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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 […]

Big Read Continues at Brookdale

Brookdale students and faculty came together at the Center for Hololcaust, Human Rights and Genocide Education (Chhange) on Nov. 4 to engage in a college-wide discussion of the novel “In the Time of Butterflies” by Julia Alvarez. The novel, which serves as the centerpiece for this year’s Big Read initiative, has been adopted by a […]

Brookdale Welcomes New Interim Vice President

After nearly 40 years of experience as a college administrator, Dr. Richard Fulton knows a thing or two about academics. He has worked with transfer students, adult learners and diverse student populations in nearly every corner of the country. In a career dating back to 1975, Fulton has held executive roles with colleges in New […]

Brookdale Says Goodbye To Dr. Phillips

The Brookdale community officially said goodbye to the college’s second-in-command on Oct. 30, as Dr. Dianna Phillips attended her final board meeting as a Brookdalian. After more than three years of service as Brookdale’s vice president of educational services, Phillips will move on to her new role as chief executive officer at the University of […]

Students Rally For Breast Cancer Awareness

As National Breast Cancer Awareness Month draws to a close, dozens of Brookdale students and faculty members are trying to make sure the disease remains in the spotlight for a long time to come. On Oct. 29, more than 40 first- and second-year radiologic technology students came together to draw attention to breast cancer, a […]

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