Briarcliffe College Celebrates 45th Anniversary At Brunch And Scholarship Gala

October 5, 2011

School Recognizes the Hon. Edward P. Mangano, Nassau County Executive and Trustee Emeritus for Contributions to Area Educational Institutions

MELVILLE, N.Y., OCTOBER 5, 2011 — On Sunday, October 16, Briarcliffe College will celebrate 45 years educating students in the Long Island community with a brunch and scholarship gala. The event will also honor Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano for his efforts to improve the county infrastructure and his support of educational institutions in the community.

The event will be held at The Woodlands at the Greens in Melville, NY from 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. on Sunday, October 16.

“As a member of the Briarcliffe College Board of Trustees and throughout his term as Nassau County Executive, Mr. Mangano has been a leader in the community by leading the charge to improve educational and civic institutions, as well as support business through a focus on creating jobs,” said Dr. George Santiago, Jr., president of Briarcliffe College. “Over the past 45 years, the Briarcliffe College campuses have shared a similar commitment to leadership by helping our students achieve their personal, professional and academic goals.”

Mr. Mangano is a long-term member of the Board of Trustees at Briarcliffe College and delivered the May 2011 commencement address.

Since 1966, Briarcliffe College has graduated more than 12,000 students and provided a career-focused education to a diverse student population. The gala event will help to raise funds for the college’s general scholarship fund to benefit need-based students.

For the past 45 years, Briarcliffe College has been part of the Long Island community supporting educational needs of transitioning students, adults who are seeking further career opportunities or individuals who want to enhance their current careers. With three locations on Long Island, Briarcliffe College offers degree programs in the fields of accounting, business administration, criminal justice, graphic design, healthcare administration, information technology, management, marketing and paralegal studies.

About Briarcliffe College
A proprietary institution with locations in Bethpage, Patchogue and Queens NY., Briarcliffe College is a four-year career education college offering degree programs in the fields of accounting, business administration, criminal justice, graphic design, healthcare administration, information technology, management, marketing and paralegal studies. Programs vary by location. The Commission on Higher Education of the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools, 3624 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104, (267) 284-5000 accredits Briarcliffe College. Briarcliffe College cannot guarantee employment or salary. Find disclosures on graduation rates, student financial obligations and more at Briarcliffe College is also a member of the Career Education Corporation (NASDAQ:CECO) network of colleges, universities and schools. For more information, visit

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