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Monthly Archives: June 2013

Brookdale Instructor Offers Tips for Staying Fit this Summer

The summer season brings with it a desire to get in shape and show off beach-ready bodies. It is also a time to see if those health conscious resolutions made for New Year’s were upheld. If they haven’t been, no worries! There are plenty of fun activities and nutritional recommendations that can be used so […]

Adult Basic Education: A Milestone on the Path to Success

There was standing room only at the Portuguese Club in Long Branch, where family, friends, Brookdale staff, and community members gathered to support participants of Brookdale’s Adult Basic Education Commencement and Achievement Awards Ceremony. This milestone event symbolized academic and personal success for the more than 300 students who completed, or advanced in, the English […]

Administrators Day Highlights the Importance of Work-Life Balance

Juggling the demands of both a career and personal life is often challenging for professionals. However, maintaining a healthy, balanced lifestyle is essential to being a successful employee. In order to help employees establish a better work-life balance, presenters at Brookdale’s Administrators Day offered tips in financial planning, stress reduction, and identity theft and cybersecurity […]

Chhange Hosts ‘Lunch with a Survivor’

Local Holocaust survivors shared their experiences during the Nazi regime to help educate seventh grade students about intolerance, at two luncheons at Brookdale Community College on June 4 and 5. The “Lunch with a Survivor” program, developed by the Center for Holocaust, Human Rights and Genocide Education (Chhange) at Brookdale and Cedar Drive Middle School, […]

Early Bird Orientation Welcomes New Students

More than 350 high school seniors attended Early Bird Orientation at Brookdale Community College on June 5 and 6. This half-day orientation is designed to help high school seniors who are attending Brookdale in the fall register for courses, get acquainted with the campus, and ask questions. For the Early Bird Orientation, students gathered at the Student […]

Brookdale Professor Shares the ABC’s of Vegetable Gardening

Brookdale Philosophy Professor Bob Mellert is a Rutgers Master Gardener of Monmouth County, and recently shared his gardening wisdom with faculty and staff  during his Scholar’s Day presentation, The ABCs of Vegetable Gardening. If you are pondering the rationality of vegetable gardening, or just simply want to try your hand at it, Professor Mellet offers some suggestions […]