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Brookdale Graduates More Than 2,000

By: Rob Spahr, NJ.com Brookdale Community College celebrated the commencement of its latest graduating class on Friday. The more than 2,000 graduates hailed from 16 different countries and accounted for 203 distinguished scholars and 42 perfect 4.0 GPAs. “Today is the reason we do what we do and we are so very proud of you,” […]

CHHANGE Commemorates Genocide in Rwanda

The Center for Holocaust, Human Rights & Genocide Education at Brookdale Community College (CHHANGE) held its 32nd annual Colloquium on May 14, at the Collins Arena on the Lincroft Campus. This year, the Colloquium was held in commemoration of the 20th Anniversary of the Genocide against the Tutsi in Rwanda.  Globally recognized activist Lt. General […]

Students Design Home Interiors for Displaced Sandy Families

In a unique design competition, Brookdale interior design students presented their visions for decorating the interiors of three two-bedroom factory-manufactured homes housing families displaced by Superstorm Sandy. They made their presentations before a panel of professional commercial and residential interior designers in the CVA Building. The event took place April 29 as part of House2Home […]

Dreaming the Dream: Scholars Day/Employee Recognition

Brookdale faculty and staff came together May 15 to honor the college’s past, acknowledge its vibrant present and envision the promise of its future during Scholar’s Day 2014. Dr. Murphy called upon faculty and staff to continue their collaboration to keep the dream of a college education alive. In keeping with the theme, Past, Present, […]

Students Showcase Work at Lincroft and the HEC’s

The Second Annual Student Achievement Showcase was held at the Lincroft campus May 7 and throughout the week at the Higher Education Centers.  Attendees in Lincroft chose from among 40 lectures, PowerPoint presentations and demonstrations throughout the day.  Sessions included such topics as trends at a Hookah bar, the influence of comic books on American […]

Having a Ball: Thousands Raised for Students

More than 300 people attended the 2014 Brookdale Foundation Scholarship Ball May 9 at the Eagle Oaks Golf and Country Club. The event netted $125,000, the largest amount in the event’s history, which will be used to fund scholarships and programs to support student access and opportunity. This year’s ball honored Webster Trammell, Vice President, […]

Brookdale’s 2014 Collage Launches

College 2014, the student literary magazine of Brookdale Community College, made its debut May 8 at a launch party in the CVA gallery. This year’s magazine is more compact, with a slim rectangular shape that allows for easy browsing. Creative director and visual arts editor Rachelle Miller, a first-year graphic design student, chose a chevron […]

Brookdale Hosts Law Enforcement Career Day

More than 40 federal, state, county and municipal law enforcement agencies took part in the Second Annual Law Enforcement Career Fair May 9 in the Student Life Center. The free event was open to students and members of the public interested in learning about careers in law enforcement. On hand were representatives from the FBI, […]

Brookdale Explores Partnership with University in Wales

Academic officers and administrators from Brookdale met May 6 with representatives from Aberystwyth University (AU), Wales, to learn more about the institution and explore opportunities for articulation and collaboration. Brookdale and AU previously signed a Memorandum of Understanding for this purpose.  The university is interesting in having Brookdale graduates continue their education there as well […]

OBCD’s Unique Programs Benefit Thousands in 2013-14

Brookdale’s division of Outreach, Business and Community Development (OBCD) lived up to its name yet again this year, providing career training, workforce development and countless other services to thousands of community members and local business owners. In 2013-14 OBCD saw a total enrollment of 14,767 for its nearly 1,300 available program sections, which include lifelong […]

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