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Berkeley College Announces January 2021 Events

Tue Dec 29, 2020

 

 

Attention Editors: In 2021, Berkeley College will celebrate its 90th anniversary of empowering students to achieve lifelong success in dynamic careers. Berkeley’s rich history will be recognized throughout the year at various celebrations to commemorate this milestone. The events listed here are virtual. Please use those items appropriate to your coverage area.

 BERKELEY COLLEGE ANNOUNCES

JANUARY 2021 EVENTS

January 13 

Berkeley College will host a Criminal Justice/Legal Studies/National Security virtual information session. Are you interested in occupations in the American criminal justice system?  Would you like to identify potential law-related careers?  And in the area of national security, the  growing need for trained, qualified professionals to address threats to safety spans both the public and private sectors. Get firsthand insight from professionals in these fields. The session, which begins at 6 p.m., is free, but registration is required. For more information or to register, call 800-446-5400, ext. CAL, or visit www.BerkeleyCollege.edu

January 14

Berkeley College will host an Honors Program virtual information session. The Honors Program is an educational opportunity offered to high-achieving high school students graduating in 2021. Faculty members will talk about its opportunities, requirements and benefits, and current Honors Program students will be available for questions and answers. The session, which begins at 6 p.m., is free, but registration is required. For more information or to register, call 800-446-5400, ext. CAL, or visit www.BerkeleyCollege.edu

January 19

Berkeley College will host a Healthcare virtual information session. Professionals will discuss health and wellness, and talk about the training and skills needed to be successful in this field.  The session, which begins at 6 p.m., is free, but registration is required. For more information or to register, call 800-446-5400, ext. CAL, or visit www.BerkeleyCollege.edu

January 22

Berkeley College is holding a webinar on “Supporting the Career Development of Students who are Neurodivergent.” The webinar runs from 10 to 11:30 a.m. and there is no cost to attend. Topics include an introduction to autism and other types of learning disabilities; features of autism, dyslexia, ADHD, dyscalculia, hyperlexia, Tourette’s syndrome, etc., types of jobs for individuals with autism, and how to market strengths to potential employers.  A question-and-answer session will follow.

Speakers are:
Sharon McLennon-Wier, PhD, CRC, LMHC, Berkeley College Director of Disability Services
Lydia X. Z. Brown, J.D., Project Leader and Disability Rights Advocate, Institute for Technology Law and Policy,       Georgetown University Law Center
Wanda Murray, Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor, NY State ACCES-VR, Manhattan Office
Maureen Anderson, Integrated Employment Specialist, NY State ACCES-VR, Manhattan Office

To register for this event, visit: https://forms.office.com/Pages/ResponsePage.aspx?id=hpVhXpiRmU-dJYY0w-iPwUSJNUyhJPtErzEnA9X25lFUMk45M0I2VDJBVUFOWEhZWVlIMllLNEFJVi4u.  For more details, contact Vincent Mas, Assistant to the Director of Disability Services, Berkeley College, 914-694-1122, ext. 3168, VincentMas@BerkeleyCollege.edu

 January 27 

Berkeley College will host a Transfer Fair at 6 p.m. The virtual event is for high school seniors and adult students to learn about transfer opportunities. For further information about this free event, please call 800-446-5400, ext. CAL, or visit www.BerkeleyCollege.edu