Commencement Celebrates Class of ’18 and College History

-- May 18, 2018

Soggy weather didn’t dampen the spirits of the Bergen class of 2018. EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. – Bergen Community College put a cap on each of the members of the class of 2018 and the institution’s yearlong 50th anniversary celebration May 17 at MetLife Stadium during its annual commencement ceremony. Recognizing the 1,000 graduates in attendance […]

College Inducts Trio as Professors Emeriti

-- May 14, 2018

Judith Rae Davis, Ed.D.; Joan Tscherne, Ph.D.; and Bonnie MacDougall, Ph.D. PARAMUS, N.J. – Selected by a committee of their peers, three retired Bergen Community College professors have earned the rank of “professor emeritus” in recognition of their impact on the institution and its students. The College celebrated the latest inductees, Judith Rae Davis, Ed.D., […]

Bergen Graduation Celebrates Past, Present and Future

-- May 10, 2018

More than 2,000 students will graduate as part of the class of 2018. PARAMUS, N.J. – New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy will help close Bergen Community College’s yearlong 50th anniversary celebration as the institution recognizes its class of 2018 graduates during its annual commencement ceremony Thursday, May 17 at 10 a.m. at MetLife Stadium in […]

College Couture at Student Fashion Show

-- May 7, 2018

PARAMUS, N.J. – Bergen Community College fashion apparel design students transformed the student center at main campus (400 Paramus Road) into a red-carpet runway made for Manhattan during the annual “FAB and the Beat of Bergen Fashion Show” May 3. A standing-room-only crowd gathered to see the latest in student-designed, -made and -modeled fashion as […]

Federal Gov. Recognizes Bergen Study Abroad Program

-- May 1, 2018

PARAMUS, N.J. – The U.S. Department of State has recognized Bergen Community College as one of the nation’s top institutions for the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program. Three Bergen students earned the study abroad program’s scholarship last year, placing the College ninth in the country among associate degree granting institutions for awardees. “Studying abroad […]

Nearly 400 Celebrate Bergen’s 50 Years

-- April 20, 2018

Supporters from throughout Bergen’s 50-year history attended the anniversary gala April 19. PARAMUS, N.J. – Almost 400 Bergen Community College faculty, staff, students, alumni, retirees and supporters celebrated the institution’s 50th anniversary during a gala fundraiser April 19 at the Venetian in Garfield. Presented by the College board of trustees, President Michael D. Redmond, Ph.D., […]

College Hosts Lunch for Local Leaders

-- April 13, 2018

PARAMUS, N.J. – As part of the institution’s 50th anniversary celebration, Bergen Community College hosted more than two dozen elected officials for “A Legislative Lunch” April 12 at its main campus to strengthen ties with its federal, state, county and municipal officials. The event featured a discussion on the mission of community colleges like Bergen, […]

Student Art on Display at Gallery Bergen

-- April 12, 2018

Various works by Bergen students. PARAMUS, N.J. – Bergen Community College art club students will present their work in Gallery Bergen’s latest exhibit “Student Art at Bergen” beginning with an opening reception on Thursday, April 12 at 5 p.m. Various works by talented students will be on display through May 4. The exhibition features artwork […]

College’s On-Campus Preschool Earns Accreditation

-- March 30, 2018

Child Development Center Director Sally Dionisio said nearly 1,100 children have enrolled in the program. PARAMUS, N.J. – The Child Development Center preschool at Bergen Community College has earned accreditation from the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC), a leading early childhood education professional organization. “Our center helps provide our county’s youngest […]

Bergen Guys and Dolls Bring Show to Ciccone Theatre

-- March 22, 2018

(From left) Keila Haskins, of Fort Lee, as Adelaide; Kevin Bergen, of Glen Rock, as Nathan Detroit; Kristina Craig, of River Edge, as Sarah Brown; and Matthew Rella, of Glen Rock, as Sky Masterson. PARAMUS, N.J. – The Bergenstages theater troupe will conclude their season of student-run productions with a classic hailed by many as […]