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Monthly Archives: December 2016

Giving Tree Program Donates Nearly 800 Gifts

Brookdale students, faculty, staff and administrators came together in support of local families this holiday season, helping collect and distribute nearly 800 holiday presents and gift cards during the 23rd annual Giving Tree program. The program, hosted by Brookdale’s Employee Volunteer Connection (EVC), connects Brookdalians with underprivileged children and families in Monmouth County and the local organizations that offer […]

Latonya Brennan Joins Brookdale Board of Trustees

Shrewsbury resident Latonya Brennan was sworn in as the newest member of the Brookdale Community College Board of Trustees during the board’s monthly public meeting in Lincroft on Dec. 20. An insurance and risk management professional specializing in education, Brennan has previously worked with the New Jersey School Boards Association and the New Jersey Schools Insurance […]

Leadership Society Welcomes Spring 2017 Cohort

More than three dozen students were welcomed into the Brookdale chapter of the National Society of Leadership and Success on Dec. 15, during a an official induction ceremony in the Student Life Center. Surrounded by a capacity crowd of family, friends and classmates, the inductees became only the second cohort to join the personal and […]

Brookdale Students Visit the United Nations

Two dozens students from Brookdale’s International Students Association and the Students for Global Citizenship club travelled to New York City on Dec. 2 for a guided tour of the iconic United Nations building. The students, led by radiologic technology professor Terry Konn and chemistry professor Shahin Pirzad, were offered a guided tour of the building and attended […]

Brookdale Hosts First ‘Retirement Reimagined’ Conference

Retirement, at least traditionally, has long been viewed as an opportunity to travel, pursue hobbies and simply relax following decades of hard work. But for many of today’s retirees, there may be more questions than answers. “Following the day-dreamy imaginings of travel and leisure, many new retirees face an intimidating question: ‘What’s next?’” said Brookdale Lifelong […]

Brookdale Public Radio Wins ‘Top Radio Station’

For the sixteenth year in a row, 90.5 The Night has taken top honors among area radio stations at the annual Asbury Park Music Awards ceremony, held this year on Dec. 8 at The Stone Pony in Asbury Park. Brookdale Public Radio was once again named “Top Radio Station in Support of Live Music,” an honor […]

Students Take a Break During Anti-Stress Week

Between coursework, final exams, home and work obligations and the approaching holiday season, December can be a stressful time for college students. To help relieve some of that pressure, Brookdale’s Office of Student Life and Activities (SLA) partnered with the Counseling Department, the Bankier Library and staff from the college’s Higher Education Centers to offer a week-long […]

Brookdale Hosts First Annual Career Exploration Night

Dozens of area residents visited the Lincroft campus on Dec. 1 for Brookdale’s first ever Career Exploration Night, an adult-centered open house featuring representatives from nearly every college department and student service division. Attendees were able to visit dedicated information booths and speak one-on-one with college staff about some of the most rewarding and fastest […]

Brookdale Physics Club Meets With Nobel Laureate

Brookdale students had a “big bang” of an afternoon on Nov. 4, when they travelled to AT&T Laboratories in Middletown for a rare, invite-only presentation by world renowned physicist Dr. Robert Wilson. More than a dozen members of Brookdale’s Physics and Astronomy Club joined faculty, staff and a group of AT&T researchers at the event, which was sponsored […]