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Monthly Archives: March 2015

Board Says Goodbye to Trustee Passiment

Brookdale President Dr. Maureen Murphy joined the Brookdale Board of Trustees on March 26 in honoring Trustee Joseph Passiment Jr., who officially retired from the board at the end of March. During the board’s monthly public meeting, which was officially named “An Evening to Honor Trustee Joseph Passiment, Jr.,” Passiment’s colleagues passed an official resolution […]

“Day of Dialogue” Honors Women’s History Month

From human rights and wage equality to the “glass ceiling,” healthcare and domestic violence, women in the U.S. continue to face a wide range of issues both at work and at home. To help air those issues, and in honor of Women’s History Month, Brookdale’s Women in Learning and Leadership Program (WILL @Brookdale) partnered with the […]

Hundreds Recognized for Earning Brookdale Scholarships

Approximately 210 of the more than 500 students who received Brookdale scholarships this academic year gathered in the Student Life Center on March 25 for the 2015 Scholarship Reception. Surrounded by loved ones, college staff and the volunteers and donors who made their scholarships possible, the students were presented with an official certificate and personally […]

Filmmaker Cullen Hoback Talks Digital Privacy

Cullen Hoback, director of the widely acclaimed 2013 documentary “Terms and Conditions May Apply,” gave a presentation to dozens of students and community members in the Student Life Center on March 24 as part of this year’s Spring Lecture Series and 2015 Career and Internship Week. In between clips of the film – which explains […]

Poseidon Student Featured in Teen Arts Festival

One of Brookdale’s youngest students made a big splash last weekend during the 2015 Teen Arts Festival, held March 19 and 20 on the Lincroft campus. Kaylia Mighty, a high school freshman and an inaugural member of the Poseidon Early College High School Program at the Neptune Higher Education Center, was selected as a featured […]

Ceramic Artist Jeannine Marchand Visits Brookdale

Noted ceramic artist and sculptor Jeannine Marchand shared her knowledge with dozens of Brookdale students, faculty and local community members on March 24 as part of the 2014-15 Visiting Artist Program. Marchand, a Puerto Rican studio artist based out of Spruce Pine, North Carolina, first earned her BA degree from St. Joseph’s University before receiving […]

Program Honors the “Disobedience” of Sousa Mendes

Dozens of students, faculty and staff spent their college hour in the Student Life Center on March 23 taking in a free screening of the film “Disobedience: The Sousa Mendes Story.” The film tells the true story of Aristides de Sousa Mendes, the Portuguese consul stationed in Bordeaux, France during World War II. When the […]

“Day of Dialogue” to Honor Women’s History Month

Brookdale’s Women in Learning and Leadership Program (WILL @Brookdale) will partner with the American Association for Women in Community Colleges (AAWCC) on March 26 to host a “Day of Dialogue” on the Lincroft campus. The event, which will be held simultaneously at colleges and universities across the country, is designed to engage students, staff, faculty […]

Therapy Dogs Help Students Prep for Exams

While most of the college community is enjoying this year’s spring break, half a dozen students in the Center for Career Development‘s Small Animal Massage Practitioner training program are busy preparing for their final exam. On March 17 the students sat down with instructor Lola Michelin and four furry study buddies in the ATeC building […]

Eight Honored at 30th Annual Wilbur Ray Awards

Eight Monmouth County volunteers, community leaders and social justice advocates were honored March 13 during the 30th annual Wilbur Ray Scholarship Dinner at Branches in West Long Branch. The event, sponsored by Brookdale and the Brookdale Community College Foundation, has recognized the “unsung” activism of more than 200 local heroes and raised tens of thousands […]

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