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,
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.
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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
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