Rockland County Students Recognized for Academic Achievement at Berkeley College

TUESDAY, MAY 28, 2019              
Contact: Ilene Greenfield
Director of Media Relations
973-278-5400, ext. 1-5122


Students from Rockland County, NY, have been named to the President’s and Dean’s Lists at Berkeley College for the winter 2019 semester.

“I am proud of our students and their academic accomplishments,” said Michael J. Smith, President of Berkeley College. “Their work ethic and talent will serve them well as they prepare to graduate and progress toward their future successes.” 

The following students from Rockland County have been recognized:

President’s List

- Jessica Johnson of Haverstraw

- Taalaikul Meletiou of Pomona

- Jaime Rivas of Haverstraw

- Ashley Tortorella of Valley Cottage


Dean’s List

- Danielle Bunyan of Nyack

- Daphta Desrosiers of Stony Point

- Rodlaine Edmond of Sloatsburg

- Molly Ferguson of Sloatsburg

- Justin Frabasile of West Nyack

- Diane Gronowski of West Nyack

- Deravine Harckman of Spring Valley

- Starr Jenkins of Spring Valley

- Marco Mayancela of Spring Valley

- Andrea Perfetti of Pearl River

- Dorothea Swann of Sparkill

Berkeley College students who achieve a grade point average of 4.00 with a minimum of 12 academic credits qualify for the President’s List. Students who achieve a grade point average of 3.50 or better with a minimum of 12 academic credits qualify for the Dean’s List. 

A leader in providing career-focused education since 1931, Berkeley College is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education and enrolls more than 7,000 students – including more than 350 international students – in its Master’s, Bachelor’s, and Associate’s degree and Certificate programs. Students can study in more than 20 career fields. Berkeley College is comprised of the Larry L. Luing School of Business®, the School of Professional Studies, the School of Health Studies and the School of Liberal Arts. The School of Graduate Studies offers an MBA in Management online and in Woodland Park, NJ.

Berkeley College has three New York campuses – Midtown Manhattan, Brooklyn and White Plains. In New Jersey there are four campuses – Newark, Paramus, Woodbridge and Woodland Park. Berkeley College Online® serves a global population. For six consecutive years, U.S. News & World Report has named Berkeley College among the Best Colleges for Online Bachelor’s Programs and among the Best Online Bachelor’s Programs for Veterans. The website address is

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