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Brookdale Prepares for Canvas Launch

Some 300 full- and part-time faculty, staff and administrators came to the TLC this summer to ready themselves and their courses for Canvas, the new learning management system (LMS) designed to engage students through interactive communication and multimedia. Canvas, which replaces ANGEL this fall, is a “next generation LMS,” said English Professor Karen D’Agostino, who […]

Brookdale Camps-on-Campus: Inventions Worth Mention

The first day of camp for participants of Brookdale’s Inventing A to Z week-long summer program rang true to the description found in the course brochure: “Meet a real life inventor, learn about famous inventors past and present, and become one yourself.” Camp instructor Lisa Ascolese, product developer for the popular shopping television programs QVC, […]

New Program Prepares Students for GED Exam

Five students dedicated their summer to pursuing their educational aspirations by participating in a General Equivalency Diploma (GED) pilot program at Brookdale Community College. This intensive five-day-a-week program, specifically geared for individuals between 16 and 21 years of age, prepared the cohort to take the high school equivalency exam as early as this fall. This […]

Scholarship Recipients Attend Orientation in Salvador, Brazil

Five students accompanied by Dr. Isaac Kanu and Dr. Janice Thomas are spending one week in Salvador, Brazil where they will be doing community service as part of their Cultures of the World Anthropology class. The students were selected for the Harris Wofford Scholarship through a national competitive application process managed by Community Colleges in […]

Student Explores Her Passion during Her Study Abroad Trip

Brookdale student Lauren Hansen thought that experiencing the world renowned food, culture, and aesthetic traditions of Italy would only be a dream. Through the help of the International Center and the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship that dream trip became a reality. On January 29 2013, Hansen travelled to Italy where she studied at Lorenzo […]

Chinese Educators Visit Freehold Campus

A delegation of educators from higher educational institutions in China visited the Freehold campus of Brookdale Community College on July 24 to learn more about American partnerships between local community colleges and four-year institutions. Joe Walsh, manager of the Rutgers academic programs at Freehold, met with the delegates to provide information about the Rutgers-Brookdale partnership, […]

Brookdale Signs Protocol of Cooperation with Cameos

Dr. Janice Thomas, director of the Brookdale Community College International Center, said it was a “fortuitous” meeting with a Brookdale alum that helped facilitate a new relationship between Brookdale and Cameos Instituto da Cooperacao e da Lingua in Portugal. Brookdale already had plans to begin offering Portuguese in the Fall of 2013, Dr. Thomas said. […]

Brookdale Offers Programs to Prepare Students for Job Market

This fall, Brookdale Community College will offer new programs and courses to accommodate evolving and emerging trends in the changing global economy. This will include a certificate in social media, the only one offered by a community college in the state. The projected number of jobs in communication disorders, criminal justice, and social media is […]

OceanFirst Scholarship Winners Honored at Shadowbrook

The 50 incoming Brookdale Community College students awarded $1,000 OceanFirst Foundation scholarships were recognized at a dinner reception July 17 at the Shadowbrook, Shrewsbury. Attending the event were many of the scholarship winners and their parents, along with officials from Brookdale and OceanFirst. The scholarships were awarded through the Brookdale Community College Foundation, which received […]

Stout Takes on New Role as Freehold Campus Dean

David Stout’s first trip to the Brookdale campus in Lincroft was a lasting one. He was 10 years old and on a school trip, but remembers being smitten. “I loved being here,” he said. Thirteen years later, when he landed his first job here as a learning assistant, he said it felt like he was […]

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