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Thirty-third Annual Barringer Awards Dinner

Barbara Boyington, John Bukovec, and Joan Ali-Scocco were inducted into the pantheon of extraordinary Brookdalians on Friday, May 4, when they received the Alumni Association’s esteemed Barringer Award at The Essex and Sussex in Spring Lake. The award, instituted in 1986 by the Brookdale Community College Alumni Association, is named in honor of Dr. B.A. […]

Jersey Blues Hall of Fame Welcomes Class of 2018

From national championships and Gold Glove awards to all-American honors and successful stints with professional teams, Brookdale student-athletes have piled up countless accolades over the past 45 years. On Feb. 9, however, a select few received one of the biggest honors of all. In front of a capacity crowd of friends, family, staff and past […]

Brookdale Alum Turns ‘Digital Nomad,’ Packs Bag for Asia
A man stands in a Brookdale classroom next to two packed backpacks on a desk.

It’s been a long, winding road for Paul Kovalski. And that’s just the way he likes it. To date, the 28-year-old Marlboro native and burgeoning entrepreneur has visited more than 20 countries, launching a podcast in the process and working to grow a new digital brand centered on travel, meditation and the pursuit of passion. […]

Orioles Broadcaster Headlines 2018 Brookdale Hall of Fame Class
Jim Hunter smiles on the field of the Baltimore Orioles stadium

Baltimore Orioles broadcaster Jim Hunter will headline a select group of former Brookdale Community College athletes, students and coaches to be inducted into the college’s Athletics Hall of Fame on Friday, Feb. 9 during an awards dinner at the Radisson Hotel in Freehold. Hunter, a veteran broadcaster entering his 21st season as a member of the […]

Engineering Students Launch ‘DALE-Pi’ Probe
Three men launch a large weather balloon in an open field.

Current and former members of Brookdale’s Physics and Astronomy Club took their education to new heights this semester by launching a homemade, camera-equipped probe into the stratosphere. Automotive engineering major and club co-president Anthony Mauro joined former club president and current Rutgers University mechanical engineering major Roland Riim to build and deploy the probe, dubbed […]

Brookdale Hosts First ‘Soccer Alumni Family Day’
Soccer players, alumni, coaches and supporters stand together on the Brookdale Soccer Field in Lincroft.

More than 100 community members, alumni and current and former Jersey Blues players and coaches came together on Sept. 30 to recognize the nearly 50-year history of the Brookdale Soccer Program during the first ever Soccer Alumni Family Day on the Lincroft campus. The all-day event featured meet-and-greets, refreshments, backyard games such as ladder ball and bean […]

Brookdale Athletics to Host Soccer Alumni Day
The Brookdale Women's Soccer Team stands together to raise a national championship trophy on a soccer field.

Community members of all ages are invited to a day of games, prizes and family friendly activities on Sept. 30 during Brookdale Community College’s first Soccer Alumni Family Day, held at the college’s athletics complex in Lincroft. The free event, recognizing past and present Brookdale soccer stars, will feature meet-and-greets, refreshments, backyard games such as […]

Hundreds Attend 16th Annual Summer Shakespeare Series
Two costumed actors perform a scene from "A Midsummer Night's Dream' on stage on the Lincroft campus' Great Lawn.

Arts fans, theater buffs, Shakespeare aficionados and community members of all ages came together on the Great Lawn of Brookdale’s Lincroft campus this month for the 16th annual Summer Shakespeare Ensemble. Despite occasional rain and thunderstorms, which impacted nearly half of the planned eight performances, the free, open-air series drew a total audience of nearly 500 between […]

Brookdale Board Welcomes New Graduate Trustee
Austin Ridoux poses for a photo in a suit on the Lincroft campus walkway near Larrison Hall.

State Assemblyman Sean Kean joined interim Brookdale president David Stout on July 5 to swear in Austin Ridoux as the Brookdale Board of Trustees’ newest graduate trustee. Ridoux, of Wall, graduated from Brookdale in May with a degree in business administration. This fall he will transfer to the Rutgers University Business School in New Brunswick, where […]

32nd Annual Barringer Award Winners
Three Brookdale employees hold up their Barringer Awards and pose for a photo.

The 2017 Barringer Award winners are:   Laura Longo Dr. Laura Longo, Middletown, began her Brookdale career as the associate director of institutional research in 1994.  She became director in 2001. Thrice a Scarlet Knight, Laura earned her bachelor’s degree in psychology, and master’s and doctoral degrees in social psychology from Rutgers University.  She completed […]

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