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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 […]

Conference Inspires Student Success

“Community Colleges are a great American experiment and have lasted for 50 years, because they work,” Dr. Maureen Murphy, President, Brookdale Community College, told students attending the Educational Opportunity Fund (EOF) Student Success Conference on April 5. Murphy explained how the idea of providing open access to college came about at the end of WWII […]

Miss Representation: Women in the Media

“It’s hard to escape the media because it’s everywhere…It is stripping us of humanity.” –         Brookdale History Professor Jane Scimeca. During a panel discussion of the film Miss Representation, which tackles the scorn that is perpetuated against women through mainstream media, professors Meg Natter, Roseanne Alvarez, Jane Scimeca, and Executive Director of Brookdale Television, Cheryl Cummings, […]

Brookdale at Hazlet Hosts Legal Clinic for Sandy Victims

The Volunteer Lawyers for Justice (VLJ) will offer free legal clinics at Brookdale’s Northern Monmouth Higher Education Center for individuals facing legal concerns resulting from Super Storm Sandy. Volunteer attorneys will provide free legal counsel, advice, and limited services at the Center on the following Friday mornings, 9am to noon: April 5, April 19, May […]

Communiversity Open House Attracts Prospective Students

Eighty-eight prospective students attended the New Jersey Coastal Communiversity Open House on Tuesday, March 26, to learn about the various baccalaureate and master’s degree programs available through the NJ Coastal Communiversity, located at Brookdale’s Wall location. Students interested in earning an undergraduate or graduate degree were able to collect speak with representatives from Communiversity partners, including Rutgers University, Montclair […]

Alternative Spring Break 2013: Habitat for Humanity

Nine Brookdale students, along with chaperones Christopher Jeune and Robert Quinones from Student Life & Activities, worked with Habitat for Humanity in Waynesburg, Pennsylvania as part of their Collegiate Challenge during the week of Spring Break. The students rehabilitated an existing two-story home and helped demolish another home in the small mining community of about […]

Student Volunteers during Spring Break to Aid Sandy Victims

When a college student chooses to spend his or her time during spring break to travel, hit the beach, and relax with friends, it isn’t out of the ordinary. However, one Brookdale Community College student chose an alternative way to spend his time, and used it to make a difference. Middletown native Kevin Moedt spent […]

Brookdale at Long Branch Hosts Job Fair

Over 200 job seekers joined 32 employers at the Brookdale @ Long Branch Community Job Fair 2013, held recently at the Bucky James Community Center in Long Branch. Each year, Brookdale sponsors the community job fair to help connect individuals seeking employment with area employers, as a part of the mission to provide education and workforce […]

Students Recognized by State Senate

In recognition of their outstanding achievements as New Jersey Stars scholars and student leaders, Brookdale students Bradley Rauen, Nicole Giordano, and Katy Burdge were invited to the State House in Trenton where they had an opportunity to network with various legislators and listen to presentations by members of the State Senate and Assembly. Pictured here […]

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