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Monthly Archives: December 2014

Brookdale Testing Services Manager Receives Award

For the third consecutive year, Brookdale Testing Services Manager Nancy O’Shea has been honored by the National College Testing Association (NCTA) for helping to promote excellence at college testing centers across the country. As a volunteer with the NCTA’s Test Center Certification Committee, O’Shea has mentored testing centers and helped them to apply for NCTA […]

Two Students Win Study Abroad Scholarships

Brookdale students Gina Diener and Edgar Eslava have punched their ticket to a rewarding spring semester, becoming two of only 800 undergraduates nationwide to win the prestigious Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Award. The scholarship, sponsored by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, provides money for students seeking to expand […]

Brookdale Public Radio Wins “Top Radio Station”

For the fourteenth year in a row, Brookdale Public Radio, 90.5 The Night, has been recognized for its continuing support of local musicians. On Dec. 18, The Night was once again named “Top Radio Station (To Support Local Music)” during the annual Asbury Music Awards at the Stone Pony in Asbury Park. “We are delighted […]

Brookdale Athletics Announces 2015 Hall of Fame Class

For the first time in 35 years, a select group of former Jersey Blues will be inducted into the Brookdale Athletics Hall of Fame. The 2015 class – which includes seven former student athletes, former athletic director Bob Walsack, former baseball coach Paul MacLaughlin and the entire 2002 softball team – is only the second […]

Bankier Library Goes to the Dogs

This year’s Anti-Stress Week came to a close with one of the most popular annual activities on the school calendar: therapy dogs. Paws & Relax, co-hosted on Dec. 16 by the Bankier Library and Student Life and Activities, allowed students a brief distraction from their final exams with a visit by six registered therapy dogs. […]

The God Squad Speaks at Brookdale

Dr. Christopher Bellitto and Rabbi Brooks Susman brought their characteristic blend of humor and scholarly discussion to the Lincroft campus on Dec. 11, giving a unique pre-holiday presentation titled “Jews and Christians, Words and Deeds.” The program, presented by Brookdale’s Continuing Education division, examined the origins and evolution of the scriptures that form the basis […]

Students Unwind During Anti-Stress Week

For most college students, this time of year isn’t easy. As if holiday shopping and blustery winter weather aren’t stressful enough, December also marks the end of the fall semester and the start of final exams. “I definitely haven’t been getting as much sleep lately,” said Julia Chipana, a first-year student currently preparing for three […]

Nell Irvin Painter Visits Brookdale

Renowned historian and artist Nell Irvin Painter visited the Lincroft campus on Dec. 4, hosting a workshop with Brookdale art students before giving a free public presentation in the CVA Gallery. Painter, a former Princeton University professor and a leading voice among American historians, has also established a noteworthy career as an artist, earning praise […]

Chhange Exhibit Showcased in Washington D.C.

A vibrant display memorializing the 20th anniversary of the Rwandan genocide traveled to the nation’s capitol on Dec. 2, capping a massive, collaborative effort sponsored by the Center for Holocaust, Human Rights and Genocide Education (Chhange) at Brookdale. The 100 Days of Silence exhibit, created by Chhange in collaboration with more than 450 local middle […]

Brookdale Recognizes World AIDS Day

In recognition of World AIDS Day, Brookdale counselors and Student Life and Activities representatives joined with the Visiting Nurse Association and Project R.E.A.L to offer free HIV testing on the Lincroft campus on Dec. 2. The event, hosted in the Student Life Center, also offered refreshments, prize giveaways and a wide range of information on […]