County College of Morris (CCM) and Bloomfield College formally signed their first Guaranteed Transfer Agreement on February 16, 2018.Â The partnership takes effect on September 18, when the Fall Semester begins.
The Guaranteed Transfer Agreement will enable CCM students in the Teachers Education programs to complete their associate degree and seamlessly transfer as a junior in good standing to Bloomfield Collegeâ€™s Division of Education B.A. in Education program concentrating in elementary education with subject matter specialization.
Attending the signing ceremony at CCMâ€™s Randolph Campus were Dr. Anthony J. Iacono, president of CCM; Bette Simmons, vice president, Student Development and Enrollment Management, CCM; Dwight Smith, vice president, Academic Affairs, CCM; Richard A. Levao, president, Bloomfield College; Tresmaine Grimes, vice president, Academic Affairs and dean of Faculty, Bloomfield College; and Carolyn Spies, associateÂ vice president, Academic Affairs, Bloomfield College.
The agreement admits the following CCM associate degree holders into Bloomfield College: A.S. in Teacher Education with a Biology Education Specialization, Chemistry Education Specialization, or Mathematics Education Specialization; A.A. in Teacher Education with English Education Specialization, Social Studies (History) Education Specialization, Social Studies (Psychology) Education Specialization or Social Studies (Sociology) Education Specialization.
â€śCounty College of Morris fosters an environment where students are guided on a pathway to academic success to earn an associate degree and continue on to an accredited four-year institution if they desire,â€ť remarked Iacono. â€śWe are excited about our newfound partnership with Bloomfield College. Together CCM and Bloomfield are providing students with a great opportunity to build the future of their dreams.â€ť
â€śBloomfield College and County College of Morris share a mutual commitment to student success, and this agreement strengthens this shared goal. We are dedicated to providing options for students to receive the highest quality college education,â€ť said Levao. â€śWe are always looking for ways to assist students in continuing their education. This agreement allows students to get their start at County College of Morris and then transfer to Bloomfield College to complete their bachelorâ€™s degree.â€ť
For more information on the more than 150 transfer agreements in place at CCM, visit http://www.ccm.edu/student-life/campus-services/transfer-services/.