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 […]

“Pretty Fly” Art Exhibition at Bergen

-- January 27, 2020

“Aerialist,” Paul Villinski, 2017. PARAMUS, N.J. – Focusing on wings of all kinds, Bergen Community College’s Gallery Bergen will open “Ornithology: Patterns in Flight” Thursday, Feb. 6 with a reception for artists, “avians” and aviators from 5 to 9 p.m. in West Hall at 400 Paramus Road. At the reception, clarinetist David Rothenberg will perform […]

Silent Film Series Makes Noise at Bergen

-- January 21, 2020

PARAMUS, N.J. – Bergen Community College will continue its “Cinema Ciccone” silent film series featuring “Docks of New York” Tuesday, Feb. 11, “A Santa Notte” Thursday, Feb. 13 and “The Adventurer” Thursday, Feb. 20. The films will begin at 7 p.m. in the Anna Maria Ciccone Theatre (400 Paramus Road) at the College’s main campus […]

Professor Helps Make Math an Understood Language

-- January 16, 2020

Sara Mastellone. PARAMUS, N.J. – Bergen Community College Professor Sara Mastellone has received the John and Suanne Roueche Excellence Award from the League for Innovation in the Community College for her work developing new methods for students to read, write and present their ideas orally in mathematics. “It is no secret that the completion of […]