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Monthly Archives: June 2019

Graduate Profile: Kayla Breaud
Picture of morning commencement speaker Kayla Breaud and her coach Katie Edmundson.

“I felt like I had a good story to tell,” Kayla Breaud, student speaker at the morning commencement ceremony, said about why she applied to speak. Breaud, a Distinguished Scholar, graduated with a 4.0 GPA and was a member of the Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society and the National Society of Leadership and Success. […]

Graduate Profile: Jonathan Scott
Picture of afternoon commencement speaker Jonathan Scott and Dr. David Stout.

Jonathan Scott encountered many changes and challenges on his Brookdale journey. While pursuing his degree full-time at 24, Scott also worked full-time as a bartender. He juggled the challenges of academics – classes, papers and exams – with long and often irregular hours at various establishments. However, Scott’s life would soon experience another major transformation […]

Brookdale Celebrates 49th Commencement
Picture of the Outstanding students and Dr. David Stout.

Brookdale Community College awarded  degrees and certificates to 1,884 students in two graduation ceremonies at the college’s 49th annual commencement ceremony on Thursday, May 16. Brookdale also acknowledged seven outstanding student award winners (editor’s note: click here for profiles on each student) and presented honorary degrees to two individuals and honored two more with Distinguished Alumni Awards. […]

Brookdale Concordia Chorale’s Summer Tour Stops at China
Picture of the Brookdale Chorale.

Last summer, the Brookdale Concordia Chorale scored its first performance outside the United States, singing one service and evensong for an entire week at Exeter Cathedral in the United Kingdom. The group’s international tour continues this summer in China with performances in and around Shanghai after a Memorial Day performance at Carnegie Hall. Founded in […]