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Guitar Show Strikes A Chord With Music Lovers

What began nearly 20 years ago as a humble gathering of local musicians has officially become a Jersey Shore institution, drawing hundreds of artists, collectors, vendors and fans to Brookdale’s Lincroft campus each year. The 18th Annual Brookdale Guitar Show, held in the Student Life Center on April 12, was no exception. Featuring an eclectic […]

Brookdale Hosts First Ever Minority Male Initiative

As part of a collaborative effort to help improve college graduations rates for male students of color, Brookdale Community College and the Monmouth-Ocean County Pan-Hellenic Council hosted the first ever Minority Male Initiative Conference on the college’s Lincroft campus April 10. The conference, open to Brookdale students and community members, offered breakout workshops and an […]

Twenty Students Earn Global Citizenship Awards

It takes a special kind of student to think outside the classroom. Rarer still is the student who can think outside of their country. On April 9, nearly two dozen Brookdale students and campus organizations were honored for doing just that, during the fifth annual Global Citizenship Awards. The awards, presented as part of the […]

International Festival Offers Passport to the World

The Brookdale International Student Association teamed up with the office of Student Life & Activities on April 9 to host the 2015 International Festival. One of Brookdale’s longest running campus events, the festival invites international students and first- and second-generation American immigrants to show off their culture to the college community. Participants set up interactive […]

Political Science Club Debates War on Drugs

As states throughout the U.S. – and the nation’s capitol – continue to decriminalize marijuana and redefine penalties for small-time drug offenders, Brookdale’s History and Political Science Club took time out on April 9 to take a look at the origins of America’s “War on Drugs.” While drugs, and legal sanctions against them, have been […]

Students Laugh At Lunch With Preferred Parking

Brookdale students and faculty came together in the Warner Student Life Center on Apr. 7 for this month’s Laugh at Lunch program, featuring comedians Drew Lynch and Samuel J. Comroe. The duo, better known as Preferred Parking, found their own unique style of storytelling by making the best of unfortunate circumstances. Comroe was born with […]

Hundreds Attend 3rd Annual Law Enforcement Career Fair

More than 500 students and local job seekers attended the third annual Law Enforcement Career Fair and tribute to first responders, held April 3 in the Warner Student Life Center. Sponsored by Brookdale’s Criminal Justice Department and the Central New Jersey chapter of the National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Executives (NOBLE), the event featured […]

Career and Internship Fair Draws Over 70 Employers

In the finale to this year’s Career and Internship Week, Brookdale’s Career Services division partnered with the ALPFA student business club on March 26 to host the second annual Career and Internship Fair. More than 70 local and national employers participated in the event, offering internships and part- and full-time career opportunities to students in […]

Student STEM Lounge Opens in MAS

Brookdale students studying science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) now have a new place to hang out, study and meet with their classmates. On March 26, college faculty and administrators cut the ribbon on a new student STEM Lounge, located in MAS 107. Featuring computers, comfortable furniture, a coffee machine and even a microwave, the […]

Board Says Goodbye to Trustee Passiment

Brookdale President Dr. Maureen Murphy joined the Brookdale Board of Trustees on March 26 in honoring Trustee Joseph Passiment Jr., who officially retired from the board at the end of March. During the board’s monthly public meeting, which was officially named “An Evening to Honor Trustee Joseph Passiment, Jr.,” Passiment’s colleagues passed an official resolution […]

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