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2017-2018 Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) International Officers

Amanda Karpinski of Carlstadt, an NJ STARS Student at Bergen Community College, has been elected International President of Phi Theta Kappa (PTK), the oldest, largest and most prestigious honor society in higher education in nine nations.  “People of PTK: 2017-2018 International Officers.” April 12, 2017. (

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Listen to what six NJ STARS current students and graduates (Tristan Anderson, Jeremy Arango, Adam Grassani, Jazmine Guiterrez, Amanda Karpinski and Thomas Van Winkle) have to say about Bergen Community College and the NJ STARS program in a new NJ STARS Infomercial.  To view the infomercial, click below:

If you have Verizon FIOS, the NJ STARS Infomercial is currently airing on Bergen Community College’s Torch TV, Channel 26!

In addition, an NJ STARS commercial is also airing on FIOS, Channel 26!  To view the commercial starring NJ STARS graduate, Laura Zottarelli, click below:

NJ STARS Student and Graduate Updates and Articles



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