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Monthly Archives: March 2015

30th Annual Wilbur Ray Community Service Award Winners

Steven Craig Bogard Craig Bogard and his wife Lynn Ann grew up in New Mexico and attended Eastern New Mexico University. In his senior year of college, Craig was deeply influenced by the writings of British author and Cambridge Professor C.S. Lewis and decided to change his major from pre-medicine to religious studies. He graduated […]

Student Voices: Lobbying Day in Trenton

By Andrea Alvarado: Each of us have different talents, dreams, aspirations, and destinations, yet I believe we all have the power to make a greater tomorrow. Monday, March 9 was an unforgettable day for me, when I joined a diverse group of Brookdale students as part a unique delegation to the state capitol. The visit […]

Governance Rolls Out New Operating Structure

Brookdale’s newly redesigned Governance structure has begun to take shape, with the announcement of new officers for the 2015-16 school year and the rollout of a more holistic, interest-based approach to college issues and concerns. During the March 10 forum in the Student Life Center, current Governance Chair Dara Evans formally announced her successor, Associate […]

Loved Ones Honor Jeffrey “Jay” Michel

Dozens of friends, family members and classmates gathered on the Lincroft campus on March 10 to honor the memory of Brookdale student Jeffrey “Jay” Michel, who was tragically killed in a hit-and-run collision on March 7. Despite a cold rain that carried throughout the vigil, loved ones stood together and lit candles in Michel’s memory, […]

Ten Graduate From Manufacturing Training Program

While it only ran for four months, the unique manufacturing training program held this winter at Brookdale has already made a big difference in the lives of 10 local residents. The program, which teaches metal fabrication and other in-demand manufacturing skills in a hands-on environment, was geared specifically toward community members who were unemployed and […]

Campus Community Talks Safety, Support

Student Life and Activities’ Spring Lecture Series continued on March 3 with a guest appearance by Annie Clark, a noted civil rights activist and co-founder of the the advocacy group End Rape On Campus (EROC). Speaking in the Student Life Center during college hour, Clark spoke with Brookdale students, faculty and administrators about the widespread […]

Lt. Governor Keynotes Brookdale Paralegal Convention

Lt. Gov. Kim Guadagno addressed more than 100 students, faculty and area legal professionals on Feb. 27 during Brookdale’s annual Central Jersey Paralegal Convention in the Student Life Center. Guadagno, a former college instructor, paralegal, Monmouth County sheriff and assistant U.S. attorney and assistant attorney general for the state of New Jersey, shared some of […]

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