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Brookdale Hosts 50th Anniversary Birthday Bash

When local officials and advocacy groups first proposed establishing a public community college in Monmouth County in the 1960's, the idea was not a popular one. Many believed there would not be enough demand to sustain a two-year institution, with Monmouth College (now Monmouth University) already operating in West Long Branch. Others thought it would be too expensive, or obtrusive, or doubted the college's ability to provide a high-quality education. Locally, community members began... read more


Students ‘Dive In’ to Bermuda Study Abroad Program
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It's rare to find a college syllabus that includes items like snorkeling, coral reef research, fish identification and trawling for plankton. It's rarer still to find a summer class that meets on a... read more

Asbury Park Dream Academy Welcomes Second Cohort
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For 17 local high schoolers, college starts now. The students, all incoming freshmen at Asbury Park High School (APHS), were officially inducted on June 29 into the Asbury Park Dream Academy, a... read more

Hundreds Attend Open House at New Wall Campus Building
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More than 250 students, prospective students and family members got a close look at Brookdale's new 37,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art classroom facility in Wall Township on July 12 during the... read more

Brookdale Board Welcomes New Graduate Trustee
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State Assemblyman Sean Kean joined interim Brookdale president David Stout on July 5 to swear in Austin Ridoux as the Brookdale Board of Trustees' newest graduate trustee. Ridoux, of... read more

Songwriters on the Beach Returns July 13
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Brookdale Public Radio’s annual Songwriters on the Beach concert series will return to Belmar this summer with weekly performances by acts such as Sonny Landreth, Wesley Stace, Tommy Stinson, Ari... read more

Brookdale Students Join Effort to Preserve, Restore Fort Hancock
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Brookdale interior design students and faculty have partnered with the National Park Service (NPS) to help reimagine one of the Jersey Shore's most iconic historical landmarks. Over the last five... read more

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