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Monthly Archives: May 2017

32nd Annual Barringer Award Winners
Three Brookdale employees hold up their Barringer Awards and pose for a photo.

The 2017 Barringer Award winners are:   Laura Longo Dr. Laura Longo, Middletown, began her Brookdale career as the associate director of institutional research in 1994.  She became director in 2001. Thrice a Scarlet Knight, Laura earned her bachelor’s degree in psychology, and master’s and doctoral degrees in social psychology from Rutgers University.  She completed […]

Three Honored at 32nd Annual Barringer Awards Dinner
Three Brookdale employees hold up their Barringer Awards and pose for a photo.

Three Brookdale employees joined a pantheon of outstanding Brookdalians on May 5 when they received the Alumni Association‘s prestigious Barringer Award, during the 32nd annual Barringer Awards Dinner at The Mill at Lakeside Manor in Belmar. The award, named in honor of the college’s third president and long-standing champion of academic and student success Bob […]

Eight Graduate from Leadership Brookdale
Nine graduates of Leadership Brookdale pose for a photo in the Student Life Center.

Following a year of intensive training, research and professional development workshops, eight college employees have graduated from the Leadership Brookdale program. During a recognition ceremony in the Student Life Center on May 4, program coordinator Joan Scocco joined Brookdale president Maureen Murphy, associate vice president of human resources Patricia Sensi and a wide range of past and […]

EOF Graduates Honored at 2017 Awards Dinner
Members of the Brookdale EOF program hold up plaques and certificates in the Twin Lights Room of the Student Life Center.

More than 100 students in Brookdale’s Educational Opportunity Fund (EOF) program received some well deserved recognition on May 3 during the 2017 Graduate and Special Honoree Awards Dinner, held in the Student Life Center. Brookdale administrators, faculty and staff joined a capacity crowd of friends and family to congratulate nearly 120 pending EOF graduates, along […]

Student Art Takes Center Stage in CVA Gallery
Terry Konn looks at paintings hung in the CVA Gallery.

Brookdale students, faculty, staff and community members poured into the Center for the Visual Arts Gallery on April 27 for a celebratory reception honoring an exhibition of student work and the publication of Collage 2017. The exhibition, running through May 3, featured original sculptures, drawings, paintings, jewelry, mixed media and other works of art created […]

Students, Faculty Honored at 2017 Global Citizenship Awards
Students and employees stand together and hold up certificates of recognition in the Student Life Center.

Dozens of students, faculty members, campus clubs and advisors were recognized for “thinking outside the classroom” on May 2 during the seventh annual Global Citizenship Awards, hosted by Brookdale’s Global Citizenship Project, The International Education Center and the Office of Student Life and Activities. The program recognized four clubs and more than 20 students for performing […]

Brookdale Student Workers, Supervisors Win Awards
Christina Brendt and Marie Maber stand with balloons, flowers and a certificate of recognition in the Student Life Center.

From the bookstore to the Writing Center, from the CVA Gallery to each of the college’s Higher Education Centers, student workers have a hand in nearly everything that happens at Brookdale. This semester alone, according to Career and Leadership Development director Sarah McElroy, nearly 200 students worked more than 119,000 hours at the college and in the community, serving fellow students […]

Ken Burns Film Series Continues at Brookdale
Tom Cioppa speaks in front of a digital screen in a MAN classroom building.

In anticipation of an upcoming appearance by acclaimed documentary filmmaker Ken Burns, professors Bernard Olsen and Thomas Cioppa hosted a Q&A and film discussion of the director’s work on April. 27 in the MAN building. History professor Bernard Olsen presented Ken Burn’s “The Civil War,” an award-winning 1990 miniseries about the American Civil War. As a credentialed expert […]

Hundreds ‘Plug In’ to 2017 Brookdale Guitar Show
A man in a leather jacket and cowboy hat sits and plays a guitar in the BREC auditorium.

Following a one-year hiatus, the Brookdale Guitar Show returned in force to the Lincroft campus on April 30 with a full lineup of live music, expert workshops, rare instruments and exclusive deals for local music lovers. Despite missing out on last year’s show, which was preempted by a campus-wide renovation project, attendees said they were happy to see […]

Dozens Honored at 2017 Gold Star Awards Dinner
Students and advisors stand together to receive a Gold Star Award in a wood-paneled ballroom.

With many of their final exams completed and only a few weeks remaining before the end of the 2016-17 school year, Brookdale students came together for a night of dinner, dancing, prize raffles and some well deserved recognition on April 26 during the 2017 Gold Star Awards Dinner in Shrewsbury. The ceremony, hosted by the […]

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