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Brookdale, NJ TRANSIT Announce Improved Bus Routes

Big improvements are coming for students who take NJ TRANSIT to Brookdale. Beginning on Sept. 3, NJ TRANSIT will unveil new and adjusted bus routes in Monmouth and Middlesex counties that will offer more frequent service, longer hours of operation, fewer required connections and direct access for students attending classes in Lincroft and Hazlet. During the Brookdale Board […]

Student Voices: My Life on the Stage

Change is difficult for everyone. Let’s start there. A few years ago I was going through a lot of change: friend groups were changing, my love life was evolving, I was finding out who I was as a person, and I was doing my best to adjust to everything life threw at me. And like any artist, […]

Honors Program Welcomes Fifty New Members

More than 50 of Monmouth County’s highest achieving students were welcomed in the Brookdale Honors Program Aug. 11 during a day-long orientation program on the Lincroft campus. The students – who form the largest ever cohort selected to the Honors Program since its redesign six years ago – were welcomed by a wide range of faculty, administrators […]

AMC Executive Discusses ‘New Golden Age’ of TV

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

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’

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

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

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

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

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 […]

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