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 Continuing and Professional Studies, addressed the audience at the ribbon cutting ceremony. While the college has been offering massage therapy classes since 2016, the ceremony celebrated the dedication of a newly renovated space dedicated to massage therapy classes and clinical space. “The opening... read more
Brookdale Community College’s main campus in Lincroft is now the home of the executive offices for the Garden State Film Festival (GSFF). To celebrate the occasion, Brookdale is presenting Best of... read more
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 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 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
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
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
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
Alumni Spotlight: Nick Santoro
Nick Santoro, a Brookdale Community College graduate, is working at the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL) as one of the first engineers in a new program designed to introduce engineers to different areas of the field. Santoro, along with a colleague, are the first two in a rotational engineer program where they will complete six-month rotations in four different engineering areas over two years. “I like my job, and I think the mission to ... read more
Student Spotlight: Hayley Prelich
The natural beauty of Alaska inspired Hayley Prelich in several ways. First, the undisturbed landscape and Pacific Coastline confirmed her interest in pursuing a career in biology with an environmental focus. Second, she realized that she needed to complete her education in order to meet those goals. “I started out at another community college in New Jersey after graduating from Howell High School, but I wasn’t really sure what I wanted then,” said Prelich. After living ... read more
Student Spotlight: Rachael Siecinski
Rachael Siecinski’s career path to engineering has been a circuitous one. A family connection and desire to chart a new course led to Rachael enrolling in Brookdale in 2018. She graduated with a bachelor’s degree in psychology from William Paterson University in 2006 but couldn’t find employment in the field, working several jobs in different industries over the ensuing years. She wanted more professionally and decided to go back to school. “My mom was going here at the time and ... read more
A Conversation with Debbie Almeida
Debbie Almeida started at Brookdale in 2002 and has worked in the Finance Department since 2003. Debbie lives in Farmingdale, N.J. She is the mother of two sons and a grandmother of two girls, ages 2 and 12. How long have you worked at Brookdale and in what capacities? I began working at Brookdale in September 2002 as an hourly office assistant. I worked in several departments but primarily in counseling. In July 2003, I was hired as a Senior Assistant – ... read more
Bring Your Child to Work Day
This year’s Bring Your Child to Work Day at Brookdale Community College on April 23 is shaping up to be even better than last year’s successful event. The Sunshine Team is once again planning a fun day filled with activities and events for the children who will be visiting us. The college encourages employees to bring their daughters, sons, nieces, nephews, grandsons and granddaughters to work to show them all the different careers possible when working at a community college. There ... read more
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