Larry L. Luing School of Business® Faculty Accomplishments

Berkeley College faculty members were recognized for various accomplishments during recent months. Here are the highlights:

Miriam Keller Perkins was selected to receive the Excellence in Teaching Award from the National Society of Leadership and Success. The event took place at The Venetian in New Jersey on December 3, 2018. Miriam also served on the 2018 Provost Search Committee.

Ronald Boswell
was presented with the Commitment to Students award at the annual Faculty Recognition Dinner on November 14, 2018 at The Terrace in Paramus, NJ.

Jonathan Ng
was presented with the Excellence in Teaching award at the annual Faculty Recognition Dinner on November 14, 2018 at The Terrace in Paramus, NJ.

Valbona Gjoligaj
was presented with the Distinguished Adjunct award at the annual Faculty Recognition Dinner on November 14, 2018 at The Terrace in Paramus, NJ.

Corrado Amato from the Larry L. Luing School of Business completed his Ph.D. from Northcentral University in organizational leadership.

In October 2017, Dena Bateh, PhD, Management, was among the panelists for “Women in Media: The Courage to Own Your Story,” an event hosted by Berkeley College in Manhattan, NY. Held in celebration of Women’s Entrepreneurship Week, Dr. Bateh joined leaders from media and marketing to discuss how women are shaping the news landscape, and the courage needed to make your voice heard in the face of adversity.

Darshan Desai, PhD, Management, is the author of “College Nails Trending Field of Study with Innovative Student Project,” an editorial published by eCampus News in September 2017. In the article, Dr. Desai shares an in-depth look behind her Data Analysis and Decision-Making course and the Business for Peace Index, a visual analytics tool her students created as part of a consulting project.

In September 2017, William Filerino, PhD, Fashion, helped the Berkeley College Fashion Club in Woodland Park orchestrate a fashion show for the opening reception of Paterson Eco-Chic, an eco-friendly fashion art installation at the Paterson Museum. The show presented a historical overview of fashion in Paterson, displaying garments that ranged from the Victorian era to the 1960s. FiOS1 News, NJTV News, Newark Public Radio station WBGO 88.3, and the Daily Voice interviewed Dr. Filerino about the show and the significance of sustainability in fashion.

In July and August 2017, Lou Piermatteo, DM, Management, served as the Berkeley College faculty administrator for faculty members visiting from the Guizhou University of Finance and Economics (GUFE) to train in teaching methods and best practices at Berkeley College in White Plains. The training is part of the Berkeley College Global Alliance – Collaborative Programs at GUFE. The Westchester County Business Journal interviewed Dr. Piermatteo for a story about the faculty members’ visit.

In October 2017, Mary Wagner, PhD, served as a moderator for “Women in Media: The Courage to Own Your Story,” an event hosted by Berkeley College in Woodbridge. Held in celebration of Women’s Entrepreneurship Week, the event addressed how women are shaping the news landscape, and the courage needed to make your voice heard in the face of adversity.

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