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Brookdale Foundation Golf Outing Raises Nearly $52,000

The Brookdale Community College Foundation held its 34th annual Education Open Golf Tournament on September 19, raising nearly $52,000 for the “Building Minds, Building Futures” scholarship fund. A host of sponsors, golfers, auction donors and volunteers came together in support of the fund, which will now be able to provide over $325,000 in scholarships to […]

CeLIBration Brings Good Times to Bankier Library

It’s not always that one finds students drinking smoothies under a tiki hut and singing karaoke in the library.  During the Fourth Annual CeLIBration held at Brookdale’s Bankier Library Sept. 18, however, it was commonplace—along with students tossing beanbags, playing rounds of Pictionary and engaging in cup flipping games. “We wanted it to be more […]

Involvement Fair Draws Hundreds of Brookdale Students

An estimated 700 students visited the Warner Student Life Center on September 12 for the annual Involvement Fair, where they were able to browse booths representing more than 40 different Brookdale clubs and organizations. In addition to receiving information, food and giveaways, students were able to speak with members and officers to find out which […]

Inaugural TEDx Navesink Conference Hosted at Brookdale

It was standing-room-only at Brookdale’s Performing Arts Center on Sept. 20, 2013, when the first ever TEDx Navesink conference opened its doors in Lincroft. The event, an independently organized offshoot of the internationally popular TED Talks, brought some of central New Jersey’s best and brightest minds together with internationally renowned thinkers, innovators, artists and professionals. […]

Fall Convocation Kicks Off New School Year

Brookdale faculty, administration, and staff gathered in the Collins Arena Tuesday, September 3, for the Fall 2013 Convocation. Following an introduction of new staff and an address by President Maureen Murphy, attendees participated in a jig saw activity where they learned more about 10 college initiatives. These include the President’s Jubilee Commission, the new Canvas […]

Exploring Manhattan’s Alphabet City

An intriguing end-of-summer Outreach, Business, and Community Development (OBCD) program found Brookdale Tour and Talkers exploring Manhattan’s Alphabet City. The Walking tour, led by NYC guide Jared Goldstein, covered this lesser-known section of NYC – parts made infamous by the Broadway show Rent, the Thompson Square Park Riots, and many gritty movies including Mixed Blood […]

Criminal Justice Students Receive NOBLE Scholarships

Two incoming Brookdale Community College freshmen, Ashley Riley of Neptune and Lance Wakefield, Jr., of Asbury Park, were each recipients of $1,000 scholarships awarded by The Central Jersey Chapter of the National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Executives (NOBLE). The students received their scholarships last week at a ceremony at the Neptune Higher Education Center […]

Healthcare Info Day Attracts Crowd

More than 50 individuals interested in the healthcare field visited the Freehold campus Tuesday to learn about Brookdale’s training programs in medical coding, dental and medical assisting, ultrasound and more as part of Healthcare Info Day. “People realize that in the current market, they need to get new training,” said Dr. Padma Arvind, director of […]

Brookdale Camps-on-Campus: Inventions Worth Mention

The first day of camp for participants of Brookdale’s Inventing A to Z week-long summer program rang true to the description found in the course brochure: “Meet a real life inventor, learn about famous inventors past and present, and become one yourself.” Camp instructor Lisa Ascolese, product developer for the popular shopping television programs QVC, […]

Scholarship Recipients Attend Orientation in Salvador, Brazil

Five students accompanied by Dr. Isaac Kanu and Dr. Janice Thomas are spending one week in Salvador, Brazil where they will be doing community service as part of their Cultures of the World Anthropology class. The students were selected for the Harris Wofford Scholarship through a national competitive application process managed by Community Colleges in […]

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