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Flier for the partnership between Brookdale and Georgian Court.
Meet Our Partners: Georgian Court University

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 finish the remaining 30 credits for their bachelor’s degree. This is the first 3+1 agreement in the state between a community college and a private university, and it allows students to complete three years at Brookdale and then one year at Georgian court. “College students today are... read more


Meet Our Partners: Rutgers University
Flyer for the partnership.

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: NJCU
Flyer about the partnership.

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
Flyer for the partnerships

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

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

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News Releases
  • 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

  • Brookdale Students are On Their Game

    Despite all the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic and the transition to remote learning for all classes, Brookdale Community College students are still exceeding expectations. “I am extremely impressed and proud of the work the students have done this semester given the unique challenges we are all facing,” said Dustin Milotte, Brookdale’s GAME 105: Introduction to Unity instructor. Unity is a game engine that is free for students. “This class is designed to be accessible to ... read more

  • Brookdale Student Veronique Manfredini Named to the 2020 New Jersey All-State Academic Team

    Brookdale Community College student Veronique Manfredini was named to the 2020 New Jersey All-State Academic Team. The New Jersey Council of County Colleges (NJCCC) annually honors students from the state’s community colleges by naming them to the New Jersey All-State Academic Team. These outstanding students, all members of the Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society (PTK), are recognized for their academic achievement as well as their community contributions. This year, 38 students were named to ... read more

  • Brookdale Student Victoria Santos Named to the 2020 New Jersey All-State Academic Team

    Brookdale Community College student Victoria Santos was named to the 2020 New Jersey All-State Academic Team. Annually, the New Jersey Council of County Colleges (NJCCC) honors students from each of the state’s 18 community colleges who are named to the New Jersey All-State Academic Team. Normally these outstanding students, all members of the Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society (PTK), are celebrated at an Annual Community College Scholars Celebration. However, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the ... read more

  • Student Spotlight: Marie Rhinow

    When Brookdale Community College student Marie Rhinow received an email from the college explaining the Nestle plant in Freehold needed temporary employees to assist with taking temperatures of their staff, she immediately applied because she saw it as an opportunity to help others during these unprecedented times. “Screening the staff and preventing those potentially infected from entering the plant is huge,” said Rhinow, who started the job at the Nestle plant ... read more

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