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Brookdale Honors Graduating Class of 2013 at Commencement
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The excitement was palpable in the Collins Arena, as family, friends, faculty, staff, and distinguished guests applauded graduates for their achievement, at Brookdale Community College’s 43rd Commencement on May 16. Two ceremonies were held this year to provide the 555 graduates who participated the opportunity to invite multiple guests. More than 2000 Brookdale students celebrated […]

Chhange Honors ‘Big Read’ Essay Contest Winners
Brookdale College Essay Contest

Congratulations to Brookdale students Ian Kelsey, Karishma Hirani, and Robert Jones who were selected as the winners of the Big Read Brookdale Essay Contest. The application process for the contest, which was sponsored by The Center for Holocaust, Human Rights, and Genocide Education (Chhange), required an essay written in a Brookdale course which directly related […]

Connecting Math to Community Service
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Based on the Math Department’s last program review, our students expressed that they wanted an internship opportunity. This inspired us to create a math internship course, which is now known as Math 299. This internship course is run and overseen by faculty in the math department, which makes it very unique and different from many […]

Brookdale Culinary Students Honored at State Competition
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Five students enrolled in Brookdale ‘s Culinary Program were honored at the New Jersey SkillsUSA Championships last month at the Garden State Exhibit Center. Gavin Crawford, Leanne Clark, Chelsea Hurley, Robyn Olsen, and Arielle Brown, were awarded gold and silver medallions at the state competition in culinary arts, commercial baking, wedding cake decorating, and job […]

President Murphy Receives Game Ball
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Head Coach Bo Scannapieco presents President Maureen Murphy with the game ball from the softball team’s 5-2 victory over Gloucester County College in the Region XIX Championship game.   With the win, Brookdale advances to the 2013 NJCAA Division III National Championship in Rochester, Minnesota next week.

Student Nurses Association Volunteers at NJ Marathon
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Brookdale’s Student Nurses Association (SNA) volunteered with the Medical Reserve Corps at the New Jersey Marathon, in Long Branch on May 5. The dedicated group arrived at their “Hydration Station” at 5am ready to supply runners with water and Gatorade. The SNA decided to volunteer for the marathon because “we believe in helping and supporting […]

Upsilon Cohort Graduates from Leadership Brookdale
Leadership Brookdale 2013

Seven Brookdale staff members were honored at the 17th annual Leadership Brookdale Alumni Workshop and Graduation earlier this month. At the graduation ceremony, Joan Santa Croce, program facilitator, Dean Pat Sensi, and Dr. Maureen Murphy, recognized the all-female cohort and discussed why strong communication skills, empathy, vision, and the ability to understand various perspectives are essential […]

Scholars Day Preview: 91 Days, Countless Nights
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91 Days: Countless Nights is an exploratory digital photography art project which documents the lingering effects to common structures in their new, post Hurricane Sandy landscape, and is one of 35 presentations that will be available on Scholars Day, May 15. Kevin Burkitt will take you on a photographic journey of the destruction caused by […]

Brookdale’s PTK Officers Honored in Trenton
PTK Trenton

All-State Academic Team Members Courtney Griffin, President of Alpha Pi Theta Brookdale’s chapter of PTK, and Zach Eisenberg, Vice President of Alpha Pi Theta were honored by the New Jersey Council of Community Colleges (NJCCC) at its 19th annual Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) Day celebration in Trenton on Thursday, May 2. The NJCCC hosts the […]

Women Learn, Laugh and Lunch at Conference
Women's-conference

The annual Women’s Conference, offered through Outreach, Business and Community Development, proved a perfect opportunity for learning, laughing and lunch. Following Dr. Maureen Murphy’s warm welcome to participating community members, keynote speaker, cartoonist Liza Donnelly launched an insightful and humorous look at popular culture today. She discussed women’s roles, the larger society and how humor […]

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