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Students Shine at 2018 Achievement Showcase

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Dozens of Brookdale’s most involved and accomplished students received some well deserved time in the spotlight April 10 during the 2018 Student Achievement Showcase, held in the Student Life Center in Lincroft. The program, organized by Brookdale faculty and staff, featured 17 presentations by a variety of student clubs, campus organizations and individuals, including members […]

Students Partner With Neptune to Launch Community Garden

Five students pose for a photo holding seed packets in front of a rock wall.

Community members of all ages are invited to the grand opening celebration for Neptune Township’s new Division Street Community Garden, held Sunday, April 22 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m at 130 Division St. The garden, owned by Neptune Township and run in partnership with a team of Brookdale Community College student volunteers, will offer 16-square-foot […]

Brookdale Hosts Statewide ‘Civics 2.0’ Conference

Five men sit side by side at a long table and engage in a panel discussion in the Student Life Center.

Dozens of state and local officials, political activists, journalists, nonprofit leaders, and other experts joined together on the Lincroft campus on March 23 for the first ever “Civics Education 2.0” Conference, organized by Brookdale’s new Center for Civic Engagement. The program, title “Awareness, Advocacy, and Action: Empowering Effective Participation in our Political Process,” was designed […]

County, Brookdale Officials Honor Career Training Graduates

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Dozens of community members, area dignitaries and college officials came together in Lincroft on March 14 to recognize the fall, winter and spring graduates of Brookdale’s Continuing and Professional Studies (CPS) division. More than 30 graduates from 13 different career training programs – including dental assisting, patient care technician, veterinary assistant, interpreting, pharmacy technician, horticulture and business office support specialist – […]

Brookdale to Host Open House April 15

Brookdale Community College's digital entrance sign near the circle on Newman Springs Road.

Brookdale Community College will hold its annual Spring Open House on Sunday, April 15 at 12 p.m. in the Collins Arena, 765 Newman Springs Road, Lincroft. High school students, career-changers and residents of all ages are invited to meet with Brookdale staff, ask questions and explore more than 50 degree and career training programs offered […]

Brookdale Student Takes Top Honors at AC Fashion Week

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Two Brookdale fashion students took center stage this month during 2018 Atlantic City Fashion Week (ACFW), held from Feb. 15 to Feb. 17 at the Showboat Hotel in Atlantic City. Brookdale fashion major Cynthia Mathews-Duran and Fashion Club president Elizabeth Wright were invited to participate in ACFW’s annual Student Showcase, displaying their original designs crafted from […]

Hundreds Attend 2018 Minority Male Initiative Conference

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Dozens of industry professionals, educators and state officials came together in support of local students on Feb. 23 during the fourth annual Minority Male Initiative conference, held on Brookdale’s Lincroft campus. The conference, co-hosted by Brookdale and the Monmouth/Ocean County Pan Hellenic Council and sponsored by Hackensack Meridian Health, the FirstEnergy Foundation and Brookdale’s Educational Opportunity Fund program, featured a full […]

Brookdale Culinary Grad Appears on ‘Chopped’

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Since graduating from Brookdale’s Culinary Education Center (CEC) in Asbury Park in 2016, Neptune native Joshua Wiggins has been carving out a name for himself in the culinary world. After honing his fine dining skills with the Sheraton Hotel in Eatontown and Scarborough Fair in Sea Girt, Wiggins was recruited by fellow CEC alum Wendy […]

Brookdale Hosts First Annual ‘Night Of The Arts’

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Dozens of Brookdale’s most talented young filmmakers, actors, singers, musicians, improv comedians and other performers took center stage on Feb. 15 during the first ever Night of the Arts showcase, held in the Performing Arts Center (PAC) in Lincroft. The program, organized by members of the Brookdale Filmmakers Club, Music Connection Club, Radio Club and […]

Nursing Graduates Honored at 2018 Pinning Ceremony

Seated nursing graduates in white coats applaud during a nursing pinning ceremony in the Collins Arena.

Following years of hard work, dozens of exams and thousands of hours of clinical training in local health care facilities, 87 graduates of Brookdale’s Nursing Program received some well-deserved recognition on Feb. 5 during the Fall 2018 Nursing Pinning Ceremony. The ceremony, held in the Collins Arena, offered graduates the opportunity to reflect on their experiences in one […]

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