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Brookdale, Monmouth County Cut Ribbon on ‘Wall West’

Brookdale officials stand with Monmouth County Freeholders to cut the ribbon on the Wall West building.

What was once a dream is now a reality. Following years of planning, design, grant applications and construction, dozens of area dignitaries, elected officials and college representatives gathered at Brookdale’s Wall Campus on Sept. 12 to cut the ribbon on the college’s new 37,000-square-foot Wall West classroom building. The building – boasting 14 classrooms, two science […]

Career Training Graduates Honored

Students, staff and officials gather together for a photo in the Student Life Center.

More than 200 community members, area dignitaries and college officials came together in Lincroft on Aug. 31 to recognize the Summer 2017 graduates of Brookdale’s Continuing and Professional Studies (CPS) division. Nearly 60 graduates from 12 different career training programs – including welding, patient care technician, veterinary assistant, medical assistant, and business office support specialist – were presented […]

Twelve Graduate from New Welding Training Program

Only a few months ago, Matthew Kennelly would have described himself as “lost.” Like many recent college graduates, the 22-year-old Lincroft native found himself with a degree but little direction – no true passion to follow or dream career to chase down. By chance, he saw an ad in the paper for a free welding training […]

Women’s Soccer Team Receives Championship Rings

Officials and dignitaries from across the state came together on June 9 to recognize the historic achievements of Brookdale’s 2014 women’s soccer team, which became the only squad in college history to win back-to-back national championships with an NJCAA Division III title win last fall. Brookdale President Maureen Murphy, Director of Athletics Shawn Noël and deans […]

Major Shakeup of Deans at Embattled County College

Earlier this week, an unnamed source in college administration reported that Richard J. Pfeffer, Dean of Students, will be switching positions with the Dean of the Freehold Campus, David M. Stout.

Brookdale employees air concerns to freeholders

Faculty and staff members at Brookdale Community College, Lincroft, are joining forces in an effort to have their voices heard following a reduction in force that was recently approved by the college’s board of trustees.

Brookdale trustees approve plan to cut jobs

Brookdale Community College’s Board of Trustees Thursday night approved a plan by President Maureen Murphy to cut jobs at the college to fill a $5.5 million budget hole.

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