School of Professional Studies Faculty Accomplishments

In July 2016, professors from the School of Professional Studies shared their knowledge and experience with 21 students from Universidad Anáhuac Mayab in Merida, Yucatán, Mexico, as part of a week-long inbound Study Abroad program at Berkeley College in Midtown Manhattan. Among the presenters were Richard Olivieri, J.D.; Shaun Winter; Charles Barr; Lori Rassas, J.D.; and Leslie Lowenstein, J.D., all Legal Studies, who spoke on topics such as the U.S. legal system and cybersecurity.

Moya Bansile, J.D., Legal Studies, served as a panelist at the Hispanic Leadership Forum Breakfast hosted by the New Jersey Center for Empowerment and Community Development. The forum was held in two sessions – in June 2016 at Pillar College and in August 2016 at Berkeley College, both in Newark, NJ. In May 2016, she served as the keynote speaker at the Rehoboth Annual Women’s Conference in Newark, NJ.

Cristina Guarneri, Ed.D., Justice Studies, became a member of the National Association of Professional Women. In June 2016, she spoke on-air with NJ 101.5 host Bill Spadea about the education system and young people today.

In June 2016, Allen R. Sondej, D.Sc., J.D., Justice Studies, appeared as a guest on the online broadcast program "Tough Justice." Both Dr. Sondej and “Tough Justice” host, Donna Roman Hernandez, participated in the 3rd Annual Berkeley College National Security Forum in June 2016.

In June 2016, Ken Woo, Interior Design, was recognized for his contributions to fine art at the annual Union City Artist Awards in Union City, NJ. The award celebrates Union City’s most talented and dedicated artists from all disciplines.