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Pulitzer Winners Talk Grassroots Activism at Brookdale

More than 900 local residents, high school students and Brookdale community members came together in the Collins Arena Sept. 30 for an inspiring talk by Pulitzer Prize-winning authors Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn. The authors discussed a wide range of domestic and international social issues - including income disparity, women's health and access to education - that have informed their world-renowned work for nearly three decades. They also discussed a number of grassroots programs... read more

Frangela Kicks Off 2015 “Laugh at Lunch” Series

The Office of Student Life and Activities' 2015 "Laugh at Lunch" series got off to a rowdy start on Sept. 29 when L.A.-based comedy duo Frangela took over the Student Life Center. Frangela,... read more

Brookdale Foundation Golf Outing Raises Over $51,000

The Brookdale Foundation hit a hole-in-one for dozens of deserving college students on Sept. 24 with the 36th annual Education Open Golf Tournament, held at the Eagle Oaks Golf and Country Club in... read more

STEM Institute Announces Free Peer Tutoring

Brookdale science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) students can now get one-on-one help with their coursework from a dedicated team of peer tutors. On Sept. 29, Brookdale faculty... read more

Alumna to Teach in Malaysia Under Fulbright Grant

In 2009, Bridget O'Neill made the seemingly simple decision to save money on college by completing her first two years at Brookdale. Unbeknownst to her, O'Neill was taking the first step on an... read more

College Hour Goes “Live” with Notes at Noon
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The 2015-16 Live at Lunch series got off to a rousing start on Sept. 22 with "Notes at Noon," headlined by acclaimed jazz flutist Galen Abdur-Razzaq. A Montclair native and Rutgers University... read more

‘Welcome Back Week’ Kicks Off 2015-16 School Year

It was a week of contests, prize giveaways, dance-offs, outdoor movies and more free food than even the hungriest college student could eat. But, more importantly, it was an annual rite of passage... read more

Brookdale Among Top Degree Producing Colleges in U.S.

Brookdale Community College continues to be one of the top associate degree-producing colleges in the country. On Sept. 13 Community College Week released its annual Top 100 rankings, which place... read more

Fred Hertrich Wins Outstanding Adjunct Faculty Award

After 11 years at Brookdale and more than 45 years as a community college faculty member and administrator, Fred Hertrich has seen a thing or two. Beginning his career at Middlesex County College in... read more

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News Releases
  • Haunted Theater Returns Oct. 16

    The curtain rises on fear Oct. 16, as the Brookdale Community College Performing Arts Center (PAC) is once again transformed into the Haunted Theater. read more

  • Art Exhibit to Celebrate Brookdale Reorganization

    Brookdale Community College employees from nearly every division and discipline will be represented in a new mixed-media arts exhibition opening Oct. 9 in the college’s Center for the Visual Arts (CVA), 765 Newman Springs Road, Lincroft. read more

  • Young Authors to Host Free Book Signing

    Recent high school graduates Martin Rather and Lila Rimalovski will host a free discussion and signing of their book “The High School Truth” at 6 p.m. on Oct. 5 at the Scroll and Pen Bookstore, located on Brookdale Community College’s Lincroft campus. read more

  • Brookdale Announces 2015 Visiting Writers Series

    Award-winning poets and authors, an acclaimed graphic novelist and a former Monmouth County professor will headline this year’s Visiting Writer Series, which kicks off Oct. 5 at Brookdale Community College, 765 Newman Springs Road, Lincroft. read more

  • Pulitzer Winners to Speak at Brookdale

    New York Times columnist Nicholas Kristof and author Sheryl WuDunn will discuss their new book “A Path Appears: Transforming Lives, Creating Opportunity” at 7 p.m. on Sept. 30 at Brookdale Community College’s Collins Arena, 765 Newman Springs Road, Lincroft. read more

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