Learn How Financial Aid Can Help Pay for College

-- February 10, 2016

PARAMUS, N.J. – Financial aid options to improve college affordability for prospective students stand as the focal point of five upcoming workshops at Bergen Community College. The “2016 NJ FAFSA Days” sponsored by the National College Access Network, the Higher Education Student Assistance Authority and the New Jersey Association of Financial Aid Administrators will provide […]

Electric Co. Gives Bergen Students Power to Succeed

-- February 5, 2016

Rockland Electric Company representatives visited with students Feb. 4. PARAMUS, N.J. – Bergen Community College has partnered with Rockland Electric Company to create a mentorship program­­ led by the institution’s STEM Student Union for intellectually disabled students enrolled in the College’s Turning Point program. A $9,500 donation from the utility will not only fund the […]

Student Stars Shine Through “The Clouds”

-- February 3, 2016

(From left) Heberth Rojas, of Bloomfield, as Phidippides; Brendan Schlenker, of Oakland, as Socrates; and John Kroner, of Hillsdale, as Strepsiades. PARAMUS, N.J. – Bergen Community College’s student thespian group, Bergenstages, has set its sights on “The Clouds.” Aristophanes’ ancient Greek comedy, opening at Bergen Friday, Feb. 26, addresses topics such as finance, credit, debt […]

Mexican Consulate Donates $30,000 to Bergen Students

-- February 1, 2016

Twenty-four Bergen students comprise Bergen’s inaugural recipients of $30,000 in scholarships from the Mexican Consulate. HACKENSACK, N.J. – Bergen Community College’s Philip Ciarco Jr. Learning Center in Hackensack has received nearly $30,000 from the Consulate of Mexico to provide scholarships for students of Mexican heritage. Funded by Juntos Podemos (Together We Can) and the Institute […]

FAA Clears Drones for Takeoff at Bergen

-- January 26, 2016

Bergen’s main campus in Paramus photographed from a hobbyist’s drone.  PARAMUS, N.J. –The Federal Aviation Administration has granted Bergen Community College clearance to operate unmanned aerial vehicles (drones), making it one of only three community colleges to receive such an exemption from the federal government. The exemption will allow the College to enter the U.S. […]

Garden State Art Sought

-- January 22, 2016

  PARAMUS, N.J. – Gallery Bergen invites submissions for the exhibition “Picturing the ‘Garden State’ Now,” opening at Bergen Community College’s main campus March 1. Artists living or working in New Jersey are encouraged to send images for consideration. Works of art in any media that address current visual aspects of social, economic, environmental or […]

Top Trustee to Speak at Bergen Commencement

-- January 7, 2016

Bakari Lee PARAMUS, N.J. – Bakari G. Lee, the chair-elect of the Association of Community College Trustees (ACCT), an organization representing more than 6,500 trustees serving the nation’s community colleges, will deliver the keynote address at Bergen Community College’s 47th annual commencement May 19. “Bakari Lee represents one of the strongest advocates for community colleges […]

New Year, New Skills at Bergen

-- January 5, 2016

PARAMUS, N.J. – In the tradition of setting New Year’s resolutions, Bergen Community College’s Division of Continuing Education, Corporate and Public Sector Training offers community members the chance to learn new skills in the new year. From foodies to fashionistas, those looking to hone a certain skill set can earn a certificate in specialized programs […]

B2B Series Begins at Bergen

-- December 21, 2015

PARAMUS, N.J. – A free business-to-business seminar series hosted by Bergen Community College’s Division of Continuing Education, Corporate Public Sector Training will launch in January. Project management professional and business trainer Susan Serradilla-Smarth will lead a discussion on Six Sigma methodology at the first “B2B@BCC” Thursday, Jan. 14, 2016. Registration, a continental breakfast and networking […]

Bergen Student Goes Global as Gilman Scholar

-- December 15, 2015

  PARAMUS, N.J. – Bergen Community College business student Elie Tanous, of Moonachie, has been awarded a U.S. Department of State Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship to study abroad in China during the spring 2016 academic term. Tanous is one of approximately 800 undergraduate students from 355 colleges and universities across the U.S selected to […]