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Local Students Compete in ‘Roller Coaster Challenge’

More than 100 students representing 14 high schools from across Monmouth and Ocean counties gathered at Neptune High School on Feb. 3 for a unique engineering competition hosted by Brookdale STEM faculty and students. The competitors were divided into teams and tasked with building a functioning "roller coaster" out of a small bag of supplies, including cardboard tubes, paper cups, scotch tape and a length of rubber tubing. The goal, according to competition host and assistant Brookdale... read more


FBI, Genocide Survivor Discuss Human Rights in U.S.
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The Center for Holocaust, Human Rights and Genocide Education (Chhange) welcomed a panel of experienced Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) agents and Rwandan genocide survivor Eugenie Mukeshimana... read more

Hundreds Attend Brookdale-Rutgers Open House
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More than 200 area students and parents filled Brookdale's Freehold campus on Feb. 2 for the first ever Brookdale-Rutgers Partnership Open House. Faculty, staff and administrators from both... read more

Spotlight Shines on Student Artist
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A hobby can be a blissful escape or, in some cases, a blossoming career. For Brookdale English professor Richard "Tim" Burke, creativity is a passion - a passion that he often recognizes in the... read more

Students Laugh at Lunch with Josh Johnson
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The Office of Student Life and Activities kicked off the Spring 2016 Laugh at Lunch series with a performance by up-and-coming comedian Josh Johnson. Named one of Comedy Central's "Comics to Watch"... read more

CVA Exhibit Showcases Diversity at Brookdale
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The Center for Visual Arts (CVA) gallery has officially been transformed into a global arts village, featuring clothing, traditional masks, musical instruments and other cultural artifacts... read more

SBDC Hosts Free “Social Media Bootcamp”
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Even for the largest businesses, keeping up with changing technology can be a monumental task. Every year, it seems, there is a new web app, mobile device or social media platform to adapt to. But... read more

Student Voices: From Comic Fan to Comic Artist
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Several years ago I was a young man living on my own, working three minimum wage jobs just to make ends meet. Bills were always overdue, credit card companies were breathing down my neck, I never got... read more

Brookdale Receives $50,000 Scholarship Grant
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Fifty eligible Brookdale students will receive $1,000 in academic scholarships next year thanks to a $50,000 grant from the OceanFirst Foundation of Toms River. On Jan. 21, OceanFirst Bank senior... read more

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