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Brookdale and GCU Guaranteed Admissions Agreement

At Wednesday’s Board of Trustees meeting, Brookdale Community College and Georgian Court University (GCU) formalized an agreement that will result in a tuition savings of up to 52 percent for Brookdale graduates who maintain a certain grade point average (GPA) upon transferring to GCU. Beginning next fall, Brookdale graduates from any year will be eligible […]

Negotiating Teams Begin Interest Based Bargaining

Negotiating teams for the Brookdale Community College Administrative Association (BCCAA) and Professional Staff Association (BCCPSA) met jointly with the negotiating team for the college Feb. 7 to begin a different kind of bargaining process.  The process, called Interest Based Bargaining (IBB), is based on partnership and mutual respect. Unlike traditional negotiations, where one side makes […]

NJSBDC at Brookdale to Receive Silver Gull Award

The New Jersey Small Business Development Center (NJSBDC) at Brookdale Community College has been named a recipient of a Silver Gull Award for economic development by the Monmouth-Ocean Development Council (MODC). The annual award recognizes outstanding work in economic development, community service and tourism. The NJSBDC at Brookdale was chosen for its commitment to helping […]

Students Virtually Share Olympic Fever

Brookdale students were able to watch streaming video of the Winter Olympic games and were treated to a virtual snowboarding experience Tuesday, February 11, in the Student Life Center. Though not quite the same as competing in the Sochi games, the activity gave students a taste of the Olympic sport through electronic snowboarding equipment.  “We […]

Collage 2013 Receives Columbia Silver Medal

The 2013 Collage Student Magazine of the Arts was awarded the Silver Medal from the Columbia Scholastic Press Association, a program affiliated with Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism. Columbia Scholastic Press Association (CSPA) is an international student press association comprised of student journalists and faculty advisers. Each year, student newspapers, magazines, yearbooks and online […]

Brookdale To Train Older Workers for In-Demand Jobs

Brookdale Community College has received a $15,000 two-year grant from The Plus 50 Encore Completion Program to help adults age 50 and older complete degree or certificate programs in healthcare and social services. The program, sponsored by the American Association of Community Colleges (AACC), is part of a national initiative to train 10,000 baby boomers for […]

Students Warm Up to Another Semester

Encouraging students to shake the winter blues, Student Life and Activities hosted the “Warm Up to Another Semester” event in the Student Life Center on Thursday, January 23. All were invited to indulge in a variety of foods, drinks and leisure activities.  Students could not hide their smiles as they saw a complimentary latte and […]

Nai-Ni Chen Dancers Live@Lunch

Both students and faculty gathered at the Student Life Center on Tuesday, January 28, to see the free lunch-time performance of Nai-Ni Chen and experience the art of Chinese dance. Student Life and Activities hosted this Live@Lunch event to celebrate the Chinese New Year as it approaches. Encouraged to have an all-around cultural experience, students […]

Brookdale Comes Together for Spring Convocation 2014

Brookdale President Dr. Murphy addressed the college’s faculty, staff and administrators about the necessity of adapting to today’s demographic, economic and political realities during the spring semester convocation on Tuesday, January 21. Dr. Murphy pointed to such factors as a decline in college-age students, a change in the population’s ethnic makeup, a decline in per […]

Paralegal Program Voted One of Three Best in the State

Brookdale Community College has been named the state’s third Best Paralegal Education Provider in the New Jersey Law Journal’s The Best of 2013 survey (see related release). The award is based upon voting by the journal’s 30,000 readers, 70 percent of whom are practicing attorneys. Brookdale was the only community college to make the list, […]

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