Empowering lives for 90 years!

Dutchess County Students Recognized for Academic Achievement at Berkeley College

Friday, July 9, 2021
Contact: Chanel Donaldson
Senior Associate, Media Relations

Students from Dutchess County, NY, have been named to the President’s and Dean’s Lists at Berkeley College for the winter 2021 semester. 

“Berkeley College has been empowering students’ lives for 90 years,” said Michael J. Smith, President of Berkeley College. “This is an occasion to recognize the student excellence that has endured through the decades.” 

The following students from Dutchess County have been recognized: 

President’s List

- Rachel Anthony of Fishkill

- Francesca Bernhardt of Beacon

- Althea Thomas of Poughkeepsie


Dean’s List

-  Antonia Bagala of Wappingers Falls

-  Karoline Garcia Alcantara of Hopewell Junction

-  Shannon Kawajiri of Beacon 

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. 

Berkeley College celebrates its 90th anniversary in 2021. The theme commemorating this milestone is “Empowering Lives for 90 Years!” Visit the 90th Anniversary webpage for more information.

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 http://www.BerkeleyCollege.edu 

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


Empowering lives for 90 years!