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Brookdale Welcomes New International Students to Campus

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More than 20 students from across the globe were welcomed into the Brookdale family on Aug. 29 during a pre-semester orientation program hosted by the International Education Center (IEC). The students – hailing from countries including China, Pakistan, Brazil, Hong Kong, Turkey, South Africa, Nigeria, Honduras, the Philippines, Russia and Jamaica – were greeted by a wide range […]

Students ‘Dive In’ to Bermuda Study Abroad Program

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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 […]

Students, Faculty Honored at 2017 Global Citizenship Awards

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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 […]

Brookdale Students Visit the United Nations

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Two dozens students from Brookdale’s International Students Association and the Students for Global Citizenship club travelled to New York City on Dec. 2 for a guided tour of the iconic United Nations building. The students, led by radiologic technology professor Terry Konn and chemistry professor Shahin Pirzad, were offered a guided tour of the building and attended […]

‘Live at Lunch’ Kicks Off International Education Week

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Students and employees came together for an afternoon of Latin American food, music and performance art on Nov. 15 during a special Live at Lunch engagement hosted in the Student Life Center. The program, hosted by the International Education Center (IEC) and the Office of Student Life and Activities, helped kick off 2016 International Education […]

Brookdale Launches New Global Citizenship Initiative

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Beginning this fall, Brookdale students have a new opportunity to broaden their horizons and strengthen their college transcript by earning a Global Citizenship Distinction upon graduation. The initiative, sponsored by professor Terry Konn, the International Education Center and members of Brookdale’s Global Citizenship Project (GCP), allows students to accrue “points” throughout the school year by engaging in […]

International Students Join Brookdale Community

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More than 30 students from across the globe were welcomed to the Lincroft campus on Aug. 29 during a pre-semester orientation program offered by Brookdale’s International Education Center (IEC). The new Brookdalians, hailing from countries including China, India, Jamaica, Italy and Pakistan, join a community of more than 150 international students currently studying at the college. Attendees […]

Brookdale Alum Puts Skills to Work in Panama

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It was the summer of 2013, and Ocean Township resident Hunter Koperweis was looking for an opportunity to travel before officially enrolling at Brookdale the following fall. He had heard of a ten-day study abroad program in Brazil, led by Brookdale faculty and the college’s International Education Center, and decided to give it a shot. […]

Students Return From Historic Trip to Cuba

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Twenty-five Brookdale students, community members and faculty leaders returned this month from a week-long study abroad program in Cuba, the first ever offered by Brookdale since the college’s founding in 1967. The historic trip, offered as part of five Summer I courses in art, architecture and history, was made possible by a newly enacted “normalizing […]

Brookdale Professor Earns Second Fulbright Scholarship

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For Brookdale professor Terry Konn, learning does not begin and end inside the classroom. Since joining the college to establish a radiologic technology program back in 1997, Konn has been determined to broaden the horizons of both her students and her colleagues, sometimes quite literally. She was a pioneering member of Brookdale’s Global Citizenship Project, […]

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