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Bloomfield College Hosts Summer Program for Eagle Academy for Young Men of Newark
Thirty Eagle Academy scholars participated in the programs this June. The programs were led by Bloomfield College professors and staff and increased the students’ knowledge of the PSAT and SAT tests.
Bloomfield College Alumnus Joins the AmeriCorps Literacy Coalition
Bloomfield College Alumnus Earvin Casciano ’17 will be participating in an 11-month literacy project in Palm Beach, Florida, through AmeriCorps.
NiCori Studios & Productions Presents Into the Woods at Bloomfield College
NiCori Studios & Productions’ Teen Performance Ensemble will perform on Friday, August 4, at 8:00 p.m., Saturday, August 5, at 2:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m., and Sunday, August 6, at 2:00 p.m.
Bloomfield College Announces New Women’s Basketball Coach
A member of the Newark Athletic and New Jersey State Coaches Hall of Fames, Vanessa Watson comes to Bloomfield College after a storied 31-year career at Malcolm X Shabazz High School.
Bloomfield College Celebrates Winning High School of Race 2 Raise
Bloomfield College was the first in the state to partner with Raise.me, a social enterprise focused on expanding access to higher education, especially among low-income and first-generation college-bound students.
Bloomfield College Receives Grant from the Partners for Health Foundation
The College has received a $150,000 grant from the Partners for Health Foundation to support nursing students. The Partners for Health Foundation Nursing Scholarship Fund will be dispersed over five years to students who have demonstrated academic excellence and a commitment to successfully completing their education.
Bloomfield College Nursing Division Holds Annual Nurses Pinning
“We’ve spent the last four years calling ourselves ‘nursing students.’ Now, we retire that name. Today, we are nurses. Class of 2017, I know I could not have done this without you.”

2012 Honorary Degree Recipients Announced

Four distinguished individuals will be receiving honorary doctor of laws degrees at the May Commencement ceremonies of Bloomfield College.

Among these individuals, one degree will be conferred posthumously to S. Jervis Brinton, a long time friend and ardent supporter of Bloomfield College who served on the college’s board of trustees for many years. Mr. Brinton passed away late last year. The degree will be accepted on his behalf by his wife, Antionia Marotta Brinton. Read his bio here.

Bill Strickland is the president and CEO of Manchester Bidwell Corporation and its subsidiaries. He founded this venture which has evolved into a national model for education, culture and hope. Read his bio here.

Jeh Charles Johnson is the general counsel of the Department of Defense where he serves as the chief legal officer of the Department of Defense and the legal adviser to the Secretary of Defense. Read his bio here.

Mary Jo Codey is a champion of both mental health and breast cancer issues. On the forefront of postpartum depression awareness and breast cancer detection and treatment, Ms. Codey has brought public attention to these private issues and has helped countless numbers of people with her candor and knowledge. Read her bio here.

The commencement exercises are scheduled for 9:30 a.m. on the Quad of Bloomfield College on Thursday, May 24, 2012.