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Brookdale to Roll Out ‘Textbook-Free’ Math Course
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Beginning this fall, students who take the MATH 021 Introductory Algebra course at Brookdale will no longer have to buy a traditional textbook. Instead, thanks to a new college-wide Open Educational Resources (OER) initiative, students will be able to download and print a free copy of the college’s new MATH 021 coursebook, or buy a […]

Students ‘Dive In’ to Bermuda Study Abroad Program
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It’s rare to find a college syllabus that includes items like snorkeling, coral reef research, fish identification and trawling for plankton. It’s rarer still to find a summer class that meets on a boat, a marine research base and in a fully functioning laboratory on the island of Bermuda. But for the eight students who […]

Hundreds Attend Open House at New Wall Campus Building
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More than 250 students, prospective students and family members got a close look at Brookdale’s new 37,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art classroom facility in Wall Township on July 12 during the inaugural open house for Brookdale’s newly christened Wall Campus. The open house featured a variety of information booths, welcome addresses, refreshments, giveaways and guided tours of the new classroom […]

Brookdale Administrator Wins ‘Rising Professional’ Award
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Reve Anderko, associate director of Brookdale’s One Stop Center for Student Services, has been named one of the top young professionals in the state by the New Jersey Association for College Admissions Counseling (NJACAC).  Last month Anderko was presented with the NJACAC’s coveted “Rising Professional Award,” which recognizes admission counseling professionals new to the profession who exemplify excellence […]

Dozens Graduate from Brookdale ESL, GED Programs
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For Jose Escobar, learning English has not been easy. Twice a week for the last four years, the Matawan-based landscaper and painter has left work and ridden his bicycle more than four miles to Brookdale’s Higher Education Center in Hazlet, where he has spent his evenings conjugating verbs and practicing grammar in the college’s noncredit English as a […]

Brookdale Scholarship Ball Raises Record $124,000
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More than 260 community members helped celebrate Brookdale Community College’s 50th anniversary and raise a record amount for local students during the Brookdale Foundation’s 2017 Scholarship Ball, held June 9 at Eagle Oaks Golf and Country Club in Farmingdale. The event, which featured dinner, dancing, live entertainment and more than 100 prize auctions, raised $124,162 […]

Three Students Earn National Leadership Scholarships
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This year, only 12 students from across the U.S. were selected to receive the National Society of Leadership and Success’s (NSLS) highly competitive Academic Excellence Scholarship, a $3,000 award recognizing outstanding achievement and leadership efforts during the 2016-17 school year. Of those 12, two came from Brookdale. Mayte Javier and Chanell Singletary-Eskridge each received the scholarship for […]

Brookdale Celebrates 2017 Scholars Day
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Hundreds of Brookdale employees came together on the Lincroft campus May 11 for a day of professional development, idea-sharing, personal enrichment and institutional growth during the 2017 Scholars Day program. This year’s Scholars Day, chaired by Linda DeButts, David Wiseman and Gabriela Sprague, featured a full morning of breakout sessions and exhibitions hosted by Brookdale […]

Students Unwind During Spring 2017 Anti-Stress Week
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Between coursework, final exams, home and work obligations and, for many, the prospect of graduation, late April can be a stressful time for Brookdale students. To help relieve some of that pressure, Brookdale’s Office of Student Life and Activities (SLA) partnered with the Counseling Department and the Bankier Library to offer a week-long series of free activities, services […]

‘Empty Bowls’ Raises Nearly $1,700 for Food Pantries
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Brookdale employees, students and partners and volunteers came together to support community members in need on April 20 during the college’s 2017 Empty Bowls program, hosted by the Brookdale Employee Volunteer Connection (EVC). The program, which offers bowls of freshly prepared soup, dessert, custom designed ceramic bowls and raffle prizes to members of the Brookdale community […]

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