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 […]

Bergen Professor Takes Art Abroad

-- May 8, 2017

Ethan Greenbaum’s work at Galerie Pact. PARAMUS, N.J. – Bergen Community College art professor Ethan Greenbaum recently completed “Cold Frame,” his first international solo exhibit at Paris’ Galerie Pact. The exhibition featured mixed media works based on his walks traversing the alleys, streets and avenues of New York City. “A lot of inspiration comes from […]

$164k in Scholarships Support Student Success

-- May 5, 2017

Donors such as Bergen Community College Foundation board member Philip and Kathleen Ciarco provided $163,875 for students. PARAMUS, N.J. – The Bergen Community College Foundation awarded $163,875 in scholarships to 123 students during a May 3 ceremony at the institution’s main campus, providing critical financial support to help them continue toward earning a degree. Students […]

Freeholder to Address Bergen Graduates

-- May 1, 2017

PARAMUS, N.J. – Former Bergen Community College trustee and current Bergen County freeholder Germaine M. Ortiz will serve as the keynote speaker at the institution’s May 18 commencement at MetLife Stadium. She represents the first sitting freeholder to deliver the keynote address at Bergen’s commencement. “Throughout her career, Bergen County Freeholder Germaine Ortiz has stood […]

World-Class: Students Succeed at U.N. Conference

-- April 26, 2017

Bergen Community College students earned two top honors. NEW YORK, N.Y. – Representing one of only two community colleges among more than 200 institutions from across the globe, Bergen Community College students notched top recognition in two categories at the National Model United Nations conference at the organization’s headquarters in March. Bergen’s 10 student participants […]

Two Students Earn Top Transfer Scholarship

-- April 24, 2017

Daniela Liberato and Nadia Vaso. PARAMUS, N.J. – A pair of Bergen Community College students have earned the nation’s top undergraduate transfer scholarship and up to $40,000 per year to continue their education. Chosen from 3,000 applicants, Daniela Liberato and Nadia Vaso represent two of only 55 U.S. community college students selected for the Jack […]