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Monthly Archives: May 2014

Brookdale Hosts Law Enforcement Career Day

More than 40 federal, state, county and municipal law enforcement agencies took part in the Second Annual Law Enforcement Career Fair May 9 in the Student Life Center. The free event was open to students and members of the public interested in learning about careers in law enforcement. On hand were representatives from the FBI, […]

Brookdale Explores Partnership with University in Wales

Academic officers and administrators from Brookdale met May 6 with representatives from Aberystwyth University (AU), Wales, to learn more about the institution and explore opportunities for articulation and collaboration. Brookdale and AU previously signed a Memorandum of Understanding for this purpose.  The university is interesting in having Brookdale graduates continue their education there as well […]

OBCD’s Unique Programs Benefit Thousands in 2013-14

Brookdale’s division of Outreach, Business and Community Development (OBCD) lived up to its name yet again this year, providing career training, workforce development and countless other services to thousands of community members and local business owners. In 2013-14 OBCD saw a total enrollment of 14,767 for its nearly 1,300 available program sections, which include lifelong […]

Congratulations, Faculty and Staff

The Board of Trustees voted unanimously to promote 24 faculty members, including five who were granted tenure, and award 11 staff members Performance Recognition at the April 23 meeting. Promoted to full professor were John Bukovec, theater; Eugene DeRobertis, psychology; Shay DeCurla, library; Thomas Setaro, computer science; Tom Cioppa, political science; Anthony Pellicane, criminal justice; […]

Newest Member of Brookdale Police Force Sworn In

Dana Page, the newest member of the Brookdale police force, was sworn in May 1 by President Maureen Murphy as family, friends, fellow officers and Board of Trustee Chair Brian Butch looked on. Inside her uniform hat was taped the prayer card from her late grandfather’s funeral. He had served as a military police officer. […]

Environmentally Friendly Tour Comes to Brookdale

Sunny skies and 70-degree temperatures welcomed the environmentally conscious Thursday afternoon as the Campus Consciousness Tour came alive outside the Warner Student Life Center.  Beckoning students to come play on the patio were a nine-hole miniature golf course, bumper cars and other carnival attractions. Tour Support act Scavenger Hunt performed on a solar powered stage […]

Leadership Brookdale Graduates 12

Leaders are not always people in positions of power, but rather people who are moved by what is the right thing to do and who help others move forward too, Brookdale President  Maureen Murphy told a crowd of college officials, deans, faculty and staff gathered for the 18th Annual Leadership Brookdale graduation ceremony Friday, May […]

Brookdale Marks 50th Anniversary of Kitty Genovese Murder

This spring marks the 50th anniversary since a 28-year-old girl named Kitty Genovese was stabbed, sexually molested and killed outside her Queens apartment while 38 observers failed to call for help. On April 30, Genovese’s brother William, along with Robert E. Sparrow, the last living attorney involved in the trial, spoke at Brookdale Community College […]

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