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Monthly Archives: February 2020

Brookdale Partners with the Garden State Film Festival
Lauren Concar with a Garden State Film Festival poster.

Brookdale Community College’s main campus in Lincroft is now the home of the executive offices for the Garden State Film Festival (GSFF). To celebrate the occasion, Brookdale is presenting Best of the Fest on Thursday, February 27 at 7 pm at the Performing Arts Center (PAC). “Brookdale has played an instrumental part in the Garden […]

Love & Forgiveness
Chris playing baseball.

Former professional baseball player Chris Singleton, whose mother was murdered along with eight other victims at Mother Emanuel AME church in Charleston, South Carolina in 2015 by a racist white supremacist, brings his message of forgiveness and unity to Brookdale Community College on Thursday, February 13. Singleton’s talk, “Overcoming the Unthinkable Adversity with Love & […]

MMI Conference Features K.D.
Picture of K.D.

The Sixth annual Minority Male Initiative (MMI) Conference will take place at Brookdale Community College on Friday, February 21, from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Navesink Rooms in the Student Life Center on the Lincroft campus. This year’s theme is Connecting Tomorrow’s Leaders with Today’s Professionals. This year’s keynote speaker is Kenneth D. […]

Foundation Spotlight: Daniel Reizis
Tim David and Daniel.

Daniel Reizis has served on the Brookdale Foundation Board for two years. The lifelong Monmouth County resident lives in Lincroft and is the father of five-year-old twins. After earning his degree in physical therapy from Quinnipiac University, Reizis started his own practice in Lake Como. The practice now encompasses seven locations in Central Jersey. Can […]

Alumni Spotlight: Adam von Pier
Headshot of Adam von Pier.

Adam von Pier grew up in Fair Haven and currently resides in Eatontown, N.J. He earned his associate’s degree in business management from Brookdale in 2016. He is the resident stage manager/company manager for New Jersey Repertory Company in Long Branch, N.J. What factors led you to attend Brookdale? The main factor that led me […]

Employee Spotlight: Sherri Vanderspiegel
Sherri behind stage.

Sherri Vanderspiegel, the technical supervisor of the Performing Arts Center (PAC), will mark her 20th anniversary at Brookdale in 2020. She oversees all PAC shows, student productions and rental schedules, among other responsibilities. She also serves as an advisor to the theatre and dance clubs on campus. Vanderspiegel attended Brookdale and earned her bachelor of […]

Meet the Tutoring Center at the Bankier Library Learning Commons
Frank, Amy, and Karen in the Tutoring Center.

Who We Are… At The Tutoring Center at the Bankier Library Learning Commons, students can get help developing effective study skills and working on their coursework and assignments. The Tutoring Center is staffed by full-time and part-time professional tutors who work with students individually and in small groups. “We specialize primarily in the social sciences […]

In the Community: On the March
Brookdalians march at the Saint Patrick's Day Parade in Asbury Park

Want to show your pride in Brookdale, spread cheer and connect with local communities where we live and serve? If yes, join your colleagues in the Brookdale contingent participating for a second consecutive year in three Monmouth County Saint Patrick’s Day parades in March. The communities and dates include Asbury Park on Sunday, March 8; […]

Student Spotlight: Hannah Shevlin
Hannah Shelvin holding an umbrella.

Pursuing a Dream Hannah Shevlin has always had a passion for fashion and photography. Raised in Tinton Falls, N.J., Shevlin will graduate from Brookdale in May 2020 with an associate’s degree in fashion merchandise, with a design focus. “I’ve always had an eye for fashion and been a story teller, which is how I stumbled […]

To Protect & To Serve
The two officers after being sworn in.

Alexandra Clayton and Andrew Gioia credit Brookdale for equipping them with the skills and training needed to attain their personal and professional goals. The pair welcomed the opportunity to return to their alma mater in a new role as the latest members of the Brookdale police force. Police work was part of Clayton’s fiber from […]

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