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First Lady Honors “NJ Hero” for Bergen Garden

PARAMUS, N.J. – How does Bergen Community College’s garden grow? With the help of Eric Fuchs-Stengel, the latest “New Jersey Heroes” inductee. The organization, led by first lady Mary Pat Christie, visited Bergen’s main campus July 29 to recognize Fuchs-Stengel’s work with the Mahwah Environmental Volunteers Organization (MEVO), a sustainability collaborative he founded. Across Bergen County, Fuchs-Stengel and a cast of volunteers lead recycling and sustainable farming initiatives, which included the establishment of a vegetable garden and beehive colony at the College. (From left) Bergen President B. Kaye Walter, Ph.D., Bergen County Executive Kathleen Donovan, volunteer Ryan Martens, Mrs. Christie and Fuchs-Stengel discussed the origins of MEVO and even plucked beets at the July 29 event. Mrs. Christie chairs NJ Heroes, a private, non-partisan, non-profit organization founded in 2010 to celebrate the contributions of unsung community leaders.

Tuesday, July 29, 2014/Author: Larry Hlavenka/Number of views (25)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 3.0
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Marquee R&B Talent at College Music Fest

PARAMUS, N.J. – From Billboard to Bergen Community College, a collection of chart-topping R&B artists will headline the school’s first-ever “Summer Music Festival.” The free event open to the public featuring live music, gourmet food trucks and vendors will take place Sunday, Aug. 10 from noon to 8 p.m. in parking lot C at the College’s main campus, 400 Paramus Road, Paramus.

Thursday, July 17, 2014/Author: Larry Hlavenka/Number of views (422)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 5.0
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Two Join Bergen Board of Trustees

PARAMUS, N.J. – Bergen County residents Irene Oujo and Victoria Tahhan became members of the Bergen Community College Board of Trustees at the July 8 meeting of the school’s governing body.

Wednesday, July 09, 2014/Author: Larry Hlavenka/Number of views (482)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 5.0
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College Tutoring Center Named Best in Nation

PARAMUS, N.J. – Chalk it up as an instance of tutoring paying off. The National College Learning Center Association (NCLCA) has named the Bergen Community College Cerullo Learning Assistance Center as the best two-year school tutoring resource in the nation.

Thursday, July 03, 2014/Author: Larry Hlavenka/Number of views (1752)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 4.0
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Bergen Student Athletes Succeed Academically

PARAMUS, N.J. – During the 2013-14 academic year, Bergen Community College student athletes starred on the field – and in the classroom.

Monday, June 30, 2014/Author: Larry Hlavenka/Number of views (375)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 5.0
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