Suffolk County Students Recognized for Academic Achievement at Berkeley College

Monday, March 1, 2021
Contact: Ilene Greenfield
Director of Media Relations


Students from Suffolk County, NY, have been named to the President’s and Dean’s Lists at Berkeley College for the fall 2020 semester.

“Congratulations to all of our students on their resilience in making the transition to a virtual learning environment, while excelling in their studies,” said Michael J. Smith, President of Berkeley College. “Their work ethic and talent will serve them well as they progress toward their future success.”

The following students from Suffolk County have been recognized:

President’s List
- Antonia Broderick of Selden
- Leydy Diaz of Bay Shore
- Diego Micolta Lopez of Brentwood
- Santiago Restrepo of Lindenhurst
- Bhavanie Sugrim of Central Islip 

Dean’s List
- Oluwafemi Aina of Central Islip
- Daniel Blanco, Jr of Patchogue
- Jonathan Chavez of Bay Shore
- Nancy Riboul of Amityville
- Danielle Ruggiano of Shirley
- Zhuoxing Shi of Coram

Berkeley College students with a minimum of 12 academic credits who achieve a grade point average of 4.00 for two consecutive semesters in the same academic year 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.

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 also offers continuing education programs to enhance career credentials.

Berkeley College has campuses in Midtown Manhattan and White Plains, NY, as well as in Newark, Paramus, Woodbridge and Woodland Park, NJ, with more than 4,900 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 eight consecutive years. The website address is

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