Hit-and-run victim was Brookdale student pepper-sprayed in arrest

assetContentTOMS RIVER — The man killed in a hit-and-run accident in Toms River on Friday night is a Brookdale Community College student who made headlines when a video showing him being pepper-sprayed by campus police went viral. Jeffrey Michel, 27, of Colts Neck was found on Route 37 in Toms River shortly after 8 p.m. on… Read the rest of this entry »

Posted: March 7th, 2015 | Author: | Filed under: Brookdale Community College | Tags: , , , , , , | 2 Comments »

Brookdale trustees approve 3.4 percent tuition hike

Brookdale Trustees MeetingMIDDLETOWN – Brookdale Community College students will soon have to pay more for their education. On Thursday, the Brookdale Community College Board of Trustees approved a 3.4 percent tuition increase at the college for the 2015-16 school year, effective July 1. For full-time students taking 30 credits per year, the $4-per-credit tuition bump will mean an… Read the rest of this entry »
Posted: January 31st, 2015 | Author: | Filed under: Brookdale Community College, Monmouth County | Tags: , , , , , | 2 Comments »

Force ‘necessary’ when cops pepper sprayed Brookdale student in campus arrest, officials say

Brookdale arrestFREEHOLD – Brookdale Community College police officers who were seen in an online video arresting and pepper-spraying a student at the school’s campus did not violate criminal law or use of force guidelines, according to a letter from the Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office. The letter, sent by the prosecutor’s office Professional Responsibility Unit, was released Tuesday… Read the rest of this entry »
Posted: December 17th, 2014 | Author: | Filed under: Brookdale Community College, Monmouth County, Monmouth County Prosecutor | Tags: , , , | 1 Comment »

Don’t miss D-Day Anniversary at Brookdale Community College

Lest We Forget

On Friday, June 6
At Brookdale College, SLC
“Lest We Forget”

A commemoration of the 70th anniversary of D-Day, June 6, 1944.
The program will include:
10AM – Displays and exhibits provided by the 102nd Armored Cavalry Association, Info-Age Science Learning Center, and military memorabilia collector John Egger.
10:30 AM – Entrance of official party, followed by the presentation of Colors by the Marine Academy of Science & Technology and the NJROTC Color Guard; Masters of Ceremonies Co-Directors of the Center for World War II Studies and Conflict Resolution Dr. David Bassano and 
Dr. Ashley Zampogna-Krug.
10:45 AM – Pledge of Allegiance, with the Hon. John Curley, Monmouth County Freeholder, followed by the national anthem performed by “Down Melody Lane.”
10:50 AM – Invocation, with the Rev. Milton Holmes, WWII veteran.
11 AM – Welcome, with NJ Assemblywoman Amy Handlin, 13th Legislative District, Monmouth County, followed by opening remarks from Dr. Maureen Murphy, President, Brookdale Community College.
11:10 AM – Guest speaker: Brig. Gen. Michael L. Cunniff, Adjutant General, NJ Dept. of Military and Veterans Affairs.
11:30 AM – Introduction of honorees and WW II veterans of the Normandy campaign, with Assemblywoman Handlin and President Murphy.
11:50 AM- Closing remarks, with Paul Zigo, Associate Professor of History, Founder and Former Director of the Center for World War II Studies and Conflict Resolution.
11:55 AM – “God Bless America” performed by “Down Melody Lane.”
12 PM – Reception sponsored by the Estate of Arthur E. Jurman, distinguished veteran of the European Theater.
Co-sponsored by NJ Assemblywoman Amy Handlin and the 
Center for World War II Studies and Conflict Resolution
 Location: 765 Newman Springs Road, Lincroft                                                                                                



Posted: June 6th, 2014 | Author: | Filed under: BizEturtle, Brookdale Community College | Tags: , , , | Comments Off

T. Thomas Fortune Project announces its upcoming symposium

New Jersey Council for the Humanities,


 “A Window into the World of Post-Reconstruction” 
Saturday, June 14 
9:00 AM – 1:00 PM 
Brookdale Community College 765 Newman Springs Road, Lincroft 
At the Warner Student Life Center, Navesink Room  216

Registration Required-Limited Seating 

Doors Open 8:30AM for Continental Breakfast

We will be going to the Lincroft Inn, 700 Newman Springs Road, Lincroft afterward for Lunch. Please join us, at your own expense. 

