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Alumni Spotlight Kevin Moedt

Kevin Moedt, Brookdale alumnus class of 2014, said enrolling in Brookdale Community College was one of the defining moments of his life. After high school graduation, Moedt started at another university in September 2012. A few weeks after his first semester of college started, Superstorm Sandy hit Monmouth County. “As a member of Middletown Office of Emergency Management, I had to stay closer to home,” said Moedt. He enrolled in an Economics class during the 11-week session at... 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’s 41st Annual Education Golf Outing

    The Brookdale Community College Foundation will host the 41st Annual Education Open Golf Outing on Thursday, September 24, 2020 at Eagle Oaks Golf & Country Club in Farmingdale, NJ. The shotgun start begins at 11:30 a.m. Proceeds will benefit the Invest in Student Success Scholarship fund.  “With these scholarships and grants, many students earn their associate degree at Brookdale, transfer to four-year institutions to achieve their undergraduate degrees or start their careers ... read more

  • Girl Scouts of the Jersey Shore Honor Brookdale’s Susan Pagano

    Susan Pagano, program manager of business, career, and technology training at Brookdale Community College, has been named one of the Phenomenal Women Under 40 by the Girl Scouts of the Jersey Shore. This year Pagano, along with nine other women from Monmouth and Ocean Counties, will be honored at the Fifth Annual Phenomenal Women Under 40 even on Wednesday, September 23. The Phenom Award recognizes emerging leaders for their accomplishments to date and for the potential of what they might ... read more

  • Brookdale Student Destiny Jarvis Awarded Prestigious Gilman Scholarship

    Brookdale Community College is pleased to announce that Destiny Jarvis has been selected to receive the prestigious Benjamin J. Gilman Scholarship to study abroad. “I am still kind of in shock about winning the scholarship. It doesn't feel real. Without receiving the Gilman, I don't know how else I would have been able to study abroad. It's like a dream,” said Destiny about receiving this honor. The Congressional funded Gilman Program broadens the U.S. student population studying and ... read more

  • Brookdale Holds Memorable 50th Commencement Ceremony

    Graduates and their families mostly stayed in their vehicles during commencement to maintain social distancing guidelines. Brookdale Community College’s 50th graduation ceremony, held on July 30, 2020, was certainly memorable. The postponed in-person commencement adhered to the state’s face coverings and social distancing guidelines as graduates and their families remained in their vehicles most of the time. “Brookdale certainly gleamed with pride and showed our steadfast ... read more

  • Brookdale Students Awarded Scholarships

    Brookdale Community College students Aidan Deluca, Cathleen Kane, and Valeska Yaninas have been named 2020 Coca-Cola Leaders of Promise Scholars and were awarded a $1,000 scholarship to Brookdale. Deluca, Kane, and Yaninas are all members of Phi Theta Kappa (PTK), the international honor society of two-year colleges. The Coca-Cola Leaders of Promise Scholarship Program helps new PTK members defray educational expenses while enrolled in associate degree programs. Aidan Deluca was one of ... read more

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