It’s rare to find a college syllabus that includes items like snorkeling, coral reef research, fish identification and trawling for plankton. It’s rarer still to find a summer class that meets on a boat, a marine research base and in a fully functioning laboratory on the island of Bermuda. But for the eight students who […]
Dozens of students, faculty members, campus clubs and advisors were recognized for “thinking outside the classroom” on May 2 during the seventh annual Global Citizenship Awards, hosted by Brookdale’s Global Citizenship Project, The International Education Center and the Office of Student Life and Activities. The program recognized four clubs and more than 20 students for performing […]
When a small group of faculty and administrators started Brookdale’s Global Citizenship Project (GCP) in 2010, they imagined creating a culture of applied learning, social activism and “big picture” thinking among the college’s student body. In the years since, that mission has evolved into a college-wide phenomenon, sparking new student clubs, service learning initiatives and […]
With warmer weather quickly approaching, more than three dozen students and employees decided that it was time to do some spring cleaning on the Lincroft campus. On April 5, Brookdale’s Student Ambassadors – students employees who work with Student Life and Activities (SLA) and Recruitment Services to promote and welcome community members to the college […]
Like most middle school students, the 6th, 7th and 8th graders in Cassandra Hunt’s environmental science class at Neptune Middle School often benefit from practical exercises. For particularly challenging or complicated subjects, it helps to go beyond dry facts and show students how their lessons apply to the world around them, Hunt said. “I often […]
While classroom discussions and long-range projects are vital components of a global environmental awareness effort, sometimes you just have to get your hands dirty. On April 21 more than 150 students, faculty and staff did just that, pitching in together for the college’s annual campus cleanup, sponsored by the College Action Team for Sustainability (CATS), […]
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 […]
Three Monmouth environmentalists will explain how individual citizens can improve the quality of life in their communities at 6 pm, March 23 at Brookdale Community College (BCC), Lincroft.
The meeting, open to the public, includes members of the BCC Environmental Club and other students and the Jersey Shore (Monmouth) Sierra Group.