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Brookdale and Rider Offer Guaranteed Transfer

Beginning in 2016, Brookdale graduates will have increased access and new scholarship opportunities at one of New Jersey’s premier four-year universities. On Feb. 5, Brookdale faculty and administrators joined officials from Rider University to announce a new streamlined transfer agreement between the two schools. Under the partnership, Rider will offer guaranteed admissions to all Brookdale […]

New Leadership Team Announced at Convocation

In arguably one of the the most significant Convocations in recent memory, hundreds of faculty, staff members and administrators came together at the Collins Arena on Jan. 20 to discuss a new year, a new semester and a new future for Brookdale Community College. The Spring Term Convocation featured a broad range of speakers discussing […]

Two Students Win Study Abroad Scholarships

Brookdale students Gina Diener and Edgar Eslava have punched their ticket to a rewarding spring semester, becoming two of only 800 undergraduates nationwide to win the prestigious Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Award. The scholarship, sponsored by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, provides money for students seeking to expand […]

Bankier Library Goes to the Dogs

This year’s Anti-Stress Week came to a close with one of the most popular annual activities on the school calendar: therapy dogs. Paws & Relax, co-hosted on Dec. 16 by the Bankier Library and Student Life and Activities, allowed students a brief distraction from their final exams with a visit by six registered therapy dogs. […]

Students Unwind During Anti-Stress Week

For most college students, this time of year isn’t easy. As if holiday shopping and blustery winter weather aren’t stressful enough, December also marks the end of the fall semester and the start of final exams. “I definitely haven’t been getting as much sleep lately,” said Julia Chipana, a first-year student currently preparing for three […]

Brookdale Recognizes World AIDS Day

In recognition of World AIDS Day, Brookdale counselors and Student Life and Activities representatives joined with the Visiting Nurse Association and Project R.E.A.L to offer free HIV testing on the Lincroft campus on Dec. 2. The event, hosted in the Student Life Center, also offered refreshments, prize giveaways and a wide range of information on […]

Brookdale Hosts 2014 Fall Open House

Approximately 1,000 high school students, career changers and residents of all ages attended Brookdale’s Fall Open House on Nov. 9, meeting with faculty and staff from every college division, department and Higher Education Center. The day began with a keynote address from President Dr. Maureen Murphy, who welcomed the capacity crowd and explained Brookdale’s mission […]

Big Read Continues at Brookdale

Brookdale students and faculty came together at the Center for Hololcaust, Human Rights and Genocide Education (Chhange) on Nov. 4 to engage in a college-wide discussion of the novel “In the Time of Butterflies” by Julia Alvarez. The novel, which serves as the centerpiece for this year’s Big Read initiative, has been adopted by a […]

BUILD Leadership Program Welcomes First Class

Brookdale staff and administrators came together on Oct. 29 to welcome the inaugural class of the Brookdale United In Leadership Development (BUILD) program. During an official meet-and-greet on the Lincroft campus, Brookdale President Dr. Maureen Murphy congratulated the students on being selected for the unique program, which uses collaborative workshops to promote leadership, communication skills […]

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