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Bloomfield College's Annual Homecoming and Alumni Reunion is One Month Away
Join Bloomfield College for the annual Homecoming and Alumni Reunion on Saturday, October 12, 2019!
Bloomfield College Student Helps Preserve History
Milka Ramos-Gallo '21 has started to accession and transcribe letters from missionaries dated between 1800’s to early 1900’s, during the time the College was a seminary.
Two Bloomfield College Students Spent Summer in Pre-Medical Enrichment Program
Over the summer, two Bloomfield College students participated in six-week enrichment programs geared toward undergraduate students interested pursuing a career in a health profession.
2013 Alumna Establishes First Scholarship at Bloomfield College
Just six years after earning her degree, Danielle Patterson has established The Danielle C. Patterson '13 G.A.P Scholarship.
Bloomfield College Shares Summer Issue of "On The Green"
The latest issue of On The Green features a special Q&A and photo shoot with Dr. Marcheta P. Evans and Richard A. Levao, President Emeritus.
Bloomfield College, PBA Raise Money for Veterans During Tank Pull Challenge
Bloomfield College and the Bloomfield PBA joined forces in The Tank Pull Challenge. The team raised $1,500 for veterans.
Bloomfield College Names Lecture Hall After Philanthropic Trustee
Bloomfield College is excited to announce that College Hall 016 has been renamed Marren Lecture Hall, after Trustee Joanne T. Marren.

Bloomfield College Student's Story Featured on NPR

Gloria and her family
 
Gloria Rodriguez’s journey to Bloomfield College was spread far and wide by the Teacher Project, an education reporting fellowship at Columbia Journalism School, in partnership with Chalkbeat and WNYC. Rodriguez shared her story as an undocumented student with NPR.
 
Rodriguez was the 2016 valedictorian of West Caldwell Tech High School and is currently enrolled in the Honors Program at Bloomfield College. She attended Essex Community College and applied last spring as a transfer student at a number of four-year institutions.
 
She was accepted to several, but did not think she could attend due to finances. According to the article, her father migrated from Puebla, Mexico 18 years ago and supports his wife and five children on roughly $30,000 a year.
 
According to NPR, “when Governor Murphy signed a law in May giving undocumented immigrant students access to state financial aid for college, Rodriguez was prepared. The 22-year-old Orange resident had been working toward this moment for nearly a decade -- about the same time it had taken the law’s supporters to get the bill passed.”
 
Under this new New Jersey law, students can use its financial aid at both its public and private universities within the state. She successfully enrolled at Bloomfield College and aspires to be a special education teacher.
 
“It's something that I know that I have the patience for,” she said in the interview. “And I would do anything to help someone who needs my help.”