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 […]

College’s Board Adds Three Civic Leaders

-- November 7, 2019

                Ritzy Moralez-Diaz, Stephen F. Pellino, Esq., and Adam Silverstein. PARAMUS, N.J. – Three Bergen County civic leaders with backgrounds in government, public service and community affairs have joined the Bergen Community College board of trustees. New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy selected Ritzy Moralez-Diaz and Stephen F. Pellino, […]

Bergen Continues Dialogues on War Series

-- November 6, 2019

PARAMUS, N.J. – As part of a $100,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH), Bergen Community College’s Center for Peace, Justice, and Reconciliation along with the Center for Veteran and Military Affairs will continue an open-ended discussion series on military literature with “No Man’s Land: Dialogues on the Experience of War.” The […]

Bergen Student Voting Rate Surges, Tops National Number

-- November 4, 2019

Bergen County Clerk John S. Hogan frequently visits the College to educate students on voting. PARAMUS, N.J. – The voting rate of registered Bergen Community College students jumped nearly 28 percent from 2014 to 2018, even outpacing the historic 21 percent national surge experienced during the same time period. The data, compiled in the National […]

Be a Hero to Veterans at College’s 5K

-- October 23, 2019

Even Supergirl (Brittney Echols, with father and Bergen professor Michael) attended the 2018 Hero 5K. PARAMUS, N.J. – For the fourth consecutive year, Bergen Community College will sponsor the “Hero 5K,” which will support student military veteran scholarships and emergency funds. The Sunday, Nov. 10 event organized by the College’s wellness and exercise science department […]

Transform Your Future with Bergen this Winter/Spring

-- October 21, 2019

The STEM Student Research Center provides students with the opportunity to direct self-led projects. PARAMUS, N.J. – Bergen Community College will once again offer classes during winter break, providing access for students home from four-year colleges an opportunity to quickly earn credits ideal for transfer. The intensive and accelerated semester will run Jan. 2-10, 2020, […]