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“Bo” Scannapieco Joins Jersey Shore Sports Hall Of Fame

Brookdale’s record-setting softball coach Thomas “Bo” Scannapieco joined an elite group of local coaches and athletes June 29 when he was inducted into the Jersey Shore Sports Hall of Fame. In a public ceremony at FirstEnergy Park in Lakewood, Scannapieco was honored alongside the 1998 Toms River East Little League World Series Championship Team, Indianapolis Colts running […]

Brookdale Instructor Offers Tips for Staying Fit this Summer

The summer season brings with it a desire to get in shape and show off beach-ready bodies. It is also a time to see if those health conscious resolutions made for New Year’s were upheld. If they haven’t been, no worries! There are plenty of fun activities and nutritional recommendations that can be used so […]

Detective Explains Importance of Community Policing

Students in Professor Barbara Gonos’ Police Role in the Community course at Brookdale Community College learned about the philosophy of Community Policing. Detective Gregory Washington, of the Neptune Township Police Department, explained to students that Community Policing is important because it develops strong police-community partnerships while creating a positive relationship with the youth, both in […]

President Murphy Receives Game Ball

Head Coach Bo Scannapieco presents President Maureen Murphy with the game ball from the softball team’s 5-2 victory over Gloucester County College in the Region XIX Championship game.   With the win, Brookdale advances to the 2013 NJCAA Division III National Championship in Rochester, Minnesota next week.

Student Nurses Association Volunteers at NJ Marathon

Brookdale’s Student Nurses Association (SNA) volunteered with the Medical Reserve Corps at the New Jersey Marathon, in Long Branch on May 5. The dedicated group arrived at their “Hydration Station” at 5am ready to supply runners with water and Gatorade. The SNA decided to volunteer for the marathon because “we believe in helping and supporting […]

Brookdale Baseball Head Coach Notches 500th Career Victory

The Brookdale baseball team swept Globe Institute 5-4 and 16-4 this afternoon to give Johnny Johnson his 500th win as leader of the historic program. In the first game, after being up 4-0, Globe tied the game at four in the top of the sixth inning. In the bottom of the seventh, a throwing error […]

Advisory Board Discusses Department Initiatives

Brookdale professors, and members of the criminal justice advisory board discussed new departmental initiatives with local law enforcement officials at a luncheon recently. The meeting agenda included discussions about articulation agreements with Police Academy, NJCU, and Monmouth University; degree programs in homeland security and emergency management; an upcoming career fair, job opportunities with Port Authority, […]

Brookdale Board Applauds Faculty, Staff and Students

The accomplishments of several Brookdale faculty, staff and students were celebrated at the Board of Trustees meeting last night, as the Board voted unanimously to reappoint and promote faculty, and approve Performance Recognition awards for members of the professional staff. Special recognition was also given to the Jersey Blues men’s basketball team and coaching staff […]

Students Visit Public Library, Enhance Research Skills

Earlier this month, students in Professor Meg Natter’s English 122 class traveled to the main branch of the New York City Public Library on 5th Avenue to learn first-hand about primary sources. Throughout the semester and in connection with “The Big Read,” a National Endowment for the Arts initiative in which people across the country […]

Paralegal Grad Works to Cure Title Defects

I’m Deborah Wankel, a survivor of domestic violence and I got my new start at Brookdale Community College. For a very long time, I worked at a job that was extremely mundane and increasingly fulfilling. I longed for a career change and always had an interest in the elements of the legal field but was […]

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