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Monthly Archives: October 2013

Students Continue to Commit to Complete at C4 Carnival

The patio outside the Student Life Center (SLC) on Brookdale Community College’s Lincroft campus was transformed on October 24. Dozens of balloons, boardwalk style games and prizes, and favorite childhood snacks including cotton candy, snow cones, and popcorn, converted the SLC into the Community College Completion Challenge (C4) Carnival. A clown entertained the crowds by […]

WBJB Applauded for Sandy efforts

The Monmouth County Board of Chosen Freeholders declared October 24 Brookdale Public Radio Day. In a proclamation read at the October 24 freeholder meeting, the board praised Brookdale for its role in “providing news and information to the public before, during and after Superstorm Sandy” according to a recent press release. Tom Brennan, along with […]

Brookdale Students Commit to Complete Degrees

To Brookdale Community College student Victor Turitzin of Middletown, an associate degree means transferring credits easily.  To Justin Melendez, a business student from Howell, an associate’s means a greater statistical chance of completing a bachelor’s. To T.J. Curran of Colts Neck, the associate degree is a milestone. “When I transfer, I can always say to […]

Brookdale’s First Fulbright Scholar Sharpens Teaching Skills

Mariana Grassi’s love of teaching was evident as a little girl growing up in Brazil, where she used to “teach” her younger friends using a whiteboard in her home.  Today, she teaches college students at Brookdale, where she is the institution’s first Fulbright Scholar. Grassi, a recent graduate of the Federal University of Pelotas, Brazil, […]

On-the-Spot Academic Help at the Bankier Library

Move over, stacks of reference materials. Make way for the Learning Commons. It’s not your grandmother’s library anymore. The academic library, once just a place to find information, is evolving into a place where students also receive assistance using that information, as academic libraries move toward a new model that includes expanded services and broad […]

Brookdale Foundation Golf Outing Raises Nearly $52,000

The Brookdale Community College Foundation held its 34th annual Education Open Golf Tournament on September 19, raising nearly $52,000 for the “Building Minds, Building Futures” scholarship fund. A host of sponsors, golfers, auction donors and volunteers came together in support of the fund, which will now be able to provide over $325,000 in scholarships to […]