Published! Bergen STEM Students and Prof.

-- April 7, 2020

PARAMUS, N.J. – Bergen Community College professor Luis Jimenez, Ph.D., and four students had their research on microbial fuel cells published in the journal Bios, the journal of the Beta Beta Beta Biological Honor Society. Under the direction of Jimenez, of Fair Lawn, students Margarita Kulko, of Fort Lee, Ryan Kim, of Ridgewood, Theranda Jashari, […]

Creativity Prevails Virtually with Art Exhibition

-- April 3, 2020

PARAMUS, N.J. – Bergen Community College’s visual and performing arts departments, the fashion apparel design program and Gallery Bergen will host a virtual presentation of the student art show, “BCC Student Virtual Art Expo 2020: Imagine, create, share: repeat,” through an online exhibition. An opening virtual reception with fashion, music, dramatic readings, poetry, pre-recorded and […]

Registration Opens for Bergen’s Summer/Fall Semesters

-- April 1, 2020

The next generation of healthcare professionals studies at Bergen Community College. PARAMUS, N.J. – The COVID-19 pandemic altered the spring 2020 semester in ways that defied imagination among higher education institutions. But in spite of these challenges, Bergen Community College students, faculty and staff persevered to participate in robust online learning experiences that proved COVID-19 […]

Student Scholar Recognized by Honor Society

-- March 24, 2020

Tenzin Kalden. PARAMUS, N.J. – The Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society has named Tenzin Kalden, a business administration student at Bergen Community College, an Oberndorf Lifeline to Completion Scholar and awarded him a $1,000 scholarship. Kalden, of Hasbrouck Heights, represents the second Bergen student to receive the Oberndorf Scholarship in the last two years and […]

Bergen Biologist Brings Science to Life in Classroom

-- March 2, 2020

Mary Flannery. PARAMUS, N.J. – Bergen Community College biology professor Mary Flannery has earned the institution’s 2019-20 National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development (NISOD) Excellence Award. “Professor Mary Flannery has fostered numerous programs to serve the biology and horticulture students at Bergen,” Vice President for Academic Affairs Brock Fisher, Ph.D., said. “A running thread […]

Performances Address Violence Against Women

-- February 20, 2020

PARAMUS, N.J. – According to anti-sexual assault group One Billion Rising, globally, one in three women will encounter physical or sexual violence during her lifetime – one billion in all. Activated by this sobering reality, Bergen Community College faculty, staff and students will perform two readings of Eve Ensler’s “The Vagina Monologues” as part of […]

Bergen, PepsiCo and Million Women Mentors Partner

-- February 11, 2020

PepsiCo Commercialization Director Gwen Darling helped kick-off the next mentorship cohort at Bergen. PARAMUS, N.J. – Research has shown that young women who receive mentorship not only have a higher percentage of college success and completion, but become 130 percent more likely to hold leadership positions at their employers. To propel its students to these […]

Temperature Rises with Fahrenheit 451 at Bergen

-- February 7, 2020

Matt DeMarco, from Dumont, as Montag and Ian Schmidt, from Tenafly, as Beatty. PARAMUS, N.J. – The temperature at which books ignite? “Fahrenheit 451.” Bergen Community College’s Bergenstages theatre troupe will present the acclaimed drama about a firefighter’s inner struggle in a dystopian American society beginning Friday, Feb. 28 at 7:30 p.m. in the Ender […]

Infernos Bring Heat to Ciccone Theatre

-- February 3, 2020

The Infernos band. PARAMUS, N.J. – The Infernos will perform as part of Bergen Community College’s “Curtain Up!” 2019-20 season Saturday, Feb. 15 at 7:30 p.m. in the Anna Maria Ciccone Theatre (400 Paramus Road). With three decades of musical magic from “doo wop” to “disco” and today, lead vocalist Kenny Simmons, formerly of the […]

Education Crosses Global Boundaries at Bergen

-- January 30, 2020

Professor Paula Williams, Ph.D., and Dawn Marie (Petgrave) Lindo (’96) in 2017. PARAMUS, N.J. – Studying in the United States represents an aspiration for many young men and women living abroad. Challenges – including political conflict, visas and finances among them – often derail these goals before students even have the chance to relocate to […]