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David Stout Appointed as Interim Brookdale President
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The Brookdale Community College Board of Trustees voted unanimously on June 20 to appoint vice president David Stout as the college’s interim president, beginning on July 1. Stout, who has served as Brookdale’s chief student services officer and vice president for student success since 2015, first joined the college as a learning assistant in 1997. […]

Brookdale Bids Farewell to President Maureen Murphy
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In many ways, Brookdale is not the same college it was five years ago. College campuses and regional locations sport new science labs, walkways, student centers and a new $19 million classroom building; faculty work together in new Academic Institutes; students pursue four-year degrees through Brookdale’s new University Partnerships. Across the county, hundreds of high school students are now […]

Brookdalians Honored at 2017 Employee Recognition Ceremony
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Dozens of Brookdale faculty, staff and administrators received some well deserved time in the spotlight on May 11 during the college’s annual Employee Recognition Ceremony, held in the Student Life Center in Lincroft. On the eve of Brookdale’s 47th annual commencement, the final such ceremony that she would preside over, Brookdale president Maureen Murphy said […]

Congratulations Class of 2017!
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More than 2,000 students graduated from Brookdale Community College on May 12 during the college’s 47th annual commencement ceremony on the Lincroft campus. A total of 2,162 students from 21 different countries earned associate degrees from the college, with diplomas handed out during two ceremonies held in the Robert J. Collins Arena. The class of 2017 […]

Brookdale Celebrates 2017 Scholars Day
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Hundreds of Brookdale employees came together on the Lincroft campus May 11 for a day of professional development, idea-sharing, personal enrichment and institutional growth during the 2017 Scholars Day program. This year’s Scholars Day, chaired by Linda DeButts, David Wiseman and Gabriela Sprague, featured a full morning of breakout sessions and exhibitions hosted by Brookdale […]

Ken Burns Film Series Continues at Brookdale
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In anticipation of an upcoming appearance by acclaimed documentary filmmaker Ken Burns, professors Bernard Olsen and Thomas Cioppa hosted a Q&A and film discussion of the director’s work on April. 27 in the MAN building. History professor Bernard Olsen presented Ken Burn’s “The Civil War,” an award-winning 1990 miniseries about the American Civil War. As a credentialed expert […]

Students Celebrate at Spring Fling 2017
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To commemorate the hard work and achievements of Brookdale students during the 2016-2017 academic year, the Student Life Board hosted its annual Spring Fling week, a three day festival consisting of free food, games, music, movies and more from April 18-20 across the Lincroft campus. To kick off the festivities, hundreds of students gathered in the visitor’s parking […]

Brookdalians Return for 50th Anniversary Retiree Breakfast
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Nearly 80 Brookdale employees spanning the college’s 50-year history returned to campus on March 31 for the first ever Retiree Breakfast Reception, held in the Student Life Center. The event, emceed by business management professor Barbara Boyington, was held in honor of Brookdale’s 50th anniversary, featuring addresses and testimonials from Brookdalians both past and present. […]

Hundreds Attend 2017 Spring Open House
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In honor of Brookdale’s 50th anniversary, employees from every academic institute and department came together on April 2 to host one the biggest, broadest and most interactive Spring Open House programs in college history. More than 450 local students and community members flocked to the Lincroft campus for the bi-annual Open House, which was completely redesigned for the 2016-17 school year. […]

Brookdale Launches Ken Burns Film Series
Ken Burns waits backstage at the Latchis Theater's celebration of their recent renovations on October 19th in Brattleboro, VT.  Ken was there to speak about and show a segment from his upcoming documentary "The Roosevelts: an Intimate History."

In preparation for a rare appearance by iconic documentary filmmaker Ken Burns at Brookdale in October, college faculty, staff and students came together on March 23 to launch “America’s Stories: A Ken Burns Film Series.” The film series, which features film clips, expert analysis and discussion of some of Burns’ most acclaimed documentaries, will run throughout […]

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