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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.”
Bloomfield College Honors Student Success at Baccalaureate Ceremony
Dr. Anita Pasmantier, Professor of Finance and first woman Fulbright Scholar at the College, delivered the Baccalaureate Address.
Bloomfield College Professor to Participate in Seminar on Ancient Greece
Dr. Fiona Harris Ramsby, Assistant Professor of Humanities and English, is one of a select group of faculty members nationwide chosen by the Council of Independent Colleges (CIC) and the Center for Hellenic Studies to participate in an Ancient Greece in the Modern Classroom seminar.
Bloomfield College Celebrates Class of 2017 at 144th Commencement
“We may not be able to change the world, but we can make a world of change to the people around us,” said US Senator Cory A. Booker. “Just a smile, just a kind act, just a note of encouragement can transform the spirit of another person on their journey.”

Best of the BEST feted at a breakfast

According to a 21012 survey conducted by the National Association of Colleges and Employers, employers indicated the top ten characteristics sought in candidates today. Our student-employees and interns develop these skills and use them accordingly in their positions both on and off campus.
1. Verbal communication,
2. Teamwork,
3. Decision making and problem solving,
4. Information processing,
5. Planning, organizing and prioritizing work,
6. Analyze quantitative data
7. Using technical knowledge,
8. New skill development,
9. Creating and/or editing reports, and
10. Influencing others.

Students are selected for awards based on ratings in these characteristics and the recommendation of their supervisors. A special thank you to each and every one of these students and supervisors for the contributions they make to Bloomfield College every day.
For photos of the awardees, please click here.

We are pleased to announce the following BEST Award recipients for 2012-2013.
The BEST Supervisor of the Year Award: Nicholas Von Hagel, Westminster Arts Center
The BEST Off-Campus Internship Supervisor Award: Elena Coley, Housing Authority of the City of East Orange
The BEST Student of the Year Award: Lilian Cayamcela, Housing Authority of the City of East Orange
The BEST On-Campus Intern of the Year Award: Melina Reyes, Office of Institutional Advancement
The BEST Off-Campus Intern of the Year Award: Fatima Neely, ASPIRA of New Jersey

Class Year Awards
BEST Senior of the Year: Gabrielle Louis
BEST Sophomore of the Year: Erycka Patterson
BEST Freshman of the Year: Kimberly Luna

Department Internship Awards
STAR Program Intern of the Year: Chantel Woodward
WBCR: Humanities/Communication Intern of the Year: Perla Peralta
Center for Career Development Intern of the Year: Soin Alexander
Exemplary Service Award Sussex Avenue School, STAR Program, and Math & Natural Science Division: Danielle Patterson

Honorable Mention
Academic Affairs: Sayre Este
Athletics: Francis Munoz
Creative Arts and Technology: Daniel Fasulka
Center for Student Leadership and Engagement: Jeannette Velez
Office of Institutional Advancement: Charlene Barkley
Office of International Training and Professional Studies: Alecia Campbell
Office of Student Disabilities/Customer Service: Mariah Price
Office of Student Disabilities/Note Taking: Farah Hines
Office of Student Financial Services: La’Meira Stephens