2009-02-12 / Bulletin Board

Retta, green forum slated at Brookdale

Brookdale Community College (BCC), Newman Springs Road, will hold a free lecture by Dr. Jose Lucio 10-11:15 a.m. Feb. 12 at Warner Student Life Center.

The event is sponsored by the International Education Center and the Division of Social Sciences and Education. Lucio will present "Globalization: Why Extreme Poverty Should Matter to the Developed World." For more information, call the center at 732-224-2577.

Brookdale's Student Life will host "Laugh at Lunch" featuring comedian Retta at noon Feb. 17 at Warner Student Life Center, Newman Springs Road, Lincroft section of Middletown. Retta has performed on Comedy Central, and her film credits include "Slackers," and "First Sunday." The event is free and open to the public. For more information, call student life at 732-223-2500.

The Holocaust, Genocide and Human Rights Education Center, the International Education Center and the Office of Student Life and Activities will sponsor a conflict resolution forum, "Planet in Peril," 9 a.m.-1 p.m. April 2 at the student life center. The forum will focus on environmental changes and global security. Guest speakers include Linda Stamato and Alan Robock, Rutgers University; and Tom Cioppa, chairperson, department of political science, BCC. The fee is $10, $5 for students, and free for BCC students, and event code is XWWTS 198. To register, call 732-224-2315.

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