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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 & […]

Hundreds Attend 2015 Fall Open House

More than 800 high school students, career changers and community members of all ages flocked to the Lincroft campus on Nov. 15 for Brookdale’s 2015 Fall Open House. Attendees were able to take guided tours of the campus and meet one-on-one with faculty and staff from every academic institute and student service division. Prospective students […]

Rwandan Debaters Bring Global Perspective to Brookdale

A team of top debaters from Rwanda visited the Brookdale campus for two days this week as part of a U.S. tour designed to foster new partnerships and promote a greater understanding of the East African nation. The iDebate Team, a non-governmental youth organization that uses academic debate to catalyze important discussions among Rwandan students, […]

Brookdale Discusses Partnership With Zhejiang College

Top officials from Zhejiang College of Construction in Hangzhou, China returned to Brookdale on Oct. 29 to meet with students and employees, explore Brookdale’s new Academic Institutes and discuss an expanding partnership between the two schools. The all-day tour began with a conference in the Student Life Center, which included Brookdale President Dr. Maureen Murphy, […]

Nursing Students Rally to “Delete” Blood Cancer

It all started with a simple goal. Brookdale nursing student Rebecca Stattner wanted to honor the memory of her long-term boyfriend Anthony McDermott, who passed away from leukemia in 2011. “He was 25 years old, he was diagnosed at age 22, and he required a bone marrow transplant,” said Stattner. “But, because he was of […]

Brookdale Honored by Monmouth Arts Council

Brookdale President Dr. Maureen Murphy was recognized by the Monmouth County Board of Chosen Freeholders and presented with a 2015 Monmouth Arts award on Oct. 23 during Monmouth Arts’ annual “Celebration of the Arts” Gala in Sea Bright. The award, which honors individuals and organizations for inspiring and fostering the arts in Monmouth County, recognized […]

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