NEH Grant Connects Criminal Justice, Humanities

-- April 17, 2019

PARAMUS, N.J. – The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) has awarded a $35,000 Humanities Connections Grant to Bergen Community College to expand the role of the humanities in the College’s criminal justice courses. Selected from 139 proposals, Bergen was the only community college in New Jersey to be awarded NEH’s Humanities Connections grant this […]

Comedy Night with Bergen’s Own “Jersey Guys”

-- April 15, 2019

Bergen Professor Brian Altano. PARAMUS, N.J. – Enjoy an evening of storytelling and stand-up comedy when Bergen Community College Professor Brian Altano, of Ridgewood, and his son Dan present “Making the Sauce,” an ode to the Sunday morning Italian tradition Friday, May 3 at 7:30 p.m. in the Anna Maria Ciccone Theatre (400 Paramus Road). […]

Columbia-Bound Bergen Student Earns Scholarship

-- April 11, 2019

Won Joon Kang PARAMUS, N.J. – Won Joon Kang, a business administration student at Bergen Community College, has been named a Fall 2018 Oberndorf Lifeline to Completion Scholar by the Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society and has received a $1,000 scholarship. Kang, of Mahwah, is the first student at Bergen to receive the Oberndorf Scholarship […]

Family Fun with Science Show at Ciccone Theatre

-- April 9, 2019

Garry Krinsky  PARAMUS, N.J. – Delve into the imagination of scientists who have explored principles like gravity and leverage when Garry Krinsky presents “Toying with Science” Saturday, April 27 at 10:30 a.m. in the Anna Maria Ciccone Theatre (400 Paramus Road). This fast-paced program combines circus skills, mime, original music and audience involvement. Krinsky brings […]

County Officials Declare April Bergen Community College Month

-- April 5, 2019

(from l.) Bergen County Executive James J. Tedesco III, Freeholder Steve Tanelli, Freeholder Chair Pro Tempore Joan Voss, Ed.D., College President Michael D. Redmond, Ph.D., Freeholder Chair Germaine Ortiz, Freeholder Vice Chair Mary Amoroso, Freeholder David Ganz and College Board of Trustees Secretary Joseph Barreto. HACKENSACK, N.J. – Joining the nationwide celebration of U.S. community […]

Attend Bergen’s Open House, Transform Your Future

-- April 3, 2019

Students can tour Bergen Community College’s main campus in Paramus April 25. PARAMUS, N.J. – Tuition-free college and a special preview of the institution’s new STEM Student Research Center will headline Bergen Community College’s upcoming open house Thursday, April 25 from 3:30 to 7 p.m. at 400 Paramus Road in Paramus. At the event, attendees […]

Education Takes You Farther at Bergen this Summer/Fall

-- March 27, 2019

  Bergen’s main campus in Paramus. PARAMUS, N.J. – Students from Bergen Community College and four-year schools throughout the country will once again have the opportunity to earn credits beginning this May as part of the institution’s summer sessions. Registration for summer and fall classes, which begin Wednesday, Sept. 4, opens online at Monday, […]

Higher Ed. Secretary Keynotes Bergen Commencement

-- March 25, 2019

Zakiya Smith Ellis, Ed.D. PARAMUS, N.J. – New Jersey Secretary of Higher Education Zakiya Smith Ellis, Ed.D., will deliver the keynote address at Bergen Community College’s annual commencement. Smith Ellis represents the state’s top higher education official and the first to headline Bergen’s commencement since New Jersey Commission on Higher Education Executive Director James E. […]

Campus Tobacco Use Goes Up in Smoke

-- March 21, 2019

PARAMUS, N.J. – Bergen Community College has received a $12,000 grant from the CVS Health Foundation and the American Cancer Society to develop campaigns targeting the elimination of smoking and tobacco use on- and off-campus. Although the College banned smoking on campus in 2007, the rise of e-cigarettes and other tobacco-delivery devices have prompted institutions […]

“Noises Off” Closes Bergenstages Season

-- March 19, 2019

Jason Ver Hage, of Midland Park as Lloyd Dallas, and Christine Dunning, of Ridgewood as Dotty Loudon/Mrs. Clackett. PARAMUS, N.J. – The Bergenstages theatre troupe presents its final production of the season, “Noises Off,” a classic comedy showcasing a story within a story, beginning Friday, April 5 at 7:30 p.m. in Bergen Community College’s Anna […]