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Giving Trees Return to Brookdale
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One of Brookdale’s longest-running holiday traditions has returned to the Lincroft and Freehold campuses, but it won’t last very long. From now through Nov. 30, Brookdale community members can help spread holiday cheer to dozens of underprivileged Monmouth County families by visiting one of four Giving Trees on display in Larrison Hall, the Scroll & […]

Hundreds Attend 2015 Fall Open House
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More than 800 high school students, career changers and community members of all ages flocked to the Lincroft campus on Nov. 15 for Brookdale’s 2015 Fall Open House. Attendees were able to take guided tours of the campus and meet one-on-one with faculty and staff from every academic institute and student service division. Prospective students […]

Rwandan Debaters Bring Global Perspective to Brookdale
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A team of top debaters from Rwanda visited the Brookdale campus for two days this week as part of a U.S. tour designed to foster new partnerships and promote a greater understanding of the East African nation. The iDebate Team, a non-governmental youth organization that uses academic debate to catalyze important discussions among Rwandan students, […]

Brookdale Discusses Partnership With Zhejiang College
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Top officials from Zhejiang College of Construction in Hangzhou, China returned to Brookdale on Oct. 29 to meet with students and employees, explore Brookdale’s new Academic Institutes and discuss an expanding partnership between the two schools. The all-day tour began with a conference in the Student Life Center, which included Brookdale President Dr. Maureen Murphy, […]

Nursing Students Rally to “Delete” Blood Cancer
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It all started with a simple goal. Brookdale nursing student Rebecca Stattner wanted to honor the memory of her long-term boyfriend Anthony McDermott, who passed away from leukemia in 2011. “He was 25 years old, he was diagnosed at age 22, and he required a bone marrow transplant,” said Stattner. “But, because he was of […]

Brookdale Honored by Monmouth Arts Council
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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 […]

County Groups Recognize Brookdale Volunteers
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For nearly 50 years, Brookdale Community College has gone above and beyond the traditional role of a county college. From free arts events and job training programs to affordable summer camps, academic workshops and charitable donation drives, Brookdale has sought to serve as a resource for all residents of Monmouth County, regardless of age, background […]

Brookdale Faculty, Students Support “Women’s Weekend”
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Radiologic technology instructor Kathleen Taggart joined dozens of Brookdale faculty and students in hosting the first annual “Women’s Weekend” in Asbury Park on Sept. 18 and 19. The event offered entertainment, educational seminars and other programming throughout the weekend, drawing hundreds of local residents while raising money for Mary’s Place By the Sea, an Ocean […]

Brookdale Foundation Golf Outing Raises Over $51,000
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The Brookdale Foundation hit a hole-in-one for dozens of deserving college students on Sept. 24 with the 36th annual Education Open Golf Tournament, held at the Eagle Oaks Golf and Country Club in Farmingdale. More than 100 golfers, donors, sponsors and volunteers came together for a beautiful day on the links, raising more than $51,000 for […]

Alumna to Teach in Malaysia Under Fulbright Grant
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In 2009, Bridget O’Neill made the seemingly simple decision to save money on college by completing her first two years at Brookdale. Unbeknownst to her, O’Neill was taking the first step on an educational and professional journey that would take her from student to teacher to international advocate; from incoming freshman to Fulbright award winner. […]

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