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New Partnership Open Doors for Business Students

After becoming one of the first Brookdale alumni to transfer to the Rutgers School of Business under a new partnership between the two schools, honors graduate Justin Melendez returned to campus on Feb. 5 to share his experiences with current business students. Melendez joined Rutgers Business School Transfer Advisor Tom Moore during a student information […]

Six Students Win “Big Read” Essay Contest

Brookdale students and their family members joined college faculty and members of the Center for Holocaust, Human Rights and Genocide Education (Chhange) on Jan. 30 for the grand finale of this year’s Big Read initiative. The program, which began last fall, promoted literacy and reading in Monmouth County by encouraging all community members to read […]

Spring Lecture Series Tackles Big Issues

The Office of Student Life and Activities has announced the lineup for this semester’s Lecture Series, which will feature two documentary filmmakers and a nationally recognized civil rights expert. Beginning on Feb. 24, the Lecture Series will offer free film screenings and interactive discussions on a wide range of issues, including race, campus safety and […]

Culinary Center Graduate Wins Chopped Championship

Emily Chapman is carving out a name for herself in the culinary world. Since graduating from Brookdale’s Culinary Education Center in 2011, the Ocean Township native has moved to Brooklyn and signed on as sous chef at David Santos’ Louro in Manhattan. Following a year in which Louro was voted the best restaurant in New […]

Graduates Honored During Pinning Ceremony

Surrounded by a near-capacity crowd of friends and family members gathered in the Collins Arena, 67 Brookdale nursing students capped of years off hard work on Jan. 5 by receiving their ceremonial nurse’s pins. The pins, which have been awarded to the college’s nursing graduates since 1971, will unite the students as Brookdale alumni as […]

Dozens Return for Honors Reunion

Prior to starting the spring semester at their various four-year universities and graduate schools, dozens of Brookdale honors graduates returned to campus on Jan. 5 for this year’s Honors Program Reunion. The alumni gathered in the Bankier Library to eat pizza, reminisce and trade stories about their first semesters and first years away from Brookdale. […]

Visiting Artist Program Features Kimberly Trowbridge

Acclaimed painter Kimberly Cole Trowbridge gave two free presentations on the Lincroft campus on Nov. 13 as part of this year’s Visiting Artist Program. The 2014 Neddy Award finalist met with Brookdale art students earlier in the day and provided a two-hour interactive worksop on color theory, painting and self-expression through art. Many of those […]

Women’s Soccer Team Takes Region XIX Crown

Behind the MVP-worthy performances of Caroline Duerr and Amanda Anastasia, the Brookdale Jersey Blues women’s soccer team defeated Union County College 6-0 on Nov. 1 to win its second consecutive Region XIX title. “It’s hard to find the right words to describe this feeling,” Region XIX coach of the year Katie Miller said after the […]

Students Rally For Breast Cancer Awareness

As National Breast Cancer Awareness Month draws to a close, dozens of Brookdale students and faculty members are trying to make sure the disease remains in the spotlight for a long time to come. On Oct. 29, more than 40 first- and second-year radiologic technology students came together to draw attention to breast cancer, a […]

Brookdale Student Takes Gold In U.K. Games

Seven years ago, Nishan Patel didn’t even know what wheelchair racing was. He had grown up playing recreational sports with his friends and became a successful wrestler at Middletown High School North, never making excuses for, or even learning the name of, the rare limb disease he was born with. But in his junior year, […]

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