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Brookdale Board Welcomes New Graduate Trustee

The Brookdale Board of Trustees welcomed a familiar face to the dais on Aug. 20, officially swearing in 2015 Brookdale graduate Paul Geissler as the board’s newest Graduate Trustee. After taking his oath of office and receiving a rousing ovation from a crowd of Brookdale staff, faculty and family members, Geissler said he is excited […]

Summer Shakespeare Gives Fans a “Bloody” Good Show

Hundreds of theater fans, arts enthusiasts and day-trippers from across New Jersey set up camp on the Lincroft campus this month for the 14th annual production of Shakespeare on the Lawn. This year’s featured play – the rarely performed 16th century tragedy “Titus Andronicus” – was arguably the edgiest material ever staged by the Summer […]

Foundation Scholarship Ball Raises Nearly $100,000

It takes a village to help a student earn a college degree, and on May 29 the Monmouth County “village” came together at the Eagle Oaks Golf and Country in Farmingdale to raise thousands of dollars in support of that mission. Hundreds of community members, elected officials and Brookdale employees broke out their suits, cocktail […]

Three Honored at 30th Annual Barringer Awards

Three Brookdale employees were honored on May 1 for their outstanding achievements both in and out of the classroom during the 30th Annual Barringer Awards dinner in Belmar. Biology Professor James Crowder, history Professor Jess Le Vine and college accounting specialist Helen Vota joined a long line of prestigious Brookdalians to receive the award, which […]

Alumni Association Opens Lounge in SLC

Brookdale graduates past and present gathered in the Warner Student Life Center on April 28 for the grand unveiling of the new Alumni Association Lounge, located near the Scroll and Pen Bookstore. Association members also took time out to honor Brookdale’s roots by hanging an official plaque and painting of Regret, the first filly ever […]

CVA Gallery to Honor Brookdale Students, Alumni

The CVA Gallery will host an opening reception on Thursday, Feb. 26 for its newest exhibition “Monmouth County Artists: Before, During and After Brookdale.” The show, on display through March 31, pairs the work of current Brookdale students with notable alumni who are now accomplished members of Monmouth County’s professional arts community. Featured artists include […]

Brookdale Alumna Brings Health Training to Mexico

It’s been a productive few decades for Kathleen Smith-Wenning. Since graduating from Brookdale’s Respiratory Therapy program in 1985, Smith-Wenning has worked as a learning assistant, professor, department director and, most recently, as a humanitarian and public health advocate in Oaxaca City, Mexico. Since the year 2006, she has been volunteering with Oaxaca Streetchildren Grassroots, an […]

Culinary Arts Program Earns National Accreditation

Brookdale’s widely popular culinary arts program has one more feather to stick in its chef’s hat. This month, following a demanding application process spanning the last two years, the program was officially accredited by the accrediting commission of the American Culinary Federation Education Foundation (ACFEF). The honor, bestowed only on culinary programs that meet a […]

Jersey Blues Hall of Fame Welcomes Class of 2015

It was a historic night at the Sheraton in Eatontown on Feb. 6, as the Brookdale Athletics Hall of Fame welcomed its first class of inductees in more than 35 years. From the college’s first athletic director to the 2002 national champion softball team, the event brought together some of the most iconic figures in […]

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