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NASA STEM Fellows Present Year-Long Research Projects
Eight Brookdale students in matching blue polo shirts stand with Gitanjali Kundu in the Student Life Center.

Following countless hours of clinical study, working in labs, building circuitboards, peering into microscopes, studying invasive species, reconditioning batteries, analyzing medical data and other intensive research, Brookdale’s eight NASA STEM Fellows officially presented the results of their year-long research projects to the college community on April 11. Addressing a capacity crowd of classmates, advisors and faculty […]

Career Training Graduates Honored at 2nd Annual Commencement
A group of career training graduates stands together with their official graduation gifts in the Student Life Center.

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 […]

Twenty-One Graduate from Free Welding Training Program
A welder in wearing a full mask and gloves welds a piece of metal in a manufacturing facility.

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 […]

Students, Employers Connect at 4th Annual Career Fair
A student speaks with an employer during the 4th annual Career and Internship Fair in the Student Life Center.

Brookdale students of all majors and experience levels were able to get a head start on their career goals March 30 during Brookdale’s 4th annual Career and Internship Fair, held during College Hour in the Student Life Center. The event, hosted by the office of Career and Leadership Development, brought together more than 30 area employers […]

Students Strut Runway to Honor 50 Years of Brookdale
A female student in a white designer outfit poses on a runway surrounded by onlookers.

To commemorate Brookdale’s 50th anniversary, members of the Brookdale Fashion Club joined with local designers and fashion experts to host the 2017 Brookdale Fashion Show on March 7 in the Student Life Center. Brookdale fashion students took to the runway to showcase their Spring ’17 collections before a packed house of classmates, mentors and local fashion […]

Scholarships, Support Offered to Minority Male Students
A workshop leader speaks to a table of young students in the Student Life Center.

More than a dozen area professionals and community leaders came together to provide career advice, guidance and academic support to local minority students during the third annual Minority Male Initiative Conference, held Feb. 17 at Brookdale Community College in Lincroft. The conference, titled “Setting Priorities for Career Success,” was co-hosted by Brookdale and the Monmouth/Ocean County […]

Fall Nursing Graduates Earn Ceremonial Pins
A Brookdale nursing graduate places a pin on another graduate on the stage of the Collins Arena.

For nearly 70 Brookdale students and their families, 2017 promises to be an eventful year. Following years of study, clinical practice and more than a few long nights and early mornings, the students officially graduated from the Brookdale nursing program on Jan. 3, moving one step closer to the career of their dreams. In front […]

Brookdale Hosts First Annual Career Exploration Night

Dozens of area residents visited the Lincroft campus on Dec. 1 for Brookdale’s first ever Career Exploration Night, an adult-centered open house featuring representatives from nearly every college department and student service division. Attendees were able to visit dedicated information booths and speak one-on-one with college staff about some of the most rewarding and fastest […]

Career Training Graduates Honored at First Ever Commencement

Like many students who enroll in Brookdale’s division of Continuing and Professional Studies (CPS), Linda Morris was looking for a new start. After previously owning and managing an asphalt paving company, Morris was looking to develop new computer skills and the professional tools necessary to compete for a rewarding career in a new field. In January Morris decided […]

Brookdale to Host Automotive Open Houses

Residents interested in a rewarding career in automotive service and technology are invited to attend one of two free open houses offered on the Lincroft campus in July and August. The open houses, held at 6 p.m. on July 13 and Aug. 9 in the Brookdale Auto Tech Building, are free and open to all. […]

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