Student Government Serves Others with Soup

-- December 13, 2019

The Bergen student government association. PARAMUS, N.J. – The Bergen Community College student government association used soup to bring warmth to the winter season for those in need during the week of “Giving Tuesday” Dec. 3. Ultimately, a soup drive supported by students, faculty and staff that delivered 187 cans to the Center for Food […]

Winning in His DNA – Bio Student Wins Competition

-- December 11, 2019

Tae Kim. PARAMUS, N.J. – Bergen Community College student Tae Kim won first place in the category of environmental biology and ecology for his research and poster, “Comparison of Bacterial Communities in New Jersey Soils using Next Generation Sequencing” at the Metropolitan Association of College and University Biologists (MACUB) meeting held at Monmouth University this […]

College Students Push for Smoke to Clear

-- December 9, 2019

Students, faculty, staff and community members signed in support of a smoke-free campus. PARAMUS, N.J. – More than 75 students, faculty, staff and community members pledged their support of a smoke-, tobacco- and vape-free Bergen Community College campus as part of the American Cancer Society’s national “Great American Smokeout” Nov. 21. “The Great American Smokeout […]

President Retires, Interim Named and National Search to Begin

-- December 4, 2019

 Michael D. Redmond, Ph.D., and Anthony Ross, Ed.D. PARAMUS, N.J. – With the Dec. 31 retirement of Bergen Community College President Michael D. Redmond, Ph.D., approaching, the institution’s board of trustees has announced it will conduct a national search for the institution’s eighth president in the coming months and has named Anthony Ross, Ed.D., the […]

Celebrate the Season at the Ciccone

-- December 2, 2019

Bergen Sinfonia. PARAMUS, N.J. – Classical music from the Bergen Sinfonia Orchestra highlights its annual holiday concert, “An Evening of Festive Music for a Festive Season,” Saturday, Dec. 21 at 7:30 p.m. in the Anna Maria Ciccone Theatre at Bergen Community College located at 400 Paramus Road. Under the baton of conductor Murray Colosimo, the […]

Bergen Student Becomes First to Win Pearson Scholarship

-- November 25, 2019

Jade Tollis. PARAMUS, N.J. – Bergen Community College student Jade Tollis has earned the $5,000 Pearson Scholarship for Higher Education. Tollis, of Teaneck, represents one of only 10 students in the nation to receive the award and the first Bergen student to receive the scholarship. She will now partner with a Pearson employee professional mentor […]

Bergen Trustee Elected to State Leadership Role

-- November 20, 2019

Sheetal Ranjan, Ph.D. TRENTON, N.J. – The members of the New Jersey Council of County Colleges have selected Bergen Community College trustee Sheetal Ranjan, Ph.D., for one of two trustee at-large positions on the group’s executive committee. The council members took action at their Nov. 18 meeting, electing Bergen’s Ranjan and six other executive officers. […]

Shakespearean Comedy at Bergen

-- November 15, 2019

From left: Allison Moran, as Hero, from West New York; Christine Dunning, as Beatrice, from Ridgewood; Ray Parente, as Benedick, from Wayne; and Kenneth Tineo, as Claudio, from Fort Lee. PARAMUS, N.J. – The Bergenstages theatre troupe will present its second production of the season, “Much Ado About Nothing,” a comedy written by William Shakespeare, […]

College Faculty Featured in Gallery Exhibition

-- November 13, 2019

“People of Faith I” by Frank Aiello. PARAMUS, N.J. – Gallery Bergen will present work by Bergen Community College faculty in a diverse multimedia exhibition titled “(Pro)found Objects” opening Thursday, Nov. 14 from 5 to 9 p.m. at 400 Paramus Road. A performance by Bergen performing arts and music faculty members Jim Bumgardner and Andy […]

College, Sheriff Enhance Communication for Deaf Community

-- November 11, 2019

Bergen County Sheriff’s Office Sgt. Christopher Sloma and Bergen student Jonathan Uloa participate in a simulated traffic stop as part of the launch of a new communication card. PARAMUS, N.J. – Bergen Community College student Jonathan Uloa saw Bergen County Sheriff’s Office Sgt. Christopher Sloma in his rearview mirror, lights flashing. Uloa pulled his car […]