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Walter Greason 

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Posted: June 4th, 2014 | Author: | Filed under: BizEturtle, Brookdale Community College | Tags: , , , , | 4 Comments »

Social Services Information Fair

Displaced Homemakers


On Wednesday, May 21, 9:30 AM
At Brookdale at Long Branch at 213 Broadway
Free and open to all.
Are you a woman in a marriage that is not working out?
Are you facing loss of income due to separation, divorce,
widowhood, spousal disability, or spousal military
deployment and need to become head of household?
You Are Not Alone!
Displaced Homemakers Services at Brookdale Community 
College offers you free, confidential, holistic, customized
help to enable you to reach your full potential.
Our services include:
Personal counseling and emotional support
Peer support group where you have a safe place to share and
bond with women in similar life circumstances
Career development to help you choose training for an occupation
that matches your interests, abilities, and the current job market.
Job search skills including learning to network, resume writing, and interviewing.
Computer training to help you become comfortable with current technology.
Workshops to help manage your transition to self-sufficiency
Community referrals to assist with various needs.
Take the first step today! Contact us today!
Services are free and are provided at four convenient Brookdale locations.
Laurie Salka, Program Administrator
Email: lsalka@brookdalecc.edu
Phone: 732-739-6020
Eve Holliday, Program Assistant
E-Mail: eholliday@brookdalecc.edu
Phone: 732-739-6018

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Posted: May 20th, 2014 | Author: | Filed under: BizEturtle, Brookdale Community College | Tags: , , , , , , | 2 Comments »

Photos: More than 2,000 graduate from Brookdale Community College

Photos: More than 2,000 graduate from Brookdale Community College (via NJ.com)

MIDDLETOWN – Brookdale Community College celebrated the commencement of its latest graduating class on Friday. The more than 2,000 graduates hailed from 16 different countries and accounted for 203 distinguished scholars and 42 perfect 4.0 GPAs. “…

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Posted: May 18th, 2014 | Author: | Filed under: Brookdale Community College, Education, Middletown, Monmouth County | Tags: , , , , | Comments Off

April 28-Science Monday



Monday, April 28 
6:00 PM – 8:30 PM
Brookdale College. SLC
765 Newman Springs Road, Lincroft
Info: 732-224-2871  
Open to the public
Twin Lights Rooms 1 and 2
A cash buffet begins at 6:00 p.m. and presentation 
begins at 6:30 p.m.

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Posted: April 27th, 2014 | Author: | Filed under: BizEturtle | Tags: , , , , , , , | Comments Off

Readers Needed for Shakespeare’s 450th Birthday Celebration

William Shakespeare


This spring, the Brookdale Community College English Department
completes its four-year celebration of SHAKESPEARE’S 450TH BIRTHDAY.
This event has taken place every April since 2011 with the goal of reading from all 37 of his plays. On Wednesday, April 23rd the actual birthday of William Shakespeare, we will accomplish that goal!

Members of the community, students, faculty, staff, and administrators are invited to read from the following plays so we may complete the achievement:

Antony and Cleopatra
Timon of Athens
The Winter’s Tale
Henry VIII
The Tempest

All Plays located at The Complete Works of William Shakespeare

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Posted: April 11th, 2014 | Author: | Filed under: BizEturtle, Brookdale Community College | Tags: , , , , , | Comments Off

Mallet slams Burry, “Club Monmouth” over Brookdale scandal

Burry on Mallet:  “She’s a fraud, she a fraud, a fraud, fraud, fraud!”

Former Freeholder Amy Mallett, a Democrat, laid the blame for the Brookdale Community College scandal that lead to former college president Peter Burnham pleading to guilty to theft by deception and official misconduct earlier this week at the feet of the Monmouth GOP’s “cozy” relationship, “Club Monmouth” with the leadership of college.

In an OpEd piece published in The Asbury Park Press, Mallet took aim at Republican Freeholder Lillian Burry and her campaign treasurer, John Cantolupo who was the Brookdale Board of Trustees’ lawyer at the time Burnham’s lavish contract and spending irregularities were uncovered.

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Posted: July 27th, 2012 | Author: | Filed under: Brookdale Community College, John Curley, Lillian Burry, Monmouth County, Monmouth County Board of Freeholders | Tags: , , , , , , , , , | 13 Comments »