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Brookdale Launches New Global Citizenship Initiative

Beginning this fall, Brookdale students have a new opportunity to broaden their horizons and strengthen their college transcript by earning a Global Citizenship Distinction upon graduation. The initiative, sponsored by professor Terry Konn, the International Education Center and members of Brookdale’s Global Citizenship Project (GCP), allows students to accrue “points” throughout the school year by engaging in […]

Students Unleash Their Superhero Powers at Spring Fling

Brookdale students, staff and faculty “unleashed the power within” them during the Student Life Board’s annual Spring Fling week, held this year from April 19-21. Each day was filled with food, games, prizes and other fun-filled activities centered around a comic book superhero theme. Tuesday’s kickoff event included karaoke, inviting students to become the hero on […]

Veterans Club Raises Flag in Freehold

The Brookdale Veterans Club joined a team of college administrators and members of the armed services on April 8 to christen a newly installed flagpole at the Freehold campus. The ceremony – which featured Brookdale President Dr. Maureen Murphy; executive dean of HEC and Communiverstiy Anita Voogt; director of student services Dr. Stephen Curto; Veterans […]

Students Go Global at 2016 International Fest

More than 100 Brookdale students and employees broke down borders and broadened their horizons on April 7 during the 2016 International Festival, held in the Navesink Rooms of the Student Life Center. The long-running annual event, hosted by the International Student Association, featured the food, music and culture of more than a dozen nations, represented […]

Collage 2015 Receives Gold Medal from Columbia

Collage, Brookdale’s student arts magazine, has once again received one of the top honors in the nation for scholastic publication. In March, Collage 2015 was awarded a Gold Medal from the Columbia Scholastic Press Association (CSPA). The award, presented annually by an international student press association comprised of student journalists and faculty advisers, recognizes outstanding […]

WILL Opens Up Dialogue on Sexual Assault

Brookdale’s Women in Learning and Leadership (WILL) club partnered with American Association for Women in Community Colleges (AAWCC) on March 22 to host a campus-wide “A Day of Dialogue” on sexual violence, harassment, consent, stalking and other topics that impact college-age students in America. The program – which featured a panel of five Brookdale officials […]

STEM Institute to Award $5,000 Fellowships

Brookdale students majoring in science, technology, engineering or mathematics (STEM) may be eligible for a $5,000 fellowship in 2016-17, courtesy of the Brookdale STEM Institute, NASA and the New Jersey Space Grant Consortium (NJSGC). Applications are now being accepted for the third cohort of Brookdale’s STEM Fellowship program, which provides academic funding and leadership development […]

Brookdale Student Earns Top Honors in NJ

Brookdale student and Howell resident Sameerah Wahab has been named New Jersey’s top achieving community college student in the All-USA Community College Academic Team competition. Wahab, 19, has been named a 2016 New Century Scholar, joining 51 top scorers from across the U.S., Canada and internationally. She will receive a $2,000 scholarship sponsored by the […]

Redesigned Career Services Office Expands its Mission

Brookdale’s Office of Career Services is officially gone. Taking its place, beginning this semester, is the newly rebranded Office of Career and Leadership Development, which is already rolling out new services and advancement opportunities for Brookdale students. The department, headed by career services director Sarah McElroy, former Student Life and Activities assistant director Jill Donovan […]

PTK to ‘Break the Bias’ for International Women’s Day

The Brookdale chapter of Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) national honor society will continue its year-long “Break the Bias” campaign with a college-wide International Women’s Day program during College Hour on March 3 in the Student Life Center. The first ever “Break the Bias Against Women Fair” will feature information booths, posters and other offerings centered […]

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