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Achieving the Dream Reform Network Grows with Bergen

PARAMUS, N.J. – Bergen Community College is one of 16 community and technical colleges selected, this year, into the Achieving the Dream National Reform Network. Faculty, staff, and administrators from Bergen will participate in the 2015 Achieving the Dream Kickoff Institute in Cincinnati, Ohio. 

Tuesday, June 23, 2015/Author: Larry Hlavenka/Number of views (140)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Bergen County High School Students on ‘Write’ Path

PARAMUS, N.J. – Of more than 200 submissions from high school juniors and seniors, five Bergen County students claimed first-place honors in the 39th annual Bergen County High School Writing Contest sponsored by the Bergen Community College English department. The contest, co-directed by Bergen professors Geoffrey Sadock and Peter Helff, featured five categories of submissions – scholarly essay, poetry, personal essay, short story and drama – judged by Bergen faculty. The work of 18 finalists became part of the “Pegasus” literary journal published each year by the College.
Thursday, June 11, 2015/Author: Larry Hlavenka/Number of views (297)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 4.0
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Bergen Boosts Support for Small Businesses

LYNDHURST, N.J. – Bergen Community College unveiled centralized space and resources for small businesses and entrepreneurs during an open house attended by more than 250 people June 3 at Bergen Community College at the Meadowlands.

Thursday, June 4, 2015/Author: Larry Hlavenka/Number of views (485)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 5.0
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Bergen Class of 2015 Completes Journey

SECAUCUS, N.J. – With a turn of the tassel, the commitment to completion reached its conclusion for those in attendance among the 2,800 Bergen Community College candidates for graduation at commencement 2015 today. The class included students such as valedictorian Mariia Alibekova, of Elmwood Park, and salutatorian Michael Nehring, of Ridgewood, who both graduated with 4.0 GPAs and as members of the College’s internationally recognized Phi Theta Kappa chapter. Bergen graduates will now transfer to four-year institutions such as the University of California, Berkeley and Rutgers Business School, while others will enter the workforce to begin careers in fields such as nursing and computer networking. Joining the graduates as a member of the class of 2015, Bergen County Freeholder David L. Ganz received the institution’s first official honorary degree. Former Bergen Board of Trustees vice chair and current president and CEO of the Hispanic Association on Corporate Responsibility Cid D. Wilson delivered the keynote address to the approximately 6,000 students, faculty, staff and guests at the Meadowlands Exposition Center.

Thursday, May 21, 2015/Author: Larry Hlavenka/Number of views (634)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 4.0
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Young Playwrights Plot New Plays

PARAMUS, N.J. – Bergen Community College’s annual “Young Playwrights Festival” – with a 23-year history in Bergen County – will introduce six new one-act plays by local students Thursday, June 4 at 8 p.m.

Monday, May 18, 2015/Author: Larry Hlavenka/Number of views (463)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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