Congressman Chris Smith (NJ-04) hosted “100 Days of Silence,” a one-of-a-kind art exhibition on Tues. Dec. 2, 2014, coordinated by the Center for Holocaust, Human Rights & Genocide Education (Chhange) at Brookdale Community College to commemorate the 20th Anniversary of the 1994 Rwanda Genocide.
The collection brings together works created by over 450 New Jersey students and includes more than 60 life-size human forms which illustrate students’ artistic responses to learning about the genocide, the silence of the world, and the importance of becoming involved, concerned citizens.
“These are powerful expressions by young people who are concerned about a genocide that unfolded while the world watched,” said Smith, a longtime human rights advocate in Congress and chairman of the House Africa and global human rights subcommittee. “The pieces in this exhibition remind us that each of the hundreds of thousands of victims in Rwanda was an individual, worthy of dignity, whose precious life was cut short, who the world should have done more to save. If we cannot do more to prevent genocides in the future, ‘Never again’ will only be lip service. When so many innocent lives are at stake, we must do more. While remembering a genocide often invokes feelings of horror, this exhibition reminds us that hope is also crucial. We must have the hope that we can defeat the evil that is at the root of genocides and we must follow it with the will to act.”admin | Filed under: Brookdale Community College, Chris Smith, Press Release | Tags: 1994 Rwanda Genocide, Brookdale Community College, Center for Holocaust Human Rights and Genocide Education, Chhange, Congressman Chris Smith, Monmouth County, New Jersey, Press Release | Comments Off
Companies must register to participate; jobseekers do not
LINCROFT, NJ – Monmouth County will again offer employers and jobseekers the opportunity to connect at the Monmouth County Fall Job Fair scheduled for Friday, Sept. 19 at Brookdale Community College.
“Employers who have immediate job openings are invited to participate in Monmouth County’s Fall Job Fair,” said Freeholder Serena DiMaso, liaison to the Monmouth County Division of Workforce Development. “This will improve the probability that jobseekers will find employment by attending.”
The event is free for employers to reserve a table and for jobseekers to attend.
The 2014 Monmouth County Job Fair will be held from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, Sept. 19 at the Collins Arena at Brookdale Community College, 765 Newman Springs Rd., Lincroft.admin | Filed under: Brookdale Community College, Economy, Monmouth County, Monmouth County Board of Freeholders, Press Release | Tags: Brookdale job fair, Freeholder Serena DiMaso, Job Fair, Monmouth County, Press Release | Comments Off
“This is a terrific opportunity for a resident to take a dynamic role at New Jersey’s best community college,” said Freeholder John P. Curley, liaison to the college. “Brookdale needs leaders who will help steer the future course of this quality, affordable higher education institution.”
Applicants should be interested in taking an active leadership position as a Trustee of Brookdale Community College and be knowledgeable in the opportunities and challenges of higher education. This unpaid position is for a term of four years.admin | Filed under: Brookdale Community College, Monmouth County | Tags: Brookdale Board of Trustees, Brookdale Community College, Gary Rich, Johjn Curley, Marion Masnick, Monmouth County Boad of Freeholders | 11 Comments »
On Friday, June 6
At Brookdale College, SLC
“Lest We Forget”
A commemoration of the 70th anniversary of D-Day, June 6, 1944.
The program will include:
10AM – Displays and exhibits provided by the 102nd Armored Cavalry Association, Info-Age Science Learning Center, and military memorabilia collector John Egger.
10:30 AM – Entrance of official party, followed by the presentation of Colors by the Marine Academy of Science & Technology and the NJROTC Color Guard; Masters of Ceremonies Co-Directors of the Center for World War II Studies and Conflict Resolution Dr. David Bassano and
Dr. Ashley Zampogna-Krug.
10:45 AM – Pledge of Allegiance, with the Hon. John Curley, Monmouth County Freeholder, followed by the national anthem performed by “Down Melody Lane.”
