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Students Unwind During Fall 2017 Anti-Stress Week
Students pet a dog in the Bankier Library.

Between final exams, work obligations, holiday pressures and application deadlines for transfer universities, December can be a stressful month for Brookdale students. From Dec. 12 to 14, however, those pressures took a backseat to free massages, pinata bashing, coloring stations, therapy dogs, and other stress-free activities during Fall 2017 Anti-Stress Week. The biannual initiative, sponsored […]

Students, Employers Connect at Healthcare Career Fair
A Brookdale student meets with a healthcare recruiter during a job fair in Lincroft.

Representatives from 20 of the largest and most respected local healthcare organizations came together to meet with students and collect resumes on Dec. 13 during Brookdale’s biannual Healthcare Career Opportunities Day in Lincroft. The free event, sponsored by Continuing and Professional Studies (CPS), allowed Brookdale healthcare students and alumni to meet one-on-one with Monmouth County […]

Brookdale Hosts First Annual ‘Write Night’
Students read from essays in front of a crowd in a black-painted theater during Wright Night 2017.

As thousands of new students prepared to close the first chapter of their Brookdale journey this month, eight Brookdalians were busy writing one final scene. First-year students Abner Betancourt, Kimberly Fawcett, Sarah Higgins, Olha Kika, Yaef Martinez, Phillip Roland, Ryan Sydor and Mike Walsh were invited to perform in front of a capacity crowd of […]

TIN Students Host 3K Walk for Hurricane Relief
Students in The Innovation Network hand out refreshments at a 3K walk for Hurricane Relief.

As one of the most destructive hurricane seasons in recent memory came to an official close on Nov. 30, Brookdale students and employees joined together in Lincroft to raise money and awareness for storm victims still struggling to recover. Dozens of community members gathered on the Campus Gateway Path during college hour to participate in […]

Brookdalians Host International Students for Thanksgiving
Brookdale students from China and Honduras stand with Brookdale employees who hosted them for Thanksgiving dinner.

Three Brookdale students carved into their first American Thanksgiving this year by joining Brookdale employees in their homes as part of a new, college-wide “Thanksgiving Dinner Host Program.” International students Karen Suazo, Farina Wong and Irene Yang were invited to spend the holiday with Brookdale faculty, staff and their families, sampling traditional foods and experiencing […]

Brookdale Students to Host 3K for Hurricane Relief

Community members of all ages are invited to participate in a 3K walk for Caribbean hurricane relief on Thursday, Nov. 30 beginning at 11:30 a.m. on Brookdale Community College’s Lincroft campus. All proceeds will benefit Habitat for Humanity’s ongoing efforts to restore housing in Caribbean islands impacted by Hurricane Irma and Hurricane Maria. The 3,000-meter […]

Students, Employees Host International Education Week
Students dress in traditional attire and pose for a photo during the 2017 International Festival

Brookdale’s Lincroft campus was transformed into an international hub of ideas, initiatives and cross-cultural experiences from Nov. 14-16 during 2017 International Education Week. This year’s celebration, co-sponsored by a variety of college departments including the International Education Center (IEC), Student Life and Activities and the Educational Opportunity Fund (EOF) program, was centered on the theme of […]

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 […]

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