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Community Digs In to Second Annual Food Truck Fest

Despite rain and clouds hovering over the Lincroft campus, community members turned out in force on Oct. 14 for a day of live music, eclectic food and family fun on Oct. 14 during the second annual Spark Invitational Food Truck Festival. The event, hosted by Brookdale Public Radio, featured nearly a dozen of the area’s […]

Acclaimed Novelist Kicks Off 2017 Visiting Writers Series

Award-winning author Mitchell S. Jackson joined a capacity crowd of students, employees and community members in Brookdale’s Student Life Center on Oct. 11 to kick off this semester’s Visiting Writers Series, running through Dec. 5 in Lincroft. Author of the internationally acclaimed debut novel The Residue Years and winner of the Whiting Award and the […]

Photography Exhibit to Mark Five-Year Sandy Anniversary

More than 60 photographs documenting the aftermath and recovery from Hurricane Sandy will go on display in Brookdale Community College’s Center for Visual Arts (CVA) Gallery on Oct. 20 as part of a new exhibit titled “91 Days; Countless Nights.” The exhibit, featuring the work of Shark River Hills-based photographer Kevin R. Burkitt, includes dozens […]

Pumpkin Carving Contest Offers a Scary Good Time

Students carved into the Halloween spirit on Oct. 3 during the Office of Student Life and Activities’ annual Pumpkin Carving and Painting Contest in the Student Life Center. Competitors were offered their choice of pumpkin and the tools and stencils necessary to transform it into in a beautiful – or terrifying – work of art. […]

Students Laugh at Lunch with Matthew Broussard

The Office of Student Life and Activities’ 2017-18 “Laugh at Lunch” series got off to an uproarious start on Sept. 28 when acclaimed comedian Matthew Broussard took the stage in the Warner Student Life Center. Broussard, a New Jersey native and former financial analyst who left the field to pursue a comedy career in L.A., pens the […]

Students ‘Check Out’ 2017 CeLIBration

The Bankier Library was transformed into a miniature fairground on Sept. 19, offering free games, prize raffles, photo booths, smoothies, sandwiches and more as part of the 2017 CeLIBration program, co-hosted by the Office of Student Life and Activities (SLA). Students were encouraged to participate in a wide range of activities – from cornhole to Pictionary to bingo – in […]

Brookdale Haunted Theater Returns Friday, Oct. 13

Residents are invited to navigate nearly one mile of ghouls, monsters and terrifying set pieces this fall when The Haunted Theater returns to Brookdale Community College’s Performing Arts Center (PAC) in Lincroft. The attraction, designed and operated by more than 100 local actors, technicians and Brookdale theater students, offers a sprawling maze of themed rooms […]

Interior Design Students Featured in New CVA Exhibit

More than 80 pieces of design work from nearly 50 Brookdale interior design students are now on display in the Center for Visual Arts (CVA) Gallery as part of a new Student Achievement Showcase, open to the public through Oct. 12. The exhibit features a wide range of illustrations, computer-aided design (CAD) work, 3D renderings, floor […]

School Year Kicks Off With 2017 Welcome Back Week

Hundreds of new and returning students came together from Sept. 12 to 14 to ride mechanical sharks, play inflatable bungee games, sign up for campus clubs, watch open-air movies and dine on barbecue and funnel cakes during Brookdale’s 2017 Welcome Back Week. The festivities kicked off Sept. 12 with a Welcome Back BBQ on the Lincroft […]

Brookdale Students Audition for MTVU

Dozens of students were given a rare chance at stardom on Sept. 12 as MTVU descended on Brookdale’s Lincroft campus in search of its next on-air VJ. For four hours, representatives from the college-focused cable network held open auditions in the Brookdale Visitors Lot, adjacent to the college’s annual Welcome Back BBQ. Aspiring stars were handed a microphone […]

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