PARAMUS, N.J. – Selected from more than 300 applications, U.S. Education Department officials have awarded a $2.6 million “First in the World” grant to Bergen Community College. Only six community colleges earned shares of the $60 million program developed by the Obama administration to fund projects supporting innovative teaching and learning practices, assessment and developmental education. In all, 17 colleges in 14 states received grants as part of the program, with Bergen serving as the lone New Jersey representative.
PARAMUS, N.J. – Bergen Community College students, faculty, staff and community leaders gathered Sept. 18 to recognize the institution’s standing as the No. 1 ranked New Jersey college for associate degree graduates. The College placed first in the state for the second consecutive year.
PARAMUS, N.J. – For the second consecutive year, more students graduated with associate degrees and certificates from Bergen Community College than any other institution of higher education in the state, according to data compiled by Community College Week. With a 13 percent increase in graduates from the previous year, the gap between the number of Bergen graduates and those from the next New Jersey community college widened as well.
PARAMUS, N.J. – Germaine M. Ortiz has rejoined the Bergen Community College board of trustees, taking the oath of office at a regular meeting of the institution’s governing panel Sept. 1. She previously served on the College’s board from 2004 to 2013.
PARAMUS, N.J. – Art submitted by 24 Bergen Community College faculty and staff members will comprise the first exhibition in the 2015-16 Gallery Bergen season.
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