Berkeley College Celebrates Women's History Month

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Wednesday, March 4, 2020
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Women's History Month

BERKELEY COLLEGE CELEBRATES WOMEN’S HISTORY MONTH

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During Women’s History Month in March, Berkeley College is commemorating the vital role of women in American history. 

March 2, 2020, 11 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Conversations Workshop: “I’m Not a Feminist, but…”
Students will learn the definition of “feminist,” the history behind the movement, and how the term has evolved in today’s society.
Newark Student Center
More Information: Sandra Garcia, SDG@BerkeleyCollege.edu

March 3, 2020, 12 to 1 p.m. and 5 to 6 p.m.
Thank a Woman!
Students will have an opportunity to thank the women who have positively impacted them during their college journey.
Woodland Park Atrium
More Information: Mario Sencion, Mario-Sencion@BerkeleyCollege.edu

March 3, 2020, 12 to 1 p.m. and 5 to 6 p.m.
Phenomenal Women Tabling
Students will learn about outstanding women in American history. Students can also nominate a leader at Berkeley College who has contributed to their success, who will be honored at a reception in March 19.
White Plains, Second Floor Lobby
More Information: Alexandra Silvestre, Alexandr-Silvestr@BerkeleyCollege.edu

March 4, 2020, 11 to 12:15 p.m.
Women Who Have Changed the World through Science
Students, faculty and staff will learn about women throughout history who have made discoveries and advances in science that have reshaped the world.
Woodbridge Student Center
More Information: Kevin Frey, KCF@BerkeleyCollege.edu

March 4, 2020, 4 to 6 p.m.
“Herstory” Discussion
The Women’s Empowerment Club will lead a conversation about what it means to be a woman in today’s society.
Midtown Manhattan, 43rd Street, Room 602
More Information: Jeunelle Sanabria, Jeunelle-Sanabria@BerkeleyCollege.edu or James Marshmon, James-Marshmon2@BerkeleyCollege.edu

March 5, 2020, 12 to 1 p.m. and 5 to 6 p.m.
Name that Quote Contest
The Student Government Association invites students to guess the origin of quotes by famous women. The top contestants will win a prize.
Woodland Park Atrium
More Information: Mario Sencion, Mario-Sencion@BerkeleyCollege.edu

March 9, 2020
Women’s History Month Fun Facts
Students will test their knowledge of the contributions of women in American history.
Paramus Library
More Information: Jennifer Litvak, JRL@BerkeleyCollege.edu

March 10, 2020, 2 to 3 p.m.
Women’s “Herstory” Trivia
Students will participate in a trivia game about women’s history, with winners receiving Berkeley spirit gear.
Newark Student Center
More Information: Sandra Garcia, SDG@BerkeleyCollege.edu

March 10, 2020, 6 to 8 p.m.
Changing the Look of Mentoring Panel Discussion
Wings for Growth, a professional mentoring program, will highlight best practices and tools for mentorship. Women panelists who have benefitted from mentoring will talk about their experiences.
Paramus, Room 126
More Information: Jennifer Litvak, JRL@BerkeleyCollege.edu

March 11, 2020, 11 a.m.to 12 p.m.
“A Girl Like Me” Documentary and Trivia
Students will watch a short documentary and discuss beauty standards through the lens of cultural differences.
Newark Student Center
More Information: Sandra Garcia, SDG@BerkeleyCollege.edu

March 11, 2020, 12 to 1 p.m.
Women’s “Herstory” Trivia
Students will test their knowledge of the contributions of women in American history.
White Plains, Second Floor Lobby
More Information: Alexandra Silvestre, Alexandr-Silvestr@BerkeleyCollege.edu

March 11, 2020, 4 to 6 p.m.
I AM Workshop
The Women’s Empowerment Club will lead an open discussion and affirmative exercises to help women identify their purposes.
Midtown Manhattan, 43rd Street, Room 602
More Information: Jeunelle Sanabria, Jeunelle-Sanabria@BerkeleyCollege.edu or James Marshmon, James-Marshmon2@BerkeleyCollege.edu

March 17, 2020, 3 to 5 p.m.
“Womyn” in the Mirror
Students will participate in exercises to develop positive self-esteem for “womyn.” The nontraditional spelling of “women” has been adopted by some feminists to avoid the suffix “men.”
Room 126, Newark
More Information: Sandra Garcia, SDG@BerkeleyCollege.edu

March 18, 2020, 4 to 6 p.m.
Girl Talk Workshop
Students will discuss boundaries, sexuality and relationships with Elaine Zukerman, Professor, School of Liberal Arts.
Midtown Manhattan, 43rd Street, Room 602
More Information: Jeunelle Sanabria, Jeunelle-Sanabria@BerkeleyCollege.edu or James Marshmon, James-Marshmon2@BerkeleyCollege.edu

