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Rad Tech Students Rally For Breast Cancer Awareness
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In recognition of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, dozens of Brookdale students and faculty members are working to shine a spotlight on the disease that affects 12 percent of all women born in the U.S. On Oct. 12, approximately 50 first- and second-year radiologic technology joined instructor Kathleen Taggart and Prof. Terry Konn in a campus “flash mob,” donning pink clothes […]

Guest Lecture Kicks Off 2016 ‘Brookdale Read’
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Students, employees and community members of all ages are invited to join together this fall in the 2016 “Brookdale Read,” a college-wide initiative centered around Julie Otsuka’s award-winning 2002 novel “When the Emperor Was Divine.” Brookdalians and local residents are encouraged to read the novel – a moving account of four Japanese Americans who were imprisoned in […]

Brookdale Police Department Welcomes New Officer
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Brookdale police officers joined college officials and Monmouth County Freeholder John P. Curley on the Lincroft campus Oct. 4 to welcome new campus officer Selina Perez to the Brookdale Police Department. Perez, of Hazlet, is a graduate of the Essex County Police Academy and most recently worked as a campus police officer with the New Jersey […]

Brookdale Receives $900K National Science Foundation Grant
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As textbook costs continue to rise and college faculty look for new ways to engage a younger generation of students, the demand for digital classroom content in the U.S. has reached unprecedented levels. In particular, there is a growing interest in e-textbooks, which can be produced at a fraction of the cost of their paper counterparts and […]

Brookdale Launches New Global Citizenship Initiative
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Beginning this fall, Brookdale students have a new opportunity to broaden their horizons and strengthen their college transcript by earning a Global Citizenship Distinction upon graduation. The initiative, sponsored by professor Terry Konn, the International Education Center and members of Brookdale’s Global Citizenship Project (GCP), allows students to accrue “points” throughout the school year by engaging in […]

Students, Employees Kick Off 2016-17 School Year
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Hundreds of students and Brookdale community members packed the Student Life Center patio on Sept. 13 for an afternoon of singing, snacks and prize giveaways offered as part of 2016-17 Welcome Back Week. The annual kick-off party, hosted by the Office of Student Life and Activities (SLA), featured free henna tattoos, Chinese name painting, a […]

Adjunct Faculty Honored at Annual Reception
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Seven adjunct faculty members representing all four of Brookdale’s Academic Institutes were recognized for going above and beyond the call of duty last year during the 2016 Adjunct Faculty Reception, held Sept. 6 in the Student Life Center. John Balme (piano and creative process), Shernaz Bamji (geography), Lisa Halpern (painting), Sarbmeet Kanwal (physics), Robert O’Connor (marketing), […]

Brookdale Kicks Off 50th Anniversary Celebration
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For Brookdale students returning to school this week, things may look a little different. There is a new Gateway Path running across the Lincroft campus from the Collins Arena to the Performing Arts Center, featuring new benches, landscaping, sculptures and even a success-themed bike rack near the Student Life Center. There are new Brookdale-themed NJ TRANSIT […]

Despite Tempests, Shakespeare ‘Measures’ Up
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Nearly 450 residents flocked to the Lincroft campus this month for the Performing Arts Center’s 15th annual “Shakespeare on the Lawn” series, which featured the Bard’s controversial tragicomedy Measure for Measure. The free, open-air performances were once again a hit with theater fans of all ages, even if four of eight planned shows had to […]

Dream Academy Students Prep for First Semester
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The newest – and youngest – members of the Brookdale community were welcomed to campus last week, as the Asbury Park Dream Academy Early College High School program kicked off a four-week preparatory program in Lincroft. The 15 students, all incoming freshmen at Asbury Park High School, received their official Brookdale student IDs, trained for […]

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