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Sussex County Graduates from Berkeley College School of Health Studies

Ilene Greenfield

Saturday, August 2, 2014 • 11:34pm

DOVER, NJ-The Berkeley College School of Health Studies recently conducted a pinning ceremony to honor graduates entering the fields of nursing, patient care technology, surgical processing and surgical technology. Several residents of Sussex County, including two Sparta residents,  received pins.

“You are entering a very dynamic field. Advances in science, medical research and technology give the potential for us to experience improvements in healthcare that we never thought possible,” Sheila Dynan, DMH, Dean, Berkeley College School of Health Studies, told the graduates. “Each of you has demonstrated your commitment to the pursuit of a career in healthcare. Today we recognize your efforts and congratulate you.”

The following graduates from Sussex County received pins:

  • Samantha Campion of Sparta, Multi-Level Patient Care Technician, Dover
  • Amanda Opdyke of Sparta, Multi-Level Patient Care Technician, Dover
  • Vanessa Rivera of Hopatcong, Multi-Level Patient Care Technician, Dover
  • Christina Batista of Ogdensburg, Multi-Level Patient Care Technician, Dover
  • Chelsea Hults of Vernon, Practical Nurse, Clifton, Passaic County
  • Kayleen Carroll of Franklin, Multi-Level Patient Care Technician, Dover
  • Emily Chayka of Sussex, Multi-Level Patient Care Technician, Dover
  • Sara Bloomer of Sussex, Practical Nurse, Dover

The Berkeley College School of Health Studies was created to provide career-focused education in some of today’s most in-demand healthcare professions – in clinical specializations, as well as healthcare administration and management. Degree and certificate programs have been carefully developed to meet the needs of this important field. Healthcare programs are currently offered in Clifton and Dover. Beginning in summer 2014, students can enroll in the Patient Care Technician, Medical Assistant and Surgical Processing Technician programs in Newark and Woodbridge.  

A leader in providing career-focused education for more than 80 years, Berkeley College is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education and enrolls approximately 8,000 students,  including more than 900 international students, in its Baccalaureate and Associate degree and Certificate programs. The College has six New Jersey locations in Woodland Park, Paramus, Woodbridge, Newark, Clifton and Dover.New Programs are offered in more than 20 career fields. 

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