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Students Unwind During Anti-Stress Week

For most college students, this time of year isn’t easy. As if holiday shopping and blustery winter weather aren’t stressful enough, December also marks the end of the fall semester and the start of final exams. “I definitely haven’t been getting as much sleep lately,” said Julia Chipana, a first-year student currently preparing for three […]

Brookdale Recognizes World AIDS Day

In recognition of World AIDS Day, Brookdale counselors and Student Life and Activities representatives joined with the Visiting Nurse Association and Project R.E.A.L to offer free HIV testing on the Lincroft campus on Dec. 2. The event, hosted in the Student Life Center, also offered refreshments, prize giveaways and a wide range of information on […]

Brookdale Hosts 2014 Fall Open House

Approximately 1,000 high school students, career changers and residents of all ages attended Brookdale’s Fall Open House on Nov. 9, meeting with faculty and staff from every college division, department and Higher Education Center. The day began with a keynote address from President Dr. Maureen Murphy, who welcomed the capacity crowd and explained Brookdale’s mission […]

Big Read Continues at Brookdale

Brookdale students and faculty came together at the Center for Hololcaust, Human Rights and Genocide Education (Chhange) on Nov. 4 to engage in a college-wide discussion of the novel “In the Time of Butterflies” by Julia Alvarez. The novel, which serves as the centerpiece for this year’s Big Read initiative, has been adopted by a […]

BUILD Leadership Program Welcomes First Class

Brookdale staff and administrators came together on Oct. 29 to welcome the inaugural class of the Brookdale United In Leadership Development (BUILD) program. During an official meet-and-greet on the Lincroft campus, Brookdale President Dr. Maureen Murphy congratulated the students on being selected for the unique program, which uses collaborative workshops to promote leadership, communication skills […]

EOF Luncheon Honors Standout Students

Dozens of students in Brookdale’s Educational Opportunity Fund (EOF) program were honored on Oct. 10 for moving one step closer to their academic goals. The EOF program’s “Welcome Back to School and Student Recognition Luncheon,” held in the Warner Student Life Center, highlighted students who made the Dean’s List, were inducted into a national honor […]

Students Enjoy Laugh at Lunch With Kabir Singh

Ascendant comedy star Kabir Singh kicked off the 2014-15 Laugh at Lunch series on Sept. 30 with a rousing performance in the Warner Student Life Center. Students packed into the Navesink rooms during their lunch hour to hear fresh material from Singh, a California-based comic who has opened for the likes of Dave Chappelle, Dane […]

CVA Exhibit Celebrates 25 Years of Success

It was 1986 when Professor James Merrigan, then head of Brookdale’s “Design and Drafting Technologies” program, spearheaded the effort to begin offering architecture courses at the college. In the quarter-century since, Brookdale’s architecture program has launched countless success stories. After completing the first two years of their education here, graduates have transferred to such recognized […]

Brookdale Opens New Veterans Center in Lincroft

The Brookdale community celebrated the official opening of the new Veterans Center on Friday, September 26 on the Lincroft campus. Current and retired employees, students, members of Brookdale’s Board of Trustees, Monmouth County Freeholders and veterans ranging from WWII to the present, gathered in the new center, located in room 112 of the college’s Main […]

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