Never Forget: Berkeley College Students, Faculty and Staff Reflect and Give Back on September 11

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


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On Wednesday, September 11, 2019, Berkeley College will host events to remember and honor the victims, survivors and heroes of the 9/11 attacks. The College also will participate in September 11 National Day of Service and Remembrance, an observance that promotes community service as a tribute to those whose lives were lost. Click here for more information about the National Day of Service and Remembrance. We hope you will participate in one of the many events below. 

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- Newark Campus (536 Broad Street) – From 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. in the Student Lounge, volunteers will create no-sew fleece blankets for hospitalized children through the Project Linus initiative. For more information, contact Sandra Garcia at or ext. 6185.
- Midtown Manhattan Campus (3 East 43rd Street and 11 East 41st Street) – On Friday, September 13, 2019, at 1 p.m., students will visit the 9/11 Memorial and Museum. The group will leave from the 43rd Street Campus. For more information, contact James Marshmon at or ext. 4214.
- Berkeley College Online® – Volunteers can register their National Day of Service and Remembrance activity at Katherine Wu, Personal Counselor, will lead a group discussion about September 11 on Zoom from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. Students and associates are also invited to share their reflections via a padlet collaboration board. For more information, contact Chrissy Andrascik at
- Paramus Campus (64 East Midland Avenue) – From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., students and associates can reflect on the events of September 11 by viewing videos and documentaries in Room 124. For more information, contact Jennifer Litvak at or ext. 1736.
- White Plains Campus (99 Church Street) – On Friday, September 13, 2019, at 1 p.m., students will visit the 9/11 Memorial and Museum. The group will meet in the campus Lobby at 10:30 a.m. For more information, contact Alexandra Silvestre at or ext. 3364.
- Woodbridge Campus (430 Rahway Avenue) – Beginning at 8:46 a.m. in the Student Center, the campus community will observe a moment of silence. On Friday, September 13, 2019, at 1 p.m., students will visit the 9/11 Memorial and Museum. The group will leave from the campus at 11:30 a.m. For more information, contact Helena Ross at or ext. 1393.
- Woodland Park Campus (44 Rifle Camp Road) – The campus will display Reflections projects – personal portraits that capture the emotions of veterans and military families during and after military service – in the Atrium through September 13, 2019. Military and veteran students and members of the Spartans Club will hand out remembrance ribbons from 12 to 1:30 p.m. and 5 to 6 p.m. The campus community will observe moments of silence at 8:46 and 9:03 a.m. A remembrance ceremony will be held at 12 p.m. in the Atrium.

About Berkeley College

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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