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Monthly Archives: April 2015

Spring Fling Serves Up a Blast from the Past

From tie-dye and folk rock to disco, karaoke and arcade games, this year’s Spring Fling was truly a festival for the ages. Beginning on April 28 with a 60’s rock party on the Student Life Center patio, the annual student-run event featured a wide range of food, prizes, games and live entertainment. Donned in “peace […]

Alumni Association Opens Lounge in SLC

Brookdale graduates past and present gathered in the Warner Student Life Center on April 28 for the grand unveiling of the new Alumni Association Lounge, located near the Scroll and Pen Bookstore. Association members also took time out to honor Brookdale’s roots by hanging an official plaque and painting of Regret, the first filly ever […]

WBJB Membership Drive Raises $40,000

While Brookdale Public Radio is best known for playing records, the popular Monmouth County station took time out last week to break a couple. Over the course of four days, the member-supported 90.5 the Night raised more than $40,000 as part of its annual Spring Membership Drive, held this year from April 20 – 24. […]

Brookdale Celebrates the Bard’s Birthday

William Shakespeare turned 451 years old on April 23, and Brookdale faculty honored the occasion with a series of events on the Lincroft campus. In the afternoon, Brookdale English Professor James Cody joined English and Writing Division Dean Carl Calendar and dozens of colleagues and students for a “Shakespeare Flash Mob” in Larrison Hall. Volunteers, […]

Students Shine In 2015 Achievement Showcase

Whether they want to become a gourmet chef or build a clean water well halfway across the world, Brookdale students tend to give it their all. On April 22, more than two dozens students and campus groups had the opportunity to display their talents and successes during the 3rd Annual Student Achievement Showcase. Throughout the […]

Clubs Scrub Campus for Earth Day

While classroom discussions and long-range projects are vital components of a global environmental awareness effort, sometimes you just have to get your hands dirty. On April 21 more than 150 students, faculty and staff did just that, pitching in together for the college’s annual campus cleanup, sponsored by the College Action Team for Sustainability (CATS), […]

Brookdale Honors Student Workers, Supervisors

Brookdale administrators, faculty and staff took time out on April 21 to honor the more than 250 students have worked on campus this academic year. During the 5th Annual Student Worker Appreciation Ceremony in the Student Life Center, Career Services Director Sarah McElroy joined Dean David Stout in recognizing the contributions student workers have made […]

Media Personalities Headline BCC Women’s Conference

NPR commentator and bestselling author Sandra Tsing Loh joined Fox 5 News reporter Teresa Priolo at this year’s A Women’s Conference, held April 20 in Brookdale’s Student Life Center. The conference, hosted by Brookdale’s Lifelong Learning division, gave more than 150 local women the opportunity to learn, laugh and lunch together with a full day […]

Chhange Honors Local Holocaust Survivors

While 2015 marks the 70th anniversary of the liberation of the concentration camps at the end of World War II, it also provides an opportunity to remember all those who suffered and died under the Nazi regime. Some survivors, like Dr. Erwin Tepper, were rescued by American Jews and brought to the U.S. as young […]

“Empty Bowls” Finds Recipe For Success

For nearly 25 years, the Brookdale Employee Volunteer Connection (EVC) has been a force for good in the Monmouth County community, collecting funds, food and needed supplies for local families and nonprofits. Over the past dozen years or so, the annual “Empty Bowls” program has become one of the EVC’s most popular events. Each year, […]

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