10:50 AM – Invocation, with the Rev. Milton Holmes, WWII veteran.
11 AM – Welcome, with NJ Assemblywoman Amy Handlin, 13th Legislative District, Monmouth County, followed by opening remarks from Dr. Maureen Murphy, President, Brookdale Community College.
11:10 AM – Guest speaker: Brig. Gen. Michael L. Cunniff, Adjutant General, NJ Dept. of Military and Veterans Affairs.
11:30 AM – Introduction of honorees and WW II veterans of the Normandy campaign, with Assemblywoman Handlin and President Murphy.
11:50 AM- Closing remarks, with Paul Zigo, Associate Professor of History, Founder and Former Director of the Center for World War II Studies and Conflict Resolution.
11:55 AM – “God Bless America” performed by “Down Melody Lane.”
12 PM – Reception sponsored by the Estate of Arthur E. Jurman, distinguished veteran of the European Theater.
Co-sponsored by NJ Assemblywoman Amy Handlin and the
Center for World War II Studies and Conflict Resolution
Location: 765 Newman Springs Road, Lincroft
Posted: June 6th, 2014 | Author: Lynn Humphrey | Filed under: BizEturtle, Brookdale Community College | Tags: Brookdale, D-Day, Discussion History, Veterans | Comments Off
THE T. THOMAS FORTUNE HOUSE PROJECT
PRESENTS; THE LEGACY OF T. THOMAS FORTUNE
“A Window into the World of Post-Reconstruction”
Saturday, June 14
9:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Brookdale Community College 765 Newman Springs Road, Lincroft
At the Warner Student Life Center, Navesink Room 216
Registration Required-Limited Seating
Doors Open 8:30AM for Continental Breakfast
We will be going to the Lincroft Inn, 700 Newman Springs Road, Lincroft afterward for Lunch. Please join us, at your own expense.
Keynote Speaker: Dr. Walter Greason
On Wednesday, May 21, 9:30 AM
At Brookdale at Long Branch at 213 Broadway
Free and open to all.
Are you a woman in a marriage that is not working out?
Are you facing loss of income due to separation, divorce,
widowhood, spousal disability, or spousal military
deployment and need to become head of household?
You Are Not Alone!
Displaced Homemakers Services at Brookdale Community
College offers you free, confidential, holistic, customized
help to enable you to reach your full potential.
Our services include:
Personal counseling and emotional support
Peer support group where you have a safe place to share and
bond with women in similar life circumstances
Career development to help you choose training for an occupation
that matches your interests, abilities, and the current job market.
Job search skills including learning to network, resume writing, and interviewing.
Computer training to help you become comfortable with current technology.
Workshops to help manage your transition to self-sufficiency
Community referrals to assist with various needs.
Take the first step today! Contact us today!
Services are free and are provided at four convenient Brookdale locations.
Laurie Salka, Program Administrator
Eve Holliday, Program Assistant
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MIDDLETOWN – Brookdale Community College celebrated the commencement of its latest graduating class on Friday. The more than 2,000 graduates hailed from 16 different countries and accounted for 203 distinguished scholars and 42 perfect 4.0 GPAs. “…
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This spring, the Brookdale Community College English Department
completes its four-year celebration of SHAKESPEARE’S 450TH BIRTHDAY.
This event has taken place every April since 2011 with the goal of reading from all 37 of his plays. On Wednesday, April 23rd the actual birthday of William Shakespeare, we will accomplish that goal!
Members of the community, students, faculty, staff, and administrators are invited to read from the following plays so we may complete the achievement:
Antony and Cleopatra
Timon of Athens
The Winter’s Tale
All Plays located at The Complete Works of William ShakespeareLynn Humphrey | Filed under: BizEturtle, Brookdale Community College | Tags: Brookdale, Lincroft, lynnhumphrey, Monmouth County, plays, shakespeare | Comments Off