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Monthly Archives: February 2015

Culinary Arts Program Earns National Accreditation

Brookdale’s widely popular culinary arts program has one more feather to stick in its chef’s hat. This month, following a demanding application process spanning the last two years, the program was officially accredited by the accrediting commission of the American Culinary Federation Education Foundation (ACFEF). The honor, bestowed only on culinary programs that meet a […]

Jersey Blues Hall of Fame Welcomes Class of 2015

It was a historic night at the Sheraton in Eatontown on Feb. 6, as the Brookdale Athletics Hall of Fame welcomed its first class of inductees in more than 35 years. From the college’s first athletic director to the 2002 national champion softball team, the event brought together some of the most iconic figures in […]

Brookdale Athletics Hall Of Fame Class of 2015

Bill Hill Baseball | 1978-79 Bill Hill earned honorable mention All-American honors as an outfielder at Brookdale Community College in 1979 and was drafted by the New York Mets as an outfielder in the 16th round that same spring. After Brookdale, Hill went on to play football at Rutgers University under head coach Frank Burns. […]

New Partnership Open Doors for Business Students

After becoming one of the first Brookdale alumni to transfer to the Rutgers School of Business under a new partnership between the two schools, honors graduate Justin Melendez returned to campus on Feb. 5 to share his experiences with current business students. Melendez joined Rutgers Business School Transfer Advisor Tom Moore during a student information […]

Brookdale and Rider Offer Guaranteed Transfer

Beginning in 2016, Brookdale graduates will have increased access and new scholarship opportunities at one of New Jersey’s premier four-year universities. On Feb. 5, Brookdale faculty and administrators joined officials from Rider University to announce a new streamlined transfer agreement between the two schools. Under the partnership, Rider will offer guaranteed admissions to all Brookdale […]

Six Students Win “Big Read” Essay Contest

Brookdale students and their family members joined college faculty and members of the Center for Holocaust, Human Rights and Genocide Education (Chhange) on Jan. 30 for the grand finale of this year’s Big Read initiative. The program, which began last fall, promoted literacy and reading in Monmouth County by encouraging all community members to read […]

Spring Lecture Series Tackles Big Issues

The Office of Student Life and Activities has announced the lineup for this semester’s Lecture Series, which will feature two documentary filmmakers and a nationally recognized civil rights expert. Beginning on Feb. 24, the Lecture Series will offer free film screenings and interactive discussions on a wide range of issues, including race, campus safety and […]

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