Berkeley College Announces June 2021 Events

Tuesday, June 1, 2021
Contact: Chanel Donaldson
Senior Associate, Media Relations




Attention Editors: This year Berkeley College celebrates its 90th anniversary of empowering students to achieve lifelong success in dynamic careers. Berkeley College’s rich history will be recognized throughout the year at various celebrations to commemorate this milestone. The events listed here are virtual. Please use those items appropriate to your coverage area.


June 3

Berkeley College will host a Business Data Science virtual information session. Learn about the Business Data Science program, which focuses on technologically advanced and rigorous data science and artificial intelligence curricula. Get firsthand insight from professionals in the field.  The session, which begins at 6 p.m., is free, but registration is required. For more information or to register, call 800-446-5400 or visit

June 8 

Berkeley College will host a Graphic Design virtual information session. Learn how graphic designers use various methods to construct and combine words, symbols and images to create a visual message. The session, which begins at 6 p.m., is free, but registration is required.  For more information or to register, call 800-446-5400 or visit

June 10

Berkeley College and Latinas in Business invite the public to the Women Entrepreneurs Empowerment Summit from 1:30 to 6:30 p.m. This virtual event will connect and empower women business owners with the tools and insights designed to propel them forward in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. Workshop topics include: recovering your personal power, gaining back financial wellness and learning all about business innovation. Attendees will have the chance to engage with workshop facilitators and with each other. For more information or tickets to this event, visit:

June 17

Community and business leaders are invited to the 4th Annual Berkeley College Foundation Golf Outing, beginning at 9 a.m., at the Wild Turkey Golf Course, Crystal Springs Golf Resort, Hamburg, NJ. After driving/putting practice, participants will enjoy a round of golf, lunch and raffles. The event will support the Foundation in its mission to help students pursuing quality experiences in higher education.  All proceeds will benefit the Foundation’s efforts in raising scholarship funds.  Visit the website at  To register, go to For more information or questions, call Dipexa Gandhi, Executive Director, Berkeley College Foundation, 844-489-5232.

Berkeley College will host a virtual Transfer Open House at 6 p.m. Attendees will hear from current Berkeley College transfer students/graduates who will share their journey, as well as  Career Services associates who will discuss internships. Information on programs, scholarships and financial aid also will be available. To register for this free event, please call 800-446-5400 or visit

June 24

Berkeley College will hold a virtual MBA (Master of Business Administration) Open House at 6:30 p.m. The event includes an overview of the MBA program, designed for working professionals.  Berkeley College admissions representatives and faculty will talk about the career advantages of a Berkeley College MBA.  For more information or to register for this free event, call 800-446-5400 or visit

June 29

Berkeley College and the National Rehabilitation Association, New York Chapter, invite the public to a webinar on “Long Haulers:  Post-Acute COVID-19 Syndrome:  The Aftermath of Cognitive Disability.” Attendees will learn that COVID-19 infection may not end after initial symptoms. People identified as “long haulers” have been experiencing brain fog and other cognitive deficits after their initial infection.  This webinar will discuss these effects and how to find helpful resources. The webinar runs from 12:00 to 1:30 p.m., and there is no cost to attend.  A question-and-answer session will follow.

Welcome statements will be given from Michael Smith, President, Berkeley College; Sharon McLennon-Wier, PhD, CRC, LMHC, Director of Disability Services, Berkeley College; Paula Lee, Director, Experiential Learning, New York University’s Wasserman Center for Career Development; and Christopher Kempski and Wendy Hersh, Co-Presidents, National Rehabilitation Association, Metropolitan New York Chapter. 

Speakers are:  Dr. McLennon-Wier; Bonnie Marks, PhD, CRC, Senior Psychologist, Brain Injury Day Treatment Program, Rusk Institute; and Tracie DeFreitas, MS, Principal Consultant, ADA Specialist, Job Accommodation Network. 

For more details or to register, visit: or contact Vincent Mas, Berkeley College Assistant to the Director of Disability Services, 914-694-1122, ext. 3168,