Dr. Augustine A. Boakye, Chairperson - Division of Business

Dr. Augustine A. Boakye
Chairperson
Division of Business

Creating Opportunities and Preparing Professionals

The Division is determined to creating opportunities for all. It offers A.S. degree programs designed to prepare students to transfer to four-year institutions, and A.A.S. and certificate programs designed to prepare students for business careers immediately upon graduation or to develop technical skills in specialized areas.

 

The Business Division provides one-on-one academic and career advisement, encourages students clubs, promotes Business Plan Competitions and offers courses in-class and online to meet students’ needs.

 

Essex County College’s AS & AAS in Accounting and AS & and AAS in Business Administration degree programs are accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP). The ACBSP is the leading specialized accreditation association dedicated to improving the quality of business schools and programs around the world. ACBSP is recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) and is uniquely focused on teaching excellence and student outcomes.

 

Click below to learn more about Essex’s ACBSP-Accredited Program Outcomes.

 

ACBSP-Accredited Program Outcomes (prepared 2017)



Program(s):

Academic Certificate:

Certificates of Completion:

 


 

Our Stars:

Tyrone WheelerCongratulations to Tyrone Wheeler, who recently graduated from Seton Hall University!  He was also featured in an article in the Wall Street Journal, which highlighted his sometimes rocky road to success!!!

 

 

 

Cedric Eyoum TimboCedric Eyoum Timbo joined Essex as an international student. With dedication, he graduated with 3.9 GPA (class of 2015) and obtained a scholarship to Caldwell University, NJ. He was the President of International Club and a key organizer of the Business Club.

 


 

Congrats!

The Business Division is proud to announce our two Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Transfer Recipients.

 

Ms. Carla Alvarez Valverde received the undergraduate scholarship in 2012 and transferred to Columbia University and received Graduate Scholarship (2015) and now studying at the Institute d’Etudes Politique de Paris.

 

Ms. Karolina Caraveli Campos received the undergraduate scholarship in 2013 and currently attending Rutgers Business School – New Brunswick.


 

Department & Faculty Contact Information:

Division of Business
A. Zachary Yamba Building; Room 3168A (Green Area)
303 University Ave.
Newark, NJ 07102
Phone: (973)877-3222

 

Matilda Abavana, Accounting
(973)877-3198 / abavana@essex.edu / Office: 3172

 

Germaine Albuquerque, Business
(973)877-4423 / albuquer@essex.edu / Office: 3166

 

Jean-Wilner Alexandre, Economics/ Finance
(973)877-3199 / jalexan5@essex.edu / Office: 3173

 

Harry Bernstein, Business – West Essex
(973)877-3225 / hbernstein@essex.edu / Office: 3178

 

Augustine Boakye, Chairperson
(973)877-3443 / aboakye@essex.edu / Office: 3170

 

Louella Harris, Administrative Assistant
(973)877-3222 / lharris1@essex.edu / Office: 3180

 

Shelby Hawkins, CIS/OCT
(973)877-3189 / shawkins@essex.edu / Office: 3169

 

Daxay Patel, CIS
(973)877-3569 / patel@essex.edu / Office: 3179

 

Raquel Pernia, Accounting
(973)877-3095 / pernia@essex.edu / Office: 3181

 

Gerald Savage, Accounting
(973)877-3494 / savage@essex.edu / Office: 3168

 

Karen Scuorzo, Business
(973)877-3464 / scuorzo@essex.edu / Office: 3182

 

Doris Tori, Accounting
(973)877-3393 / tori@essex.edu / Office: 3176

 

Ladylease White, Business
(973)877-3205 / white@essex.edu / Office: 3198