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David Stout Appointed as Interim Brookdale President

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The Brookdale Community College Board of Trustees voted unanimously on June 20 to appoint vice president David Stout as the college’s interim president, beginning on July 1. Stout, who has served as Brookdale’s chief student services officer and vice president for student success since 2015, first joined the college as a learning assistant in 1997. […]

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 […]

Brookdale Bids Farewell to President Maureen Murphy

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In many ways, Brookdale is not the same college it was five years ago. College campuses and regional locations sport new science labs, walkways, student centers and a new $19 million classroom building; faculty work together in new Academic Institutes; students pursue four-year degrees through Brookdale’s new University Partnerships. Across the county, hundreds of high school students are now […]

Twenty-Four Graduate from College Readiness Program

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Two dozen local high students received some well deserved recognition on May 23 after completing the second annual College Readiness Program, a comprehensive academic enrichment initiative cohosted by Brookdale and the Freehold Regional High School District (FRHSD). Throughout the last school year, the students worked with faculty and staff from the college and their high schools […]

Nursing Grads Honored at Spring 2017 Pinning Ceremony

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Following years of hard work, countless exams and thousands of hours of clinical training in local health care facilities, sixty-nine graduates of Brookdale’s Nursing Program received some well deserved recognition on May 15 during the Spring 2017 Nursing Pinning Ceremony. After receiving diplomas during the college’s 2017 Commencement Ceremony three days prior, the graduates were presented with […]

Early College Programs Launched in Middletown, Wall, Keyport

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Public school officials from Middletown, Wall and Keyport joined representatives from Brookdale Community College and the Monmouth County Board of Chosen Freeholders on May 23 to officially announce new early-college high school programs set to launch in each district this fall. The programs will allow eligible students in each district to earn a Brookdale associate […]

Brookdalians Honored at 2017 Employee Recognition Ceremony

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Dozens of Brookdale faculty, staff and administrators received some well deserved time in the spotlight on May 11 during the college’s annual Employee Recognition Ceremony, held in the Student Life Center in Lincroft. On the eve of Brookdale’s 47th annual commencement, the final such ceremony that she would preside over, Brookdale president Maureen Murphy said […]

Congratulations Class of 2017!

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More than 2,000 students graduated from Brookdale Community College on May 12 during the college’s 47th annual commencement ceremony on the Lincroft campus. A total of 2,162 students from 21 different countries earned associate degrees from the college, with diplomas handed out during two ceremonies held in the Robert J. Collins Arena. The class of 2017 […]

Dozens Inducted into Brookdale Leadership Society

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Sixty-seven students were welcomed into one of the fastest growing student organizations on campus May 9, during the Spring 2017 induction ceremony for the National Society of Leadership and Success (NSLS) at Brookdale. The inductees – who spent a combined 816 hours this semester participating in intensive workshops, leadership training sessions and interactive seminars – were […]

Three Honored at 32nd Annual Barringer Awards Dinner

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Three Brookdale employees joined a pantheon of outstanding Brookdalians on May 5 when they received the Alumni Association‘s prestigious Barringer Award, during the 32nd annual Barringer Awards Dinner at The Mill at Lakeside Manor in Belmar. The award, named in honor of the college’s third president and long-standing champion of academic and student success Bob […]

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