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Monthly Archives: October 2014

Youngsters Bring Halloween Spirit to Brookdale

The Lincroft campus was invaded on Oct. 31 by a group of young ghosts, goblins, zombies and other scary creatures who seemed to come from the direction of the Children’s Learning Center. Luckily, there were more than enough superheroes, princesses, ninjas and other good characters in the group to keep the ghouls on their best […]

Brookdale Says Goodbye To Dr. Phillips

The Brookdale community officially said goodbye to the college’s second-in-command on Oct. 30, as Dr. Dianna Phillips attended her final board meeting as a Brookdalian. After more than three years of service as Brookdale’s vice president of educational services, Phillips will move on to her new role as chief executive officer at the University of […]

BUILD Leadership Program Welcomes First Class

Brookdale staff and administrators came together on Oct. 29 to welcome the inaugural class of the Brookdale United In Leadership Development (BUILD) program. During an official meet-and-greet on the Lincroft campus, Brookdale President Dr. Maureen Murphy congratulated the students on being selected for the unique program, which uses collaborative workshops to promote leadership, communication skills […]

Students Rally For Breast Cancer Awareness

As National Breast Cancer Awareness Month draws to a close, dozens of Brookdale students and faculty members are trying to make sure the disease remains in the spotlight for a long time to come. On Oct. 29, more than 40 first- and second-year radiologic technology students came together to draw attention to breast cancer, a […]

Brookdale Receives 2014 Community Service Award

Family and Children’s Service (FCS), Monmouth County’s oldest nonprofit social service agency, honored Brookdale Community College with a Community Service Award on Oct. 25 in recognition of the college’s support and partnership with FCS over the past 15 years. The award, presented during the agency’s 2014 Fall Gala in Middletown, is given annually to individuals […]

Brookdale Students Pledge to Graduate

Dozens of Brookdale students and faculty signed their names to the same banner in the Student Life Center on Oct. 28, kicking off this year’s “Signing Week” with a pledge of solidarity. The event was hosted by Alpha Phi Theta, the Brookdale chapter of Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) national honor society, to encourage students to […]

Brookdale Student Takes Gold In U.K. Games

Seven years ago, Nishan Patel didn’t even know what wheelchair racing was. He had grown up playing recreational sports with his friends and became a successful wrestler at Middletown High School North, never making excuses for, or even learning the name of, the rare limb disease he was born with. But in his junior year, […]

Police Raise “Dough” For Breast Cancer Research

Several years ago, Brookdale Police Department Captain Robert Kimler decided to hold a bake sale to raise money for the Susan G. Komen organization. The idea, he said, came from the realization that one out of every eight females born today will battle breast cancer at some point in their lives. In the years since, […]

Guest Lecture Promotes Global Citizenship

Two weeks after visiting the Lincroft campus and formalizing a mentorship agreement with Brookdale faculty members, Dr. Owusu Duah returned to Brookdale to provide some expert knowledge of his own. Duah – a pathologist, a former member of the Ghanaian parliament and the founder the Kings Nursing and Allied Health College in Accra, Ghana – […]

“Observing Connections” Opens In CVA Gallery

The CVA Gallery on the Lincroft campus hosted a public reception on Oct. 17 for its new exhibition, “Observing Connections: Photographs from the Teaching Collection and Invited Photographers.” The exhibit, which will be on display through December 5, pairs the work of major photography figures from Brookdale’s Teaching Collection of Photographs with invited photographers, including […]

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