Monmouth County Graduates Receive Diplomas from Berkeley College

FRIDAY, JULY 5, 2019
Contact: Ilene Greenfield
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Graduates from Monmouth County, NJ, were awarded diplomas at the 2019 Berkeley College Commencement ceremony, held on May 10, 2019, at Prudential Center in Newark, NJ. The average age of the Berkeley College undergraduate receiving an award is 28 years. Just under 39 percent of the graduates entered Berkeley as first time, full-time students; and 84 percent identify as minorities. 

“Every one of us at the Berkeley College Commencement ceremony shared the pride of these graduates because we know the difference a college degree will make in their futures, and how the upward mobility of these graduates will impact future generations,” said Michael J. Smith, President of Berkeley College. 

The Berkeley College Class of 2019 reflects a diverse population from all walks of life. Many are the first in their families to earn college degrees. Others are not native English-speaking.

Berkeley College graduates join a network of more than 60,000 alumni and receive lifetime career assistance for as long as the college operates. Berkeley College offers a career-focused educational experience with students able to take advantage of traditional classes and online education, with programs in more than 20 fields of study. 

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 350440 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 four New Jersey campuses – Newark, Paramus, Woodbridge and Woodland Park. In New York there are three campuses – Midtown Manhattan, Brooklyn and White Plains. Berkeley College Online® serves a global population. For five 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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Diplomas and areas of study are denoted in the fourth and fifth columns. 

AAS = Associate in Applied Science

AS = Associate in Science

BBA = Bachelor of Business Administration

BFA = Bachelor of Fine Arts

BS = Bachelor of Science

CT = Certificate

MBA = Master of Business Administration 

* Denotes students graduating with honors 

+ Denotes graduate of the Honors Program, a selective, interdisciplinary and seminar-based educational opportunity offered to a limited number of high-achieving students.


Berkeley College - Monmouth County, NJ        
First Name Last Name City Degree  
Christina Cruz Aberdeen AAS Justice Studies - Criminal Justice
Toisan Holmes* Asbury Park CT Surgical Processing Technician
Young Hwang Belford BBA Business Administration - Management
Christa Zborovancik Colts Neck BS Justice Studies - Criminal Justice
Juliana Owoh Cream Ridge BSN Nursing
Anita Glover Eatontown BBA General Business
Amandeep Khanna Eatontown BBA Marketing Communications
Kyley Ducharme Englishtown BBA General Business
Yolanda Ramos Englishtown CT Practical Nurse
Tiffany Chinquee* Freehold BS Legal Studies
Aniyah Stevens Freehold BBA Fashion Merchandising and Management
Rostra Licourish* Hazlet AAS Business Administration-Management
Jackeline Lara Cruz Howell AAS Justice Studies - Criminal Justice
Julia Mezle* Howell CT Practical Nurse
Jessica Moreland* Howell BS Justice Studies - Criminal Justice
Kaitlyn McCauley+ Keyport BBA Fashion Merchandising and Management
Cheyenne Tango* Keyport BBA Fashion Merchandising and Management
Brandon Maldonado Long Branch AAS Business Administration-Management
Jennifer Dore* Manalapan MBA Master of Business Administration in Management
Brian Pujara Manalapan CT Surgical Processing Technician
Karina Corcino Hernandez Matawan AAS Business Administration-Management
Jeralen Mascarinas* Matawan BSN Nursing
Kira Van Pelt* Matawan BBA Fashion Merchandising and Management
Salman Masood Millstone MBA Master of Business Administration in Management
Amber Blake Neptune AAS Justice Studies - Criminal Justice
Christopher Settles Neptune AAS Business Administration-Management
Ashley Wright* North Middletown CT Medical Assistant
Natalie Vazquez Ocean BS Justice Studies - Criminal Justice
Marissa Werrell* Port Monmouth BBA Fashion Merchandising and Management
Sheniqua Douglas Red Bank BS Justice Studies - Criminal Justice
Joseph Davino* Tinton Falls BBA Financial Services