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CVA Gallery Unveils Student Arts Exhibition

Hundreds of student drawings, paintings, sculptures, handcrafted pieces of jewelry and other works of art are now on display in the CVA Gallery as part of the new “Studio Arts II” exhibition. The showcase, which opened with a public reception on March 29, features work from nearly 75 students enrolled in Brookdale’s upper-level courses in […]

Spotlight Shines on Student Artist

A hobby can be a blissful escape or, in some cases, a blossoming career. For Brookdale English professor Richard “Tim” Burke, creativity is a passion – a passion that he often recognizes in the students who walk through the doors of English 122: Research and Writing. After years of mentoring and guiding students toward careers […]

CVA Exhibit Showcases Diversity at Brookdale

The Center for Visual Arts (CVA) gallery has officially been transformed into a global arts village, featuring clothing, traditional masks, musical instruments and other cultural artifacts representing nearly every continent on earth. The items, donated by Brookdale faculty, staff, students and the International Education Center, form the CVA’s new International Education/Diversity exhibition, which will be […]

Six Students Win “Bill Watkins Competition”

Hundreds of Brookdale students competed this fall in the first ever interdisciplinary scholarship competition hosted by Brookdale’s new Humanities Institute. Faculty from Brookdale’s English and art departments came together to host the competition, which required students to either write an essay or craft an original work of art based on the writings of acclaimed author […]

Sculptor Stephen Talasnik Visits Brookdale

Acclaimed artist and sculptor Stephen Talasnik set up shop on the Lincroft campus Dec. 3, hosting a campus-wide design competition between 18 Brookdale students and giving a free presentation to members of the community. Talasnik began the day by addressing a group of architecture, drawing, painting and sculpting students, each of whom had volunteered for […]

Students Take Over the CVA Gallery

Nearly 200 Brookdale art and photography students are represented in a new mixed-media exhibition in the CVA Gallery, which opened to members of the community on Dec. 1. The annual Studio Art & Photography Student Assessment Show, on display through Dec. 11, features hundreds of examples of the best student artwork created during the fall […]

Brookdale Big Band Celebrates 30th Anniversary

The Brookdale Big Band celebrated three decades of swing, jazz and high-energy entertainment on Nov. 14 with a special 30th anniversary concert at the Performing Arts Center in Lincroft. Hundreds of local music fans and Brookdale community members packed into the theater for the milestone performance, which featured an eclectic set-list of 1940’s and 1950’s […]

Acclaimed Author William Watkins Returns to Brookdale

Brookdale’s 2015 Visiting Writers Series continued on Nov. 3 with the return of acclaimed novelist, poet and playwright William Jon Watkins. One of Brookdale’s founding faculty members, Watkins served as a humanities professor at the college until his retirement in 2008. During that span, Watkins made a name for himself as a science fiction author […]

Brookdale Honored by Monmouth Arts Council

Brookdale President Dr. Maureen Murphy was recognized by the Monmouth County Board of Chosen Freeholders and presented with a 2015 Monmouth Arts award on Oct. 23 during Monmouth Arts’ annual “Celebration of the Arts” Gala in Sea Bright. The award, which honors individuals and organizations for inspiring and fostering the arts in Monmouth County, recognized […]

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