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Four Students Win 2017 Bankier Library Research Awards
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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
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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
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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 […]

Alumni Return for 7th Annual WEST Dinner
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Seven distinguished graduates returned to campus on April 7 to meet with students, answer questions and provide some professional advice during the 7th annual WEST Career Dinner, hosted by Brookdale’s Women in Engineering, Science and Technology (WEST) club. The alumni – all female professionals currently working in a variety of STEM fields – participated in a […]

‘Game of Thrones’ Language Creator Visits Brookdale
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When Dothraki warriors on HBO’s hit series “Game of Thrones” issue battle cries in their native tongue, or when Dark Elves threaten Norse gods in the Shiväisith language in Marvel’s “Thor: The Dark World,” audiences may be surprised to know they are not speaking gibberish. They are speaking one of more than a dozen fully functioning “conlangs” […]

Accomplished Alumni Return for ‘Career Connections’ Program
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Four notable Brookdale graduates returned to campus on April 6 to speak with students and offer their support during the college’s biannual Career Connections networking program in the Student Life Center. Monmouth County Sheriff Shaun Golden, Rutgers University medical laboratory science program director Deborah Josko, Algonquin Arts Theater arts education director Julianna Nagy, and WBGO staff […]

Twenty-One Graduate from Free Welding Training Program
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Jesus Fonseca of Red Bank used to be a commercial painter. Doug Brain of Tinton Falls owned a body shop for 26 years. Henry Berkebile, of Manchester, was in construction. As of February, however, all three were unemployed. And, like many in their situation, they were looking for a new start. The trio, like 18 […]

Brookdalians Return for 50th Anniversary Retiree Breakfast
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Nearly 80 Brookdale employees spanning the college’s 50-year history returned to campus on March 31 for the first ever Retiree Breakfast Reception, held in the Student Life Center. The event, emceed by business management professor Barbara Boyington, was held in honor of Brookdale’s 50th anniversary, featuring addresses and testimonials from Brookdalians both past and present. […]

Brookdale’s NASA STEM Fellows Near Finish Line
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Eight of Brookdale’s highest achieving science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) students have spent the year working with local experts on a variety of year-long research initiatives as part of an ongoing grant program funded by NASA and the New Jersey Space Grant Consortium (NJSGC). The NASA STEM Fellows, who also serve as peer tutors in the Brookdale’s […]

Hundreds Attend 2017 Spring Open House
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In honor of Brookdale’s 50th anniversary, employees from every academic institute and department came together on April 2 to host one the biggest, broadest and most interactive Spring Open House programs in college history. More than 450 local students and community members flocked to the Lincroft campus for the bi-annual Open House, which was completely redesigned for the 2016-17 school year. […]

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