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Monthly Archives: May 2016

EOF Graduates Honored at 2016 Awards Dinner

Brookdale faculty, staff, administrators and a wide range of community members came together on May 11 to congratulate the nearly 100 Educational Opportunity Fund (EOF) students who were set to graduate at the 2016 Commencement Ceremony on May 13. The graduates, surrounded by a capacity crowd of friends, family and classmates in the Student Life […]

Congratulations Class of 2016!

More than 2,000 students graduated from Brookdale Community College on May 13 during the college’s 46th annual commencement ceremony on the Lincroft campus. A total of 2,041 students from 18 different countries earned associate degrees from the college, with diplomas handed out during two ceremonies held in the Robert J. Collins Arena. The class of […]

Leadership Society Welcomes First Cohort

A capacity crowd of friends, family, and faculty packed into the Student Life Center on May 10 to support Brookdale’s first inductees into the National Society of Leadership and Success (NSLS). Attendees were on hand to recognize the hard work and dedication of the 109 students who officially joined Brookdale’s new NSLS chapter and learn […]

Three Honored at 31st Annual Barringer Awards

Three Brookdale employees received one of the college’s highest honors on May 6 at the 31st annual Barringer Awards Ceremony, held at the Riverside Pavillion in Belmar. English Professor Roseanne Alvarez, associate speech Professor Howard Miller and Business and Social Science Institute administrator Joan Rudinski joined a pantheon of outstanding Brookdalians in receiving the prestigious […]

31st Annual Barringer Award Winners

The 2016 Barringer Award winners are:   Roseanne Alvarez Roseanne Alvarez began her career at Brookdale as an instructor in the college’s writing department in 2001. She was promoted to assistant professor of English in 2006, associate professor in 2010, and full professor in 2015. She earned her BA in English from Montclair State University […]

Students Shine at 2016 Honors Symposium

Eighteen of Brookdale’s best and brightest students capped off a year of hard work and dedication on May 6 during the fifth annual Spring Honors Symposium. The symposium, hosted by the Brookdale Honors Program, gave students an opportunity to present their academic achievements, creative endeavors and professional passions to a capacity crowd of friends, family, […]

Yom HaShoah Ceremony Honors Local Holocaust Survivors

For today’s educators and advocates, it can be difficult to convey the true impact of the Holocaust to younger generations. The pure statistics – six million European Jews murdered, including 1.5 million children, between 1933 and 1945 – are so daunting that they can be almost impossible to grasp. Instead, historians like Dr. Samuel Kassow […]

Brookdale Student Establishes Scholarships for Classmates

Brookdale alumni, after entering the workforce and finding success in their chosen careers, often choose to give back to the college in the form of a Brookdale Foundation scholarship, designed to support students who come from a similar place or who face similar challenges in their first two years of higher education. It’s rare, however, […]

Students Unwind During Spring 2016 Anti-Stress Week

With finals approaching and graduation right around the corner, tensions tend to run high this time of the semester. To help relieve some of that stress, the Office of Student Life and Activities hosted Spring 2016 Anti-Stress week from April 26-28. “People need that uplifting feeling,” said first year education student Erin Batz about the activities […]

Students, Employees Honored at 2016 Gold Star Awards

While Brookdale offers a wide range of opportunities for students and employees to be recognized for their achievements, there is only one event sponsored by the students themselves. The annual Gold Star Awards ceremony, held this year on April 27 at Jumping Brookdale Country Club in Neptune, is a chance for Brookdale students to recognize […]

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