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Brookdale To Train Older Workers for In-Demand Jobs

Brookdale Community College has received a $15,000 two-year grant from The Plus 50 Encore Completion Program to help adults age 50 and older complete degree or certificate programs in healthcare and social services. The program, sponsored by the American Association of Community Colleges (AACC), is part of a national initiative to train 10,000 baby boomers for […]

Nai-Ni Chen Dancers Live@Lunch

Both students and faculty gathered at the Student Life Center on Tuesday, January 28, to see the free lunch-time performance of Nai-Ni Chen and experience the art of Chinese dance. Student Life and Activities hosted this Live@Lunch event to celebrate the Chinese New Year as it approaches. Encouraged to have an all-around cultural experience, students […]

Brookdale Comes Together for Spring Convocation 2014

Brookdale President Dr. Murphy addressed the college’s faculty, staff and administrators about the necessity of adapting to today’s demographic, economic and political realities during the spring semester convocation on Tuesday, January 21. Dr. Murphy pointed to such factors as a decline in college-age students, a change in the population’s ethnic makeup, a decline in per […]

Nursing Program Graduates Receive Pins

Fifty-two nursing students received their nurse’s pin on Monday, January 6 during the Nursing Pinning Ceremony for members of the Fall 2013 graduating class. The ceremony marked the culmination of years of study, hard work, and enduring commitment by each of the graduates and celebrated the successful completion of a “rigorous and challenging program,” said […]

Brookdale and Neptune Sign PECHS Agreement

Jason Jones, president of the Neptune Township Board of Education, presented Brookdale President Maureen Murphy with a surprise gift at Thursday night’s Board of Trustees meeting. The gift, a statue of the Roman god Neptune, signifies the unique partnership between Brookdale and Neptune High School in creating Poseidon Early College High School (PECHS). The miniature […]

Brookdale Professor Wins National Cybersecurity Award

Mike Qaissaunee, a professor in the department of engineering and technology at Brookdale Community College, was among 13 in the country selected to receive a “People Who Made a Difference in Cybersecurity 2013” award from the SANS Institute. The SANS Institute is a cooperative research and education institution for security training and certification. Qaissaunee was […]

Anti-Stress Week Goes to the Therapy Dogs

Final exam stress is going to the dogs. Literally. Seven therapy dogs from Bright and Beautiful Therapy Dogs visited the Bankier Library on Thursday, December 12, to help students take a break from the stress of exams as part of “anti-stress week”. “Anti-Stress Week” offers students various programs and events to help them unwind and relax in preparation for […]

Students ‘Speak Out’ on Disability Services

Addressing concerns surrounding disability services on campus, the Student Life Board hosted an open Speak Out conference on Thursday, December 4, in the Student Life Center. College students, along with concerned faculty and alumni, filled the audience discussing what they feel the college needs to improve in order to reach the goal of accessibility for […]

R.I.S.E. Leadership Cohort Honored at Graduation

On Friday, November 15, 2013, Brookdale Community College held the inaugural R.I.S.E. (Reaching Inward for Strength and Empowerment) Leadership Consortium Diamond Cohort Graduation in the Warner Student Life Center. The R.I.S.E. Leadership Consortium was an Online Leadership Workshop series for the Displaced Homemakers Services of Monmouth County which ran from September 22 through November 2, […]

International Education Week Kicks Off November 14

Brookdale Community College’s International Center will host International Education Week from November 14 – 21, 2013. International Education Week provides the Brookdale community with a variety of events on and off campus, while celebrating the benefits of international education and exchange worldwide. International Education Week is a joint initiative of the U.S. Departments of State […]

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