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AT&T Pioneers Co-Host STEM Workshop in Long Branch

As part of an ongoing collaboration between Brookdale and the AT&T Pioneers network, eight local professionals working in the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) gathered at the Long Branch Higher Education Center on Oct. 11 to host a career development workshop for Brookdale students. The program, titled “Where Does Your Future Lead?,” […]

Addiction Studies Program Earns State, National Accreditations

In the face of a nationwide opiate epidemic, which has touched the lives of countless residents across central New Jersey in recent years, area treatment centers and health care providers are reporting an increased demand for trained addiction counselors and treatment specialists. To help meet that demand – and ensure local residents and families have […]

Brookdale Professor Launches Sustainable Clothing Line

As a former fashion professional and chair of Brookdale Community College’s fashion design and merchandising department, Annmarie Hughes noticed a disturbing trend in her industry. The rise of “fast fashion” had created an exponential increase in the amount of clothing thrown away by Americans each year, topping 12 million tons in 2016 alone. Fast fashion […]

Interior Design Students Featured in New CVA Exhibit

More than 80 pieces of design work from nearly 50 Brookdale interior design students are now on display in the Center for Visual Arts (CVA) Gallery as part of a new Student Achievement Showcase, open to the public through Oct. 12. The exhibit features a wide range of illustrations, computer-aided design (CAD) work, 3D renderings, floor […]

Students Build Skills in New Construction Training Program

Six local men are on their way to rewarding careers in the construction industry after completing an intensive, five-week training program held this summer on Brookdale’s Lincroft campus. The program, titled Construction Basics and Building Technology, was the first such course offered by Brookdale’s new Accelerated Career and Technical (ACT) Institute, which provides local students with […]

Brookdale Hosts Second Annual Cybersecurity Camp

Dozens of local high school students got a crash course in one of the nation’s fastest growing career fields this summer during the second annual GenCyber Jersey Blues camp. The free program, hosted on Brookdale’s Lincroft campus and funded by grants from the National Security Administration (NSA) and National Science Foundation, offered two groups of 20 students the opportunity to work with expert […]

Nursing Grads Honored at Spring 2017 Pinning Ceremony

Following years of hard work, countless exams and thousands of hours of clinical training in local health care facilities, sixty-nine graduates of Brookdale’s Nursing Program received some well deserved recognition on May 15 during the Spring 2017 Nursing Pinning Ceremony. After receiving diplomas during the college’s 2017 Commencement Ceremony three days prior, the graduates were presented with […]

Allied Health Graduates Earn Ceremonial Pins

The graduates of two of Brookdale’s most demanding health care training programs received some well deserved recognition on May 10 during the annual Allied Health Pinning Ceremony in the Collins Arena. Thirty-four radiologic technology graduates and 20 respiratory care graduates were presented with official allied health pins and congratulated by a host of college officials in […]

Brookdale Student Workers, Supervisors Win Awards

From the bookstore to the Writing Center, from the CVA Gallery to each of the college’s Higher Education Centers, student workers have a hand in nearly everything that happens at Brookdale. This semester alone, according to Career and Leadership Development director Sarah McElroy, nearly 200 students worked more than 119,000 hours at the college and in the community, serving fellow students […]

Engineering Alumni Return for 2017 Transfer Panel

Fourteen Brookdale engineering graduates returned to campus on April 14 to share advice, answer questions and help current students take their next educational step during the 2017 Engineering Alumni Transfer Panel, held in the Student Life Center. The panelists, including recent graduates studying at universities like Rutgers and NJIT and young professionals who recently entered the […]

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