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Monthly Archives: March 2016

Eight Honored at 31st Annual Wilbur Ray Dinner

It was a night to recognize the unsung heroes of Monmouth County, while raising money to support the students who may one day take their place. The 31st annual Wilbur Ray Scholarship Dinner, held March 11 at the Sheraton Eatontown hotel, honored eight local professionals, community leaders, volunteers and activists for their often unheralded work […]

Student Voices: No Assigned Seats in College

Remember in high school, when the teacher was about to assign seats, how you were always silently praying that you’d get seated next to your best friend, or maybe your crush? Remember how tedious it seemed to go to school and sit in the same seat, in the same classes, following the same order of […]

Brookdale Professor Makes History as NJPSA Co-President

For the first time, the New Jersey Political Science Association (NJPSA) has selected a community college faculty member to serve as its co-president. Throughout 2016, Brookdale political science chair Jonathan Moschberger will serve alongside Fairleigh Dickinson University’s Krista Jenkins as lead officer of the organization, networking with scholars, students, professionals and elected officials from across […]

‘Care for Rare’ Campaign Raises Thousands

It began with a simple idea: Brookdale career services representative Jill Donovan wanted to recognize global Rare Disease Day with a day-long program at the college on Feb. 29. Donovan, whose five-year-old daughter Grace was born with the rare metabolic disorder galactosemia, decided to raise awareness and research funding for the disorder by offering employees […]

Campus Events Kick Off Women’s History Month

Brookdale students and employees joined forces this week to shine a light on the social, economic and human rights issues that continue to impact women in the U.S. and across the globe. In recognition of Women’s History Month – celebrated each March – and International Women’s Day, celebrated this year on March 8, members of […]

Original Freedom Rider Speaks at Brookdale

This year’s Jacob Needle Lecture in History featured original Freedom Rider and core civil rights leader Dr. Bernard Lafayette Jr. Dr. Lafayette’s Feb. 23 presentation, titled “Your Life: A Celebration of Peace & Social Justice Yesterday and Today,” centered on his personal experiences fighting for racial equality and justice in the deep south in the […]

Brookdale Student Earns Top Honors in NJ

Brookdale student and Howell resident Sameerah Wahab has been named New Jersey’s top achieving community college student in the All-USA Community College Academic Team competition. Wahab, 19, has been named a 2016 New Century Scholar, joining 51 top scorers from across the U.S., Canada and internationally. She will receive a $2,000 scholarship sponsored by the […]

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