March 19, 2020, 12:15 to 12:30 p.m.
Movie Discussion: “Bombshell”
Students, faculty and staff will discuss sexual harassment in the workplace based on allegations from the movie “Bombshell.”
Paramus Student Center
More Information: Jennifer Litvak, JRL@BerkeleyCollege.edu

March 19, 2020, 5 to 6 p.m.
Phenomenal Women Celebration
The White Plains campus will celebrate women in the Berkeley College community who have contributed to student success.
White Plains, Third Floor Lounge
More Information: Alexandra Silvestre, Alexandr-Silvestr@BerkeleyCollege.edu

March 24, 2020, 2 to 3 p.m.
Women’s History Trivia
Students will test their knowledge of the contributions of women in American history.
Midtown Manhattan, 43rd Street, Lower Level
More Information: Jeunelle Sanabria, Jeunelle-Sanabria@BerkeleyCollege.edu or James Marshmon, James-Marshmon2@BerkeleyCollege.edu

March 25-26, 2020
Clothesline Project T-shirt Design
Students, faculty and staff will design and display T-shirts with messages and illustrations to empower survivors or share stories of violence. The purpose of the Clothesline Project is to increase awareness of violence against women and to celebrate the strength of survivors.
Newark Student Center and Room 310
More Information: Sandra Garcia, SDG@BerkeleyCollege.edu

March 27, 2020, 3 to 7 p.m.
Women on a Mission: Empowerment Networking Summit
Panelists will share their experience and expertise with aspiring student entrepreneurs.
Midtown Manhattan, 41st Street, Rooms B202-204
More Information: Jeunelle Sanabria, Jeunelle-Sanabria@BerkeleyCollege.edu or James Marshmon, James-Marshmon2@BerkeleyCollege.edu

March 30, 2020
10th Annual Women’s Leadership Panel
Women of influence will share their perspectives, experiences and challenges. Guests include Marlene Caride, Commissioner of Banking and Insurance; New Jersey State Senator Sandra Cunningham; New Jersey State Assemblywomen Holly Schepisi and Yvonne Lopez; Ruby Cotton, Paterson Councilwoman; and Chrissy Buteas, Chief Government Affairs Officer, New Jersey Business and Industry Association.
Woodland Park, Renaissance Hall
More Information: Shamira Drakeford, Shamira-Drakeford2@BerkeleyCollege.edu

March 31, 2020, 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Clothesline Project Presentation
The Newark campus will present its Clothesline Project T-shirt display. The purpose of the Clothesline Project is to increase awareness of violence against women and to celebrate the strength of survivors.
Newark Student Center
More Information: Sandra Garcia, SDG@BerkeleyCollege.edu

Through March 31, 2020
Women’s History Month Reading List
The Berkeley College Library will feature books that share the contributions of women.
Click here and select the “Celebrating Women’s History Month” tab.
More Information: Maria Deptula, MDE@BerkeleyCollege.edu

Through March 31, 2020
Women’s History Month Spotlight Series on Instagram
Students, alumni, faculty and staff can direct message @BerkeleyCollegeOnline and answer a series of questions to be featured on the Berkeley College Online Instagram page during the month of March.
More Information: Chrissy Andracik, Christin-Andrasci@BerkeleyCollege.edu    

Through March 31, 2020
Be Engaged Message Board
Students can use the Engage portal to add a message of empowerment to the Be Engaged message board.
More Information: Chrissy Andracik, Christin-Andrasci@BerkeleyCollege.edu    

Through March 31, 2020
“HerStory”: Empowering Women through Storytelling
The “HerStory” blog invites all women, from every walk of life, to tell their stories. Visit https://herstryblg.com
More Information: Chrissy Andracik, Christin-Andrasci@BerkeleyCollege.edu    

Through March 31, 2020
Quotes from Women in History
Students, faculty and staff can be inspired and motivated by quotes of well-known figures through history.
Woodland Park Atrium Bulletin Board
More Information: Mario Sencion, Mario-Sencion@BerkeleyCollege.edu

About Berkeley College

Berkeley College, founded in 1931, is a career-focused institution accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education that offers students Master’s, Bachelor’s, and Associate’s degree and Certificate programs in more than 20 career fields. The College has campuses in Newark, Paramus, Woodbridge and Woodland Park, NJ, as well as in Midtown Manhattan and White Plains, NY, with more than 5,700 students enrolled. In addition, Berkeley College Online® serves a global population. 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, for seven consecutive years. The website address is www.BerkeleyCollege.edu.

The mission of Berkeley College is to empower students to achieve lifelong success in dynamic careers.

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