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Students, Employees Honored at 2016 Gold Star Awards

While Brookdale offers a wide range of opportunities for students and employees to be recognized for their achievements, there is only one event sponsored by the students themselves. The annual Gold Star Awards ceremony, held this year on April 27 at Jumping Brookdale Country Club in Neptune, is a chance for Brookdale students to recognize […]

Dozens Receive 2016 Global Citizenship Awards

When a small group of faculty and administrators started Brookdale’s Global Citizenship Project (GCP) in 2010, they imagined creating a culture of applied learning, social activism and “big picture” thinking among the college’s student body. In the years since, that mission has evolved into a college-wide phenomenon, sparking new student clubs, service learning initiatives and […]

‘Empty Bowls’ Raises $1,600 for Food Pantries

The “recipe” for Brookdale’s annual Empty Bowls program is a simple one: take some delicious soup, add in dozens of hand-made ceramic bowls, sprinkle on some prize giveaways, and mix it all together with a spirit of charitable giving. The result is one of the Brookdale Employee Volunteer Connection’s (EVC) longest running initiatives, which raises […]

Brookdale International Center Goes ‘Inside Islam’

More than 100 students, employees and local residents came together in the Student Life Center on April 14 for a screening and discussion of the documentary¬†Inside Islam: What a Billion Muslims Really Think. The program, cosponsored by Brookdale’s International Education Center, the Global Citizenship Project, Student Life & Activities and the Monmouth Center for World […]

Students Shine at 2016 Achievement Showcase

From classroom to campus to community, Brookdale students have a knack for making an impact on the world around them. This year’s Student Achievement Showcase, held April 14 in the Student Life Center, featured dozens of Brookdalians were able to build, create and achieve amazing things during the 2015-16 school year. From the STEM Institute, […]

Students Go Global at 2016 International Fest

More than 100 Brookdale students and employees broke down borders and broadened their horizons on April 7 during the 2016 International Festival, held in the Navesink Rooms of the Student Life Center. The long-running annual event, hosted by the International Student Association, featured the food, music and culture of more than a dozen nations, represented […]

Collage 2015 Receives Gold Medal from Columbia

Collage, Brookdale‚Äôs student arts magazine, has once again received one of the top honors in the nation for scholastic publication. In March, Collage 2015 was awarded a Gold Medal from the Columbia Scholastic Press Association (CSPA). The award, presented annually by an international student press association comprised of student journalists and faculty advisers, recognizes outstanding […]

CVA Gallery Unveils Student Arts Exhibition

Hundreds of student drawings, paintings, sculptures, handcrafted pieces of jewelry and other works of art are now on display in the CVA Gallery as part of the new “Studio Arts II” exhibition. The showcase, which opened with a public reception on March 29, features work from nearly 75 students enrolled in Brookdale’s upper-level courses in […]

Original Freedom Rider Speaks at Brookdale

This year’s Jacob Needle Lecture in History featured original Freedom Rider and core civil rights leader Dr. Bernard Lafayette Jr. Dr. Lafayette’s Feb. 23 presentation, titled “Your Life: A Celebration of Peace & Social Justice Yesterday and Today,” centered on his personal experiences fighting for racial equality and justice in the deep south in the […]

Asia Society Welcomes ‘The Year of the Monkey’

Students, staff and faculty came together to celebrate the Chinese New Year with the Brookdale Asia Society on Feb. 16 in the Student Life Center. The free event kicked off with a presentation by Asia Society president Kevin Johnson, who explained the main concepts of the Chinese New Year, which began on Feb. 8. Johnson […]

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