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Monthly Archives: December 2015

Culinary Center Hosts Dinner With Santa

Fifty students, community members and their children were invited to the Culinary Education Center’s (CEC) first ever Dinner With Santa on Dec. 16 in Asbury Park. Families were offered a wide range of activities and programs – including coloring books and opportunities to sit on Santa’s lap – along with a five-star culinary experience prepared […]

Brookdale Giving Trees Collect 700 Gifts

Brookdale students and employees helped distribute more than 700 holiday presents and gift cards to local families this season as part of the college’s annual 22nd annual Giving Tree program. The program, hosted by Brookdale’s Employee Volunteer Connection (EVC), allows Brookdalians to buy needed gifts for underprivileged children and families in Monmouth County. Every November […]

Brookdale Coach, Player Earn National Honors

Brookdale women’s soccer coach Katie Miller and freshman forward Heather Arbachesky have earned top honors from the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA). Miller, of Holmdel, has been named NSCAA Coach of the Year for leading the 2015 Jersey Blues squad to a 19-1 record and their third straight national championship in only her […]

Brookdale Public Radio Wins “Top Radio Station”

For the fifteenth year in a row, Brookdale Public Radio, 90.5 The Night, has been recognized for its continuing support of live, local music. On Dec. 17, the member-supported radio station was once again named “Top Radio Station in Support of Live Music” during the annual Asbury Music Awards at the Stone Pony in Asbury […]

Six Students Win “Bill Watkins Competition”

Hundreds of Brookdale students competed this fall in the first ever interdisciplinary scholarship competition hosted by Brookdale’s new Humanities Institute. Faculty from Brookdale’s English and art departments came together to host the competition, which required students to either write an essay or craft an original work of art based on the writings of acclaimed author […]

Students Take a Break During Anti-Stress Week

Students from all Brookdale institutes and higher education centers took time away from their studies and focused on the more relaxing things in life during Fall 2015 Anti-Stress Week. From Dec. 7 -12, Brookdale’s Office of Student Life and Activities partnered with the Counseling Department, the Bankier Library and staff from all six Brookdale locations […]

Space Traveler Greg Olsen Lands at Brookdale

Greg Olsen was about three years old when he was first exposed to the magic of science. His father, an electrician, would allow Olsen to watch and even assist as he spliced wires and repaired appliances around the house. His wonder and passion carried Olsen through college and a doctoral program in material science. After […]

Sculptor Stephen Talasnik Visits Brookdale

Acclaimed artist and sculptor Stephen Talasnik set up shop on the Lincroft campus Dec. 3, hosting a campus-wide design competition between 18 Brookdale students and giving a free presentation to members of the community. Talasnik began the day by addressing a group of architecture, drawing, painting and sculpting students, each of whom had volunteered for […]

Therapy Dogs Visit With Brookdale Student Veterans

Four furry volunteers from the Monmouth County SPCA visited the Lincroft campus on Dec. 3 to hang out with the members of the Brookdale Student Veterans Club. The event, hosted by the club in the MAN building, offered veteran students a relaxing break from their final papers and end-of-semester study sessions by bringing them together […]

Student Voices: Does Healthy Eating Help in the Classroom?

If someone would have told me last semester I would be passing my classes with flying colors while working three jobs, I would have said, “Yes my friend, I also believe in unicorns.” I would have laughed out loud that my mind and body could handle such stress while maintaining pure sanity. It’s not that […]

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