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Hundreds Visit 2014 Involvement Fair

Hundreds of students visited the Warner Student Life Center on September 11 for the annual Involvement Fair, which featured booths and advisors from Brookdale’s more than 50 student clubs and campus organizations. While snacking on free popcorn and Dippin Dots, students learned about how they can get involved, learn new skills and help make Brookdale […]

Welcome Back to Brookdale

The Brookdale Student Life Board helped kick off the 2014-15 school year on Sept. 9 by hosting a party for new and returning students in the Student Life Center as part of Welcome Back Week. The annual celebration gives students a chance to catch up, make new friends and learn about the wide range of […]

Brookdale Professors Honored as Outstanding Colleagues

Five Brookdale professors accepted one of the college’s most coveted honors on Sept. 2, after being selected by their fellow faculty members for the 2014 Outstanding Colleague Award. Sociology and criminal justice Professor Joseph Boyle, nursing Professor Barbara Burk, English Professor Brandon Gramer, mathematics Professor Brian McKeon and history professor George Reklaitis were announced as […]

Fall Convocation Kicks Off 2014-15 School Year

Hundreds of Brookdale faculty, staff and administrators gathered at the Collins Arena on Sept. 2 for the first college-wide meeting of the 2014-15 school year. This year’s fall convocation allowed all “Brookdalians” an opportunity to look back on the achievements of the last academic year, and provided a look ahead at a challenging, but promising, […]

Zhejiang College Delegation Returns to Brookdale

Faculty and staff members from Zhejiang College of Construction in Hangzhou, China toured Brookdale Community College this week as part of their ongoing effort to learn about higher education in America. From Aug. 18-21, 15 Zhejiang teachers and administrators from five different departments will meet with Brookdale officials and tour campus facilities to better understand […]

Brookdale Nursing Program Reaccredited Through 2019

Brookdale’s acclaimed nursing program has once again been recognized by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN), receiving a renewed accreditation through 2019. The accreditation, which has been in place since 1979, signifies that Brookdale’s program meets or exceeds the ACEN’s latest standards for educational quality. “Accreditation requires that the Brookdale faculty participate in […]

New Bargaining Process Improves Negotiations at Brookdale

Brookdale’s three professional bargaining units tried things a little differently this year, rolling out a new, more collaborative approach to contract negotiations. The results, according to representatives from all three teams, were remarkable. “From my perspective, it was a very positive experience,” said Helen Vota, senior accounts payable specialist with the Scroll & Pen Bookstore […]

Brookdale Foundation Elects New Leadership Team

The Brookdale Community College Foundation’s Board of Trustees has welcomed three new members and elected a new team of officers, including new board president Candy Langan-Sattenspiel. Langan-Sattenspiel, a Brookdale alumna and Manalapan resident, is a registered nurse and plastic and cosmetic surgical assistant who also serves as administrator for the Sattenspiel Surgical Arts Pavilion in […]

Brookdale Police Department Welcomes New Officers

The Brookdale Police Department welcomed two new members to its ranks on Aug. 1, commissioning Rebecca Senck and Ryan Casey as probationary police officers. The new recruits, both of whom are graduates of the Monmouth County Police Academy, took their oaths of office in the Brookdale Administration Center on the Lincroft campus, accompanied by dozens […]

Brookdale President Chills Out For Charity

Never let it be said that Brookdale backs down from a challenge. For the second time in a month, college leaders voluntarily got soaked with near-freezing water as part of a nationwide awareness campaign for the Kay Yow Cancer Fund. On July 30, the #Chillin4Charity campaign returned to the Lincroft campus as Brookdale President Dr. […]

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