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Original Freedom Rider Speaks at Brookdale

This year’s Jacob Needle Lecture in History featured original Freedom Rider and core civil rights leader Dr. Bernard Lafayette Jr. Dr. Lafayette’s Feb. 23 presentation, titled “Your Life: A Celebration of Peace & Social Justice Yesterday and Today,” centered on his personal experiences fighting for racial equality and justice in the deep south in the […]

Brookdale Hires New Vice President for Learning

Brookdale Community College officials have selected Matthew Reed, Ph.D., as the college‚Äôs new vice president for learning. Reed, current vice president for academic affairs at Holyoke Community College in Massachusetts, previously served as a dean with the County College of Morris in Randolph and DeVry University in North Brunswick. A native of Rochester, New York, […]

Ten Graduate From Leadership Brookdale

Following a year of targeted training and professional development workshops, ten college employees have graduated from the Leadership Brookdale program. During a recognition ceremony in the Student Life Center May 8, program coordinator Joan Santa Croce acknowledged the hard work put in by this year’s cohort and the personal and professional strides each member had […]

Charity Challenge Kicks Off at Brookdale

Calling all Brookdale supporters! The Brookdale Community College Foundation is a featured participant in this year’s OceanFirst Charity Challenge. For the next four weeks, the Foundation will be “competing” against nonprofit organizations throughout Monmouth and Ocean counties in an online fundraising campaign. The organization that raises the most money by Friday, May 15th at 2 […]

Chhange Exhibit Showcased in Washington D.C.

A vibrant display memorializing the 20th anniversary of the Rwandan genocide traveled to the nation’s capitol on Dec. 2, capping a massive, collaborative effort sponsored by the Center for Holocaust, Human Rights and Genocide Education (Chhange) at Brookdale. The 100 Days of Silence exhibit, created by Chhange in collaboration with more than 450 local middle […]

Utility Worker Training Program Returns to BCC

Jersey Central Power and Light (JCP&L) has officially renewed a partnership with Brookdale Community College and Raritan Valley Community College to train local workers for high-wage, in-demand jobs in the utility industry. The Power Systems Institute (PSI) is a two-year program that combines hands-on utility skills at JCP&L training facilities with technical course work at […]

Brookdale Hosts 2014 Fall Open House

Approximately 1,000 high school students, career changers and residents of all ages attended Brookdale’s Fall Open House on Nov. 9, meeting with faculty and staff from every college division, department and Higher Education Center. The day began with a keynote address from President Dr. Maureen Murphy, who welcomed the capacity crowd and explained Brookdale’s mission […]

Three Brookdale Officers Promoted to Sergeant

Surrounded by dozens of friends, family members, coworkers and colleagues, Brookdale police officers Anthony Ceglie, Shaun White and Risheem Whitten were officially promoted to the rank of sergeant on Nov. 5. The three veteran officers were sworn into their new positions by Brookdale President Dr. Maureen Murphy, who expressed gratitude on behalf of the entire […]

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