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Local Students Compete in ‘Roller Coaster Challenge’

More than 100 students representing 14 high schools from across Monmouth and Ocean counties gathered at Neptune High School on Feb. 3 for a unique engineering competition hosted by Brookdale STEM faculty and students. The competitors were divided into teams and tasked with building a functioning “roller coaster” out of a small bag of supplies, […]

Hundreds Attend Brookdale-Rutgers Open House

More than 200 area students and parents filled Brookdale’s Freehold campus on Feb. 2 for the first ever Brookdale-Rutgers Partnership Open House. Faculty, staff and administrators from both Brookdale and Rutgers University were on hand to meet with interested families and answer questions about the partnership, which allows Brookdale graduates the opportunity to earn a […]

SBDC Hosts Free “Social Media Bootcamp”

Even for the largest businesses, keeping up with changing technology can be a monumental task. Every year, it seems, there is a new web app, mobile device or social media platform to adapt to. But for small business owners and entrepreneurs, who often have limited resources to devote to digital marketing, staying on the cutting […]

Brookdale Receives $50,000 Scholarship Grant

Fifty eligible Brookdale students will receive $1,000 in academic scholarships next year thanks to a $50,000 grant from the OceanFirst Foundation of Toms River. On Jan. 21, OceanFirst Bank senior vice president Nina Anuario and vice president Elaine Boyko visited the Lincroft campus to present Brookdale president Dr. Maureen Murphy and Brookdale Foundation executive director […]

Brookdale, Rutgers to Host Joint Open House

Local students and adults interested in earning a bachelor’s degree closer to home are invited to take advantage of a unique partnership between Brookdale and Rutgers University. The Brookdale-Rutgers Partnership, hosted out of Brookdale’s Freehold campus since 1998, allows students to earn a Brookdale associate degree and a Rutgers bachelor’s degree without having to leave […]

Brookdale Athletics Announces 2016 Hall of Fame Class

For only the third time in the last 36 years, a select group of former Brookdale Community College athletes and coaches will be inducted into the college’s Athletics Hall of Fame. The 2016 class includes seven former Jersey Blues players, softball coach Thomas “Bo” Scannapieco, former athletic director John “Jack” Ryan and the 1986 men’s […]

Brookdale Giving Trees Collect 700 Gifts

Brookdale students and employees helped distribute more than 700 holiday presents and gift cards to local families this season as part of the college’s annual 22nd annual Giving Tree program. The program, hosted by Brookdale’s Employee Volunteer Connection (EVC), allows Brookdalians to buy needed gifts for underprivileged children and families in Monmouth County. Every November […]

Space Traveler Greg Olsen Lands at Brookdale

Greg Olsen was about three years old when he was first exposed to the magic of science. His father, an electrician, would allow Olsen to watch and even assist as he spliced wires and repaired appliances around the house. His wonder and passion carried Olsen through college and a doctoral program in material science. After […]

Survivors, Advocates Honored at Annual Chhange Dinner

The Center for Holocaust, Human Rights and Genocide Education (Chhange) at Brookdale Community College held their annual Testimonial Dinner on Thursday, Nov. 19 at the Grand Marquis in Old Bridge. More than 230 people attended the program, which paid homage to special guests Marion, Mimi, Annie, and Elisa Werbler; Dr. Paul Winkler; and WeiserMazars LLP. […]

Giving Trees Return to Brookdale

One of Brookdale’s longest-running holiday traditions has returned to the Lincroft and Freehold campuses, but it won’t last very long. From now through Nov. 30, Brookdale community members can help spread holiday cheer to dozens of underprivileged Monmouth County families by visiting one of four Giving Trees on display in Larrison Hall, the Scroll & […]

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