43.83
Thursday, February 27

Brookdale Newsroom

Featured Story
Lauren Concar with a Garden State Film Festival poster.
Brookdale Partners with the Garden State Film Festival

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 the Fest on Thursday, February 27 at 7 pm at the Performing Arts Center (PAC). “Brookdale has played an instrumental part in the Garden State Film Festival since day one, so it is that much more exciting to us that now the executive offices of the GSFF are housed at Brookdale’s Lincroft... read more


Spring Open House Set for March 29

Prospective students and their families are invited to the Spring Open House on Sunday, March 29 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the Lincroft campus. Open House is a great way for prospective students... read more

Completing a Journey
The graduating nursing students.

Ryan Berg (right) received his pen from fellow graduate Joy Bamforth. Eighty-seven nursing graduates participated in the Nursing Pinning Ceremony earlier this month, formally marking the... read more

Love & Forgiveness
Chris playing baseball.

Former professional baseball player Chris Singleton, whose mother was murdered along with eight other victims at Mother Emanuel AME church in Charleston, South Carolina in 2015 by a... read more

To Protect & To Serve
The two officers after being sworn in.

Alexandra Clayton and Andrew Gioia credit Brookdale for equipping them with the skills and training needed to attain their personal and professional goals. The pair welcomed the... read more

Alumni Spotlight: Adam von Pier
Headshot of Adam von Pier.

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

In the Community: On the March
Brookdalians march at the Saint Patrick's Day Parade in Asbury Park

Want to show your pride in Brookdale, spread cheer and connect with local communities where we live and serve? If yes, join your colleagues in the Brookdale contingent participating for... 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

Addressing Workforce Needs
Officials at the ribbon cutting ceremony.

Brookdale Community College and 160 Driving Academy have joined forces to address the critical shortage of commercial truck drivers. 160 Driving Academy has opened its 46th driving vocational school... read more

Ray Catena and Brookdale Partnership
Picture at the signing.

For more than two decades, Brookdale’s Auto Tech program has been the go to place for individuals interested in pursuing careers as auto technicians. Students hone their automotive diagnostic and... read more

Student Ambassadors
Admissions Team picture.

Student Ambassadors are a helpful presence on the Brookdale Community College Lincroft campus. Student Ambassadors work either in the Admissions Office or with Student Life and Activities.... read more

Helping Hands Lounge Dedication
Picture of David Stout and Freeholders cutting the ribbon.

Brookdale community members, Monmouth County freeholders, community partners and guests gathered for the dedication of the Helping Hands Lounge in MAN 214 on September 17. “We all know how... read more

View All Feature Stories


News Releases
  • Around the World in Less Than an Hour

    Come travel around the world in less than an hour with award-winning author Marty Essen’s high-energy, multi-media show/lecture “Around the World in 50 Minutes” on Thursday, March 5 in the Student Life Center at 11:45 a.m. The presentation features interesting facts, humorous stories and thousands of photos Essen took while traveling the world. Part lecture, part theater, part slide-show and part comedy, “Around the World in 50 Minutes” will entertain and educate you. You will have ... read more

  • Chinese Lunar New Year Celebration

    The Executive Board Members of Brookdale's Asia Society pose with the lion dance costume. Brookdale’s Asia Society celebrated the Chinese Lunar New Year on February 25 during college hour. The members of the student club had numerous ways for Brookdale students and staff to get involved and join in the celebration. Visitors learned how to write Chinese calligraphy characters to express words and greetings associated with the New Year Celebration. Using the Chinese zodiac animal signs ... read more

  • Forgiveness & Healing

    Chris Singleton delivered an inspiring message of the power of forgiveness in overcoming adversity in his address to the Brookdale College community on February 13 as part of the African American History Month series of events on campus. Singleton’s mother was murdered along with eight other victims at Mother Emanuel AME church in Charleston, South Carolina in 2015 by a white supremacist. Singleton described the shock and pain of the day when he learned that his mother was killed and ... read more

  • Brookdale Partners with the Garden State Film Festival

    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 the Fest on Thursday, February 27 at 7 pm at the Performing Arts Center (PAC). “Brookdale has played an instrumental part in the Garden State Film Festival since day one, so it is that much more exciting to us that now the executive offices of the GSFF are housed at Brookdale’s Lincroft ... read more

  • Pan-African Flag Raising Begins African-American History Month

    African-American History Month officially began at Brookdale with the raising of the Pan-African flag outside Collins Arena on February 4. Diamond Bullock, president of Brookdale’s Black Student Union (BSU), opened the ceremony and cited the achievements and contributions of numerous African-Americans in our nation’s history. Ovian Anderson, BSU vice president, provided an overview of the Pan-African flag’s history. President David Stout noted that the Pan-African flag has a deep ... read more

View All News Releases


Speakers Bureau

Need to talk to a local expert? Brookdale's faculty and staff have a wealth of knowledge in a wide range of subjects and disciplines.

Contact the College Relations office at 732-224-2801 or news@brookdalecc.edu.


About the Newsroom

The Brookdale Newsroom is the official news site of Brookdale Community College. To suggest or submit a story, recommend a colleague for “Applause” or provide feedback, email us at news@brookdalecc.edu.