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Brookdale Hosts First Ever Minority Male Initiative

As part of a collaborative effort to help improve college graduations rates for male students of color, Brookdale Community College and the Monmouth-Ocean County Pan-Hellenic Council hosted the first ever Minority Male Initiative Conference on the college’s Lincroft campus April 10. The conference, open to Brookdale students and community members, offered breakout workshops and an […]

Twenty Students Earn Global Citizenship Awards

It takes a special kind of student to think outside the classroom. Rarer still is the student who can think outside of their country. On April 9, nearly two dozen Brookdale students and campus organizations were honored for doing just that, during the fifth annual Global Citizenship Awards. The awards, presented as part of the […]

“Day of Dialogue” Honors Women’s History Month

From human rights and wage equality to the “glass ceiling,” healthcare and domestic violence, women in the U.S. continue to face a wide range of issues both at work and at home. To help air those issues, and in honor of Women’s History Month, Brookdale’s Women in Learning and Leadership Program (WILL @Brookdale) partnered with the […]

Hundreds Recognized for Earning Brookdale Scholarships

Approximately 210 of the more than 500 students who received Brookdale scholarships this academic year gathered in the Student Life Center on March 25 for the 2015 Scholarship Reception. Surrounded by loved ones, college staff and the volunteers and donors who made their scholarships possible, the students were presented with an official certificate and personally […]

Filmmaker Cullen Hoback Talks Digital Privacy

Cullen Hoback, director of the widely acclaimed 2013 documentary “Terms and Conditions May Apply,” gave a presentation to dozens of students and community members in the Student Life Center on March 24 as part of this year’s Spring Lecture Series and 2015 Career and Internship Week. In between clips of the film – which explains […]

Poseidon Student Featured in Teen Arts Festival

One of Brookdale’s youngest students made a big splash last weekend during the 2015 Teen Arts Festival, held March 19 and 20 on the Lincroft campus. Kaylia Mighty, a high school freshman and an inaugural member of the Poseidon Early College High School Program at the Neptune Higher Education Center, was selected as a featured […]

Ceramic Artist Jeannine Marchand Visits Brookdale

Noted ceramic artist and sculptor Jeannine Marchand shared her knowledge with dozens of Brookdale students, faculty and local community members on March 24 as part of the 2014-15 Visiting Artist Program. Marchand, a Puerto Rican studio artist based out of Spruce Pine, North Carolina, first earned her BA degree from St. Joseph’s University before receiving […]

Program Honors the “Disobedience” of Sousa Mendes

Dozens of students, faculty and staff spent their college hour in the Student Life Center on March 23 taking in a free screening of the film “Disobedience: The Sousa Mendes Story.” The film tells the true story of Aristides de Sousa Mendes, the Portuguese consul stationed in Bordeaux, France during World War II. When the […]

Therapy Dogs Help Students Prep for Exams

While most of the college community is enjoying this year’s spring break, half a dozen students in the Center for Career Development‘s Small Animal Massage Practitioner training program are busy preparing for their final exam. On March 17 the students sat down with instructor Lola Michelin and four furry study buddies in the ATeC building […]

Student Voices: Lobbying Day in Trenton

By Andrea Alvarado: Each of us have different talents, dreams, aspirations, and destinations, yet I believe we all have the power to make a greater tomorrow. Monday, March 9 was an unforgettable day for me, when I joined a diverse group of Brookdale students as part a unique delegation to the state capitol. The visit […]

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