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Monthly Archives: February 2016

Brookdale Hosts 2nd Annual ‘Major Fair’

Selecting a major is often one of the most difficult tasks a college student has to make. To help make that decision just a little bit easier on Brookdale students, the Office of Student Life and Activities (SLA) hosted the second annual Major Exploration Fair on Feb. 9th in the Student Life Center. Attendees were […]

FBI, Genocide Survivor Discuss Human Rights in U.S.

The Center for Holocaust, Human Rights and Genocide Education (Chhange) welcomed a panel of experienced Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) agents and Rwandan genocide survivor Eugenie Mukeshimana on Feb. 4 to discuss how students and community members can take an active role in identifying human rights violations in the U.S. The program began with each […]

Local Students Compete in ‘Roller Coaster Challenge’

More than 100 students representing 14 high schools from across Monmouth and Ocean counties gathered at Neptune High School on Feb. 3 for a unique engineering competition hosted by Brookdale STEM faculty and students. The competitors were divided into teams and tasked with building a functioning “roller coaster” out of a small bag of supplies, […]

Hundreds Attend Brookdale-Rutgers Open House

More than 200 area students and parents filled Brookdale’s Freehold campus on Feb. 2 for the first ever Brookdale-Rutgers Partnership Open House. Faculty, staff and administrators from both Brookdale and Rutgers University were on hand to meet with interested families and answer questions about the partnership, which allows Brookdale graduates the opportunity to earn a […]

Spotlight Shines on Student Artist

A hobby can be a blissful escape or, in some cases, a blossoming career. For Brookdale English professor Richard “Tim” Burke, creativity is a passion – a passion that he often recognizes in the students who walk through the doors of English 122: Research and Writing. After years of mentoring and guiding students toward careers […]

Students Laugh at Lunch with Josh Johnson

The Office of Student Life and Activities kicked off the Spring 2016 Laugh at Lunch series with a performance by up-and-coming comedian Josh Johnson. Named one of Comedy Central’s “Comics to Watch” in 2015, Johnson has performed at colleges and festivals across the country and works as an ensemble member of Under The Gun Theater […]

CVA Exhibit Showcases Diversity at Brookdale

The Center for Visual Arts (CVA) gallery has officially been transformed into a global arts village, featuring clothing, traditional masks, musical instruments and other cultural artifacts representing nearly every continent on earth. The items, donated by Brookdale faculty, staff, students and the International Education Center, form the CVA’s new International Education/Diversity exhibition, which will be […]

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