Orange County Students Recognized for Academic Achievement at Berkeley College

Monday, January 10, 2022
Contact: Kelly Depsee
Senior Director, Communications and External Relations


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

“Berkeley College has been empowering students for 90 years,” said Diane Recinos, EdD, Interim President of Berkeley College. “I am so proud to recognize their academic achievements as they prepare for successful careers.” 

The following students from Orange County have been recognized: 

President’s List

- Julie Bartelini of Highland Mills

- William Beysel of Monroe

- Nicholas Demeo of Campbell Hall

- Elaine Pratts of Highland Falls 

Dean’s List

- Tatiana Aviles of Middletown

- Janelle Case of Middletown

- Ashley Chavez of Middletown

- Leslie Gagos of Pearl River

- Matthew Gerych of Chester

- Edward Kellenbenz of Newburgh

- Jennifer Llanes of Middletown

- Robert Pepe of Chester

- Raissa Sanchez of Middletown 

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, NY, and in Newark, Paramus, Woodbridge and Woodland Park, NJ, with more than 4,000 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. U.S. News & World Report named Berkeley College (NJ) one of the Best Regional Colleges in the North in its 2022 edition of the Best Colleges Survey.  In 2021 Berkeley College (NJ) was also recognized for the first time as a Top Performer on Social Mobility among colleges in the region. The website address is