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Program Honors the “Disobedience” of Sousa Mendes

Dozens of students, faculty and staff spent their college hour in the Student Life Center on March 23 taking in a free screening of the film “Disobedience: The Sousa Mendes Story.” The film tells the true story of Aristides de Sousa Mendes, the Portuguese consul stationed in Bordeaux, France during World War II. When the […]

“Day of Dialogue” to Honor Women’s History Month

Brookdale’s Women in Learning and Leadership Program (WILL @Brookdale) will partner with the American Association for Women in Community Colleges (AAWCC) on March 26 to host a “Day of Dialogue” on the Lincroft campus. The event, which will be held simultaneously at colleges and universities across the country, is designed to engage students, staff, faculty […]

Therapy Dogs Help Students Prep for Exams

While most of the college community is enjoying this year’s spring break, half a dozen students in the Center for Career Development‘s Small Animal Massage Practitioner training program are busy preparing for their final exam. On March 17 the students sat down with instructor Lola Michelin and four furry study buddies in the ATeC building […]

Eight Honored at 30th Annual Wilbur Ray Awards

Eight Monmouth County volunteers, community leaders and social justice advocates were honored March 13 during the 30th annual Wilbur Ray Scholarship Dinner at Branches in West Long Branch. The event, sponsored by Brookdale and the Brookdale Community College Foundation, has recognized the “unsung” activism of more than 200 local heroes and raised tens of thousands […]

Student Voices: Lobbying Day in Trenton

By Andrea Alvarado: Each of us have different talents, dreams, aspirations, and destinations, yet I believe we all have the power to make a greater tomorrow. Monday, March 9 was an unforgettable day for me, when I joined a diverse group of Brookdale students as part a unique delegation to the state capitol. The visit […]

Ten Graduate From Manufacturing Training Program

While it only ran for four months, the unique manufacturing training program held this winter at Brookdale has already made a big difference in the lives of 10 local residents. The program, which teaches metal fabrication and other in-demand manufacturing skills in a hands-on environment, was geared specifically toward community members who were unemployed and […]

Campus Community Talks Safety, Support

Student Life and Activities’ Spring Lecture Series continued on March 3 with a guest appearance by Annie Clark, a noted civil rights activist and co-founder of the the advocacy group End Rape On Campus (EROC). Speaking in the Student Life Center during college hour, Clark spoke with Brookdale students, faculty and administrators about the widespread […]

Lt. Governor Keynotes Brookdale Paralegal Convention

Lt. Gov. Kim Guadagno addressed more than 100 students, faculty and area legal professionals on Feb. 27 during Brookdale’s annual Central Jersey Paralegal Convention in the Student Life Center. Guadagno, a former college instructor, paralegal, Monmouth County sheriff and assistant U.S. attorney and assistant attorney general for the state of New Jersey, shared some of […]

Spring Lecture Series Kicks Off at Brookdale

Director Catherine Wigginton Green hosted a Q & A session on Feb. 24 with dozens of students, faculty, and community members in the Student Life Center after the airing of her revolutionary documentary “I’m Not A Racist…Am I?” The film revolves around 12 New York high school students of different ethnicities, who agreed to come […]

CVA Gallery to Honor Brookdale Students, Alumni

The CVA Gallery will host an opening reception on Thursday, Feb. 26 for its newest exhibition “Monmouth County Artists: Before, During and After Brookdale.” The show, on display through March 31, pairs the work of current Brookdale students with notable alumni who are now accomplished members of Monmouth County’s professional arts community. Featured artists include […]

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