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David Stout Appointed as Interim Brookdale President
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The Brookdale Community College Board of Trustees voted unanimously on June 20 to appoint vice president David Stout as the college’s interim president, beginning on July 1. Stout, who has served as Brookdale’s chief student services officer and vice president for student success since 2015, first joined the college as a learning assistant in 1997. […]

Brookdale Administrator Wins ‘Rising Professional’ Award
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Reve Anderko, associate director of Brookdale’s One Stop Center for Student Services, has been named one of the top young professionals in the state by the New Jersey Association for College Admissions Counseling (NJACAC).  Last month Anderko was presented with the NJACAC’s coveted “Rising Professional Award,” which recognizes admission counseling professionals new to the profession who exemplify excellence […]

Dozens Graduate from Brookdale ESL, GED Programs
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For Jose Escobar, learning English has not been easy. Twice a week for the last four years, the Matawan-based landscaper and painter has left work and ridden his bicycle more than four miles to Brookdale’s Higher Education Center in Hazlet, where he has spent his evenings conjugating verbs and practicing grammar in the college’s noncredit English as a […]

Brookdale Scholarship Ball Raises Record $124,000
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More than 260 community members helped celebrate Brookdale Community College’s 50th anniversary and raise a record amount for local students during the Brookdale Foundation’s 2017 Scholarship Ball, held June 9 at Eagle Oaks Golf and Country Club in Farmingdale. The event, which featured dinner, dancing, live entertainment and more than 100 prize auctions, raised $124,162 […]

Three Students Earn National Leadership Scholarships
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This year, only 12 students from across the U.S. were selected to receive the National Society of Leadership and Success’s (NSLS) highly competitive Academic Excellence Scholarship, a $3,000 award recognizing outstanding achievement and leadership efforts during the 2016-17 school year. Of those 12, two came from Brookdale. Mayte Javier and Chanell Singletary-Eskridge each received the scholarship for […]

Brookdale Administrator Wins National ’40 Under 40′ Award
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Christine Tuzzio, Brookdale’s manager of social media, advertising, and production, has been named one of the top young community college professionals in the nation by the American Association for Women in Community Colleges (AAWCC). Tuzzio joined a select group of “movers and shakers” at community colleges across the U.S. this year by receiving the AAWCC’s “40 […]

Brookdale Bids Farewell to President Maureen Murphy
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In many ways, Brookdale is not the same college it was five years ago. College campuses and regional locations sport new science labs, walkways, student centers and a new $19 million classroom building; faculty work together in new Academic Institutes; students pursue four-year degrees through Brookdale’s new University Partnerships. Across the county, hundreds of high school students are now […]

Twenty-Four Graduate from College Readiness Program
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Two dozen local high students received some well deserved recognition on May 23 after completing the second annual College Readiness Program, a comprehensive academic enrichment initiative cohosted by Brookdale and the Freehold Regional High School District (FRHSD). Throughout the last school year, the students worked with faculty and staff from the college and their high schools […]

Nursing Grads Honored at Spring 2017 Pinning Ceremony
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Following years of hard work, countless exams and thousands of hours of clinical training in local health care facilities, sixty-nine graduates of Brookdale’s Nursing Program received some well deserved recognition on May 15 during the Spring 2017 Nursing Pinning Ceremony. After receiving diplomas during the college’s 2017 Commencement Ceremony three days prior, the graduates were presented with […]

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