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Sunday, October 25

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Featured Story
A house destroyed by Superstorm Sandy.
“91 Days, Countless Nights” Shows Destruction Caused by Superstorm Sandy

Superstorm Sandy devastated the Jersey Shore eight years ago, and we are still feeling the effects of it today. In support of Brookdale’s Global Citizenship Project’s 2020 theme of Climate Change, the Bankier Library presents  photographer Kevin Burkitt’s exhibit “91 Days Countless Nights” which documents some of the physical destruction caused by Sandy in Monmouth County from 2012 through 2015 and his experience. Every image in this collection was taken between 10 pm and 4 am.... 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
Flier for the partnership between Brookdale and Georgian Court.

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
TLC staff.

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
Sherri behind stage.

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
Hannah Shelvin holding an umbrella.

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
Frank, Amy, and Karen in the Tutoring Center.

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
Picture of GCU president and Dr. David Stout shaking hands.

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
Brookdale president and TCNJ president sharing agreement papers.

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
Group picture of EOF students holding their awards.

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
Brookdale president with Rockit Board members in the art gallery.

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
  • 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

  • Brookdale Police Department Welcomes New Officer

    Alexander C. Perkins was sworn in as a probationary police officer for the Brookdale Community College Police Department on October 1. Dr. David Stout swears in Alexander Perkins while his mother, Debbie Perkins, holds the Bible. Perkins is a proud Brookdale graduate. After finishing at Brookdale in 2018, Perkins went to New Jersey City University (NJCU). “I learned about the partnership Brookdale had with NJCU and it was great,” he said. “NJCU took all my credits so it was an easy ... read more

  • 2020 Outstanding Faculty Colleague Award

    Brookdale Community College faculty members Bettejane Bolan-Kenney, John Bukovec, Cheryl Fencik, Gabriela Sprague, and Christine Vasquez were honored with the 2020 Outstanding Faculty Colleague Award. Brookdale has amazing faculty members who are committed to the success of our students. Every year, the dedication and success of our faculty are recognized during the Outstanding Faculty Awards Ceremony. This year, as Convocation and Faculty Day were virtual, the ceremony was different. ... read more

  • Open House Goes Virtual

    Brookdale Community College’s Fall 2020 Open House, Virtual Edition will be held on Sunday, October 18 from 11 am to 1 pm. Open House is the best way to learn about the opportunities and pathways to success Brookdale provides, and this year you can explore our offerings from the comfort and safety of your own home. “We are so excited to offer our first ever virtual Open House this fall,” said Dr. David Stout, president of Brookdale Community College. “This year, COVID-19 is making ... read more

  • Alumni Spotlight Kevin Moedt

    Kevin Moedt, Brookdale alumnus class of 2014, said enrolling in Brookdale Community College was one of the defining moments of his life. After high school graduation, Moedt started at another university in September 2012. A few weeks after his first semester of college started, Superstorm Sandy hit Monmouth County. “As a member of Middletown Office of Emergency Management, I had to stay closer to home,” said Moedt. He enrolled in an Economics class during the 11-week session at ... read more

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