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WILL Members Join Statewide Women’s and Gender Studies Group

Two Brookdale students and members of the college’s Women and Learning in Leadership (WILL) program have been selected as founding members of the New Jersey Women’s & Gender Studies Consortium’s (NJWGSC) new statewide student organization.  The organization, which held its inaugural meeting at William Paterson University on Oct. 27, allows select college students from across New Jersey […]

Brookdale Trustees Hold 2017-18 Reorganization Meeting
Brookdale Board of Trustees Chair Carl Guzzo Jr. (left) and Vice Chair Tracey Abby-White pose for a photo following the board's annual reorganization meeting on Nov. 14.

The Brookdale Board of Trustees selected its executive leadership team and set priorities for the coming school year on Nov. 14 during its annual Reorganization Meeting, held in the Student Life Center on the Lincroft campus. Trustee Carl Guzzo Jr. was selected by his colleagues to serve a fourth consecutive one-year term as board chair. […]

Piscataway Nation Kicks Off ‘Live at Lunch’ Series
Members of the Piscataway Nation Dance and Song group perform a traditional dance in the Student Life Center.

In celebration of Native American Heritage Month, members of the Piscataway Nation Singers and Dancers visited Brookdale’s Lincroft campus on Nov. 9 to meet with students and showcase their traditional songs, dances and clothing for the Brookdale community. The program, hosted by the Office of Student Life and Activities as part of this year’s Live […]

Brookdale, Rutgers Host Joint Open House
Students and representatives speak at the Fall 2017 Brookdale-Rutgers Partnership Open House on Nov. 8.

Representatives from Brookdale and Rutgers University came together at Brookdale’s Freehold Campus on Nov. 8 to host a joint open house for students and families from the Monmouth County area. Dozens of attendees were able to meet one-one-one with college officials and learn about a variety of student services and degree programs offered through both […]

Students Host ‘Trunk or Treat’ Event in Asbury Park
Students and advisors in Brookdale's NSLS club don costumes at a 'Trunk or Treat' event in Asbury Park.

Members of the Brookdale chapter of the National Society of Leadership and Success (NSLS) joined forces with a local church, area businesses and dozens of community members in Asbury Park on Oct. 29 to host a free “Trunk or Treat” event for local families. The program, hosted at Boardwalk Vineyard Church, offered free candy, toys, […]

Hundreds Attend 2017 Fall Open House

Nearly 700 local students, parents and community members flocked to the Lincroft campus on Nov. 5 for Brookdale’s annual Fall Open House. The program, which was redesigned for the 2017-18 school year, offered visitors the opportunity to meet one-on-one with faculty and student services representatives and explore a variety of majors and college departments throughout […]

Iconic Filmmaker Ken Burns Speaks at Brookdale

Nearly 2,000 students, employees and community members packed into the Collins Arena on Oct. 27 for a rare public appearance by acclaimed documentary filmmaker Ken Burns. Winner of fifteen Emmy Awards and a two-time Academy Award nominee, Burns received a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences in 2008 for his […]

Chinese Vocational Education Leaders Visit Brookdale

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 […]

Filmmaker Robin Lung Presents ‘Finding Kukan’ at Brookdale

Dozens of students and community members came together in the Student Life Center in Lincroft on Oct. 26 for a rare public presentation by  documentary filmmaker Robin Lung. The program, sponsored by the Brookdale Asia Society and the nonprofit New Jersey Alliance for Learning and Preserving the History of World War II in Asia (NJ-ALPHA), […]

CVA Gallery Exhibit Marks Five-Year Sandy Anniversary

Five years ago this week, Monmouth County was enjoying a relatively pleasant fall. Families were buying Halloween costumes, making plans for Thanksgiving and gearing up to vote in a presidential election. Many were marveling, as they often do, at how quickly the seasons can change here in New Jersey. Then reports began to emerge of […]

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