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Coach James Pompeo has reached the NCAA Tournament as a player, Assistant Coach, and Head Coach.
The Convocation Ceremony, a signature event for Bloomfield College, serves as an official welcome to the College for nursing students and faculty.
Over the summer, Bloomfield College served as a work site for the NCI (Newark College Institute). Eight Bloomfield College students from Newark were able to participate in the 8-week program as paid interns.
Spread the Purple is a nonprofit organization founded in 2006 that strives to make a difference in the community. Students volunteered as course attendants and other positions around the racecourse.
Over 70 students and professionals from all over the world, including Korea, China, Turkey, Ecuador, Brazil, Saudi Arabia, France, and Tanzania, have come to Bloomfield College.
183 institutions and a record-breaking 10,644 student-athletes have been recognized for the 2016-17 Academic Achievement Awards.
Aubrey Orr ’17 joined a team of all-conference honorees and statistical leaders from colleges across the country for Beyond Sports’ Second Annual South Africa Softball Tour.
“We are so fortunate to have Dr. Greg Reid join the Bloomfield College community. Dr. Reid has many years of experience, and helped to revitalize several institutional libraries during his career,” said Dr. Tresmaine Grimes.
2017 will close the chapter on an impressive family educational achievement, as triplets Kenechukwu, Ikechukwu , and Rishana Ubah will all earn Bachelor’s degrees from the College by year’s end.
The College now offers a 25% tuition discount to Wakefern employees and their dependents. The discount can be applied to both the College’s undergraduate and graduate programs.
“I am so excited to welcome Lisa Shaheen to Bloomfield College. Her wealth of experience and commitment to improving student satisfaction and financial literacy made her an ideal candidate to lead our financial aid functions,” said Adam Castro, Vice President for Enrollment Management.
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 Earvin Casciano ’17 will be participating in an 11-month literacy project in Palm Beach, Florida, through AmeriCorps.
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.
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 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.
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.
Dr. Anita Pasmantier, Professor of Finance and first woman Fulbright Scholar at the College, delivered the Baccalaureate Address.
“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.”
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.

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