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Spring Semester Kicks Off With Free Massages, Pancakes
Students hold up plates of custom-designed pancakes in the Student Life Center lobby.

Following a frigid, blustery winter break, Brookdale students had the opportunity to thaw out and gear up for the spring term on Jan. 16 during the biannual “Warm Up to Another Semester” program, hosted in the Student Life Center. The event, sponsored by Student Life and Activities, featured free five-minute massages, hot tea and coffee […]

Career Services Launches New ‘Learn @ Lunch’ Series
Students and staff stand together in the officers of Maser Consulting as part of Brookdale's Learn at Lunch series

Dozens of Brookdale students were able to tour local businesses and network with working professionals and Brookdale alumni this fall as part of the new “Learn @ Lunch” series, sponsored by the Office of Career and Leadership Development (CLD). The free initiative, spearheaded by CLD assistant director Anne LaPorta, provides students with lunch, transportation and […]

Brookdale Giving Tree Program Donates 500 Gifts
Helen Vota and Ann Marie Alfieri hold wrapped presents in front of a holiday tree in the Brookdale bookstore.

Brookdale Community College students and employees rallied together in support of local families this holiday season, collecting and donating 500 gifts and more than $5,000 as part of the college’s 24th annual Giving Tree program. The initiative, organized by Brookdale’s Employee Volunteer Connection (EVC) and held from Nov. 13 to Nov. 30, allowed students, employees […]

Students Unwind During Fall 2017 Anti-Stress Week
Students pet a dog in the Bankier Library.

Between final exams, work obligations, holiday pressures and application deadlines for transfer universities, December can be a stressful month for Brookdale students. From Dec. 12 to 14, however, those pressures took a backseat to free massages, pinata bashing, coloring stations, therapy dogs, and other stress-free activities during Fall 2017 Anti-Stress Week. The biannual initiative, sponsored […]

Students, Employers Connect at Healthcare Career Fair
A Brookdale student meets with a healthcare recruiter during a job fair in Lincroft.

Representatives from 20 of the largest and most respected local healthcare organizations came together to meet with students and collect resumes on Dec. 13 during Brookdale’s biannual Healthcare Career Opportunities Day in Lincroft. The free event, sponsored by Continuing and Professional Studies (CPS), allowed Brookdale healthcare students and alumni to meet one-on-one with Monmouth County […]

Engineering Students Launch ‘DALE-Pi’ Probe
Three men launch a large weather balloon in an open field.

Current and former members of Brookdale’s Physics and Astronomy Club took their education to new heights this semester by launching a homemade, camera-equipped probe into the stratosphere. Automotive engineering major and club co-president Anthony Mauro joined former club president and current Rutgers University mechanical engineering major Roland Riim to build and deploy the probe, dubbed […]

Brookdale Hosts First Annual ‘Write Night’
Students read from essays in front of a crowd in a black-painted theater during Wright Night 2017.

As thousands of new students prepared to close the first chapter of their Brookdale journey this month, eight Brookdalians were busy writing one final scene. First-year students Abner Betancourt, Kimberly Fawcett, Sarah Higgins, Olha Kika, Yaef Martinez, Phillip Roland, Ryan Sydor and Mike Walsh were invited to perform in front of a capacity crowd of […]

Student Photographers, Sculptors Featured in New CVA Exhibit
A wire sculpture designed around an automotive spark plug featured in a new museum exhibit.

From 3-D wire sculptures and hand-crafted clay plates to striking portraits and sweeping landscapes, the very best of Brookdale’s sculpture and photography departments is now on display in the CVA Gallery. The new exhibit, titled “Printed, Assembled, Formed: Photography, Ceramics & Metal,” features more than 50 works of art by dozens of advanced Brookdale art […]

TIN Students Host 3K Walk for Hurricane Relief
Students in The Innovation Network hand out refreshments at a 3K walk for Hurricane Relief.

As one of the most destructive hurricane seasons in recent memory came to an official close on Nov. 30, Brookdale students and employees joined together in Lincroft to raise money and awareness for storm victims still struggling to recover. Dozens of community members gathered on the Campus Gateway Path during college hour to participate in […]

Brookdalians Host International Students for Thanksgiving
Brookdale students from China and Honduras stand with Brookdale employees who hosted them for Thanksgiving dinner.

Three Brookdale students carved into their first American Thanksgiving this year by joining Brookdale employees in their homes as part of a new, college-wide “Thanksgiving Dinner Host Program.” International students Karen Suazo, Farina Wong and Irene Yang were invited to spend the holiday with Brookdale faculty, staff and their families, sampling traditional foods and experiencing […]

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