Berkeley College Alumni Newsletter

March 2015

NJ Spring Alumni Institute 4/2 Woodland Park Campus

Woodland Park Spring

The New Jersey Spring Alumni Institute will take place on April 2 at Berkeley College in Woodland Park.

Registration is now live for our New Jersey Spring Alumni Institute!

Saturday, April 2, 2016 from 9:30 AM to 3:30 PM at our Woodland Park, NJ campus.

Register online here:

One non-alumni guest is welcome to attend. $10 registration includes breakfast, lunch, refreshments, and workbooks/materials from presentations!

9:30 AM – 10:00 AM: Breakfast and Registration

10:00 AM – 12:30 PM: A choice between two morning workshops:

Option 1: Microsoft Excel for Beginners
Microsoft Excel is the standard spreadsheet application for both the business world and personal use. This training session hosted by Kimberly Klein, a 1988 graduate of Berkeley College and a Microsoft Office Certified Trainer, will teach you basic features of Excel. Whether you are new to Excel or need a refresher, this session will cover what you need to know to become more confident using Excel.

Option 2: Optimize Your LinkedIn Profile For Your Job Search
LinkedIn is the world's largest professional network with more than 300 million members worldwide. Amy Soricelli, Berkeley College Assistant Vice President, Career Services and Alumni Relations, will provide new and updated job search tips to help you beat your competition, land your dream job, and create your career destiny.

12:30 PM – 1:30 PM:  Lunch - Updates from Alumni Relations Department and Giveaways

1:30 PM – 3:30 PM:  A choice between two workshops:

Option 1:  Microsoft PowerPoint for Beginners
Microsoft PowerPoint has become an industry standard for efficiently communicating information to an assembled group of people. This training session hosted by Kimberly Klein will show you how to create professional and captivating PowerPoint presentations.

Option 2:  Relationship Building: Making The Most of Your Professional Contacts
Through professional relationships we can learn about job opportunities, particularly those we wouldn't have had access to otherwise. Your network can prove to be a very useful tool when it comes to other aspects of your career development. This workshop presented by Flore Dorcely-Mohr, Berkeley College Director, Online Career Services, will cover how to develop, maintain, and follow up when establishing new professional contacts that will deliver real results!