Student Helps Make Hometown “Stigma-Free”

-- May 15, 2017

Alexandra Frontin PARAMUS, N.J. – What began as a class project by Bergen Community College student Alexandra Frontin, developed into an opportunity for East Rutherford to become the latest Bergen County municipality to join the “Stigma-Free” mental health awareness initiative. The World Health Organization ranks mental health disorders as the leading cause of disability in […]

Bergen to Graduate 2,000+ at Commencement 2017

-- May 12, 2017

Members of the class of 2016 participated in Bergen’s first commencement at MetLife Stadium. Who: Bergen Community College What: Commencement 2017 When: Thursday, May 18, 10 a.m. Where: MetLife Stadium, 1 MetLife Stadium Drive, East Rutherford, New Jersey Why: Approximately 2,000 graduates from Bergen, which has ranked No. 1 in New Jersey for associate degrees […]

Former Faculty Honored with Emeritus Rank

-- May 9, 2017

Dorothy Altman, Ph.D., Kevin Sullivan and Jeanie Payne, Ph.D. PARAMUS, N.J. – Three retired Bergen Community College faculty members have earned the rank of professor emeritus – an honor reserved for the institution’s most influential and impactful educators. Recognized during a May 5 luncheon, Dorothy Altman, Ph.D., Jeanie Payne, Ph.D., and Kevin Sullivan join 45 […]

Bergen Professor Takes Art Abroad

-- May 8, 2017

Ethan Greenbaum’s work at Galerie Pact. PARAMUS, N.J. – Bergen Community College art professor Ethan Greenbaum recently completed “Cold Frame,” his first international solo exhibit at Paris’ Galerie Pact. The exhibition featured mixed media works based on his walks traversing the alleys, streets and avenues of New York City. “A lot of inspiration comes from […]

$164k in Scholarships Support Student Success

-- May 5, 2017

Donors such as Bergen Community College Foundation board member Philip and Kathleen Ciarco provided $163,875 for students. PARAMUS, N.J. – The Bergen Community College Foundation awarded $163,875 in scholarships to 123 students during a May 3 ceremony at the institution’s main campus, providing critical financial support to help them continue toward earning a degree. Students […]

Freeholder to Address Bergen Graduates

-- May 1, 2017

PARAMUS, N.J. – Former Bergen Community College trustee and current Bergen County freeholder Germaine M. Ortiz will serve as the keynote speaker at the institution’s May 18 commencement at MetLife Stadium. She represents the first sitting freeholder to deliver the keynote address at Bergen’s commencement. “Throughout her career, Bergen County Freeholder Germaine Ortiz has stood […]

World-Class: Students Succeed at U.N. Conference

-- April 26, 2017

Bergen Community College students earned two top honors. NEW YORK, N.Y. – Representing one of only two community colleges among more than 200 institutions from across the globe, Bergen Community College students notched top recognition in two categories at the National Model United Nations conference at the organization’s headquarters in March. Bergen’s 10 student participants […]

Two Students Earn Top Transfer Scholarship

-- April 24, 2017

Daniela Liberato and Nadia Vaso. PARAMUS, N.J. – A pair of Bergen Community College students have earned the nation’s top undergraduate transfer scholarship and up to $40,000 per year to continue their education. Chosen from 3,000 applicants, Daniela Liberato and Nadia Vaso represent two of only 55 U.S. community college students selected for the Jack […]

Bergen President, Student Notch National Recognition

-- April 20, 2017

President B. Kaye Walter, Ph.D., and Amanda Karpinski. PARAMUS, N.J. – Bergen Community College’s nationally recognized Phi Theta Kappa honor society chapter ranked among the best in the world at the organization’s national conference in Nashville, Tennessee April 6-8, securing 16 awards. In addition to earning regional and international distinguished chapter honors for the fourth […]

Stars, Chef Hit Ciccone Stage

-- April 18, 2017

PARAMUS, N.J. – The Anna Maria Ciccone Theatre at Bergen Community College will close its season with a special dinner and show event featuring the culinary stylings of Sal Scognamillo (Patsy’s) and guests such as Deana Martin (daughter, Dean Martin) and Sal Valentinetti from “America’s Got Talent.” “Patsy’s: If These Walls Could Sing” will take […]