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Monthly Archives: March 2013

Brookdale at Long Branch Hosts Job Fair

Over 200 job seekers joined 32 employers at the Brookdale @ Long Branch Community Job Fair 2013, held recently at the Bucky James Community Center in Long Branch. Each year, Brookdale sponsors the community job fair to help connect individuals seeking employment with area employers, as a part of the mission to provide education and workforce […]

Students Recognized by State Senate

In recognition of their outstanding achievements as New Jersey Stars scholars and student leaders, Brookdale students Bradley Rauen, Nicole Giordano, and Katy Burdge were invited to the State House in Trenton where they had an opportunity to network with various legislators and listen to presentations by members of the State Senate and Assembly. Pictured here […]

College Awarded $300,000 NSF Grant for Cybersecurity

The two-year project, Building a Pipeline of Cyber Warriors Through Education and Competition Offered Through Community Colleges, is a public-private partnership that includes Brookdale Community College, the SANS Institute, the Cyber Aces Foundation, and Counter Hack Challenges. Pictured at the NJ Governor’s Cyber Challenge at Brookdale on Saturday, March 23 are from left: Brookdale Engineering […]

The State Senate Honors NJ Women College Presidents

Dr. Maureen Murphy, along with 24 other New Jersey college and university presidents, was honored by Senate President Steven M. Sweeney, Senators Loretta Weinberg, Sandra B. Cunningham, Nellie Pou, M. Teresa Ruiz, and Nia H. Gill with a resolution in commemoration of Women’s History Month. “This prestigious accolade is being bestowed upon these outstanding individuals, […]

Students Compete in NJ Cyber Security Challenge

Brookdale Engineering and Technology Department Chair, Professor Michael Qaissaunee (center) is pictured here with Brookdale students who competed in the NJ Governor’s Cyber Security Challenge on Saturday, March 23. All four students, are enrolled in at least one of Qaissaunee’s Networking courses. Students from left: Flamur ‘Tony’ Bomova finished in 36th place; Keith Novak finished in […]

The Impact of Race and Identity in our Nation and the World

Professor Hettie Williams, a Lecturer of African American History at Monmouth University and a Ph.D. Candidate at Drew University, spoke to Brookdale students on March 5, about race and identity in the United States, how it has impacted American history, and how it continues to do so with the election and re-election of President Barack […]

Brookdale Students Earn Invitation to Compete in State Finals of New Jersey Governor’s Cyber Challenge

Four Brookdale Community College students are among the 104 finalists in a statewide technology competition hosted by Governor Chris Christie and the Secretary of Higher Education. Dubbed the “New Jersey Governor’s Cyber Challenge,” the event will take place Saturday, March 23 at Brookdale, and will be administered by the Cyber Aces Foundation. The four Brookdale […]

Dead Man Walking Author Speaks to Students, Community

“When you awaken to injustice you have to resist it,” is the belief that motivates Sister Helen Prejean as she fights for the abolition of the death penalty in America. Prejean, the author of the book Dead Man Walking, spoke to an audience of more than 500 students and community members at Brookdale last month […]

Paralegal Grad Works to Cure Title Defects

I’m Deborah Wankel, a survivor of domestic violence and I got my new start at Brookdale Community College. For a very long time, I worked at a job that was extremely mundane and increasingly fulfilling. I longed for a career change and always had an interest in the elements of the legal field but was […]

Criminal Law Class Meets with NJ State Police

Criminal Justice Professor Barbara Gonos invited NJ State Police Detective Edward Rufolo to speak to her Criminal Law class. Outside of his professional duties as a detective, Rufolo has developed a guide to assist officers in preparing criminal complaints. Students from Gonos’ class learned the importance of writing accurate reports. Rufolo also shared the value […]

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