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Monthly Archives: April 2013

Brookdale Baseball Head Coach Notches 500th Career Victory

The Brookdale baseball team swept Globe Institute 5-4 and 16-4 this afternoon to give Johnny Johnson his 500th win as leader of the historic program. In the first game, after being up 4-0, Globe tied the game at four in the top of the sixth inning. In the bottom of the seventh, a throwing error […]

Advisory Board Discusses Department Initiatives

Brookdale professors, and members of the criminal justice advisory board discussed new departmental initiatives with local law enforcement officials at a luncheon recently. The meeting agenda included discussions about articulation agreements with Police Academy, NJCU, and Monmouth University; degree programs in homeland security and emergency management; an upcoming career fair, job opportunities with Port Authority, […]

Students Enjoy Spring Fling Island Barbecue

With summer almost here, what can be more fun than eating barbecue and listening to great music from the Caribbean islands? The Spring Fling Barbecue, held on the Student Life Center Patio on April 25, provided a great opportunity to celebrate the end of the 2013 spring term and welcome summer. A long line of […]

Brookdale Board Applauds Faculty, Staff and Students

The accomplishments of several Brookdale faculty, staff and students were celebrated at the Board of Trustees meeting last night, as the Board voted unanimously to reappoint and promote faculty, and approve Performance Recognition awards for members of the professional staff. Special recognition was also given to the Jersey Blues men’s basketball team and coaching staff […]

Communiversity Provides Options at College Night

Hundreds of prospective college students and their families steadily poured into the Collins Arena on Monday, April 22 to explore higher education opportunities at the Monmouth County College and Transfer Night. More than 200 institutions were represented at the event, which was sponsored by The Monmouth County Guidance Directors Association and Brookdale Community College. Gerry Saada, Higher […]

Healthcare Pathways Provides Resources to Attendees

According to the New Jersey Department of Labor, “The healthcare field is projected to be the largest source of new jobs in Monmouth County through 2016.” Representatives from more than 16 local healthcare agencies provided valuable career advice to participants of Healthcare Pathways Day at Brookdale earlier this month. The event, which was held during […]

Bo Scannapieco Lauded for Commitment to Students

Bo  Scannapieco was recognized for his 900 game victory on April 23, just before the Jersey Blues defeated Sussex County College, a game which marked 904 wins for Brookdale’s legendary coach. However, according to those attending the recognition observance, the wins are not what makes Scannapieco legendary. His coaching success is a result of his commitment […]

Ernest Gaines Discusses Writing Process with Students, Community

Ernest J. Gaines, distinguished author of A Lesson Before Dying, joined more than 300 members of the Brookdale and Monmouth County communities during the final event of The Big Read via video-conference, on April 22.  Gaines shared the background stories that led to his writing of this award-winning novel, and many attendees were able to […]

Student Workers Recognized for their Efforts

A record number of students, 261 to be exact, were employed this year in more than 50 offices and departments at Brookdale’s Lincroft and Freehold campuses, the Higher Education Centers, and Community Service Agencies throughout Monmouth County. In recognition of their efforts, Brookdale’s Center for Experiential Learning and Career Services held a Student Worker Celebration, […]

Students Visit Public Library, Enhance Research Skills

Earlier this month, students in Professor Meg Natter’s English 122 class traveled to the main branch of the New York City Public Library on 5th Avenue to learn first-hand about primary sources. Throughout the semester and in connection with “The Big Read,” a National Endowment for the Arts initiative in which people across the country […]

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