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Bloomfield College Triplets Look Forward to Their Next Chapters
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.
Bloomfield College Now Offers Tuition Discount to Wakefern Employees
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.
Bloomfield College Announces New Director of Student Financial Services
“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.
Bloomfield College Hosts Summer Program for Eagle Academy for Young Men of Newark
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 Joins the AmeriCorps Literacy Coalition
Bloomfield College Alumnus Earvin Casciano ’17 will be participating in an 11-month literacy project in Palm Beach, Florida, through AmeriCorps.
NiCori Studios & Productions Presents Into the Woods at Bloomfield College
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.
Bloomfield College Announces New Women’s Basketball Coach
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.

Green Hearts gets new growing space, courtesy of Bloomfield Twp Councilman

The Green Hearts Movement is gaining interest beyond the boundaries of the campus. Green Hearts was created in 2009 by a group of students who were interested in sustainable gardening. Starting small, they created a plot that grew vegetables and herbs. Now, with the generous donation of Bloomfield Township Councilman Michael Venezia, they can start growing winter vegetables in the new greenhouse on campus.

Green Hearts members are looking to expand their program and take their knowledge into local school in order to excite younger students about sustainable gardening. According to Michael Palmieri ’12, “We not only want to introduce them to green concepts, but also introduce them to Bloomfield College.” Palmieri is one of the original founders and is currently working on his master’s degree at The New School in international policy. He continues his work with Green Hearts as part of his studies and will be working with students at an alternative high school alongside his Green Hearts colleagues.

The success of the Green Hearts garden was evident with a basket of fresh vegetable and herbs that were delivered to the local food pantry. Chinadu Anyiam ’13, current president of Green Hearts says, “We hope that this program continues to grow so that we can share more of our produce with the larger community.”

Council Michael Venezia was very impressed with the new greenhouse and the plans the Green Hearts have for it. “This is a great project for the township which can be replicated on a larger scale if it remains successful. Working with younger students is good for both the township and the college. As the college grows, the township benefits.”