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Monthly Archives: September 2014

Students Enjoy Laugh at Lunch With Kabir Singh

Ascendant comedy star Kabir Singh kicked off the 2014-15 Laugh at Lunch series on Sept. 30 with a rousing performance in the Warner Student Life Center. Students packed into the Navesink rooms during their lunch hour to hear fresh material from Singh, a California-based comic who has opened for the likes of Dave Chappelle, Dane […]

CVA Exhibit Celebrates 25 Years of Success

It was 1986 when Professor James Merrigan, then head of Brookdale’s “Design and Drafting Technologies” program, spearheaded the effort to begin offering architecture courses at the college. In the quarter-century since, Brookdale’s architecture program has launched countless success stories. After completing the first two years of their education here, graduates have transferred to such recognized […]

Brookdale Opens New Veterans Center in Lincroft

The Brookdale community celebrated the official opening of the new Veterans Center on Friday, September 26 on the Lincroft campus. Current and retired employees, students, members of Brookdale’s Board of Trustees, Monmouth County Freeholders and veterans ranging from WWII to the present, gathered in the new center, located in room 112 of the college’s Main […]

Brookdale Hosts First Major Exploration Fair

More than 100 students braved a chilly rain on Sept. 25 to attend Brookdale’s first ever Major Exploration Fair in the Student Life Center on the Lincroft campus. Students were able connect with representatives from Brookdale’s academic divisions and departments, student services offices, and a variety of Brookdale resources by visiting any of the 25 […]

Scholarship Derby Honors Brookdale Aluma Joan Brearley

The Brookdale Community College Alumni Association honored the memory of one of its most accomplished former members Sept. 20 with a scholarship derby at Monmouth Park. The event, which honored the life, work and passions of former association president Joan Brearley, featured a full program of races, a buffet luncheon in the park’s Omnibus Box, […]

Foundation Golf Outing Raises Nearly $49,000

The Brookdale Community College Foundation held its 35th annual Education Open Golf Tournament on September 18, raising $48,845 to provide scholarships to working class students. More than 20 teams of golfers joined a host of sponsors, auction donors and volunteers for a beautiful day on the links at the Eagle Oaks Golf and Country Club […]

Employers and Job Seekers Connect at Monmouth County Job Fair

Job seekers from across the county poured into the Robert J. Collins Arena at Brookdale Community College on Sept. 19 for the annual Monmouth County Job Fair. The event featured more than 140 area employers, including Coach, Family & Children’s Services, the Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office, TD Bank and Afflac. Attendees were able to connect […]

Students ‘Check Out’ Fifth Annual CeLIBration

It’s a game show. It’s a karaoke bar. No, it’s the Bankier Library. On Sept. 16, the Lincroft campus library was once again transformed into a bustling hub of games, activities and prize giveaways as part of the fifth annual CeLIBration. The event, co-hosted by the library and the Office of Student Life and Activities […]

Hundreds Visit 2014 Involvement Fair

Hundreds of students visited the Warner Student Life Center on September 11 for the annual Involvement Fair, which featured booths and advisors from Brookdale’s more than 50 student clubs and campus organizations. While snacking on free popcorn and Dippin Dots, students learned about how they can get involved, learn new skills and help make Brookdale […]

Welcome Back to Brookdale

The Brookdale Student Life Board helped kick off the 2014-15 school year on Sept. 9 by hosting a party for new and returning students in the Student Life Center as part of Welcome Back Week. The annual celebration gives students a chance to catch up, make new friends and learn about the wide range of […]

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