Bergen President, Student Notch National Recognition

-- April 20, 2017

President B. Kaye Walter, Ph.D., and Amanda Karpinski. PARAMUS, N.J. – Bergen Community College’s nationally recognized Phi Theta Kappa honor society chapter ranked among the best in the world at the organization’s national conference in Nashville, Tennessee April 6-8, securing 16 awards. In addition to earning regional and international distinguished chapter honors for the fourth […]

Stars, Chef Hit Ciccone Stage

-- April 18, 2017

PARAMUS, N.J. – The Anna Maria Ciccone Theatre at Bergen Community College will close its season with a special dinner and show event featuring the culinary stylings of Sal Scognamillo (Patsy’s) and guests such as Deana Martin (daughter, Dean Martin) and Sal Valentinetti from “America’s Got Talent.” “Patsy’s: If These Walls Could Sing” will take […]

Summer, Fall Classes Available at Bergen

-- April 12, 2017

Bergen has ranked No. 1 in New Jersey for associate degree graduates three years in a row. PARAMUS, N.J. – Bergen Community College will offer four summer sessions this year, providing students an opportunity to accelerate their path toward graduation at the state’s No. 1 institution for associate degree graduates – or their home college […]

High School STARS Earn Free College Tuition

-- April 10, 2017

Registration for the fall semester has begun at Bergen Community College. PARAMUS, N.J. – Through the NJ STARS program, Bergen County high school students graduating in the top 15 percent of their class can enroll at Bergen Community College tuition-free. Bergen will host a series of free information sessions on the program, which will include […]

Four Earn Honor Society Scholarships

-- April 7, 2017

Nikita Gyawali, Sara Hwang, Daniela Liberato and Dimitri Papavasiliou. PARAMUS, N.J. – Four Bergen Community College honor students have earned scholarships through the 2017 Coca-Cola Community College Academic Team program. Selected from among 1,800 members of Phi Theta Kappa, the honor society of two-year institutions, Nikita Gyawali, Sara Hwang, Daniela Liberato and Dimitri Papavasiliou accepted […]

Jackpot: Event Raises College Scholarship Funds

-- April 5, 2017

Club Monte Carlo guests played casino favorites such as blackjack. GARFIELD, N.J. – Guests took a step back to the era of the “Rat Pack” while raising approximately $90,000 in student scholarships March 30 at the Bergen Community College Foundation’s Club Monte Carlo. The event, which took place at the Venetian, featured the nostalgia of […]

Classic Play Retains Relevance on Bergen Stage

-- March 23, 2017

(From left) Russell Holland, of Teaneck, as Peter Stockmann; John Kroner, of Hillsdale, as Dr. Thomas Stockmann; and Bridget Duffy, of Haworth, as Catherine Stockmann. PARAMUS, N.J. – Bergenstages theatrical series continues in April with a Henrik Ibsen classic, “An Enemy of the People.” As relevant today as it was after its 1882 publication, themes […]

Student Hunger Pangs Bergen to Help

-- March 20, 2017

Bergen Managing Director of Public Relations Larry Hlavenka, who accepted the “Champion of Good Works” award for the institution, and Commerce and Industry Association of New Jersey Chair Andrew Silverstein. PARAMUS, N.J. – In a recent survey of 33,000 community college students at 70 institutions, one-third said they regularly battle hunger. The report, conducted by […]

Ireland’s History In Song at Bergen

-- March 10, 2017

PARAMUS, N.J. – Black 47 lead Larry Kirwan will front a one-man show highlighting Ireland’s history through music this month in the Anna Maria Ciccone Theatre at Bergen Community College. As part of the Thursday, March 30 performance at 7:30 p.m. at the College’s main campus, Kirwan will bring Irish history alive – including sections […]

Tour NJ’s No. 1 College for Associate Degree Grads

-- March 8, 2017

PARAMUS, N.J. – Bergen Community College, the state’s No. 1 ranked institution for associate degree graduates three years in a row, will welcome prospective students and their families to the main campus for an open house this month. The free event will take place Thursday, March 30 from 5 to 7 p.m. at the College’s […]