BCC Holds Alumni Appreciation Night
By Mel Fabrikant Friday, January 03, 2014, 07:18 PM EST
The Bergen Community College Athletic Department, the Office of Alumni Affairs and the Office of Student Life are sponsoring Alumni Appreciation Night, Jan. 21, 2014 at the Women’s and Men’s basketball games.
The sponsors invite alumni to join special guest alumni athletes, including BCC basketball greats Bobby Gaeta, Class of ’87 (1,752 total points; 34.4 average per game), and Michaela “Mickey” Hayes, class of ’11, the No. 2 Division III rebounder in the nation 2010-2011, for light refreshments in the gymnasium Press Box between games and during halftimes.
A section of seating will be reserved for alumni and current BCC coaches, faculty and athletes to watch the Bulldogs take on Middlesex County College and enjoy the entertainment of the BCC Dance Team.
The Tuesday, Jan 21. games begin at 5 p.m. with the Lady Bulldogs followed by the men at 7 p.m. in the Paramus Campus gym. Admission and refreshments are free. Alumni with Alumni Network membership cards will receive a free BCC commemorative T shirt.
Bergen Community College created the Office of Alumni Affairs to promote growth of support and loyalty to the College among its graduates, students and the community; to serve the BCC Alumni Network (ANET) and help members take advantage of the diverse activities, events and other opportunities of the BCC community; and to promote ideas, leadership and the reconnection through friendships among alumni, current students and faculty. The Office of Alumni Affairs and the ANET are committed to fundraising, provision of scholarships, communication outreach and support of the admissions process by promoting the appreciation of “excellence in education” offered by the College.