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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 […]

Students “Warm Up” to a New Semester

There is no better way to get acclimated to a new – and cold – semester than to enjoy it with some free snacks, giveaways, and music. Thanks to the Office of Student Life and Activities, all this was possible Thursday, Jan. 21 in the Student Life Center with the annual “Warm Up to Another […]

Acclaimed Author William Watkins Returns to Brookdale

Brookdale’s 2015 Visiting Writers Series continued on Nov. 3 with the return of acclaimed novelist, poet and playwright William Jon Watkins. One of Brookdale’s founding faculty members, Watkins served as a humanities professor at the college until his retirement in 2008. During that span, Watkins made a name for himself as a science fiction author […]

Rwandan Debaters Bring Global Perspective to Brookdale

A team of top debaters from Rwanda visited the Brookdale campus for two days this week as part of a U.S. tour designed to foster new partnerships and promote a greater understanding of the East African nation. The iDebate Team, a non-governmental youth organization that uses academic debate to catalyze important discussions among Rwandan students, […]

Student Groups Rally to “Break the Bias”

The Brookdale chapter of Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) national honor society kicked off its year-long “Break the Bias” campaign with an international student forum held Oct. 27 in the Main Academic Complex. The forum, co-hosted by the International Education Center, featured a panel of students from Guatemala, Brazil, India, Mexico, Argentina, Russia and America, who […]

More Than 100 Students “Commit to Complete”

Brookdale students came out in droves on Oct. 20 to join in the New Jersey Community College Completion Challenge (NJC4), sponsored by the New Jersey Education Association and the New Jersey Council of County Colleges’ Center for Student Success. The statewide initiative asks community college students to pledge to earn an associate degree before leaving […]

‘Welcome Back Week’ Kicks Off with 2015 Involvement Fair

Hundreds of students packed into the Student Life Center on Sept. 10 for the 2015-16 Involvement Fair, the first in series of student life events designed to welcome Brookdale’s incoming class to a new school year. The annual Involvement Fair featured booths and displays for more than 50 clubs and campus organizations, offering information on […]

Student Groups Put “Fun” in Fundraiser

As part of a year-long effort to build a much needed water well for a village in Rwanda, four Brookdale student groups came together on May 17 to host a Color Fun Run and Walk on the Vonage campus in Holmdel. The event, which douses runners and walkers in multicolored neon powder as they round […]

Design Students Win National Service Award

Besting bachelor’s and master’s degree programs across the country, students in Brookdale’s interior design program received a prestigious honor this semester from the International Interior Design Association (IIDA). On April 16 the Brookdale Interior Design Student Association received the IIDA’s 2015 Campus Center Award for Excellence in Community Activities, recognizing their recent volunteer work with […]

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