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Students, Employees Host International Education Week
Students dress in traditional attire and pose for a photo during the 2017 International Festival

Brookdale’s Lincroft campus was transformed into an international hub of ideas, initiatives and cross-cultural experiences from Nov. 14-16 during 2017 International Education Week. This year’s celebration, co-sponsored by a variety of college departments including the International Education Center (IEC), Student Life and Activities and the Educational Opportunity Fund (EOF) program, was centered on the theme of […]

Students Host ‘Trunk or Treat’ Event in Asbury Park
Students and advisors in Brookdale's NSLS club don costumes at a 'Trunk or Treat' event in Asbury Park.

Members of the Brookdale chapter of the National Society of Leadership and Success (NSLS) joined forces with a local church, area businesses and dozens of community members in Asbury Park on Oct. 29 to host a free “Trunk or Treat” event for local families. The program, hosted at Boardwalk Vineyard Church, offered free candy, toys, […]

Filmmaker Robin Lung Presents ‘Finding Kukan’ at Brookdale
Filmmaker Robin Lung holds up a copy of her film "Finding Kukan"

Dozens of students and community members came together in the Student Life Center in Lincroft on Oct. 26 for a rare public presentation by  documentary filmmaker Robin Lung. The program, sponsored by the Brookdale Asia Society and the nonprofit New Jersey Alliance for Learning and Preserving the History of World War II in Asia (NJ-ALPHA), […]

Brookdale Students ‘Commit to Complete’
Brookdale students sign their name on a banner on the Student Life Center patio.

Dozens of students pledged to earn a Brookdale degree and see their educational goals through on Oct. 19 during this year’s New Jersey Community College Completion Challenge (NJC4), hosted by the Brookdale chapter of Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society (PTK). The initiative, sponsored at all of New Jersey’s 19 community colleges by the New Jersey Education Association and the New […]

Students Broaden Horizons at 2017 Study Abroad Fair
Professor Annemarie Hughes speaks with students in the Student Life Center lobby.

Dozens of Brookdale students began charting a course for a rewarding undergraduate experience on Oct. 12 during the college’s annual Study Abroad Fair, hosted by the International Education Center (IEC) in the Warner Student Life Center. The event featured representatives from a variety of partner institutions – including Aberystwyth University in Wales, the American College of […]

Acclaimed Novelist Kicks Off 2017 Visiting Writers Series
Author Mitchell Jackson poses for a photo in front of a Visiting Writers Series banner.

Award-winning author Mitchell S. Jackson joined a capacity crowd of students, employees and community members in Brookdale’s Student Life Center on Oct. 11 to kick off this semester’s Visiting Writers Series, running through Dec. 5 in Lincroft. Author of the internationally acclaimed debut novel The Residue Years and winner of the Whiting Award and the […]

Pumpkin Carving Contest Offers a Scary Good Time
Students carve pumpkins in the Student Life Center lobby.

Students carved into the Halloween spirit on Oct. 3 during the Office of Student Life and Activities’ annual Pumpkin Carving and Painting Contest in the Student Life Center. Competitors were offered their choice of pumpkin and the tools and stencils necessary to transform it into in a beautiful – or terrifying – work of art. […]

Brookdale Comes Together for Global Peace Day
Students stand around a white and black "peace pole" in the Student Life Center.

Members of the Brookdale Educational Opportunity Fund’s (EOF) Rising Leaders Academy joined with representatives from the Asia Society and Gateway to Japan on Sept. 21 to hold a college-wide rally for peace in the Student Life Center. The event, held on this year’s International Day of Peace, featured a wide range of activities, information booths […]

Student Clubs Partner to Host Immigration Forum
Ashley Zampogna-Krug and Brenda Codallos speak to a classroom of students in the MAN building.

In the wake of a recent federal order that could potentially end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, Brookdale student groups joined together on the Lincroft campus Sept. 21 to host an open forum titled “Immigration in America.” The forum, sponsored by Brookdale’s History and Political Science Club and Dreamers+, featured a number of guest speakers […]

School Year Kicks Off With 2017 Welcome Back Week
Students pose for a group photo on the Lincroft campus.

Hundreds of new and returning students came together from Sept. 12 to 14 to ride mechanical sharks, play inflatable bungee games, sign up for campus clubs, watch open-air movies and dine on barbecue and funnel cakes during Brookdale’s 2017 Welcome Back Week. The festivities kicked off Sept. 12 with a Welcome Back BBQ on the Lincroft […]

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