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Students Celebrate at Spring Fling 2017
Two students hold up a bowl of fruit and pose beneath a balloon arch in a Lincroft campus parking lot.

To commemorate the hard work and achievements of Brookdale students during the 2016-2017 academic year, the Student Life Board hosted its annual Spring Fling week, a three day festival consisting of free food, games, music, movies and more from April 18-20 across the Lincroft campus. To kick off the festivities, hundreds of students gathered in the visitor’s parking […]

Students Unwind During Spring 2017 Anti-Stress Week
A female student takes a selfie with a black labrador wearing a crown of flowers on the floor of the Bankier Library lobby.

Between coursework, final exams, home and work obligations and, for many, the prospect of graduation, late April can be a stressful time for Brookdale students. To help relieve some of that pressure, Brookdale’s Office of Student Life and Activities (SLA) partnered with the Counseling Department and the Bankier Library to offer a week-long series of free activities, services […]

‘Empty Bowls’ Raises Nearly $1,700 for Food Pantries
Employees ladle soup into cups in the Jersey Blues Dining Room.

Brookdale employees, students and partners and volunteers came together to support community members in need on April 20 during the college’s 2017 Empty Bowls program, hosted by the Brookdale Employee Volunteer Connection (EVC). The program, which offers bowls of freshly prepared soup, dessert, custom designed ceramic bowls and raffle prizes to members of the Brookdale community […]

Brookdale Hosts Multi-Faith Dialogue on ‘The Golden Rule’
Six religious and nonprofit leaders stand together behind a table and a banner reading 'Peace Building Through Interfaith Dialogue" in the Student Life Center.

Dozens of local religious leaders, advocates and community members came together in a spirit of commonality and mutual respect on April 20 for the first ever “Multi-Faith Dialogue” program, hosted in Brookdale’s Student Life Center in Lincroft. The program, titled “The Golden Rule,” featured an overview of five different faith traditions and their approach to […]

Students Shine at 2017 Achievement Showcase
Six members of the Brookdale Honors Program sit behind a table and in front of a projection screen in the Student Life Center.

From the classroom to the community, Brookdale students were able to build, create and achieve tremendous things during the 2016-17 school year. And with a few weeks remaining before graduation, dozens of students came together to discuss their accomplishments during the 2017 Student Achievement Showcase, held April 20 in the Student Life Center. Whether you […]

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 […]

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