New York City Football Club Brings 2021 MLS Cup and Victory Celebration to Higher Education Partner Berkeley College

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, August 4, 2022
Contact: Kelly Depsee
Director, Communications and External Relations
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NEW YORK CITY FOOTBALL CLUB
BRINGS 2021 MLS CUP AND VICTORY CELEBRATION
TO HIGHER EDUCATION PARTNER BERKELEY COLLEGE

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Photo Caption: Berkeley College, the first higher education partner of New York City Football Club, celebrated the team’s 2021 championship season at its campus in Midtown Manhattan on Tuesday, July 19, 2022. See full caption below. 

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Berkeley College, the first higher education partner of New York City Football Club (NYCFC), celebrated the team’s 2021 championship season at its campus in Midtown Manhattan during a special event on Tuesday, July 19, 2022. Berkeley College students, faculty, staff and alumni, as well as students from Rennert International, the College’s affiliate international language school, had an opportunity to view the MLS Cup and meet NYCFC Goalkeeper Cody Mizell. 

As a Berkeley College Corporate Learning Partner, the NYCFC receives a tuition discount of up to 30% on the College’s undergraduate and graduate programs for employees and their families. The NYCFC provides Berkeley College students with summer workshops and internship opportunities, enabling students to gain hands-on work experience in the front office of a professional soccer team. Rennert International provides NYCFC’s First Team Players with language translation and interpretation services. 

“The values of the NYCFC are aligned with Berkeley College’s mission of empowering students to achieve lifelong success in dynamic careers,” said Diane Recinos, EdD, President of Berkeley College. “This partnership spreads awareness of the importance of higher education while showing our students that with hard work, they can achieve their dreams.” 

Photo Caption: Berkeley College, the first higher education partner of New York City Football Club, celebrated the team’s 2021 championship season at its campus in Midtown Manhattan on Tuesday, July 19, 2022. (Top left, L to R) Linda Mauro, Campus Operating Officer, Berkeley College in Midtown Manhattan; Eimear Harrison, Executive Vice President, Rennert International; Kevin L. Luing, Board Chairman, Berkeley College; Diane Recinos, EdD, President of Berkeley College; Busie Matsiko-Andan, Board Trustee, Berkeley College; Cody Mizell, Goalkeeper, New York City Football Club; and Dawn Henning, Vice President, Business Development, Rennert International. (Top right) Rennert International students Alessandro Verrastro Gueli (left) and Fernanda Gomes Calmon (right) pose with Cody Mizell and the MLS Cup. 

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, 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 nine 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 and 2022 Berkeley College (NJ) was recognized as a Top Performer on Social Mobility among colleges in the region. The website address is http://www.BerkeleyCollege.edu.

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