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‘Care for Rare’ Campaign Raises Thousands

It began with a simple idea: Brookdale career services representative Jill Donovan wanted to recognize global Rare Disease Day with a day-long program at the college on Feb. 29. Donovan, whose five-year-old daughter Grace was born with the rare metabolic disorder galactosemia, decided to raise awareness and research funding for the disorder by offering employees […]

County Groups Recognize Brookdale Volunteers

For nearly 50 years, Brookdale Community College has gone above and beyond the traditional role of a county college. From free arts events and job training programs to affordable summer camps, academic workshops and charitable donation drives, Brookdale has sought to serve as a resource for all residents of Monmouth County, regardless of age, background […]

Brookdale Moves to “Foundational Skills” Model

Brookdale employees voted overwhelmingly on Oct. 6 to do away with the term “basic skills” in favor of “Foundational Studies,” which will now be used to refer to all developmental coursework in reading, writing and mathematics at the college. The change, which was ratified during the October Governance Forum in the Student Life Center in […]

Brookdale Hosts Statewide Professional Development Day

Approximately 100 math, science and engineering faculty members from across the state gathered on the Lincroft campus July 31 for the Brookdale Mathematics Department’s fifth annual Professional Development Day. The conference, traditionally open to Brookdale instructors and professors, was expanded to faculty from all New Jersey community colleges this year with the aid of a […]

More Than 100 Honored at Employee Recognition Ceremony

On the eve of Commencement, when thousands of students would conclude their journey at Brookdale by accepting their degree, college employees took time out to recognize the faculty, staff and administrators who had helped make it all possible. The 2015 Employee Recognition Ceremony, held May 14 on the Student Life Center patio, honored more than […]

Brookdale Community Celebrates Scholars Day

Hundreds of employees from every corner of the college came together on May 18 for a day of professional development, team building and personal enrichment during Brookdale’s fourth annual Scholars Day. The event featured 30 employee-led breakout workshops on a wide range of topics, from emerging classroom technologies and the challenges facing minority students to […]

Ten Graduate From Leadership Brookdale

Following a year of targeted training and professional development workshops, ten college employees have graduated from the Leadership Brookdale program. During a recognition ceremony in the Student Life Center May 8, program coordinator Joan Santa Croce acknowledged the hard work put in by this year’s cohort and the personal and professional strides each member had […]

Three Honored at 30th Annual Barringer Awards

Three Brookdale employees were honored on May 1 for their outstanding achievements both in and out of the classroom during the 30th Annual Barringer Awards dinner in Belmar. Biology Professor James Crowder, history Professor Jess Le Vine and college accounting specialist Helen Vota joined a long line of prestigious Brookdalians to receive the award, which […]

Board Recognizes Faculty, Staff Achievements

More than two dozen college community members received some well deserved recognition on April 30, as the Brookdale Board of Trustees voted to approve 20 faculty promotions and grant tenure to eight instructors. Four staff members were also honored with official performance recognitions. The annual faculty promotion vote, taken during the board’s monthly public meeting […]

Campus Community Talks Safety, Support

Student Life and Activities’ Spring Lecture Series continued on March 3 with a guest appearance by Annie Clark, a noted civil rights activist and co-founder of the the advocacy group End Rape On Campus (EROC). Speaking in the Student Life Center during college hour, Clark spoke with Brookdale students, faculty and administrators about the widespread […]

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