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Monthly Archives: November 2016

Madeline Ferraro Joins Brookdale Board of Trustees

Wall Township resident Madeline Ferraro was sworn in as the newest member of the Brookdale Community College Board of Trustees during the board’s annual reorganization meeting in Lincroft on Nov. 29. Since 2002, Ferraro has served as vice president of government relations and public affairs for the Morristown-based nonprofit health care network Atlantic Health System. There […]

Brookdale Student Awarded First Ever Cybersecurity Scholarship

Second-year computer science major Michael Giacona has joined an elite group of community college students from across the country this year as a new member of the National Science Foundation‘s (NSF) Scholarships for Service (SFS) program. Giacona, 19, will receive a full-ride scholarship for his final year at Brookdale, along with a $22,500 stipend and an allowance […]

Students Draw From Experience During Visiting Artist Series

Brookdale students spent time with two accomplished professional artists this month during a series of workshops and guest lectures offered as part of the 2016 Visiting Artist Series. The initiative – sponsored by the Monmouth County Arts Council, the Brookdale Innovation Grant (BIG) program, and the Brookdale Art Department – featured free workshops and discussions led by jewelry and metal […]

Foundation Offers New Scholarships for STEM Students

Brookdale STEM students may be eligible for a $200 book scholarship this spring, thanks to a new scholarship program offered by the Brookdale Foundation. Applications are now being accepted for the scholarship, which is open to all full-time Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) students with 3.0 GPA and a financial need. Successful applicants will receive a […]

Student Wins MTVU Contest, Headed to SXSW

Brookdale student Demi Vernikov is looking forward to an exciting Spring Break this March, when she travels to the annual South By Southwest (SXSW) festival in Austin, Texas to attend the 2017 MTVU Woodie Awards. The all-expenses-paid trip comes courtesy of MTVU’s “Spin and Win” contest, which allows college students across the country to enter for […]

‘Live at Lunch’ Kicks Off International Education Week

Students and employees came together for an afternoon of Latin American food, music and performance art on Nov. 15 during a special Live at Lunch engagement hosted in the Student Life Center. The program, hosted by the International Education Center (IEC) and the Office of Student Life and Activities, helped kick off 2016 International Education […]

90.5 The Night Membership Drive Raises $36,000

Hundreds of local music fans and community members pledged their support for Brookdale Public Radio last month during the station’s biannual membership drive, which featured five days of special programming and unique promotional offers followed by an intimate musical engagement headlined by British singer-songwriter James Maddock. Running from Oct. 24 – 28, the on-air membership drive […]

Students React to Historic Election

Following a dizzying year of political campaigning, contentious debates and one of the most divisive presidential contests in recent memory, a capacity crowd of students, employees and community members came together in Lincroft on Nov. 8 to watch the grand finale of the 2016 presidential race during a college-wide Election Night Party in the Student Life Center. Organized by students […]

Hundreds Attend Fall 2016 Open House

In recognition of Brookdale’s 50th anniversary, employees from every academic institute and department came together on Nov. 6 to host one the biggest, broadest and most immersive Fall Open House programs in college history. More than 700 local students and community members flocked to the Lincroft campus for the afternoon Open House, which was completely […]

Student Voices: Join in the Brookdale Read

Brookdale and the Center for Holocaust, Human Rights & Genocide Education (Chhange) are taking the topics of racism and discrimination head on in this year’s Brookdale READ. The Brookdale READ encourages students and employees to read the same book at the same time and participate in a series of group discussions, guest lectures and other […]

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