Community members are invited to a presentation by one of the nation’s most acclaimed filmmakers on Oct. 27, when Ken Burns visits Brookdale Community College in Lincroft. Winner of fifteen Emmy Awards and a two-time Academy Award nominee, Burns received a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences in 2008 for […]
Are there limits to forgiveness? Do victims have the responsibility to overcome injustice and rise above resentment, or are there some crimes that can never be forgotten? These and other difficult questions were at the heart of a special International Holocaust Remembrance Day program hosted by the Center for Holocaust, Human Rights and Genocide Education (Chhange) […]
Dozens of area residents visited the Lincroft campus on Dec. 1 for Brookdale’s first ever Career Exploration Night, an adult-centered open house featuring representatives from nearly every college department and student service division. Attendees were able to visit dedicated information booths and speak one-on-one with college staff about some of the most rewarding and fastest […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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, […]
The manikin in the Navy uniform disappeared from the Center for World War II Studies and Conflict Resolution at Brookdale Community College about a year ago.
After returning from Iraq in 2009, U.S. Army veteran James Nammoura knew he had to make a big move to secure a career.