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The day brought together Bloomfield students past, present, and future, making for an unforgettable afternoon on the College’s campus.
Over 550 guests attended. Prospective students came from all over the Tri-state area and brought a vast array of academic interests.
130 students were recognized for their academic achievements at the Dean’s List & Academic Awards Ceremony in the Westminster Arts Center’s Van Fossan Theatre.
The Newcombe Foundation has given more than $1.2 million in scholarship support to the College. A luncheon was hosted by Bloomfield College on Saturday, September 23, 2017.
25 employers from various industries met with Bloomfield College students for part-time, full-time, and internship positions.
Dr. Vania Penha-Lopes, professor of Sociology, has authored the book a book based on her sociological study of the first class of graduating affirmative action students from the State University of Rio de Janeiro.
On Monday, September 25, 2017, The Foley Field Foundation held a dedication ceremony and ribbon cutting for the Bloomfield College Digital Message Board.
In 2018, the College will celebrate its 150th Anniversary. On September 14, the campus community launched its yearlong 150th Anniversary celebration.
The six new full-time faculty members will strengthen the College’s classrooms in a number of areas from Education to Nursing to Humanities and the Arts.
Coach Minielli, whose career record is 247-247-51, comes to the College after 11 years as head women’s soccer coach at Wagner College.
Coach Orellana will lead a squad, one year removed from the CACC championship, and a program eager to return to postseason play after missing the tournament last fall.
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.

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