Berkeley College

07/08/2019 | News release | Distributed by Public on 07/09/2019 00:34

Nassau County Graduates Receive Diplomas from Berkeley College

Graduates from Nassau County, NY, were awarded diplomas at the 2019 Berkeley College Commencement ceremony, held on May 10, 2019, at Prudential Center in Newark, NJ. The average age of the Berkeley College undergraduate receiving an award is 28 years. Just under 39 percent of the graduates entered Berkeley as first time, full-time students; and 84 percent identify as minorities.

'Every one of us at the Berkeley College Commencement ceremony shared the pride of these graduates because we know the difference a college degree will make in their futures, and how the upward mobility of these graduates will impact future generations,' said Michael J. Smith, President of Berkeley College.

The following graduates from Nassau County were awarded diplomas from Berkeley College:

- Kaleema Armstead of Hempstead, Bachelor of Business Administration in Health Services Management

- Sahil Bathija of Wantagh, Bachelor of Business Administration in Marketing Communications

- Angel Blue-Stridiron of Westbury, Bachelor of Business Administration in Business Administration - Management

- Michael Charleston of Uniondale, Bachelor of Business Administration in International Business

- Estefani Hernandez of Hempstead, Associate in Applied Science in Fashion Merchandising and Management

- Michael Irace of Oceanside, Bachelor of Business Administration in General Business

- Taranjit Kaur* of Valley Stream, Bachelor of Business Administration in Business Administration - Management

- Ronald Land-Wheatley of Freeport, Bachelor of Business Administration in International Business

- Michael Laster of Westbury, Bachelor of Business Administration in Fashion Merchandising and Management

- Shawanna Lovelace of Valley Stream, Associate in Applied Science in Business Administration - Management

- Sade Morgan of Hempstead, Bachelor of Science in Legal Studies

- Jamiu Oladimeji of North Baldwin, Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting

- Nelly Otoronco* of Baldwin, Bachelor of Business Administration in Fashion Merchandising and Management

- Yuderka Ramirez* of Rockville Centre, Bachelor of Science in Justice Studies - Criminal Justice

- Rasheeda Roach of Valley Stream, Bachelor of Business Administration in Marketing Communications

- Michael Sandoval of Inwood, Bachelor of Business Administration in Marketing Communications

- Vashty Smith of North Baldwin, Bachelor of Science in Information Technology Management

- Ramona Smith* of Westbury, Bachelor of Science in Legal Studies

- Shannon Tarasi* of Bellmore, Bachelor of Science in Legal Studies

- Tameka Thompson* of Hempstead, Associate in Applied Science in Justice Studies - Criminal Justice

- Jacqueline Velasquez Moreno* of Garden City, Bachelor of Science in Legal Studies

- Mia Walker*+ of Port Washington, Bachelor of Science in Justice Studies - Criminal Justice

The Berkeley College Class of 2019 reflects a diverse population from all walks of life. Many are the first in their families to earn college degrees. Others are not native English-speaking.

Berkeley College graduates join a network of more than 60,000 alumni and receive lifetime career assistance for as long as the college operates. Berkeley College offers a career-focused educational experience with students able to take advantage of traditional classes and online education.

A leader in providing career-focused education since 1931, Berkeley College is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education and enrolls more than 7,000 students - including more than 350 international students - in its Master's, Bachelor's, and Associate's degree and Certificate programs. Students can study in more than 20 career fields. Berkeley College is comprised of the Larry L. Luing School of Business®, the School of Professional Studies, the School of Health Studies and the School of Liberal Arts. The School of Graduate Studies offers an MBA in Management online and in Woodland Park, NJ.

Berkeley College has three New York campuses - Midtown Manhattan, Brooklyn and White Plains. In New Jersey there are four campuses - Newark, Paramus, Woodbridge and Woodland Park. Berkeley College Online® serves a global population. For six consecutive years, 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. The website address is www.BerkeleyCollege.edu.

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* Denotes students graduating with honors

+ Denotes graduate of the Honors Program, a selective, interdisciplinary and seminar-based educational opportunity offered to a limited number of high-achieving students.