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Monthly Archives: December 2013

Brookdale and Neptune Sign PECHS Agreement

Jason Jones, president of the Neptune Township Board of Education, presented Brookdale President Maureen Murphy with a surprise gift at Thursday night’s Board of Trustees meeting. The gift, a statue of the Roman god Neptune, signifies the unique partnership between Brookdale and Neptune High School in creating Poseidon Early College High School (PECHS). The miniature […]

Brookdale Professor Wins National Cybersecurity Award

Mike Qaissaunee, a professor in the department of engineering and technology at Brookdale Community College, was among 13 in the country selected to receive a “People Who Made a Difference in Cybersecurity 2013” award from the SANS Institute. The SANS Institute is a cooperative research and education institution for security training and certification. Qaissaunee was […]

Anti-Stress Week Goes to the Therapy Dogs

Final exam stress is going to the dogs. Literally. Seven therapy dogs from Bright and Beautiful Therapy Dogs visited the Bankier Library on Thursday, December 12, to help students take a break from the stress of exams as part of “anti-stress week”. “Anti-Stress Week” offers students various programs and events to help them unwind and relax in preparation for […]

Students ‘Speak Out’ on Disability Services

Addressing concerns surrounding disability services on campus, the Student Life Board hosted an open Speak Out conference on Thursday, December 4, in the Student Life Center. College students, along with concerned faculty and alumni, filled the audience discussing what they feel the college needs to improve in order to reach the goal of accessibility for […]

Foundation Awarded $50,000 Donation from OceanFirst

Brookdale Community College President, Dr. Maureen Murphy, and Tim Zeiss, executive director of foundation and alumni affairs, received a $50,000 donation from the OceanFirst Foundation for the Brookdale Foundation’s “Building Minds, Building Futures” scholarship fund. The donation funded 50 $1,000 scholarships for Brookdale students who graduated high school in 2013 and enrolled at Brookdale beginning […]

Brookdale’s Children Parade to Celebrate Thanksgiving Holiday

What has moving themed floats, inflatable character balloons and ends with a visit from the North Pole?  Brookdale’s very own Thanksgiving Day Parade. Though it doesn’t travel down Broadway, to the parents and family members of the children enrolled in Brookdale’s Children’s Learning Center, it may be just as exciting. Due to the weather, this […]