Sky’s the Limit at Bergen Observatory

-- August 23, 2019

The sun, as seen through a solar telescope during the 2017 eclipse photographed by science faculty. PARAMUS, N.J. – This fall, members of Bergen Community College’s science faculty will host free public viewings and observations of celestial objects on Friday evenings in the Emil Buehler Trust Observatory located in the Technology Education Center, 400 Paramus […]

Filing for Financial Aid Unlocks Expanded Tuition-Free College Program

-- August 8, 2019

The College’s Interdisciplinary Center for Simulation at the Paramus main campus prepares students for success in Bergen County’s top employment sector – healthcare. PARAMUS, N.J. – Students preparing to enter Bergen Community College this fall will have expanded options for financial assistance through programs that can even make New Jersey’s No. 1 college for associate […]

Student Earns Internship at Memorial Sloan Kettering

-- August 6, 2019

Danbee (Sarah) Chae. PARAMUS, N.J. – Bergen Community College student Danbee (Sarah) Chae has completed a six-week summer internship program in clinical oncology at Memorial Sloan Kettering’s Montvale facility. Sponsored by the cancer treatment and research center’s Clinical Oncology Open Learning (COOL) Scholars Program, the initiative encourages undergraduates to consider careers as oncology physicians. Bergen […]

Bergen Signs New Transfer Agreement

-- August 5, 2019

PARAMUS, N.J. – Bergen Community College and Southern New Hampshire University (SNHU) recently signed a transfer agreement allowing a transfer of credits between the colleges. The agreement also offers Bergen students an application fee waiver, tuition discounts and access to online and traditional classroom-based learning at SNHU. SNHU will accept up to 90 transfer credits […]

Bergen Mourns Passing of Trustee Chair

-- July 16, 2019

Carol Otis. PARAMUS, N.J. – Carol Otis, chair of the Bergen Community College board of trustees, passed away July 15. Otis, 79, served as a trustee during terms from 2007 to 2012 and again from 2016 to the present, leading the board as chair from March 2017 until her passing. She also represented the trustees […]

Bergen Greets New Vice President and Alumni Trustee

-- July 15, 2019

Brock Fisher, Ph.D., and Bryant Gomez. PARAMUS, N.J. – The July 9 regular meeting of the Bergen Community College board of trustees featured a pair of appointments strengthening the institution’s executive team and governing panel. The board appointed former McHenry County College associate vice president for arts and sciences Brock Fisher, Ph.D., as vice president […]

Bergen Selected to Lead $12 Million Labor Grant

-- July 8, 2019

PARAMUS, N.J. – Bergen Community College has received a $12 million U.S. Department of Labor grant to lead a consortium of education and healthcare industry partners to expand and enhance apprenticeship programs for more than 5,000 New Jersey residents. The four-year NJ HealthWorks initiative includes 14 community colleges and healthcare partners such as CVS Health, […]

Art from Korean Community Sought for Exhibition

-- July 3, 2019

Gallery Bergen. PARAMUS, N.J. – Gallery Bergen, the art exhibition space of Bergen Community College, in collaboration with the Korean Community Center (KCC), of Tenafly, seeks submissions for a visual arts and performance series documenting the immigrant experience of Koreans in New Jersey this fall. “NJSeoul: New Art from the Korean Diaspora” will open Sept. […]

Bergen Research on Brain Activity Makes Waves

-- July 1, 2019

PARAMUS, N.J. – “Transforming Health Through Music Therapy,” a project of Bergen Community College’s Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) honor society chapter, Alpha Epsilon Phi, will appear in the second edition of Civic Scholar: Phi Theta Kappa Journal of Undergraduate Research, the first journal of its kind dedicated to community college student work. Only 16 research […]

Longtime Prof. Earns Lifetime Achievement Award

-- June 12, 2019

Philip Dolce. PARAMUS, N.J. – Bergen Community College history professor Philip C. Dolce, Ph.D., has earned the “Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award” from Marquis Who’s Who, a biographical profile publisher. “I feel humbled and proud of the recognition,” he said. “I could not have done all of this myself though. I’ve worked with Bergen […]