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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 […]

OBCD’s Unique Programs Benefit Thousands in 2013-14

Brookdale’s division of Outreach, Business and Community Development (OBCD) lived up to its name yet again this year, providing career training, workforce development and countless other services to thousands of community members and local business owners. In 2013-14 OBCD saw a total enrollment of 14,767 for its nearly 1,300 available program sections, which include lifelong […]

Brookdale Community College Grads to Receive Discounted Tuition at Georgian Court

Officials from Brookdale Community College and Georgian Court University (GCU) have formalized an agreement that will result in tuition savings of up to 52 percent for Brookdale graduates who maintain a high enough grade point average (GPA) upon transferring to the university. The resolution and memorandum of understanding was signed at the monthly meeting of […]

On-the-Spot Academic Help at the Bankier Library

Move over, stacks of reference materials. Make way for the Learning Commons. It’s not your grandmother’s library anymore. The academic library, once just a place to find information, is evolving into a place where students also receive assistance using that information, as academic libraries move toward a new model that includes expanded services and broad […]

Brookdale Foundation Golf Outing Raises Nearly $52,000

The Brookdale Community College Foundation held its 34th annual Education Open Golf Tournament on September 19, raising nearly $52,000 for the “Building Minds, Building Futures” scholarship fund. A host of sponsors, golfers, auction donors and volunteers came together in support of the fund, which will now be able to provide over $325,000 in scholarships to […]

Chance Meeting Inspires Student to Continue Educational Goals

Jennifer Jordan, Manager of Student Records Systems at Brookdale Community College, and Jennifer West, a Brookdale student, never met on the College’s campus, but their chance meeting over a child’s car seat illustrates the impact Brookdale employees can have on student success. West, who graduated from Montclair State University with a medical assisting and phlebotomy […]

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