Alumni Events

The 29th Barringer Awards and Dinner

On Friday, March 28, the Brookdale Community College Alumni Association and Brookdale Community College will host the 29th Annual Barringer Awards Dinner at the Riverview Pavilion in Belmar.

This award is presented to the individual(s) who best epitomizes the quality of excellence in education and is called the Barringer Award after Brookdale’s third president, Dr. Bob Barringer. Brookdale faculty, staff, administrators, alumni, and College Trustees (current and former) are eligible to be nominated.  The selection committee is comprised of alumni and College representatives.   

2014 Barringer Award Winners: Thomas Berke, Eleanor Horgan, and Linda Wang.    

Also a special Award will be presented to Louis Ferendo, Class of ’79, ’81, and ’93.  
View the invitation and RSVP form here.   Please RSVP by March 21.



Previous Recipients

1986 Bob Barringer
1987 Arthur Marshal

1988 Gordon Litwin
1989 Jean Badgley
1990 Seymor Siegler, Jacob Needle
1991 Gershom G.N. Tomilson

1992 The Monmouth County Board of Chosen Freeholders
1993 Barbara Gonos, Joe King
1994 Noel Kubel

1995 Carl Calendar
1996 Duncan Circle, Jeung H. Kim, Norma Klein
1997 Paul MacLaughlin, Thomas Richards

1998 Richard J. Connors, James Palumbo, Carol McCartin
1999 Sue Desideradto, Louis Pullano, Richard Sorrell
2000 Mike Toomey, Jack Ryan

2001 Elizabeth Twohy, Terrie Wyatt
2002 Virginia Lee, C. Webster Boodey
2003 Cheryl Cummings, Vinnie Gorman, Irma Lester

2005 Lee Blaustein, Jaqueline Kugit, Donald Warner
2006 Lois Higbe, Arnold Gelfman, Susan Rosenberg
2007 Barbara Baron, Richard Pfeffer, Anthony Snyder

2008 Doug Welsh, Pat Gallo Villee, Paul Zigo
2009 Karen D’Agostino, Doris Hudak, Webster Trammel
2010 Sherri West, Maris Lown and Terry Konn-Karangwa

2011 Norah Kerr-McCurry, Jayne McBride and the Foundation Board of Trustees
2012 Eric Goll, Bruce Marich and Thomas (Bo) Scannapieco
2013 Linda Mass, Michael Qaissaunee and Sally Sorrell