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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 […]

Students Left ‘Dazed and Confused’ by Hypnotist Sailesh
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The award-winning hypnotist known simply as Sailesh entertained attendees while leaving a handful of volunteers in a stupor as part of the Spring 2017 Laugh at Lunch series on Feb. 28 in the Student Life Center. While most students were content dining on free pizza and refreshments, nearly a dozen brave Brookdalians volunteered to join in […]

NJ Community College Students Save Big on Tuition
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While community colleges have long been known as an affordable starting point for aspiring students, a new report finds that New Jersey’s community colleges provide the biggest potential cost savings in the nation. According to a recent study of federal tuition data by StudentLoanHero.com, New Jersey students who complete their first two years at a community college […]

Traveling Museum Visits Brookdale for Black History Month
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Brookdale students and employees came together to kick off Black History Month on Feb. 2 with the installation of a pop-up exhibit called “African American Inventors and Inventions Traveling Museum” in the Student Life Center (SLC). Dozens of students toured the exhibit during and after College Hour, exploring a wide range of artifacts, newspaper clippings, […]

Employees Come Together at Spring 2017 Convocation
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Hundreds of Brookdale faculty, staff and administrators kicked off a new year and a new semester on Jan. 17 during the college’s Spring Convocation program in the Collins Arena. The event, emceed by Brookdale Vice President for Learning Dr. Matthew Reed, served as an opportunity for all Brookdale employees to reconnect, refocus and reprioritize on the […]

Hundreds Attend Fall 2016 Open House
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In recognition of Brookdale’s 50th anniversary, employees from every academic institute and department came together on Nov. 6 to host one the biggest, broadest and most immersive Fall Open House programs in college history. More than 700 local students and community members flocked to the Lincroft campus for the afternoon Open House, which was completely […]

Brookdale Among Top Degree Producing Colleges in U.S.
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Brookdale Community College continues to be one of the top associate degree-producing colleges in the country. On Sept. 20 Community College Week released its annual Top 100 rankings, in which Brookdale ranks number 72 nationwide for total associate degrees conferred during the 2015-16 school year.  Brookdale’s Class of 2016 earned a total of 2,054 associate degrees, the second highest total […]

Students, Employees Kick Off 2016-17 School Year
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Hundreds of students and Brookdale community members packed the Student Life Center patio on Sept. 13 for an afternoon of singing, snacks and prize giveaways offered as part of 2016-17 Welcome Back Week. The annual kick-off party, hosted by the Office of Student Life and Activities (SLA), featured free henna tattoos, Chinese name painting, a […]

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