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Golf Outing to Raise Money for Brookdale Scholarships

Community members and local businesses are invited to tee off in support of local students at the Brookdale Foundation’s 37th annual Education Open Golf Tournament, set for Thursday, Sept. 15 at Eagle Oaks Golf and Country Club in Farmingdale. The event will feature a full day of golf on Eagle Oaks’ 18-hole championship course, a catered […]

Brookdale, Asbury Park Announce New ‘Dream Academy’

Officials from the Asbury Park School District and Brookdale Community College signed off Aug. 4 on the Asbury Park Dream Academy Early College Program, which will allow eligible students to earn an associate degree by the time they graduate from high school. Beginning this fall, 15 Asbury Park High School (APHS) freshmen will supplement their […]

Songwriters on the Beach Returns to Belmar

Following a mid-summer thunderstorm that forced festivities indoors on July 7, Brookdale Public Radio’s annual summer concert series finally took to the beach on July 14 with an evening of high-energy folk rock by the Ballroom Thieves, JT Makoviecki and James Black. Hundreds of local music fans lined the Belmar beach between 16th and 17th avenues for the second […]

Project-Based Learning Takes ‘Root’ at Brookdale

The concept of “project-based learning” – of taking students out of the classroom and teaching lessons through hands on, collaborative activities – is not a new one. In fact, according to Brookdale chemistry professor Tom Berke, it’s about 2,500 years old. But the method is gaining popularity at colleges across the country, as faculty and […]

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. […]

Fifty Brookdale Students Receive OceanFirst Scholarships

Fifty incoming Brookdale freshmen will start off their college career with a $1,000 scholarship, thanks to a $50,000 grant from the OceanFirst Foundation of Toms River. The grant, awarded to the Brookdale Foundation, is part of the OceanFirst Foundation’s seventh annual college scholarship initiative, which provides a total of $200,000 for students at Brookdale, Ocean […]

Employees Take a ‘Spin’ with the National Guard

Ten Brookdalians left the Lincroft campus in style on June 21, hitching a ride in a UH-60 Blackhawk helicopter as part of the New Jersey Army National Guard’s “Educate the Educator” program. The program, held twice a month for high school and college employees across the Garden State, is designed to strengthen ties between schools […]

Twenty Graduate From Free Welding Training Program

In just over two months, twenty previously unemployed residents from Monmouth, Ocean and Middlesex counties have become certified, in-demand professionals, thanks to a free welding training program offered through Brookdale and Ocean County College (OCC). The 171-hour program, which ran from April 15 to June 20 in Toms River, taught students a wide range of […]

Dozens Graduate from Brookdale ESL Program
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Whether they came from Asia, Europe, South or Central America, all of the students graduating from Brookdale’s noncredit English as a Second Language (ESL) program on June 15 shared one thing in common: they were one step closer to their dreams. For level 3 ESL graduate Olga Gamula, who moved from Ukraine to live with […]

Brookdale Unveils New University Partnerships
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Beginning this September, students hoping to earn a bachelor’s or master’s degree in Monmouth County will have more options and fewer limitations than ever before. Brookdale is partnering with Georgian Court, New Jersey City and Rutgers universities to offer exclusive degree programs, dual admissions, streamlined transfer services and other benefits to Brookdale graduates and local […]

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