GRAPHIC DESIGN: Amal Bendriss, a graduate from Morocco, upgraded her skill set and embraced her creativity at Berkeley College. The high-achieving student will receive a Bachelor’s degree in Graphic Design, and will graduate with honors, magna cum laude.
U.S. MARINE VETERAN: Mauro “Ricky” Zambrano served as President of the Berkeley Spartans, a student military club. He will graduate with a degree in Justice Studies – Criminal Justice, and has secured a position with the Division of Family Guidance in Bergen County, NJ, a resource for New Jersey families and at-risk youth.
SURGICAL TECHNOLOGY: Diana Jordan, a former New York City EMT, will receive a diploma in Surgical Technology, and begin a new career with New York-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center.
INTERIOR DESIGN: Edelyn De La Cruz, a self-made success story with creative aspirations, will receive a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Interior Design during the Commencement ceremony on May 10, 2019.
OUTSTANDING STUDENT: Cynthia Caruso of Hasbrouck Heights, NJ, will receive the Outstanding Student Award, presented to a graduate who has met high standards of academic excellence while overcoming personal obstacles.
STUDENT SPEAKER: Berkeley College graduate Earl O’Brien of Brooklyn, NY, will address an expected crowd of 10,000 during the Berkeley College Commencement ceremony on May 10, 2019.
ALUMNA OF THE YEAR: Berkeley College will honor Karen Pena of Elmwood Park, NJ, with its 2019 Alumna of the Year award. The award is presented to a graduate who has enjoyed professional success and fulfillment through community service.
What to Watch: CBS2 News featured the Berkeley College Career Clothing Boutique, an initiative that seeks to better prepare students for interviews and career opportunities.
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