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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.
An Online Bookstore is Coming to Bloomfield College
This student-focused move, which will replace the institution’s current physical bookstore, will streamline online ordering and supply superior customer service.
Bloomfield College Announces Certificate Programs in Court Reporting
Beginning in the fall, these stackable certificate programs will prepare students for careers in closed captioning and transcript writing (certificate one), and judicial court reporting (certificate two).
Dr. Marcheta Evans: Bloomfield College's History-Making 17th President
On June 1, Dr. Marcheta P. Evans officially became the 17th president of Bloomfield College. Dr. Evans is both the first woman and African American to lead the College in its 150-year history.
Bloomfield College Celebrates its Graduates at 146th Commencement
Bloomfield College embraced 313 new alumni at its 146th Commencement Ceremonies on May 17. This Commencement marked Richard A. Levao’s final as President.
Unique Scholarship Continues to Connect Bloomfield College Students with Alumni
Adebola A. Taiwo '09, Trustee and alumna, spoke with current Broadcast Journalism major, Rayne Russell, during the latest edition of "Bloomfield's Best."

Bloomfield College Honors CBS' Bill Whitaker, Raises $650,000 at 150th Gala

Bill Whitaker
 
The Bloomfield College Sesquicentennial Gala was held on Saturday, December 1. Over $650,000 in net proceeds was raised toward student scholarships, making the black-tie celebration the largest fundraising event in the College's 150-year history.
 
Gala Honorees Jeh C. Johnson (Hon. '12), former Secretary of Homeland Security, and Bill Whitaker, of 60 Minutes and CBS News, received Presidential Medals of Excellence from Bloomfield College President, Richard A. Levao. Governor Murphy and First Lady Tammy Murphy were the evening's honorary chairs.
 
Chairman of the Board, William H. Turner, shared the news that a scholarship was established in honor of President Levao's upcoming retirement, after serving nearly 16 years as President. Live music played all night as Trustees, faculty, staff, students, alumni, and friends of the College dined, danced, and celebrated this major milestone for the College.
 
CBS' Jim Axelrod, a member of the College's Board of Trustees, served as Master of Ceremonies. Trustee Jacquie Colgan acted as Gala Chair. One full year of 150th Anniversary events was hosted by the College, thanks to the College's 150th Anniversary Committee, chaired by Trustees Rosemary Iversen and John Skowronski '91, culminating in an evening the College will never forget.