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Monthly Archives: April 2015

Charity Challenge Kicks Off at Brookdale

Calling all Brookdale supporters! The Brookdale Community College Foundation is a featured participant in this year’s OceanFirst Charity Challenge. For the next four weeks, the Foundation will be “competing” against nonprofit organizations throughout Monmouth and Ocean counties in an online fundraising campaign. The organization that raises the most money by Friday, May 15th at 2 […]

Chhange Commemorates 100th Anniversary of Armenian Genocide

More than 200 community members joined U.S. Congressmen Frank Pallone Jr. and Chris Smith at the Center for Holocaust, Human Rights, and Genocide Education (Chhange) on April 12 for the grand unveiling of the new exhibit “A Journey to Life: Armenia.” The exhibit, created in recognition of the 100th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide, allows […]

Hundreds Attend 2015 Spring Open House

More than 500 community members flocked to the Lincroft campus on April 12 for Brookdale’s annual Spring Open House, where they were able connect with faculty and staff from every college division, department and Higher Education Center. The day began with a keynote address from President Dr. Maureen Murphy, who encouraged the attendees to take […]

Brookdale Foundation Hosts Scholarship Ball Kick-Off

The Brookdale Community College Foundation hosted its annual Scholarship Ball Kick-off Reception April 9 at the home of Candy Langan-Sattenspiel, co-chair of the the 2015 Foundation Scholarship Ball. The ball, held this year on May 29, will honor local community leaders Valerie Montecalvo and David Portman, both of whom were present at the informal reception. […]

Guitar Show Strikes A Chord With Music Lovers

What began nearly 20 years ago as a humble gathering of local musicians has officially become a Jersey Shore institution, drawing hundreds of artists, collectors, vendors and fans to Brookdale’s Lincroft campus each year. The 18th Annual Brookdale Guitar Show, held in the Student Life Center on April 12, was no exception. Featuring an eclectic […]

Brookdale Hosts First Ever Minority Male Initiative

As part of a collaborative effort to help improve college graduations rates for male students of color, Brookdale Community College and the Monmouth-Ocean County Pan-Hellenic Council hosted the first ever Minority Male Initiative Conference on the college’s Lincroft campus April 10. The conference, open to Brookdale students and community members, offered breakout workshops and an […]

Twenty Students Earn Global Citizenship Awards

It takes a special kind of student to think outside the classroom. Rarer still is the student who can think outside of their country. On April 9, nearly two dozen Brookdale students and campus organizations were honored for doing just that, during the fifth annual Global Citizenship Awards. The awards, presented as part of the […]

International Festival Offers Passport to the World

The Brookdale International Student Association teamed up with the office of Student Life & Activities on April 9 to host the 2015 International Festival. One of Brookdale’s longest running campus events, the festival invites international students and first- and second-generation American immigrants to show off their culture to the college community. Participants set up interactive […]

Political Science Club Debates War on Drugs

As states throughout the U.S. – and the nation’s capitol – continue to decriminalize marijuana and redefine penalties for small-time drug offenders, Brookdale’s History and Political Science Club took time out on April 9 to take a look at the origins of America’s “War on Drugs.” While drugs, and legal sanctions against them, have been […]

Students Laugh At Lunch With Preferred Parking

Brookdale students and faculty came together in the Warner Student Life Center on Apr. 7 for this month’s Laugh at Lunch program, featuring comedians Drew Lynch and Samuel J. Comroe. The duo, better known as Preferred Parking, found their own unique style of storytelling by making the best of unfortunate circumstances. Comroe was born with […]

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