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 […]

Earn Credits at Bergen this Summer

-- March 19, 2018

Summer classes begin May 21. PARAMUS, N.J. – Bergen County students returning home from college this spring can continue earning credits toward their degree by taking summer classes at Bergen Community College. Online registration opens April 1; in-person registration begins April 9. Students seeking to enroll in fall classes (beginning Sept. 5) can also register. […]

Explore Bergen Community College at Open House – April 12

-- March 12, 2018

The April 12 open house will take place from 3 to 7 p.m. at the College’s main campus in Paramus. PARAMUS, N.J. – Over the last 50 years, more than 600,000 students have walked through the doors of Bergen Community College. At an April 12 open house for prospective students, the next generation of Bergen […]

College Hosts Gala Celebration 50 Years in the Making – April 19

-- March 5, 2018

The Venetian has hosted the College’s last three major fundraisers, including this year’s 50th anniversary gala and previous years’ Club Monte Carlo. PARAMUS, N.J. – Generations of Bergen Community College supporters, faculty, staff, alumni and students will celebrate the institution’s 50-year tradition of excellence during an anniversary gala fundraiser April 19 at the Venetian in […]

Bergen Coach Selected for National Hall of Fame

-- March 1, 2018

Dr. Rose Marie Battaglia, 1971 PARAMUS, N.J. – Trailblazing former Bergen Community College coach Rose Marie Battaglia, Ph.D., has earned entry into the Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame. She, and six fellow inductees including Olympic gold medalists Chamique Holdsclaw, Katie Smith and Tina Thompson, will attend the hall’s 20th anniversary ceremony June 9 in Knoxville, […]

50 Years of Music at Bergen – Rescheduled for 4/25

-- February 23, 2018

PARAMUS, N.J. – “Bergen Five-0,” a musical celebration of Bergen Community College’s 50th anniversary featuring the music of former distinguished artists who have performed on the College’s stage throughout the past five decades, will take place Wednesday, April 25 at 7:30 p.m. in the Anna Maria Ciccone Theatre. The event represents this year’s installment in […]

Innovation Continues in College’s 50th Year

-- February 19, 2018

Professors Robert Highley, Camelia-Manuela Lataianu, Ph.D. and Jennifer McCarthy. PARAMUS, N.J. – Three Bergen Community College faculty members have earned recognition as dedicated community college educators for their contributions in supporting student success at the institution. Biology professor Robert Highley, of Waldwick, received the National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development (NISOD) Excellence Award for […]

“The Chairs” Set for an Audience at Bergen

-- February 5, 2018

Taryn McManus, of Maywood, as Old Woman, and Alexander Prezioso, of Maywood, as Old Man. PARAMUS, N.J. – Bergen Community College’s student-run theater group, Bergenstages, opens its spring lineup with Eugene Ionesco’s landmark play “The Chairs” Friday, Feb. 23 in the Ender Hall Lab Theatre at the College’s main campus, 400 Paramus Road, Paramus. In […]

Bergen Students ‘Share a Coke’ and a Smile

-- January 31, 2018

Elda Pere, Remila Jasharllari, Doreta Biba and Sarah Hwang.  PARAMUS, N.J. – Three Bergen Community College students, Remila Jasharllari, Doreta Biba and Elda Pere, are among only 207 U.S. recipients of the 2017 Coca-Cola Leaders of Promise Scholars award. Each will receive $1,000 from Phi Theta Kappa, the honor society of two-year colleges, to continue […]