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, […]

TV Show Captures Prof.’s Final Teachable Moment

-- October 17, 2019

Elin Schikler and Andy Krikun, Ph.D. PARAMUS, N.J. – On her last day of teaching before retirement, Bergen Community College Professor Elin Schikler met colleague and fellow professor Andy Krikun, Ph.D., for breakfast at a local diner. They didn’t plan on television cameras capturing it. What began as breakfast among friends turned into a televised […]

Changing Your Future Begins at Bergen Open House

-- October 15, 2019

Bergen will open a new facility in Hackensack for culinary students in coming years. PARAMUS, N.J. – A prospective student open house at Bergen Community College Tuesday, Oct. 29 from 4 to 7 p.m. at 400 Paramus Road in Paramus will feature workshops, tours and information on programs that can help make college more affordable […]

Silent Film Series Starts with a Scare this Halloween

-- October 11, 2019

PARAMUS, N.J. – Experience Dracula like never before this Halloween with “Nosferatu,” the 1922 expressionist film created as an unauthorized adaptation of Bram Stoker’s “Dracula.” The film will open the Bergen Community College Anna Maria Ciccone Theatre silent film series Tuesday, Oct. 29 at 7 p.m. at the institution’s main campus, 400 Paramus Road. The […]

Helff Hall Dedicated in Memory of Veterinary Technology Student

-- October 9, 2019

Bergen Community College and government officials joined the Helff family during the rededication of Suzanne M. Helff Hall. PARAMUS, N.J. – When Suzanne M. Helff returned to Bergen Community College in 1997 after taking time away to raise her daughter, she decided to pursue a degree related to a lifelong passion: the care of animals. […]