UNION COUNTY — Dario A. Cortes, PhD, president of Berkeley College, recently announced that students from Union County have been inducted into national honor societies at Berkeley College.
“Our Berkeley College students who have been inducted into national honor societies have shown that they deeply value education. I hope that their love of learning continues when they enter the world as leaders in our local and global communities,” Cortes said.
The following students from Union County were inducted:
- Marian Andeliz of Elizabeth, Newark Campus, Alpha Sigma Lambda
- Blanca Ballestas of Elizabeth, Middlesex Campus in Woodbridge, Financial Management Association
- Noelle De Gregorio of Scotch Plains, Middlesex Campus in Woodbridge, Sigma Beta Delta
- Colette Doudin of Cranford, Middlesex Campus in Woodbridge, Alpha Sigma Lambda and Phi Theta Kappa
- Luisana Fabre of Linden, Middlesex Campus in Woodbridge, Financial Management Association
- Jonathan Panililio of Clark, Middlesex Campus in Woodbridge, Alpha Sigma Lambda and Sigma Beta Delta
- Donald Reider of Clark, Middlesex Campus in Woodbridge, Financial Management Association
- Khairah Rida of Rahway, Berkeley College Online, Alpha Sigma Lambda
The Alpha Sigma Lambda National Honor Society was founded in 1945 to honor dedicated adult and non-traditional students who handle their life responsibilities while achieving and maintaining a high level of academic success.
The Financial Management Association National Honor Society was founded in 1974 to acknowledge the accomplishments of outstanding students of finance. To qualify, students must be members of the Financial Management Association and must have a 3.25 grade point average.
The Phi Theta Kappa National Honor Society was established in 1918 to honor the academic achievement of students in two-year colleges. To qualify, students must maintain a grade point average of 3.5 or better for two consecutive academic quarters.
The Sigma Beta Delta National Honor Society was founded in 1994 to honor students in business, management or administration who are pursuing baccalaureate or graduate degrees. To qualify, students must rank in the upper 20 percent of their class.
A leader in business education for 80 years, Berkeley College has four New Jersey locations — Woodland Park, Paramus, Woodbridge, and Newark. Programs are offered in more than 20 career fields.
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