Brookdale Bulletin | Volume I, Issue III

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Volume I, Issue III

Alumni Spotlight: Fernando Rojas

Fernando Rojas

Fernando Rojas’s career choices evolved during his time at Brookdale. The West Belmar resident studied architecture, earning an associate’s degree in science. However, his passion for art always remained steadfast.

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Game Design Degree Option Offered this Fall

Young multinational game developers thinking of new project, team work

Students focused on careers in design will have another option to consider in a field expected to sustain continued growth – Game Design.

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Alumni Spotlight: Mary Crimmins

Mary Crimmins

After graduating Colts Neck High School and attending Roger Williams University as an elementary education major, Mary Crimmins returned to New Jersey.

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Alumni Spotlight: Alex Acevedo

Alex Avevedo w Fidel Wilson

Alex Acevedo knows what it’s like to experience loss and confront obstacles. It’s given him the fuel to persevere and to get one step closer to his ultimate career goal as an occupational therapist.

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Rising Leaders Make an Impact

Rising Leaders Group Shot

Rising Leaders Academy is a student leadership program for selected Brookdale Educational Opportunity Fund (EOF) students where students gain leadership skills and experience in volunteering with local non-profits throughout New Jersey, with a focus on Monmouth County.

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Speakers Encourage Students to Build Foundation for Success Today

Minority Male Conference

More than 350 people, including nearly 300 students, attended the fifth annual Minority Male Initiative (MMI) Conference at Brookdale Community College last week.

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Honors Graduate Follows Path to Ivy League

Victoria Cattelona

Victoria Cattelona (Long Branch, NJ) was the valedictorian of her high school and earned an associate’s degree in political science through the Honors Program at Brookdale. She is a junior at Columbia University, focusing on American politics, and serves as the graduate student representative on Brookdale’s board of trustees.

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A Conversation with Linda Morris

linda morris

Linda M. Morris, senior office assistant with the Business and Social Science Institute, joined Brookdale’s staff in 2016. However, her connection to Brookdale extends back some years during a career transition.

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Math Professor’s Link to Infinity and Beyond and Record-Setting Moment

D. Fiore

PiDay celebrations take place at several locations nationwide on March 14, since 3.14 are the first three digits of Pi, whose decimal spaces extend forever with no pattern.

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HR Corner

Alternate Benefit Plan (ABP) Provider Campus Visits

  • ABP Investment providers visit the Lincroft campus periodically during the year for individual income planning sessions. Dates and contact information to schedule an appointment can be found on the Employee Benefits Calendar, located on the Employee Benefits webpage within BrookdaleShare.

Ethics Hotline

  • Click here to learn more about reporting ethical violations.

Professional Development

  • Free Online, on-demand training available 24/7 to employees – Click here

Brookdale Travels

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Christopher Jeune is Brookdale’s director of student conduct and compliance.
chris at Disney
Christopher and his boyfriend Michael at Epcot Center during a visit to Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida last month

Sports Corner


SAAC Visits, Prepares Meal at Ronald McDonald House in Long Branch

On March 1, the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) traveled to the Ronald McDonald House in Long Branch, N.J. and prepared a home cooked meal for the families.

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Click here to get a full listing of Jersey Blues team schedules in baseball, softball, men’s lacrosse and tennis for March and April.