Berkeley Today Stories

people working on a table with paper reports, a laptop and a calculator
November 21, 2022
Vedika Rupee was 13 years old when her family moved to the United States from Guyana. “My upbringing in Guyana was different from the life here,” she remembered. “Transitioning from the metric system and learning the imperial system was just one of many things I had to learn!” And though her focus wasn’t initially on college, she would later go on to earn not one, but three degrees from Berkeley College
Roylyn McNatt
September 30, 2022
It was a difficult journey to the graduation stage for Roylyn McNatt. Between the pressure of working full-time and issues with completing her coursework, there were times she was ready to give up and walk away. She credits her support from Berkeley College—which included President Dr. Diane Recinos and Campus Operating Officers (COO) LaTysha Gaines and Linda Mauro, as well as others—with making it possible.
Navi Ship at sunset
June 2, 2022
Teneshia Clarke knows how to get things done. With more than seven years of active duty in the U.S. Navy, the Petty Officer First Class (E-6) had the very serious responsibility of supervising sailors and host nation partners who ensured the safe issuance, transfer, and receipt of petroleum products. But she’s also pushing herself to go further…and has big plans for the future.
image of a  person with a  syringe
August 9, 2021
COVID-19 spread across the world like a biological tsunami, inundating clinics, hospitals, and medical centers. As the first wave of infections reached New Jersey, Kristen Buehler, a Berkeley College M.B.A. student with a concentration in Health Services Management and an office supervisor at Holy Name Hospital in Teaneck, NJ, was pulled into the tumult. What follows is a testament to health administrators across the country who stepped up during the early days of the pandemic.