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Brookdale Performing Arts Center 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

Etty: A One-Woman Play to Be Performed at Brookdale Community College

Susan Stein’s dramatic performance uses the words and diaries of a Dutch Jewish woman as she holds on to hope in German-occupied Amsterdam  The Center for Holocaust, Human Rights &... read more

Boy on the Beach Discussion at Brookdale Community College on February 7, 2019
Tima Kurdi with Book

Aunt of Two-Year Old Syrian Refugee Alan Kurdi who died fleeing Syria to Speak The civil war in Syria has spawned a refugee crisis with global impact. Perhaps no image shocked the world more than... read more

Artistic Journeys on Display at Brookdale’s Center for the Visual Arts Gallery through February 28
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Artistic Journeys, featuring a range of visual art works by six painters and two sculptors from New Jersey and Pennsylvania, will be on display in the Center for the Visual Arts (CVA) Gallery at... read more

Astronaut Leland Melvin to Speak at Brookdale Community College on February 28
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Melvin discusses overcoming obstacles in A Journey Into Space and Beyond! Astronaut, scientist and author Leland Melvin will speak at Brookdale Community College on Thursday, February 28 at 7 p.m.... 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
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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
  • Harlem Globetrotters at Collins Arena March 5-6

    The Harlem Globetrotters blend of basketball skills and entertainment are coming to Brookdale Community College’s Collins Arena on March 5 and 6. The door open at 6 p.m. The general public may purchase tickets by visiting  www.ticketweb.com. Discounts are available for Brookdale students and employees with a two ticket limit.  Students and employees can purchase tickets at the Student Life Center ticket office. read more

  • 90.5 The Night Sponsors Songwriters Circle Fundraiser

            Brookdale Public Radio, 90.5 The Night, is hosting a Songwriters Circle fundraiser on Sunday, March 17 at 6 p.m. at the Strand Center for the Arts in Lakeland, N.J. The event features performances by several musicians, including Matthew Caws (of Nada Surf), Davy Knowles, Anthony D'Amato, Jocelyn & Chris Arndt, Lefty & Zeek (aka Glen Burtnik & Bob Burger) and Scott Terry (of Red Wanting Blue). Tickets are available only online. Please ... read more

  • The Kindness Rocks Garden Project

    Sometimes, a few words of encouragement, empathy or inspiration can strike a chord when you are feeling down, perhaps providing the springboard to more people thought and lessening a sense of isolation. That’s what motivated Megan Murphy to start The Kindness Rocks Project in 2015.  The project which encourages people to leave rocks painted with inspiring messages along their respective paths. Murphy, a certified professional coach and author, left her first painted rock along the ... read more

  • Tima Kurdi Visits Journeys Beyond Genocide: The Human Experience

        Perhaps no image shocked the world more than the September 2, 2015 image of two-year-old Alan Kurdi’s body washed ashore in Turkey. The image brought the issue of refugees and immigrants in focus on the global stage.  The Kurdi family were Syrian refugees fleeing violence who sought refugee status in Europe. Tima Kurdi, Alan’s aunt, delivered a poignant and moving talk about her family’s fate earlier this month in an event sponsored by the Center for Holocaust, ... read more

  • Brookdale Alumni Fashion on Display in the 2019 Atlantic City Fashion Show

    Two Brookdale Community College alumni will display their fashion and style in the 2019 Atlantic City Fashion Show taking place February 13-16 at The Showboat Hotel. Cynthia Matthews-Duran won the student showcase completion last year. The Wall Township native earned her associate’s degree in fashion merchandising from Brookdale in 2018 and is now pursuing an associate’s degree in design from FIT. “My designs this year will be even more refined, wearable and visually interesting,” ... read more

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