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Business & Public Service Department
business dept animationPattiann Kletz, Chair

Our Mission: To provide challenging career-oriented undergraduate programs to business and public service students, educating them to the level of competency needed for successful transfer to four-year institutions or immediate career path entry into the global market.


To fulfill its mission, the department promotes the active participation and support of faculty, students, business leaders and other community alliances. The department is committed to providing programs that not only develop professional skills, but also foster entrepreneurial spirit, high ethical standards and civic responsibility.

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Degree Programs (click here for the College Catalog)

Designed for Transfer (A.S., A.A.)

These programs offer:

  • Partnerships and linkages with many colleges and universities
  • Department articulation with the NJIT School of Industrial Management and others
Designed to Lead Directly to Employment (A.A.S.) These A.A.S. Degree Programs offer the dual advantage of preparing students for immediate employment while simultaneously allowing them to accumulate a significant number of transferable credits.  
Certificate Programs
Designed to Provide Specialized Expertise
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Outreach, Cross Programming Initiatives & Resources

 

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Scholarships

  • Criminal Justice

RVCC awards an annual criminal justice scholarship. To apply, a student must be enrolled full-time in an RVCC Criminal Justice Degree or related Certificate program and maintain a 3.0 grade point average. For information or to apply for the scholarship, please contact Prof. Domenick Stampone at 908-526-1200 8228 or in room H310A

  • International Business

    Students enrolled in the International Business Degree or Certificate program are eligible to apply for the Axel Velden Memorial Scholarship. The student must have a 3.0 average or better and must show evidence of community or college service. The scholarship varies in amount each year. The scholarship is awarded in early November. If you are interested in applying for this scholarship, please contact Prof. Ellen Lindemann at 908-526-1200 x8348 or in room H314.

  • Paralegal

    The RVCC Paralegal Studies Program offers this scholarship to a student who is enrolled or planning to enroll in the Paralegal Studies Degree or Certificate programs. The scholarship consists of a cash award of $600, to be applied to tuition & fees, textbook purchases and other college costs. Deadline for submission of an application is January 15, 2014 for use in the Spring 2014 semester. Click here for the application (requires MS Word 2007 or later). 

  • Other

    The United States Achievement Academy (USAA) sponsors the National Collegiate Business Merit Awards, which provide national recognition and scholarship opportunities to deserving students for academic achievement. Students are nominated by faculty, and will receive a biography form from the USAA. Upon completion of the form, students are included in the USAA Collegiate Yearbook. Students will also receive a scholarship application, and the USAA awards 250 cash grants each year.

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Competitions

  • Entrepreneurship

    The Global Student Entrepreneur Awards conducts regional competitions all over the USA in conjunction with local Entrepreneurs' Organization chapters. The competition is open to undergraduate-level students who are engaged in entrepreneurial activities. Nominations for student entrepreneurs can be submitted at http://www.gsea.org/nominate. The deadline is August 31st of each year.

    For New Jersey students, additional prize money is sometimes available. Visit www.fdu.edu/rothman for an application and contest information.

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Clubs
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Full-Time Faculty

 


Adjunct Faculty
  • Frederick Allen  
  • Craig Ally  
  • Ivan Anderson   
  • Frank Benna  
  • Richard Bergins  
  • John J. Betz, Sr.    
  • Bill Blake  
  • William M. Blake  
  • Henry Brasch  
  • Herbert A. Browne  
  • Stan Carnes  
  • Richard Celeste  
  • Jerry Cohen, Emeritus  
  • Brian Curtis, Emeritus  
  • Richard D. DelMonaco  
  • Roseanne S. DeTorres  
  • Daniel Dominguez  
  • Brian M. Donnelly  
  • Patricia L. Estabrook, Emeritus  
  • Fernando Ferrar  
  • Kathleen Gaskill  
  • Diane Glass  
  • Debra Grigoletti  
  • Antoine Haijar  
  • Thomas A. Heinbach  
  • Joseph Howarth  
  • Scott B. Husted  
  • Paul Ingenito  
  • Charles Irace  
  • David S. Kaplan  
  • Gayle Kaufman  
  • Walter Kazar  
  • William Kinslow  
  • Laurie Klosk-Gazzale  
  • Allan J. Korn  
  • Linda Kurth  
  • Timothy Larson  
  • Joel Lipman  
  • Nadine Maleski  
  • Jorge J. Martinez  
  • Steven McChesney  
  • Lester Miller  
  • Kimberly Minerley  
  • Lawrence J. Nagy  
  • Robert Napolitano  
  • Richard Nowel  
  • Quoc Nguyen  
  • Grantley E. Nurse  
  • John Paitakes  
  • Carl Pasoreck  
  • James Paul  
  • Garry Peabody  
  • David Peins  
  • Benjamin Pokrywa  
  • James Rossetti  
  • Vincent Sabo  
  • Joseph N. Scarbaci  
  • Moira Selinka  
  • Geoffrey A. Sims  
  • Donald P. Smith  
  • Christopher Sorce  
  • Raymond A. Stein  
  • Annie Stiles  
  • Larry Swanzer  
  • Eric E. Symborski, Jr.  
  • Robert Szkodny  
  • William Tamke  
  • Joseph C. Tauriello  
  • Ray Trigg  
  • Stephen Tsai  
  • Douglas Van Nest  
  • Paul Vetter  
  • Patricia Warrington  
  • Miles Winder, III  
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