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Four Students Win 2017 Bankier Library Research Awards
Four students hold up certificates of achievement in the Bankier Library.

Hard work usually pays off. And for the four winners of the 2017 Bankier Library Research Awards, it has paid off big. The students, each of whom entered this year’s contest by submitting research papers written for their English 122 courses, were presented with cash prizes totaling $600 and immortalized on permanent plaques in the library […]

Alumni Return for 7th Annual WEST Dinner
A group of female STEM alumni stand together in front of a projection screen in the Student Life Center.

Seven distinguished graduates returned to campus on April 7 to meet with students, answer questions and provide some professional advice during the 7th annual WEST Career Dinner, hosted by Brookdale’s Women in Engineering, Science and Technology (WEST) club. The alumni – all female professionals currently working in a variety of STEM fields – participated in a […]

Brookdalians Return for 50th Anniversary Retiree Breakfast
Current and former employees mingle over buffet trays of food in the Student Life Center.

Nearly 80 Brookdale employees spanning the college’s 50-year history returned to campus on March 31 for the first ever Retiree Breakfast Reception, held in the Student Life Center. The event, emceed by business management professor Barbara Boyington, was held in honor of Brookdale’s 50th anniversary, featuring addresses and testimonials from Brookdalians both past and present. […]

Brookdale Hosts 50th Anniversary Talent Show
Two students wearing t-shirts that spell out the number "50" perform on stage in the Performing Arts Center.

Whether you’re into Sinatra or Shakespeare, poetry or broadway shows; whether you enjoy comedy skit shows, belly dancing, stop-motion animation or traditional Russian ballads, chances are you would have found something to love at Brookdale’s 50th Anniversary Talent Show. The program, hosted in the Performing Arts Center in Lincroft on March 23, shined a spotlight on some […]

Men’s, Women’s Basketball Teams Win Regional Titles
The Brookdale Jersey Blues men's basketball team celebrates after winning the Region XIX title in the Collins Arena.

The Brookdale Jersey Blues men’s and women’s basketball teams claimed Region XIX supremacy on March 5, earning their spot in the NJCAA Division III National Championship tournament later this month.  The men’s team defeated the Camden Cougars 72-69 in a thrilling conclusion to the Region XIX tournament, which was held at Brookdale’s Collins Arena in […]

Brookdale Hosts ‘Women in STEM’ Panel Discussion
A panel of female STEM professionals speaks in the Student Life Center.

To celebrate National Engineers Week, six members of the Southern New Jersey chapter of the Women of AT&T visited Brookdale on Feb. 21 to share their personal experiences and answer questions about working in the science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) fields. Dozens of students packed into Brookdale’s Student Life Center for the panel discussion, sponsored by Brookdale’s Physics and […]

Brookdale Launches ‘Helping Hands’ Initiative
An orange, black and white logo for Helping Hands at Brookdale, with the words "Take What You Need, Leave What You Can."

It’s no secret that life as a college student can be stressful. Studying for exams, citing sources in MLA format, keeping up with coursework for five different classes – all while balancing responsibilities at home and, for many, at an off-campus job as well. Today, however, a strikingly high number of community college students are attempting to […]

‘Global Read’ Kicks Off with Guest Lecture
A woman presents on the Affordable Care Act in an MAN classroom.

Brookdale students and employees are encouraged to join in a college-wide “intellectual experience” this semester as part of the first ever Global Read, sponsored by the Global Citizenship Project (GCP) and the International Education Center (IEC). The initiative encourages all Brookdale community members to read Tracy Kidder’s acclaimed nonfiction book Mountains Beyond Mountains, which centers on the humanitarian […]

Employees Come Together at Spring 2017 Convocation
Brookdale employees sit at tables in the Collins Arena.

Hundreds of Brookdale faculty, staff and administrators kicked off a new year and a new semester on Jan. 17 during the college’s Spring Convocation program in the Collins Arena. The event, emceed by Brookdale Vice President for Learning Dr. Matthew Reed, served as an opportunity for all Brookdale employees to reconnect, refocus and reprioritize on the […]

Staff, Administrators Co-Host Professional Development Day
Brookdale employees speak from a podium in the Student Life Center.

More than 150 Brookdale administrators and staff members came together in the spirit of team-building and mutual growth on Jan. 10 during the first ever Joint Professional Development Day, hosted by a volunteer committee representing both employee unions. According to committee co-chairs Katherine Wiegers and Deborah Almeida, the goal of the program was to break down […]

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