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CVA Exhibit Celebrates 25 Years of Success

It was 1986 when Professor James Merrigan, then head of Brookdale’s “Design and Drafting Technologies” program, spearheaded the effort to begin offering architecture courses at the college. In the quarter-century since, Brookdale’s architecture program has launched countless success stories. After completing the first two years of their education here, graduates have transferred to such recognized […]

Brookdale Opens New Veterans Center in Lincroft

The Brookdale community celebrated the official opening of the new Veterans Center on Friday, September 26 on the Lincroft campus. Current and retired employees, students, members of Brookdale’s Board of Trustees, Monmouth County Freeholders and veterans ranging from WWII to the present, gathered in the new center, located in room 112 of the college’s Main […]

Brookdale Hosts First Major Exploration Fair

More than 100 students braved a chilly rain on Sept. 25 to attend Brookdale’s first ever Major Exploration Fair in the Student Life Center on the Lincroft campus. Students were able connect with representatives from Brookdale’s academic divisions and departments, student services offices, and a variety of Brookdale resources by visiting any of the 25 […]

Foundation Golf Outing Raises Nearly $49,000

The Brookdale Community College Foundation held its 35th annual Education Open Golf Tournament on September 18, raising $48,845 to provide scholarships to working class students. More than 20 teams of golfers joined a host of sponsors, auction donors and volunteers for a beautiful day on the links at the Eagle Oaks Golf and Country Club […]

Students ‘Check Out’ Fifth Annual CeLIBration

It’s a game show. It’s a karaoke bar. No, it’s the Bankier Library. On Sept. 16, the Lincroft campus library was once again transformed into a bustling hub of games, activities and prize giveaways as part of the fifth annual CeLIBration. The event, co-hosted by the library and the Office of Student Life and Activities […]

Hundreds Visit 2014 Involvement Fair

Hundreds of students visited the Warner Student Life Center on September 11 for the annual Involvement Fair, which featured booths and advisors from Brookdale’s more than 50 student clubs and campus organizations. While snacking on free popcorn and Dippin Dots, students learned about how they can get involved, learn new skills and help make Brookdale […]

Brookdale Nursing Program Reaccredited Through 2019

Brookdale’s acclaimed nursing program has once again been recognized by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN), receiving a renewed accreditation through 2019. The accreditation, which has been in place since 1979, signifies that Brookdale’s program meets or exceeds the ACEN’s latest standards for educational quality. “Accreditation requires that the Brookdale faculty participate in […]

Brookdale Foundation Elects New Leadership Team

The Brookdale Community College Foundation’s Board of Trustees has welcomed three new members and elected a new team of officers, including new board president Candy Langan-Sattenspiel. Langan-Sattenspiel, a Brookdale alumna and Manalapan resident, is a registered nurse and plastic and cosmetic surgical assistant who also serves as administrator for the Sattenspiel Surgical Arts Pavilion in […]

Groundbreaking Basic Skills Program To Expand In 2015

What began as a pilot program in 2011 has become a revolutionary new approach to basic skills education at Brookdale. The Accelerated Learning Program (ALP), which pairs developmental writing coursework with a 3-credit English composition course in a student’s first semester, will expand to 28 sections in the fall of 2014. This marks the program’s […]

Brookdale Successfully Transitions To Canvas System

After more than a year of extensive training and workshops involving hundreds of college employees, Brookdale has officially adopted Canvas, a new online learning management system (LMS). More interactive and intuitive than Angel, the college’s previous LMS, Canvas is optimized for the 21st century. Students can now access grades, due dates and other information through […]

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