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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 […]

Brookdale Comes Together at 2015 Fall Convocation

For many years, Brookdale’s Fall Convocation has served as an opportunity for hundreds of employees to come together as one – a chance to look back on the year that was and look forward to the promise and excitement of a new school calendar. This year’s Fall Convocation, held Sept. 1 in the Collins Arena, […]

Brookdale Welcomes New Honor Students to Campus

Thirty of Monmouth County’s best and brightest were officially welcomed into the Brookdale Honors Program on Aug. 14, during a pre-semester orientation program on the Lincroft campus. Honors Program co-coordinators Dr. Laura Neitzel and Jonathan Moschberger joined Brookdale President Dr. Maureen Murphy, Humanities Dean Dr. Carl Calendar, Student Life and Activities Director Robert Quinones and […]

New “Pedestrian Thoroughfare” Proposed for Lincroft

Brookdale officials are now accepting bids for a comprehensive series of upgrades that could begin this year on the Lincroft campus. If approved, the project would create a new “Campus Gateway Path” stretching from the Collins Arena to the Performing Arts Center, featuring decorative pavement, new landscaping, ornamental lighting, seating alcoves and a host of […]

English Professor Makes Her Mark as a Poet

It has been a banner year for Laura McCullough. The 15-year Brookdale English professor and long-time poet recently published her second anthology of essays, Sense of Regard: Essays on Poetry and Race, through University of Georgia Press, and was selected as a featured artist in this year’s Best American Poetry collection by none other than […]

Brookdale Board Concludes a Busy 2014-15 School Year

The Brookdale Board of Trustees closed the door this month on one of the most emotional and transformative school years in recent memory, which included a reduction-in-force and a tuition increase alongside the rollout of an unprecedented college-wide reorganization. The board also said goodbye to some familiar faces – including former board chair Brian Butch, […]

Shakespeare on the Lawn Returns July 9

Get your lawn chair ready. Brookdale’s widely popular Summer Shakespeare Ensemble will return to the Great Lawn of the Lincroft campus July 9 with a two-week run of William Shakespeare’s “Titus Andronicus.” The performances, held Thursday through Sunday from July 9 – 19, are free and open to all. This year’s production, however, also comes […]

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