Bergen Professor Publishes Poems

-- September 13, 2019

Professor Brian Cordell. PARAMUS, N.J. – Brian Cordell, an associate professor at Bergen Community College, will publish his first chapbook, “In Their Final Performance,” with Finishing Line Press in November. The collection of poems pay tribute to singer and songwriter Jason Molina of Magnolia Electric Co., the band’s music and the loss of musicians such […]

“Curtain Up” on Bergen Theatre Performances

-- September 11, 2019

Peter Yarrow headlines this year’s “Curtain Up” series. PARAMUS, N.J. – Performers such as the Duprees, the Infernos and Peter Yarrow will combine with the BergenStages student theatre troupe to take the Anna Maria Ciccone Theatre stage at Bergen Community College this year. The 300-seat venue, located at the College’s main campus, 400 Paramus Road, […]

Bergen’s Agnew Earns Statewide Recognition

-- September 9, 2019

Brian Agnew, Ph.D. PARAMUS, N.J. – Bergen Community College Executive Vice President Brian D. Agnew, Ph.D., has earned an NJBIZ “Forty Under 40 Award” recognizing him as one of the state’s top emerging leaders as selected by the business journal’s independent panel of judges. Agnew will accept the award during a Sept. 18 ceremony in […]

Students Named Governor’s STEM Scholars

-- September 5, 2019

Manuel Ackattupathil, Jean Pierre Alvarez and Adelajda Turku. PARAMUS, N.J. – Bergen Community College students Manuel Ackattupathil, Jean Pierre Alvarez and Adelajda Turku have earned entry into the Governor’s 2020 STEM Scholars Program, an initiative to cultivate, attract and keep top STEM talent in New Jersey. Selected from approximately 500 applicants with bachelor’s, master’s and […]

College Opens Korean Art Exhibition

-- August 29, 2019

“On the Platform,” by Namjoo Kim. PARAMUS, N.J. – Gallery Bergen, the art exhibition space of Bergen Community College, in collaboration with the Korean Community Center of Tenafly will open “NJSeoul: New Art from the Korean Diaspora” next month at the institution’s main campus. A free opening reception will take place Thursday, Sept. 12 at 6 p.m. […]

The Real Thing: Students Become Coca-Cola Scholars

-- August 27, 2019

Kristine (Kris) Amels, Elijah (Eli) Master and Natalija LaPorta. PARAMUS, N.J. – Bergen Community College students Elijah (Eli) Master, Kristine (Kris) Amels and Natalija LaPorta are three of the 207 Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) members nationwide to earn the $1,000 2019 Coca-Cola Leaders of Promise scholarship. Selected from nearly 900 applications, the scholarship will help […]

Sky’s the Limit at Bergen Observatory

-- August 23, 2019

The sun, as seen through a solar telescope during the 2017 eclipse photographed by science faculty. PARAMUS, N.J. – This fall, members of Bergen Community College’s science faculty will host free public viewings and observations of celestial objects on Friday evenings in the Emil Buehler Trust Observatory located in the Technology Education Center, 400 Paramus […]

Filing for Financial Aid Unlocks Expanded Tuition-Free College Program

-- August 8, 2019

The College’s Interdisciplinary Center for Simulation at the Paramus main campus prepares students for success in Bergen County’s top employment sector – healthcare. PARAMUS, N.J. – Students preparing to enter Bergen Community College this fall will have expanded options for financial assistance through programs that can even make New Jersey’s No. 1 college for associate […]

Student Earns Internship at Memorial Sloan Kettering

-- August 6, 2019

Danbee (Sarah) Chae. PARAMUS, N.J. – Bergen Community College student Danbee (Sarah) Chae has completed a six-week summer internship program in clinical oncology at Memorial Sloan Kettering’s Montvale facility. Sponsored by the cancer treatment and research center’s Clinical Oncology Open Learning (COOL) Scholars Program, the initiative encourages undergraduates to consider careers as oncology physicians. Bergen […]

Bergen Signs New Transfer Agreement

-- August 5, 2019

PARAMUS, N.J. – Bergen Community College and Southern New Hampshire University (SNHU) recently signed a transfer agreement allowing a transfer of credits between the colleges. The agreement also offers Bergen students an application fee waiver, tuition discounts and access to online and traditional classroom-based learning at SNHU. SNHU will accept up to 90 transfer credits […]