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Monthly Archives: April 2014

Faculty Share Best Practices at Workshop

Want to get your students to read the textbook?  Ask them to write it.   Barbara Gonos, criminal justice professor, did, and her students not only saved money, their exam grades went up. The professor shared her strategy with colleagues April 17 at the Great Ideas for Teaching workshop faculty meeting held in the Warner Student […]

Program Encourages Girls to Consider Engineering Careers

Area Girl Scouts met with a team of female engineers and engineering students on the Lincroft campus April 26 to learn about careers in the male-dominated field. The day-long Girl Scout event included a fun engineering activity and a chance for the girls, all fifth and sixth graders, to ask questions of female engineers or […]

Brookdale Volunteer Connection Steps Up For Community

The Brookdale Employee Volunteer Connection (EVC) continues to put the “community” in community college, with faculty, administration and staff coming together to support Monmouth County residents of all ages throughout the past year. On April 3, EVC members and community volunteers were able to raise $1,600 for local food pantries and community groups through the […]

Students ‘Showcase’ their Talents at Achievement Showcase

“Hey, I didn’t know they did that.” That’s what Student Achievement Showcase organizer Brandon Gramer, assistant professor of English, trusts students will say after stopping by one of the 30-minute student presentations at the May 7 event. The showcase, the second annual, runs from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. in the lower level of the […]

Body Image Blog Earns Emerging Scholar Award

Amy Lee Carrino, Wall, was named a winner of the Emerging Scholar Award by the New Jersey Women’s and Gender Studies Consortium (NJWGSC)  for work done as a student at Brookdale Community College.  She received the honor at the consortium’s Tenth Annual Undergraduate Student Colloquium held April 4 at The College of New Jersey (TCNJ).  […]

Seventh Annual Bankier Library Research Award

Several students were recognized for their research at the Bankier Library on Wednesday, April 16 at the Seventh Annual Bankier Library Research Award Ceremony. The Research Award Contest was created to reward students who take the time to develop a thoughtful, methodical and scholarly approach to the research needed for their papers and projects, and […]

Student Workers Honored for their Dedication

Brookdale celebrated its student workers April 17 at the annual luncheon attended by the workers and their supervisors. Justin Melendez, a student employed at the Freehold campus, and James Farney, who works in Student Life and Activities, both received the award for Student Worker of the Year. Frances Mae Gatungay, also from Student Life and […]

Students Gather to ‘Commit to Complete’ at C4 Pep Rally

The patio outside the Student Life Center (SLC) on Brookdale Community College’s Lincroft campus was transformed on April 10 during College Hour to the Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) C4 Pep Rally. The Pep Rally, which was sponsored by Alpha Pi Theta, Brookdale’s chapter of PTK, was developed to further promote the C4 initiative.  C4 encourages students […]

‘Biggest Losers’ Discuss Transformation at Conference

Jay and Jennifer Jacobs, father-daughter contestants from  TV’s reality show The Biggest Loser, pose with Linda Zambrano, coordinator of accounts receivable, at the April 11 Women’s Conference sponsored by the Brookdale Office of Business and Community Development. The duo spoke about the physical, mental and spiritual transformation they experienced as a result of their weight […]

Behavioral Health Awareness and Career Pathways Day

Current and future Brookdale students were among more than 100 participating in a Behavioral Health Awareness and Career Pathways Day held April 10 at the Warner Student Life Center. The event was sponsored by the Brookdale Center for Career Development and the New Jersey Health Care Talent Network. Dr. Maureen Murphy, Brookdale Community College president, […]

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