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Alec and Sasha rehearsal
Brookdale Performing Arts Centers Presents An Adult Evening of Shel Silverstein in February

An Adult Evening of Shel Silverstein reflects the playwright’s unique perspective and comic wit in a collection of short sketches entitled: One Tennis Shoe, Smile, The Best Daddy, Buy One, Get One Free, The Lifeboat is Sinking, Wash and Dry and Blind Willie and The Talking Dog. The six performances will take place on two consecutive weekends in February: Fridays February 15 and 22 at 8 p.m. Saturdays February 16 and 23 at 8 p.m. Sunday February 17 and 24 at 2 p.m. All... read more

A Calming Presence
therapy dogs

  Therapy dogs from the Bright and Beautiful Therapy Dogs organization visited campus prior to exam week and their abilities to help all feel at ease were on abundant display. Students... read more

Two Students Nominated by Brookdale for All-USA Academic Team Consideration

Lauren Deinhardt and Erica Mittenzwei are Brookdale’s Nominees Two Brookdale Community College students – Lauren Deinhardt (Howell, NJ) and Erica Mittenzwei (Hazlet, NJ) – advanced to the... read more

Brookdale’s Annual Giving Tree Brings Holiday Joy
giving tree

The holiday season will be brighter for many families and individuals throughout Monmouth County this December due to the annual Giving Tree project on campus coordinated by the Brookdale Employee... read more

90.5 The Night Joins Operation Sleighbells

Brookdale Public Radio 90.5 The Night joined with Monmouth County to support Family and Children’s Services in Long Branch, NJ this holiday season to collect gifts for children 13 and younger... read more

Brookdale Community College’s Board of Trustees Selects New Leadership

The Brookdale Board of Trustees selected its executive leadership team for the 2019-2020 academic year at its annual reorganization meeting on Nov. 27. Trustee Tracey Abby-White was selected by... read more

Brookdale’s Phi Theta Kappa Concludes Month-Long Opioid Awareness Series

Broad range of speakers addressed various facets of opioid crisis Students with the Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) chapter at Brookdale Community College sponsored a series of events throughout November to... read more

Culinary Students and Local Business Owner Provide Thanksgiving Meals

Students in Brookdale Community College’s culinary arts program and At The Table, a soul food restaurant in Asbury Park, NJ, partnered to make Thanksgiving brighter a day earlier for some local... read more

First Brookdale Student in New Partnership Program with Stockton University

Maggie Ciufo plans to pursue career in marine biology and transfer to Stockton in spring Brookdale Community College’s new partnership program with Stockton University recently welcomed its... read more

Wall Township Girl Scouts Combat Hunger

Two Girl Scouts from Wall Township are doing their part to help those in need, starting with this holiday season. Rylee Rotsma and Sophie Nelson are collecting food items at various locations for a... read more

Brookdale Community College and Stockton University Enter New Partnership Agreement
Brookdale Community College President and Stockton President Harvey Kesselman sign agreement creating a more seamless gateway to four-year degrees between the two institutions.

For immediate release Oct. 23, 2018 Galloway, N.J. - The presidents of Stockton University and Brookdale Community College today announced a new partnership that will help students make a smooth... read more

Brookdale Students Named NASA STEM Fellows
Stem scholars

Three Brookdale Community College students will undertake research projects in the 2018-2019 academic year under the NASA STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) Fellowship program.... read more

Victoria Cattelona is Newest Graduate Trustee
Graduate trustee Victoria Cattalona

Congressman Frank Pallone, 6th Congressional District, joined Brookdale president Dr. David Stout on Monday, July 9, to swear in Victoria Cattelona as the Brookdale Board of Trustees’ newest... read more

2018 Scholarship Ball Raises Record Amount
Honorees Maureen Lloyd and Warren Diamond at the 2018 Scholarship Ball

Community members helped the Brookdale Community College Foundation raise a record amount for local students while honoring Warren Diamond and Maureen Lloyd at the Brookdale Foundation’s 2018... read more

Dr. David Stout is Brookdale’s Seventh President
Brookdale appoints David Stout as 7th president of the College

At the Board of Trustees meeting on May 15, Board Chair Dr. Carl Guzzo announced the appointment of Dr. David Stout as Brookdale’s seventh president. The news of the appointment was received with... read more

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News Releases
  • Students Will Compete At Inaugural New Jersey Auto Tech Competition

    Teams from seven New Jersey high schools will compete at the inaugural New Jersey Auto Tech Competition, sponsored by the New Jersey Coalition of Automotive Retailers (NJ CAR), at Brookdale Community College on Saturday, January 19, 2019 from 9:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. The two-student teams will be scored on a written test, as well as seven hands-on stations that will measure their ability to assess and undertake vehicle repairs. The stations include: engine performance, brakes, engines, ... read more

  • Taking a Stand

    Earlier this month, more than 125 Brookdale students visited Chhange’s exhibit Journeys Beyond Genocide: The Human Experience. The exhibit consists of local survivor testimony and archival objects from the Holocaust, the Armenian Genocide and the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi in Rwanda. In the final section of the exhibit, Stand Up for Human Rights, students learned about action steps to address current crises in the world. Brookdale’s Office of Student Activities co-sponsored the ... read more

  • Brookdale Community College’s Board of Trustees Selects New Leadership

    The Brookdale Board of Trustees selected its executive leadership team for the 2019-2020 academic year at its annual reorganization meeting on Nov. 27. Trustee Tracey Abby-White was selected by her colleagues to serve a one-year term as board chair, a position previously held by Dr. Carl J. Guzzo, Jr. A former teacher, Henry Hudson Regional Board of Education member and Atlantic Highlands councilwoman, Abby-White currently serves as director of global sales and channel enablement ... read more

  • Fall Biology Student Poster Session

    More than 70 students participated and discussed their research projects   Science and research were front and center earlier this week as more than 70 Brookdale Community College students displayed their research posters and discussed their projects with their peers, faculty and visitors in the Fall Biology Department Poster Session. Topics ranged from tree and plant life to invertebrate zoology, ecology and invasive species. “Our entire department is very proud of the time ... read more

  • Captain Thomas Rizzo Speaks at Opioid Awareness Series

    Captain Thomas Rizzo of the Howell Township Police spoke last week at Brookdale Community College as part of the opioid awareness series organized by Phi Theta Kappa’ s national Honors in Action initiative. Speakers examined various aspects of the crisis and shared information about resources and rehabilitation for individuals and families. Brookdale PTK member/officers who developed and organized the series included Lauren Deinhardt, Erica Rosenthal, Erica Mittenzwei, Victoria ... read more

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