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AMC Executive Discusses ‘New Golden Age’ of TV
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From streaming services and on-demand programming to the rise of edgy, boundary-pushing dramas and comedies, few things have changed more radically in recent years than television. Once considered a second-rate medium by actors, producers and the viewing public, TV has undergone an aesthetic renaissance in the last two decades. Accomplished actors, directors and screenwriters now flock to the small […]

Golf Outing 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 Brookdale Foundation’s 37th annual Education Open Golf Tournament, set for Thursday, Sept. 15 at Eagle Oaks Golf and Country Club in Farmingdale. The event will feature a full day of golf on Eagle Oaks’ 18-hole championship course, a catered […]

Brookdale, Asbury Park Announce New ‘Dream Academy’
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Officials from the Asbury Park School District and Brookdale Community College signed off Aug. 4 on the Asbury Park Dream Academy Early College Program, which will allow eligible students to earn an associate degree by the time they graduate from high school. Beginning this fall, 15 Asbury Park High School (APHS) freshmen will supplement their […]

Despite Tempests, Shakespeare ‘Measures’ Up
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Nearly 450 residents flocked to the Lincroft campus this month for the Performing Arts Center’s 15th annual “Shakespeare on the Lawn” series, which featured the Bard’s controversial tragicomedy Measure for Measure. The free, open-air performances were once again a hit with theater fans of all ages, even if four of eight planned shows had to […]

Auto Tech Student Wins General Motors Scholarship
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For second-year Brookdale student Elizabeth Kruse, college is already starting to pay off. The 19-year-old Automotive Technology major is currently enrolled in the college’s GM-ASEP program, which allows students to spend half of each semester working at a General Motors (GM) dealership or an AC Delco repair facility. This summer Kruse is working alongside a […]

Songwriters on the Beach Returns to Belmar
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Following a mid-summer thunderstorm that forced festivities indoors on July 7, Brookdale Public Radio’s annual summer concert series finally took to the beach on July 14 with an evening of high-energy folk rock by the Ballroom Thieves, JT Makoviecki and James Black. Hundreds of local music fans lined the Belmar beach between 16th and 17th avenues for the second […]

Dream Academy Students Prep for First Semester
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The newest – and youngest – members of the Brookdale community were welcomed to campus last week, as the Asbury Park Dream Academy Early College High School program kicked off a four-week preparatory program in Lincroft. The 15 students, all incoming freshmen at Asbury Park High School, received their official Brookdale student IDs, trained for […]

Project-Based Learning Takes ‘Root’ at Brookdale
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The concept of “project-based learning” – of taking students out of the classroom and teaching lessons through hands on, collaborative activities – is not a new one. In fact, according to Brookdale chemistry professor Tom Berke, it’s about 2,500 years old. But the method is gaining popularity at colleges across the country, as faculty and […]

Brookdale Alum Puts Skills to Work in Panama
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It was the summer of 2013, and Ocean Township resident Hunter Koperweis was looking for an opportunity to travel before officially enrolling at Brookdale the following fall. He had heard of a ten-day study abroad program in Brazil, led by Brookdale faculty and the college’s International Education Center, and decided to give it a shot. […]

Brookdale to Host Automotive Open Houses
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Residents interested in a rewarding career in automotive service and technology are invited to attend one of two free open houses offered on the Lincroft campus in July and August. The open houses, held at 6 p.m. on July 13 and Aug. 9 in the Brookdale Auto Tech Building, are free and open to all. […]

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