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Campus Events Kick Off Women’s History Month

Brookdale students and employees joined forces this week to shine a light on the social, economic and human rights issues that continue to impact women in the U.S. and across the globe. In recognition of Women’s History Month – celebrated each March – and International Women’s Day, celebrated this year on March 8, members of […]

Dr. Robert Rechnitz Meets With Poseidon Students

Monmouth County arts and education patron Dr. Robert Rechnitz met with second-year students in the Poseidon Early College High School program in Neptune on Feb. 11, taking time to discuss their educational goals and their experience in the unique program. Dr. Rechnitz and his wife Joan, co-founders of the Two River Theater in Red Bank, […]

Convocation Kicks Off Spring 2016 Semester

Hundreds of Brookdale faculty, staff members and administrators came together in the Collins Arena on Jan. 19 to celebrate a new calendar year and kick off a promising new semester during the annual Spring Convocation. Brookdale President Dr. Maureen Murphy and Vice President for Learning Dr. Matthew Reed began the program by welcoming the college’s […]

Hundreds Attend 2015 Fall Open House

More than 800 high school students, career changers and community members of all ages flocked to the Lincroft campus on Nov. 15 for Brookdale’s 2015 Fall Open House. Attendees were able to take guided tours of the campus and meet one-on-one with faculty and staff from every academic institute and student service division. Prospective students […]

Brookdale Discusses Partnership With Zhejiang College

Top officials from Zhejiang College of Construction in Hangzhou, China returned to Brookdale on Oct. 29 to meet with students and employees, explore Brookdale’s new Academic Institutes and discuss an expanding partnership between the two schools. The all-day tour began with a conference in the Student Life Center, which included Brookdale President Dr. Maureen Murphy, […]

Brookdale, Drew University Announce Transfer Partnership

Brookdale Community College honors graduates will now be eligible for scholarships of up to $25,000 at Drew University, as part of a new partnership announced by both schools on Oct. 19. Beginning in fall 2016, students who complete the Brookdale honors program and graduate with at least a 3.50 grade point average (GPA) will be […]

Brookdale Moves to “Foundational Skills” Model

Brookdale employees voted overwhelmingly on Oct. 6 to do away with the term “basic skills” in favor of “Foundational Studies,” which will now be used to refer to all developmental coursework in reading, writing and mathematics at the college. The change, which was ratified during the October Governance Forum in the Student Life Center in […]

‘Welcome Back Week’ Kicks Off 2015-16 School Year

It was a week of contests, prize giveaways, dance-offs, outdoor movies and more free food than even the hungriest college student could eat. But, more importantly, it was an annual rite of passage for Brookdale’s student body: a unique opportunity to break down barriers and forge a connection with classmates, professors, advisors, and campus organizations. […]

Brookdale Among Top Degree Producing Colleges in U.S.

Brookdale Community College continues to be one of the top associate degree-producing colleges in the country. On Sept. 13 Community College Week released its annual Top 100 rankings, which place Brookdale at number 77 nationwide for total associate degrees conferred during the 2014-15 school year.  Brookdale’s Class of 2015 combined to earn more than 1,900 […]

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