Vice President of Communications and External Relations
Angela Harrington was named Vice President, Communications and External Relations, in July 2017. She joined Berkeley College in 2013 as Assistant Vice President, Communications and External Relations.
In this role, Ms. Harrington oversees communications for the Office of the President and is responsible for public relations, media relations, internal and external communications, reputation management, and maximizing the College’s presence in the communities it serves across eight locations in the New York metropolitan area and online.
She also oversees Berkeley College’s involvement in the Newark City of Learning Collaborative, the Downtown Brooklyn Higher Education Consortium, and other external initiatives.
Prior to joining Berkeley College, Ms. Harrington was Chief Community Relations Officer at Bergen Community College, where she developed marketing and public relations initiatives that drove enrollment growth.
Ms. Harrington is an Emmy Award-winning journalist with experience in higher education, nonprofit management, business, women’s issues, economic development, and entrepreneurship. In 2007, she was honored by NJBIZ magazine as one of New Jersey’s Best 50 Women in Business. She serves on the Executive Board of the Latino Leadership Alliance of New Jersey, and is a member of the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) Counselors to Higher Education. She was also named a Top 25 Brand Builder by Leading Women Entrepreneurs & Business Owners in 2018.
Ms. Harrington holds a B.A. in Political Science from Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey - Douglass College and an M.S. in Business Management and Organizational Development from Capella University. She is a Graduate Fellow of Lead NJ and recently completed the Harvard Institute for Education Management.