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Thirty-third Annual Barringer Awards Dinner
2018 Barringer award winners John Bukovec, Joan Scocco, and Barbara Boyington

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. […]

Six Honored at 33rd Annual Wilbur Ray Scholarship Dinner
Eight men and women pose for a photo near a decorative window in a ballroom.

It was a night to recognize the unsung heroes of Monmouth County, while raising money to support the students who may one day take their place. The 33rd annual Wilbur Ray Scholarship Dinner, held April 6 at Jacques Reception Center in Middletown, honored six local professionals, community leaders, volunteers and activists for their “everyday heroics” […]

Brookdale Student Named to National Academic Team
Student Victoria Cattelona stands in front of a gray wooden wall wearing a black blazer and a blue ribbon

Long Branch resident and Brookdale Community College student Victoria Cattelona has been named one of the nation’s top achieving community college students as a member of the 2018 Coca-Cola Academic Team. Cattelona, 21, was selected alongside 49 students from across the U.S. as a Coca-Cola Academic Bronze Scholar, earning a $1,000 scholarship and an invite to […]

Undefeated Jersey Blues Win Region XIX Title
The Brookdale men's basketball team and coaches pose for a photo with the Region XIX trophy in front of a scoreboard in a gym.

The Brookdale Jersey Blues men’s basketball team claimed Region XIX supremacy on March 4, defeating Cumberland County College 70-62 in the final round of the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Regional Tournament in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. The win, which will send the Blues to the NJCAA National Championship tournament in New York on March 15, […]

Honorees Announced for 33rd Annual Wilbur Ray Dinner
The Rev. Terrence Porter speaks from a dais alongside a rabbi and a Muslim woman.

Six area community leaders, professionals and volunteers will be honored on April 6 during the 33rd annual Wilbur Ray Scholarship Dinner at Jacques Reception Center, 500 Palmer Ave., Middletown. The event, hosted by Brookdale Community College, recognizes significant contributions by local residents and organizations that, while substantial, do not always result in public recognition. Proceeds from the […]

33rd Annual Wilbur Ray Award Winners
Eight men and women pose for a photo near a decorative window in a ballroom.

Six area community leaders, professionals and volunteers will be honored on April 6 during the 33rd annual Wilbur Ray Scholarship Dinner at the Jacques Reception Center in Hazlet. The event, hosted by Brookdale Community College, recognizes significant contributions by county residents and organizations that, while substantial, do not always result in public recognition. Proceeds from […]

Brookdale Student Takes Top Honors at AC Fashion Week
A young woman stands on a runway and faces the crowd as a model in a dress walks behind her.

Two Brookdale fashion students took center stage this month during 2018 Atlantic City Fashion Week (ACFW), held from Feb. 15 to Feb. 17 at the Showboat Hotel in Atlantic City. Brookdale fashion major Cynthia Mathews-Duran and Fashion Club president Elizabeth Wright were invited to participate in ACFW’s annual Student Showcase, displaying their original designs crafted from […]

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 Athletics Hall of Fame Class of 2018
The logo for the Brookdale Jersey Blues Hall of Fame, featuring a blue colonial man in a hat.

Associate Member, Administrator, or Contributor Jim Hunter A veteran broadcaster entering his 21st season as a member of the Orioles broadcast team, Hunter will call a majority of games for the Orioles Radio Network and the Mid-Atlantic Sports Network this year. Throughout his nearly 40-year career as a broadcaster, Hunter has also covered the Olympic […]

Brookdale Students Win Study Abroad Scholarships
Caitlyn Lewis and Vanessa Castaneda point out their study abroad destinations on a map of the world.

Two Brookdale students will receive more than $4,000 to study abroad this spring after being selected as recipients of the 2017-18 Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship. The prestigious scholarship, sponsored by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, allows high-achieving American undergraduates with financial limitations to broaden their educational horizons with a semester abroad. […]

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