weekend Registration Hours

-- December 19, 2016

Bergen’s Paramus main campus. PARAMUS, N.J. – Bergen Community College will host special weekend registration hours for students interested in taking classes during winter break and the spring semester. Bergen, ranked No. 1 in the state for associate degree graduates for three consecutive years, will provide registration assistance for students Friday, Dec. 30, Saturday, Jan. […]

Bergen Student Named Scholar Athlete of the Year

-- December 16, 2016

PARAMUS, N.J. – In earning the 2015-16 John Stauff Female Scholar Athlete of the Year award, student-athlete Nadia Vaso became the first player in Bergen Community College history to accomplish the feat. Presented at the annual National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Region XIX awards gala, the award honors a female student-athlete who excels both […]

Bergen Students Secure Scholarships

-- December 13, 2016

Scholarship winners included recipients of the Ciarco Family Scholarship, endowed by Philip J. and Kathleen Ciarco. PARAMUS, N.J. – The holidays came early for more than 70 Bergen Community College students Dec. 7 thanks to the generosity of contributors to the Bergen Community College Foundation. The students received nearly $100,000 in scholarships during a morning […]