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‘Empty Bowls’ Raises Nearly $1,700 for Food Pantries
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Brookdale employees, students and partners and volunteers came together to support community members in need on April 20 during the college’s 2017 Empty Bowls program, hosted by the Brookdale Employee Volunteer Connection (EVC). The program, which offers bowls of freshly prepared soup, dessert, custom designed ceramic bowls and raffle prizes to members of the Brookdale community […]

Brookdale Faculty, Staff Recognized by Board of Trustees
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More than 20 Brookdale faculty and staff members were honored for their outstanding achievements this past academic year during the Brookdale Board of Trustee’s monthly public meeting in Lincroft on April 18. Nineteen faculty members from all four academic institutes were recognized for earning promotions or tenure, while three staff members were presented with the […]

Giving Tree Program Donates Nearly 800 Gifts
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Brookdale students, faculty, staff and administrators came together in support of local families this holiday season, helping collect and distribute nearly 800 holiday presents and gift cards during the 23rd annual Giving Tree program. The program, hosted by Brookdale’s Employee Volunteer Connection (EVC), connects Brookdalians with underprivileged children and families in Monmouth County and the local organizations that offer […]

Employees Shine at 2016 Recognition Ceremony
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More than 100 Brookdale faculty, staff and administrators received some well deserved time in the spotlight on May 12 during the college’s annual Employee Recognition Ceremony. On the final day before commencement, and following a morning of personal and professional development offered as part of the 2016 Scholars Day program, employees from every institute, office […]

Brookdale Employees Celebrate 2016 Scholars Day
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Hundreds of Brookdale faculty, staff and administrators came together on May 12 for a day of personal enrichment, professional development and communal growth during the college’s annual Scholars Day program. Co-chaired by psychology professor David Wiseman and biology instructional assistant Kristen Petersen, the program allowed members of the college community to attend a series of […]

Three Honored at 31st Annual Barringer Awards
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Three Brookdale employees received one of the college’s highest honors on May 6 at the 31st annual Barringer Awards Ceremony, held at the Riverside Pavillion in Belmar. English Professor Roseanne Alvarez, associate speech Professor Howard Miller and Business and Social Science Institute administrator Joan Rudinski joined a pantheon of outstanding Brookdalians in receiving the prestigious […]

Student Workers Celebrated During Annual Luncheon
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Brookdale students and advisors were recognized for their hard work and contributions to the campus community during the 2016 Student Worker Celebration, held in the Student Life Center on April 14. The event, hosted by the office of Career and Leadership Development, featured an array of activities including awards, raffles and a complimentary lunch. Sarah McElroy, […]

‘Care for Rare’ Campaign Raises Thousands
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It began with a simple idea: Brookdale career services representative Jill Donovan wanted to recognize global Rare Disease Day with a day-long program at the college on Feb. 29. Donovan, whose five-year-old daughter Grace was born with the rare metabolic disorder galactosemia, decided to raise awareness and research funding for the disorder by offering employees […]

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 Moves to “Foundational Skills” Model
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Brookdale employees voted overwhelmingly on Oct. 6 to do away with the term “basic skills” in favor of “Foundational Studies,” which will now be used to refer to all developmental coursework in reading, writing and mathematics at the college. The change, which was ratified during the October Governance Forum in the Student Life Center in […]

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