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,” Dr. Cortes said.
The following students from Union County were inducted:
- Rangy Abines of Rahway, Financial Management Association
- Robert Alcine of Rahway, Financial Management Association
- Marian Andeliz of Elizabeth, Sigma Beta Delta
- Quintessa Atkins of Elizabeth, Phi Theta Kappa
- LaDonna Cromartie of Rahway, Phi Theta Kappa
- Lucia Dinis of Hillside, Phi Theta Kappa
- Aleida Gonzalez of Rahway, Sigma Beta Delta
- Danielle Holley of Plainfield, Financial Management Association
- John Pinzon of Summit, Phi Theta Kappa
- Ebony Whitlock of Hillside, Phi Theta Kappa
- Jennifer Yauri of Elizabeth, Phi Theta Kappa
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.