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Dyese Davis Sworn in to the Brookdale Community College Board of Trustees

Dyese Davis was sworn in as the newest member of the Brookdale Community College Board of Trustees at the virtual meeting on June 23. A former Brookdale student, Davis is not new to serving her community. She first became involved while she was still a student at Neptune High School. “I joined the Mayor’s Youth Advisory Cabinet which allows the youth of the town to work with the Township Committee and specifically the Mayor,” she explained.  It was that experience that inspired Davis... 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
  • Brookdale and SNHU Sign 3+1 Agreement

    Brookdale Community College and Southern New Hampshire University (SNHU) recently signed a 3+1 and articulation agreement designed to make the transfer process easier and more affordable for Brookdale graduates. The agreement defines clear pathways for obtaining a bachelor’s degree and allows Brookdale graduates to transfer a total of up to 90 credits to be applied to their bachelor’s degree at SNHU, a private, nonprofit, accredited university that offers over 200 degree programs, many ... read more

  • Brookdale’s Paralegal Studies Program Trains Students for In-Demand Careers

    Paralegals are expected to be one of the fastest growing occupations according to the U.S. Department of Labor. Brookdale Community College’s Paralegal Studies Department offers the education and experience you need to pursue this in-demand career. Those who are interested in our legal system, have an investigative mind, like to do research, are skilled at writing, or picture themselves behind the scenes would excel in a career as a paralegal. They research and investigate legal matters as ... read more

  • Brookdale Interior Design Graduate Helps Design The Well

    Brookdale Community College alumnus Jesse Cermak was one of the interior designers with the firm Rose Ink Workshop whose design for The Well, a new, full-service, membership-based spa located in New York, NY, was chosen for the wellness center. “We wanted to create an ecosystem that channels positive energy so that people inhabiting the space take it in, expand their inner vessel and capacity for knowledge, spirit, understanding of the university, and then when they leave to spread those ... read more

  • Statement from New Jersey Presidents’ Council on Combating Racism

    NJ HIGHER EDUCATION STATEMENT ON COMBATING SYSTEMIC RACISM AND FOSTERING INCLUSIVE COMMUNITIES NEWARK - In a display of our unwavering solidarity, all private, public, and community colleges and universities of New Jersey, and the Office of the Secretary of Higher Education share space today to comment on the latest display of our country’s horrific legacy of racism and violence against Black individuals. With New Jersey being more racially diverse than the rest of the nation, our ... read more

  • Student Services Transition to an Online Environment

    Amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, Brookdale Community College needed to transition to an entirely remote learning environment while still ensuring students were provided not only with the high educational standards they were used to in the classroom but also had access to all the student services they were accustomed to utilizing and contributed to their success. “I think we are doing better than any other community college in the state with transitioning our student services,” said Dr. ... read more

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