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Hundreds brave the weather to attend Brookdale’s Spring Open House
April 15, 2018 Open House welcoming address

Over 500 prospective students and their families turned out on a grey and stormy spring day on April 15th for Brookdale’s annual Spring Open House. The warm welcome from Brookdale’s Interim President Dr. David Stout and Brookdale faculty, employees, and students more than made up for the dreary day outside. Prospective students not only learned about […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Brookdale Hires New Vice President for Learning

Brookdale Community College officials have selected Matthew Reed, Ph.D., as the college’s new vice president for learning. Reed, current vice president for academic affairs at Holyoke Community College in Massachusetts, previously served as a dean with the County College of Morris in Randolph and DeVry University in North Brunswick. A native of Rochester, New York, […]

Media Personalities Headline BCC Women’s Conference

NPR commentator and bestselling author Sandra Tsing Loh joined Fox 5 News reporter Teresa Priolo at this year’s A Women’s Conference, held April 20 in Brookdale’s Student Life Center. The conference, hosted by Brookdale’s Lifelong Learning division, gave more than 150 local women the opportunity to learn, laugh and lunch together with a full day […]

Brookdale Foundation Hosts Scholarship Ball Kick-Off

The Brookdale Community College Foundation hosted its annual Scholarship Ball Kick-off Reception April 9 at the home of Candy Langan-Sattenspiel, co-chair of the the 2015 Foundation Scholarship Ball. The ball, held this year on May 29, will honor local community leaders Valerie Montecalvo and David Portman, both of whom were present at the informal reception. […]

Guitar Show Strikes A Chord With Music Lovers

What began nearly 20 years ago as a humble gathering of local musicians has officially become a Jersey Shore institution, drawing hundreds of artists, collectors, vendors and fans to Brookdale’s Lincroft campus each year. The 18th Annual Brookdale Guitar Show, held in the Student Life Center on April 12, was no exception. Featuring an eclectic […]

“Day of Dialogue” Honors Women’s History Month

From human rights and wage equality to the “glass ceiling,” healthcare and domestic violence, women in the U.S. continue to face a wide range of issues both at work and at home. To help air those issues, and in honor of Women’s History Month, Brookdale’s Women in Learning and Leadership Program (WILL @Brookdale) partnered with the […]

“Day of Dialogue” to Honor Women’s History Month

Brookdale’s Women in Learning and Leadership Program (WILL @Brookdale) will partner with the American Association for Women in Community Colleges (AAWCC) on March 26 to host a “Day of Dialogue” on the Lincroft campus. The event, which will be held simultaneously at colleges and universities across the country, is designed to engage students, staff, faculty […]

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