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Communiversity Provides Options at College Night

Hundreds of prospective college students and their families steadily poured into the Collins Arena on Monday, April 22 to explore higher education opportunities at the Monmouth County College and Transfer Night. More than 200 institutions were represented at the event, which was sponsored by The Monmouth County Guidance Directors Association and Brookdale Community College. Gerry Saada, Higher […]

Healthcare Pathways Provides Resources to Attendees

According to the New Jersey Department of Labor, “The healthcare field is projected to be the largest source of new jobs in Monmouth County through 2016.” Representatives from more than 16 local healthcare agencies provided valuable career advice to participants of Healthcare Pathways Day at Brookdale earlier this month. The event, which was held during […]

Bo Scannapieco Lauded for Commitment to Students

Bo  Scannapieco was recognized for his 900 game victory on April 23, just before the Jersey Blues defeated Sussex County College, a game which marked 904 wins for Brookdale’s legendary coach. However, according to those attending the recognition observance, the wins are not what makes Scannapieco legendary. His coaching success is a result of his commitment […]

Ernest Gaines Discusses Writing Process with Students, Community

Ernest J. Gaines, distinguished author of A Lesson Before Dying, joined more than 300 members of the Brookdale and Monmouth County communities during the final event of The Big Read via video-conference, on April 22.  Gaines shared the background stories that led to his writing of this award-winning novel, and many attendees were able to […]

Student Workers Recognized for their Efforts

A record number of students, 261 to be exact, were employed this year in more than 50 offices and departments at Brookdale’s Lincroft and Freehold campuses, the Higher Education Centers, and Community Service Agencies throughout Monmouth County. In recognition of their efforts, Brookdale’s Center for Experiential Learning and Career Services held a Student Worker Celebration, […]

Students Visit Public Library, Enhance Research Skills

Earlier this month, students in Professor Meg Natter’s English 122 class traveled to the main branch of the New York City Public Library on 5th Avenue to learn first-hand about primary sources. Throughout the semester and in connection with “The Big Read,” a National Endowment for the Arts initiative in which people across the country […]

Honor Students Present Projects at Spring Symposium

On April 19, 2013 the Honors Program held its second annual Spring Symposium. Twelve Honors students presented projects or papers they developed during their two years at Brookdale. The Symposium was attended by more than 50 family members, fellow Honors students, Brookdale administrators and faculty Pictured from left:  History Professor Laura Neitzel, Mandi Shaw-Koehler, Nicole Tomy, […]

Dr. Thomas Visits the American College of Thessaloniki

Dr. Janice Thomas with traditional Greek dancers on the campus of the American College of Thessaloniki (ACT) during the annual conference of the College Consortium for International Studies (CCIS), April 17-19. ACT is one of the host institutions available to Brookdale students through our study abroad programs. ACT offers academic scholarships as well as scholarships […]

Lifelong Learning Highlights East Asia’s Past, Future

Earlier this month, Brookdale’s Think Friday, a Lifelong Learning presentation, highlighted “China and Japan in the 21st Century,” a lecture presented by Dr. Laura Neitzel. Dr. Neitzel’s presentation gave an overview of East Asia’s rich history while discussing their presence in recent headline news. The lecture discussed topics ranging from: the history behind the antagonism […]

Students Recognized for Commitment to Global Issues

Brookdale faculty and students who demonstrate a commitment to increase awareness of global issues, and who engage in these issues as part of curricular assignments, were recognized early this month with Global Citizenship Awards at an awards ceremony hosted by Brookdale’s Global Citizenship Project. Awards were presented to faculty, staff, and students who demonstrate commitment […]

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