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 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
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
Honors in Action Lecture Series Focuses on the Past and Future
This year, Brookdale Community College’s Honors in Action Lecture Series will focus on both the past and the future with the theme of “To the Seventh Generation: Inheritance and Legacy.” Brookdale’s chapter of Phi Theta Kappa (PTK), the honor society for two-year college students, annually hosts an Honors in Action project that “combines academic research, problem solving, and action-oriented service to address real world challenges in our communities,” explained Angela ... read more
Extra Protection Provided by Tru-D Robots
Brookdale Community College invested in two germ-eliminating UVC robots that kill any pathogen in their way. The Tru-D® devices are a proactive step to ensure students, faculty, and staff who walk through the doors of the College are in a clean and safe environment. Brookdale is the first college in the nation to purchase the Tru-D robot, short for “Total Room Ultraviolet Disinfection,” demonstrating its commitment to remaining on the leading edge of technology and being proactive in ... read more
Alumni Spotlight Nicholas Romano
Brookdale alumnus Nicholas Romano always wanted to be a business owner. In 2017, that dream because a reality when he opened All Clean Exteriors. Prior to starting at Brookdale Community College, Romano spent five years in the United States Navy. “I had a great experience,” he said of his time in the military. “I met a lot of good people who I still speak with and see on a regular basis. I traveled the world in the process and got the opportunity to see some really cool ... read more
Health @Home Sessions Focus on Self-Care and Stress Management
“Self-care and stress management have never been more important as we struggle to find balance between our own needs and the demands of going to college and/or the workplace,” said Dinneen Jackson, grants coordinator at Brookdale Community College and Master Certified Health and Wellness Coach. In collaboration with Student Life and Activities, Jackson is offering Health @Home sessions to help Brookdale students manage their stress and prioritize self-care. “Increased anxiety is common ... read more
Brookdale’s EOF Office Celebrates First Generation College Students
Brookdale’s Educational Opportunity Fund (EOF) Office is celebrating National First Generation College Student Success the week of November 8. The National First-Generation College Celebration is recognized on November 8 to honor the anniversary of the signing of the Higher Education Act (HEA) of 1965. This legislation created federal grants and loans to help students finance their higher education and helped Americans from minority and low-income backgrounds gain postsecondary education ... read more
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