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Award Winning Poets Kick Off 2017 Writers Series

Acclaimed poets Janine Joseph and Matthew Olzmann came together on Feb. 20 to host a free reading of their work and talk with Brookdale students during the launch of this year's Visiting Writers Series, running through April 17 on the Lincroft campus. Joseph, winner of the Kundiman Poetry Prize and author of the acclaimed 2016 book Driving Without a License, is also a noted essayist, librettist and an assistant creative writing professor at Oklahoma State University. Olzmann, who won the... read more


Scholarships, Support Offered to Minority Male Students
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More than a dozen area professionals and community leaders came together to provide career advice, guidance and academic support to local minority students during the third annual Minority Male... read more

Students Find ‘Puppy Love’ on Valentine’s Day
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Usually, no pets are allowed in a library. But on Feb. 14, five furry visitors broke that rule by setting up camp in Brookdale's Bankier Library in celebration of Valentine's Day. To comfort and... read more

Brookdale Announces 32nd Annual Wilbur Ray Award Winners
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Nine Monmouth County community leaders and volunteers will be honored on March 11 during the 32nd annual Wilbur Ray Scholarship Dinner at the Sheraton Eatontown Hotel. The event, hosted by... read more

Jersey Blues Hall of Fame Welcomes Class of 2017
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After nearly 50 years, the Brookdale Athletics program has generated more than its share of heartwarming, inspirational stories. From legendary coaches and record-shattering players to more... read more

Brookdale Launches ‘Helping Hands’ Initiative
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It's no secret that life as a college student can be stressful. Studying for exams, citing sources in MLA format, keeping up with coursework for five different classes - all while balancing... read more

Traveling Museum Visits Brookdale for Black History Month
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Brookdale students and employees came together to kick off Black History Month on Feb. 2 with the installation of a pop-up exhibit called "African American Inventors and Inventions Traveling Museum"... read more

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