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Cybersecurity Student Receives Full NSF Scholarship
A Brookdale students stands on the Campus Walkway Path near the Student Life Center in Lincroft

Brookdale student Jason Fomuke has joined an elite group of college students from across the country this fall after being accepted into the National Science Foundation‘s (NSF) Scholarship for Service (SFS) program. Fomuke, of Monroe, will receive a full-ride scholarship for his final year at Brookdale along with a $22,500 stipend and an allowance of up to $9,000 for […]

AT&T Pioneers Co-Host STEM Workshop in Long Branch
Students talk with local experts as part of a career workshop in Long Branch.

As part of an ongoing collaboration between Brookdale and the AT&T Pioneers network, eight local professionals working in the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) gathered at the Long Branch Higher Education Center on Oct. 11 to host a career development workshop for Brookdale students. The program, titled “Where Does Your Future Lead?,” […]

Addiction Studies Program Earns State, National Accreditations
An images of stacked books, next to an official logo for Brookdale's Business and Social Sciences Institute.

In the face of a nationwide opiate epidemic, which has touched the lives of countless residents across central New Jersey in recent years, area treatment centers and health care providers are reporting an increased demand for trained addiction counselors and treatment specialists. To help meet that demand – and ensure local residents and families have […]

Brookdale Professor Launches Sustainable Clothing Line
Professor Annemarie Hughes holds a red t-shirt on the Lincroft campus walkway.

As a former fashion professional and chair of Brookdale Community College’s fashion design and merchandising department, Annmarie Hughes noticed a disturbing trend in her industry. The rise of “fast fashion” had created an exponential increase in the amount of clothing thrown away by Americans each year, topping 12 million tons in 2016 alone. Fast fashion […]

Interior Design Students Featured in New CVA Exhibit
Students and faculty pose for a photo near a display of interior design treatments in the CVA Gallery.

More than 80 pieces of design work from nearly 50 Brookdale interior design students are now on display in the Center for Visual Arts (CVA) Gallery as part of a new Student Achievement Showcase, open to the public through Oct. 12. The exhibit features a wide range of illustrations, computer-aided design (CAD) work, 3D renderings, floor […]

Students Build Skills in New Construction Training Program
A student measures a window in an unfinished building.

Six local men are on their way to rewarding careers in the construction industry after completing an intensive, five-week training program held this summer on Brookdale’s Lincroft campus. The program, titled Construction Basics and Building Technology, was the first such course offered by Brookdale’s new Accelerated Career and Technical (ACT) Institute, which provides local students with […]

Brookdale Hosts Second Annual Cybersecurity Camp
Students wearing blue 'GenCyber' shirts work together on a laptop computer in the ATec building.

Dozens of local high school students got a crash course in one of the nation’s fastest growing career fields this summer during the second annual GenCyber Jersey Blues camp. The free program, hosted on Brookdale’s Lincroft campus and funded by grants from the National Security Administration (NSA) and National Science Foundation, offered two groups of 20 students the opportunity to work with expert […]

Nursing Grads Honored at Spring 2017 Pinning Ceremony
Brookdale nursing graduates receive their ceremonial pins in the Collins Arena.

Following years of hard work, countless exams and thousands of hours of clinical training in local health care facilities, sixty-nine graduates of Brookdale’s Nursing Program received some well deserved recognition on May 15 during the Spring 2017 Nursing Pinning Ceremony. After receiving diplomas during the college’s 2017 Commencement Ceremony three days prior, the graduates were presented with […]

Allied Health Graduates Earn Ceremonial Pins
Allied health graduates receive their ceremonial pins on stage in the Collins Arena.

The graduates of two of Brookdale’s most demanding health care training programs received some well deserved recognition on May 10 during the annual Allied Health Pinning Ceremony in the Collins Arena. Thirty-four radiologic technology graduates and 20 respiratory care graduates were presented with official allied health pins and congratulated by a host of college officials in […]

Brookdale Student Workers, Supervisors Win Awards
Christina Brendt and Marie Maber stand with balloons, flowers and a certificate of recognition in the Student Life Center.

From the bookstore to the Writing Center, from the CVA Gallery to each of the college’s Higher Education Centers, student workers have a hand in nearly everything that happens at Brookdale. This semester alone, according to Career and Leadership Development director Sarah McElroy, nearly 200 students worked more than 119,000 hours at the college and in the community, serving fellow students […]

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