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Honorees Announced for 50th Anniversary Brookdale Scholarship Ball
Bob and Joan Rechnitz are surrounded by members of the Brookdale Foundation on a staircase during a Scholarship Ball kickoff party.

In recognition of Brookdale Community College’s 50th Anniversary, the Brookdale Foundation will present five awards to local education advocates, philanthropists and college founders during the 2017 Brookdale Foundation Scholarship Ball, held June 9 at Eagle Oaks Golf and Country Club in Farmingdale. The honorees were announced during a celebratory reception and kickoff event at the home […]

Brookdale Faculty, Staff Recognized by Board of Trustees
Faculty members stand with Maureen Murphy and Brookdale trustees during the Staff Performance Recognition program in the Student Life Center.

More than 20 Brookdale faculty and staff members were honored for their outstanding achievements this past academic year during the Brookdale Board of Trustee’s monthly public meeting in Lincroft on April 18. Nineteen faculty members from all four academic institutes were recognized for earning promotions or tenure, while three staff members were presented with the […]

Brookdale Board Welcomes New Trustee Daniel Becht
Board members shake hands with new trustee Daniel Becht in the Student Life Center.

Wall Township resident Daniel Becht was sworn in as the newest member of the Brookdale Community College Board of Trustees during the board’s monthly public meeting in Lincroft on April 18. An accomplished attorney with years of experience in government and public service, Becht serves as executive director of the Jersey City Municipal Utilities Authority and […]

Students Face Off in 2017 STEM Quiz Bowl
Students in white t-shirts stand at a table and laugh during the 2017 STEM Quiz Bowl in the Student Life Center.

From pseudocode to gravitational force to the contributions of 18th century French mathematician Sophie Germain, Brookdale students faced a wide range of tough questions during the 2017 STEM Quiz Bowl, held on April 13 in the Student Life Center. Twelve teams of six students competed in the annual academic trivia competition, with the top three teams earning […]

Support Local Students in the 2017 ‘Charity Challenge’

Brookdale community members and Monmouth County residents are encouraged to join together in support of local students during the 4th annual OceanFirst Charity Challenge. For the next four weeks, nonprofit organizations across central and southern New Jersey will engage in a friendly competition to raise money for worthy local causes, with the top fundraisers earning a share of […]

Engineering Alumni Return for 2017 Transfer Panel
Brookdale engineering alumni stand with professor Lisa Hailey in the Student Life Center.

Fourteen Brookdale engineering graduates returned to campus on April 14 to share advice, answer questions and help current students take their next educational step during the 2017 Engineering Alumni Transfer Panel, held in the Student Life Center. The panelists, including recent graduates studying at universities like Rutgers and NJIT and young professionals who recently entered the […]

NASA STEM Fellows Present Year-Long Research Projects
Eight Brookdale students in matching blue polo shirts stand with Gitanjali Kundu in the Student Life Center.

Following countless hours of clinical study, working in labs, building circuitboards, peering into microscopes, studying invasive species, reconditioning batteries, analyzing medical data and other intensive research, Brookdale’s eight NASA STEM Fellows officially presented the results of their year-long research projects to the college community on April 11. Addressing a capacity crowd of classmates, advisors and faculty […]

Four Students Win 2017 Bankier Library Research Awards
Four students hold up certificates of achievement in the Bankier Library.

Hard work usually pays off. And for the four winners of the 2017 Bankier Library Research Awards, it has paid off big. The students, each of whom entered this year’s contest by submitting research papers written for their English 122 courses, were presented with cash prizes totaling $600 and immortalized on permanent plaques in the library […]

Career Training Graduates Honored at 2nd Annual Commencement
A group of career training graduates stands together with their official graduation gifts in the Student Life Center.

More than 100 community members and college officials came together in the Student Life Center on April 5 to celebrate student achievement during Brookdale’s 2nd annual Career Training Commencement Ceremony, hosted by Continuing and Professional Studies (CPS). Nearly 30 graduates of dozens of career training programs – including dental assistant, Microsoft Office specialist, medical billing, nonprofit management and web […]

Students Celebrate Diversity at 2017 International Fest

In recognition of the countless cultures and backgrounds that make up the Brookdale community, members of the International Students Association and the International Education Center came together on April 5 to host the 2017 International Festival in the Student Life Center. More than one hundred students attended the festival, which featured information booths offering seemingly endless varieties of international […]

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