Berkeley Today Stories

Photo of female student smiling and working on a laptop
August 24, 2020
Free virtual workshops were held this summer and the response was tremendous. More than 200 students participated in four different workshops covering Fashion, Legal and Justice Studies, Business Leadership, and Healthcare. High school teachers and guidance counselors also joined in. Each session featured speakers with extensive industry experience.
Photo of female student sitting down by a tree and working on a laptop.
August 17, 2020
Every year, millions of students enter college for the first time. This fall will be no exception, but this exciting new experience will be a little different. Whether you're the type to prepare months in advance or prefer to take things as they come, knowing what to expect during your first year of college is important. Below is all the information you need to make your first year at Berkeley College a success.
Photo of 2 Berkeley College Online Students in front of a laptop
July 1, 2020
Berkeley College has earned the OLC Quality Scorecard Exemplary Endorsement for Online Student Support, recognizing the outstanding quality of the College’s online learning programs. The Online Learning Consortium™ (OLC) is a collaborative community of higher education leaders and innovators dedicated to advancing quality digital teaching and learning experiences designed to reach and engage the modern learner – anyone, anywhere, anytime.
Photo of Dr. Melissa Baralt working on a laptop with her 2 boys.
June 11, 2020
Berkeley College has been a leader in online education for more than two decades. And most of the College’s 5,700+ students were already taking at least one online class even prior to the COVID-19 outbreak that shut down physical campuses at colleges nationwide. We recently took a look at the temporary transition to all-online classes from the perspective of Berkeley’s renowned faculty, some of whom are teaching online classes for the first time.