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Brookdale to Expand Support, Services for Veterans

Brookdale Community College has received a grant from the FirstEnergy Foundation that will fund new curriculum and expanded services for military veterans at the college beginning this year. The $8,650 grant will be used to add new computers, workstations and other resources to the college‚Äôs Veterans Center in Lincroft and to launch a first-year seminar […]

Employees Take a ‘Spin’ with the National Guard

Ten Brookdalians left the Lincroft campus in style on June 21, hitching a ride in a UH-60 Blackhawk helicopter as part of the New Jersey Army National Guard’s “Educate the Educator” program. The program, held twice a month for high school and college employees across the Garden State, is designed to strengthen ties between schools […]

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 […]

Therapy Dogs Visit With Brookdale Student Veterans

Four furry volunteers from the Monmouth County SPCA visited the Lincroft campus on Dec. 3 to hang out with the members of the Brookdale Student Veterans Club. The event, hosted by the club in the MAN building, offered veteran students a relaxing break from their final papers and end-of-semester study sessions by bringing them together […]

Student Veterans Look To The Past

The Brookdale Student Veterans Club joined with the Office of Student Life and Activities on Nov. 10 to honor the courage, sacrifice and achievements of America’s World War II military veterans. The groups invited all members of the college community to attend an intimate personal talk and a showcase of WWII memorabilia by retired attorney […]

Brookdale Welcomes Veteran Students to Campus

Whether they came from the Army, Navy, Marines or National Guard, whether they were first-time college students or returning alumni, the students gathered in the Student Life Center on Sept. 2 all had at least one thing in common: they were embarking on a new journey. Some, like Navy veteran and current reservist Mike Luma, […]