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Students Build Skills in New Construction Training Program
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Six local men are on their way to rewarding careers in the construction industry after completing an intensive, five-week training program held this summer on Brookdale’s Lincroft campus. The program, titled Construction Basics and Building Technology, was the first such course offered by Brookdale’s new Accelerated Career and Technical (ACT) Institute, which provides local students with […]

Golf Tournament to Raise Money for Brookdale Scholarships
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Community members and local businesses are invited to tee off in support of local students at the 38th annual Education Open Golf Tournament, held Tuesday, Sept. 19 at Eagle Oaks Golf and Country Club in Farmingdale. The event, hosted by the Brookdale Community College Foundation, will feature a full day of golf on Eagle Oaks’ […]

Math Camp Adds Fun to Learning Equation
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For many middle-schoolers, the school year is long enough. When summer vacation rolls around, the idea of heading back to a classroom for a week-long math lesson is nearly unthinkable. But for the ten students enrolled in Brookdale’s Mathematics Puzzles Plus! summer camp, the past week has been one of the highlights of the summer. “It’s […]

Brookdale Athletics to Host Soccer Alumni Day
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Community members of all ages are invited to a day of games, prizes and family friendly activities on Sept. 30 during Brookdale Community College’s first Soccer Alumni Family Day, held at the college’s athletics complex in Lincroft. The free event, recognizing past and present Brookdale soccer stars, will feature meet-and-greets, refreshments, backyard games such as […]

Brookdale Honors Program Welcomes Forty New Members
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Dozens of Monmouth County’s highest achieving students were officially welcomed into the Brookdale Honors Program Aug. 10, during a day-long orientation program on the Lincroft campus. The students – who form the one of the largest cohorts to join the Honors Program in recent memory – were greeted by a wide range of faculty, administrators and fellow students, including honors coordinator Jonathan Moschberger, […]

Songwriters on the Beach Draws a Sea of Fans
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Hundreds of local music fans flocked to the Belmar boardwalk on July 27 for the third installment of this year’s Songwriters on the Beach concert series, co-hosted by Brookdale Public Radio and the Monmouth County Association of Realtors. The free, open-air shows, held on the boardwalk between 5th and 6th avenues, will continue every Thursday […]

Brookdale to Roll Out ‘Textbook-Free’ Math Course
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Beginning this fall, students who take the MATH 021 Introductory Algebra course at Brookdale will no longer have to buy a traditional textbook. Instead, thanks to a new college-wide Open Educational Resources (OER) initiative, students will be able to download and print a free copy of the college’s new MATH 021 coursebook, or buy a […]

Hundreds Attend 16th Annual Summer Shakespeare Series
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Arts fans, theater buffs, Shakespeare aficionados and community members of all ages came together on the Great Lawn of Brookdale’s Lincroft campus this month for the 16th annual Summer Shakespeare Ensemble. Despite occasional rain and thunderstorms, which impacted nearly half of the planned eight performances, the free, open-air series drew a total audience of nearly 500 between […]

Brookdale Hosts Second Annual Cybersecurity Camp
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Dozens of local high school students got a crash course in one of the nation’s fastest growing career fields this summer during the second annual GenCyber Jersey Blues camp. The free program, hosted on Brookdale’s Lincroft campus and funded by grants from the National Security Administration (NSA) and National Science Foundation, offered two groups of 20 students the opportunity to work with expert […]

Brookdale Hosts 50th Anniversary Birthday Bash
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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 […]

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