Student Leader Notches National Honor

-- February 14, 2019

Gabriella Setti. PARAMUS, N.J. – Bergen Community College student Gabriella Setti has received the Undergraduate Student of the Year Award from the Association for Student Conduct Administration for her campus contributions and student judiciary leadership as chief justice of the Bergen Student Government Association (SGA). “The Office of Student Conduct and the Division of Student […]

Bergen Screens Classics from Silent Film Era

-- February 7, 2019

PARAMUS, N.J. – Bergen Community College will continue its “Cinema Ciccone” film series with the screening of two classics from the silent film era – “Assunta Spina” and “The Immigrant” Thursday, Feb. 28 at 7 p.m. in the Anna Maria Ciccone Theatre (400 Paramus Road). Produced in 1915, “Assunta Spina” is based on the novel […]

Prof. Who Brought TEDx to Bergen Honored

-- February 5, 2019

Professor Ellen Feig introducing a speaker at a Bergen TEDx event. PARAMUS, N.J. – Bergen Community College Professor Ellen Feig has received the John and Suanne Roueche Excellence Award from the League for Innovation in the Community College for her work in creating and implementing the TEDx program at the institution. TEDx events provide communities, […]

A Tale of Unrequited Love Opens at Bergen

-- January 31, 2019

Alexander Preziosi, of Maywood, as Cyrano; Sela Ghougasian, of Emerson, as Roxane; and Cole Mantas of Washington Township as Christian. PARAMUS, N.J. – Can love survive superficial and physical limitations? The answer will be revealed when the Bergenstages theatre troupe performs “Cyrano De Bergerac” beginning Friday, Feb. 22 at 7:30 p.m. in Bergen Community College’s […]

Bergen Alumnus Hikes 2,190-Mile Appalachian Trail

-- January 22, 2019

Bergen Community College alumnus Michael Hesleleitner (’09) on the Appalachian Trail. PARAMUS, N.J. – It’s estimated that fewer than 1,000 men and women from around the world successfully “thru-hike” the 2,190-mile Appalachian Trail each year. Bergen Community College alumnus Michael Hesleitner (’09) recently climbed his way onto this year’s list of finishers. Though Hesleitner, of […]

Bergen Exhibition Illuminates a Warming World

-- January 17, 2019

Jeff Frost, La Tuna Fire, I-210 (2014). PARAMUS, N.J. – Nature, human nature and global warming represent the central themes of Gallery Bergen’s latest exhibition, “Lines of Fire/Lines of Ice,” an installment featuring the work of nine artists. The exhibition will open with a reception Thursday, Jan. 24 from 6 to 9 p.m. at Bergen […]

Appointments Bolster Bergen Leadership Team

-- January 14, 2019

Brian D. Agnew, Ph.D., and Ronald Miller. PARAMUS, N.J. – Senior higher education leaders Brian D. Agnew, Ph.D., and Ronald Miller have joined Bergen Community College’s executive team. The pair began at the College Jan. 14 as executive vice president and executive director of the Bergen Community College Foundation. “At the state’s No. 1 college […]

Federal Scholarship Helps Student Study Abroad

-- January 10, 2019

Erin Moran PARAMUS, N.J. – Bergen Community College student Erin Moran has earned a $2,500 U.S. Department of State Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship to study abroad in Prague, Czech Republic during the spring 2019 academic term. Moran, of Kearny, a second-year student at Bergen, will study at the University of New York in Prague. […]

Student-Athletes Win Smiles with Toy Drive

-- January 2, 2019

PARAMUS, N.J. – A group of Bergen Community College student-athletes scored a victory for children in need this holiday season, donating 75 toys to area hospitals and nonprofit organizations through the Fair Lawn Police Department’s annual giving campaign. Organized by the student-athlete advisory committee, which features men and women from each of Bergen’s 12 intercollegiate […]

Holocaust Discussed During College Speaker Series

-- December 24, 2018

PARAMUS, N.J. – Bergen Community College will examine the Holocaust through three events during the spring 2019 semester. All events are free and open to the public. The first, “They Risked Their Lives: Poles Who Saved Jews During the Holocaust,” an exhibition of photography, iconography and quotations, will open Tuesday, Jan. 29 from at 12:30 […]