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Brookdale Student Mariam Abdelhamid Wins Interior Design Award

Brookdale Community College student Mariam Abdelhamid was honored at the New Jersey Chapter of the American Society of Interior Designers (ASID) this September. “I was so happy when they announced that I won the gold award that I even took a screenshot of the announcement even though it was a Zoom meeting,” Abdelhamid, an interior design major at Brookdale, said. “That moment meant a lot to me. It gave me a lot of confidence that I am a good designer.” She won the Student Design... read more


Meet Our Partners: Rutgers University
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Through Brookdale Community College’s partnership with Rutgers University, we are able to offer pathways to premier, cost effective associate’s and bachelor’s degree programs right here in... read more

Meet Our Partners: Georgian Court University
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Brookdale Community College and Georgian Court University have a 3+1 agreement which means students can complete 90 credits at Brookdale and then seamlessly transition to classes at Georgian Court to... read more

Meet Our Partners: NJCU
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Meet Our Partners: New Jersey City University Brookdale Community College’s partnership with New Jersey City University (NJCU) brings bachelor’s degrees and master’s degrees to Brookdale’s... read more

Partnerships 101
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Brookdale partners with elite universities and companies to make it more affordable and easier for our graduates to achieve their educational and career goals. What does this mean for you? It means... read more

Brookdale Opens New School of Therapeutic Massage and Holistic Health

Brookdale Community College celebrated the official opening of the new School of Therapeutic Massage and Holistic Health with a ribbon cutting ceremony on March 10. Dr. Joan Scocco, dean of... read more

Meet TLC
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Norah Kerr-McCurry has served as director of the TLC since 2008 and started at Brookdale more than 25 years ago as a secretary. She has worked in several roles over the years and is... read more

Alumni Spotlight: Adam von Pier
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Adam von Pier grew up in Fair Haven and currently resides in Eatontown, N.J. He earned his associate’s degree in business management from Brookdale in 2016. He is the resident stage manager/company... read more

Employee Spotlight: Sherri Vanderspiegel
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Sherri Vanderspiegel, the technical supervisor of the Performing Arts Center (PAC), will mark her 20th anniversary at Brookdale in 2020. She oversees all PAC shows, student productions... read more

Student Spotlight: Hannah Shevlin
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Pursuing a Dream Hannah Shevlin has always had a passion for fashion and photography. Raised in Tinton Falls, N.J., Shevlin will graduate from Brookdale in May 2020 with an associate’s degree in... read more

Meet the Tutoring Center at the Bankier Library Learning Commons
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Who We Are… At The Tutoring Center at the Bankier Library Learning Commons, students can get help developing effective study skills and working on their coursework and assignments. The Tutoring... read more

Brookdale and Georgian Court 3+1 Agreement Makes Bachelor’s Degrees More Affordable
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Brookdale Community College and Georgian Court University signed a 3+1 articulation agreement enabling Brookdale graduates to take up to an additional 30 credits at Brookdale and apply them to a... read more

Brookdale Community College and TCNJ Sign Articulation Agreement
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Brookdale Community College and The College of New Jersey (TCNJ) signed a transfer agreement on November 14 that will enable Brookdale Honors students who complete their degree at Brookdale and meet... read more

First-Generation College Students Celebrated at Fall EOF Conference
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The theme of the Fall 2019 Educational Opportunity Fund (EOF) Student Success Conference was celebrating first-generation college students. The Conference was held on November 8th, the same day other... read more

We Have Liftoff! Brookdale & Rockit Academy Take Off
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Brookdale Community College and Rockit Live Foundation kicked off their new partnership with rock and roll and art. Steven Van Zandt, and his dog Edie, in front of his portrait that was on... read more

Rockit Live Foundation Announces Partnership with Brookdale Community College

Exhibit of world renowned photographer Mark Weiss and his collaboration with artist Steve Lacy scheduled for November 8, 9 and 11 As part of its collaboration with Brookdale Community College, the... read more

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News Releases
  • Honors in Action Lecture Series Focuses on the Past and Future

      This year, Brookdale Community College’s Honors in Action Lecture Series will focus on both the past and the future with the theme of “To the Seventh Generation: Inheritance and Legacy.” Brookdale’s chapter of Phi Theta Kappa (PTK), the honor society for two-year college students, annually hosts an Honors in Action project that “combines academic research, problem solving, and action-oriented service to address real world challenges in our communities,” explained Angela ... read more

  • Extra Protection Provided by Tru-D Robots

    Brookdale Community College invested in two germ-eliminating UVC robots that kill any pathogen in their way. The Tru-D® devices are a proactive step to ensure students, faculty, and staff who walk through the doors of the College are in a clean and safe environment. Brookdale is the first college in the nation to purchase the Tru-D robot, short for “Total Room Ultraviolet Disinfection,” demonstrating its commitment to remaining on the leading edge of technology and being proactive in ... read more

  • Alumni Spotlight Nicholas Romano

    Brookdale alumnus Nicholas Romano always wanted to be a business owner. In 2017, that dream because a reality when he opened All Clean Exteriors. Prior to starting at Brookdale Community College, Romano spent five years in the United States Navy. “I had a great experience,” he said of his time in the military. “I met a lot of good people who I still speak with and see on a regular basis. I traveled the world in the process and got the opportunity to see some really cool ... read more

  • Health @Home Sessions Focus on Self-Care and Stress Management

    “Self-care and stress management have never been more important as we struggle to find balance between our own needs and the demands of going to college and/or the workplace,” said Dinneen Jackson, grants coordinator at Brookdale Community College and Master Certified Health and Wellness Coach. In collaboration with Student Life and Activities, Jackson is offering Health @Home sessions to help Brookdale students manage their stress and prioritize self-care. “Increased anxiety is common ... read more

  • Brookdale’s EOF Office Celebrates First Generation College Students

    Brookdale’s Educational Opportunity Fund (EOF) Office is celebrating National First Generation College Student Success the week of November 8. The National First-Generation College Celebration is recognized on November 8 to honor the anniversary of the signing of the Higher Education Act (HEA) of 1965. This legislation created federal grants and loans to help students finance their higher education and helped Americans from minority and low-income backgrounds gain postsecondary education ... read more

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