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Brookdale Big Band Celebrates 30th Anniversary

The Brookdale Big Band celebrated three decades of swing, jazz and high-energy entertainment on Nov. 14 with a special 30th anniversary concert at the Performing Arts Center in Lincroft. Hundreds of local music fans and Brookdale community members packed into the theater for the milestone performance, which featured an eclectic set-list of 1940’s and 1950’s […]

Poli Sci Students Host Presidential Info Session

Nearly a dozen Brookdale political science students joined associate professor Jonathan Moschberger, instructor Fred Hertrich and Rutgers University program manager Joe Walsh at the Freehold campus on Nov. 11 in an effort to “get out the vote” for 2016. Flanked by life-sized cutouts of presidential candidates Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton, the students set up […]

Brookdale Culinary Alum Achieves the “Impossible”

For the second time this year, Culinary Education Center (CEC) alumna Emily Chapman took top honors on the Food Network competition program “Chopped,” defeating celebrity chef Robert Irvine and winning $40,000 in an episode airing on Nov. 12. The program, titled “Chopped: Impossible,” was a tournament of champions featuring 12 previous “Chopped” winners. Chapman, a 27-year-old […]

Student Veterans Look To The Past

The Brookdale Student Veterans Club joined with the Office of Student Life and Activities on Nov. 10 to honor the courage, sacrifice and achievements of America’s World War II military veterans. The groups invited all members of the college community to attend an intimate personal talk and a showcase of WWII memorabilia by retired attorney […]

90.5 The Night Membership Drive Raises $38,000

During a five-day blitz of special programming and unique promotional offers, the staff and personalities at Brookdale Public Radio were able to raise more than $38,000 for the station as part of the 2015 Fall Membership Drive. Hundreds of listeners stepped up in support of the fan-favorite local station, which has been named “Top Radio […]

Acclaimed Author William Watkins Returns to Brookdale

Brookdale’s 2015 Visiting Writers Series continued on Nov. 3 with the return of acclaimed novelist, poet and playwright William Jon Watkins. One of Brookdale’s founding faculty members, Watkins served as a humanities professor at the college until his retirement in 2008. During that span, Watkins made a name for himself as a science fiction author […]

Rwandan Debaters Bring Global Perspective to Brookdale

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, […]

Two Officers Join Brookdale Police Force

The Brookdale Police Department welcomed two new officers two its ranks on Nov. 2 during a official ceremony in the President’s office in Lincroft. Joined by family members, area dignitaries and their new Brookdale colleagues, officers Rocco Belloni and Scott Tait were sworn into their new position by Brookdale President Dr. Maureen Murphy. “Today is […]

Student Groups Rally to “Break the Bias”

The Brookdale chapter of Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) national honor society kicked off its year-long “Break the Bias” campaign with an international student forum held Oct. 27 in the Main Academic Complex. The forum, co-hosted by the International Education Center, featured a panel of students from Guatemala, Brazil, India, Mexico, Argentina, Russia and America, who […]

Brookdale Discusses Partnership With Zhejiang College

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, […]

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