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Students Shine at 2018 Achievement Showcase
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Dozens of Brookdale’s most involved and accomplished students received some well deserved time in the spotlight April 10 during the 2018 Student Achievement Showcase, held in the Student Life Center in Lincroft. The program, organized by Brookdale faculty and staff, featured 17 presentations by a variety of student clubs, campus organizations and individuals, including members […]

County, Brookdale Officials Honor Career Training Graduates
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Dozens of community members, area dignitaries and college officials came together in Lincroft on March 14 to recognize the fall, winter and spring graduates of Brookdale’s Continuing and Professional Studies (CPS) division. More than 30 graduates from 13 different career training programs – including dental assisting, patient care technician, veterinary assistant, interpreting, pharmacy technician, horticulture and business office support specialist – […]

Brookdale Student Takes Top Honors at AC Fashion Week
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Two Brookdale fashion students took center stage this month during 2018 Atlantic City Fashion Week (ACFW), held from Feb. 15 to Feb. 17 at the Showboat Hotel in Atlantic City. Brookdale fashion major Cynthia Mathews-Duran and Fashion Club president Elizabeth Wright were invited to participate in ACFW’s annual Student Showcase, displaying their original designs crafted from […]

Hundreds Attend 2018 Minority Male Initiative Conference
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Dozens of industry professionals, educators and state officials came together in support of local students on Feb. 23 during the fourth annual Minority Male Initiative conference, held on Brookdale’s Lincroft campus. The conference, co-hosted by Brookdale and the Monmouth/Ocean County Pan Hellenic Council and sponsored by Hackensack Meridian Health, the FirstEnergy Foundation and Brookdale’s Educational Opportunity Fund program, featured a full […]

Brookdale Culinary Grad Appears on ‘Chopped’
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Since graduating from Brookdale’s Culinary Education Center (CEC) in Asbury Park in 2016, Neptune native Joshua Wiggins has been carving out a name for himself in the culinary world. After honing his fine dining skills with the Sheraton Hotel in Eatontown and Scarborough Fair in Sea Girt, Wiggins was recruited by fellow CEC alum Wendy […]

Brookdale Alum Turns ‘Digital Nomad,’ Packs Bag for Asia
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It’s been a long, winding road for Paul Kovalski. And that’s just the way he likes it. To date, the 28-year-old Marlboro native and burgeoning entrepreneur has visited more than 20 countries, launching a podcast in the process and working to grow a new digital brand centered on travel, meditation and the pursuit of passion. […]

Career Services Launches New ‘Learn @ Lunch’ Series
Students and staff stand together in the officers of Maser Consulting as part of Brookdale's Learn at Lunch series

Dozens of Brookdale students were able to tour local businesses and network with working professionals and Brookdale alumni this fall as part of the new “Learn @ Lunch” series, sponsored by the Office of Career and Leadership Development (CLD). The free initiative, spearheaded by CLD assistant director Anne LaPorta, provides students with lunch, transportation and […]

Students, Employers Connect at Healthcare Career Fair
A Brookdale student meets with a healthcare recruiter during a job fair in Lincroft.

Representatives from 20 of the largest and most respected local healthcare organizations came together to meet with students and collect resumes on Dec. 13 during Brookdale’s biannual Healthcare Career Opportunities Day in Lincroft. The free event, sponsored by Continuing and Professional Studies (CPS), allowed Brookdale healthcare students and alumni to meet one-on-one with Monmouth County […]

Brookdale Student Selected as MTVU VJ

Following open auditions held at colleges and universities across the country, MTVU has selected Brookdale student and Manalapan resident Sophia Parola as its next on-air VJ. Parola, who was selected from more than 300 total applicants for the role, will host a series of paid video projects for the college-oriented cable network over the next […]

Chinese Vocational Education Leaders Visit Brookdale
Administrators from Brookdale and representatives from China stand together between American and Chinese flags

Representatives from the China Vocational Education Association (CVEA) toured Brookdale’s Lincroft campus and met with college leadership on Nov. 2 as part of a week-long professional development tour of American community colleges. The delegation – which met with interim Brookdale President David Stout, Vice President for Learning Matthew Reed, Executive Dean of Regional Locations and K-12 […]

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