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Brookdale Hosts First ‘Soccer Alumni Family Day’
Soccer players, alumni, coaches and supporters stand together on the Brookdale Soccer Field in Lincroft.

More than 100 community members, alumni and current and former Jersey Blues players and coaches came together on Sept. 30 to recognize the nearly 50-year history of the Brookdale Soccer Program during the first ever Soccer Alumni Family Day on the Lincroft campus. The all-day event featured meet-and-greets, refreshments, backyard games such as ladder ball and bean […]

Student Clubs Partner to Host Immigration Forum
Ashley Zampogna-Krug and Brenda Codallos speak to a classroom of students in the MAN building.

In the wake of a recent federal order that could potentially end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, Brookdale student groups joined together on the Lincroft campus Sept. 21 to host an open forum titled “Immigration in America.” The forum, sponsored by Brookdale’s History and Political Science Club and Dreamers+, featured a number of guest speakers […]

Brookdale Haunted Theater Returns Friday, Oct. 13
A masked, costumed 'mad scientist' poses for a photo in the Brookdale Haunted Theater.

Residents are invited to navigate nearly one mile of ghouls, monsters and terrifying set pieces this fall when The Haunted Theater returns to Brookdale Community College’s Performing Arts Center (PAC) in Lincroft. The attraction, designed and operated by more than 100 local actors, technicians and Brookdale theater students, offers a sprawling maze of themed rooms […]

School Year Kicks Off With 2017 Welcome Back Week
Students pose for a group photo on the Lincroft campus.

Hundreds of new and returning students came together from Sept. 12 to 14 to ride mechanical sharks, play inflatable bungee games, sign up for campus clubs, watch open-air movies and dine on barbecue and funnel cakes during Brookdale’s 2017 Welcome Back Week. The festivities kicked off Sept. 12 with a Welcome Back BBQ on the Lincroft […]

Suzanne Brennan Joins Brookdale Board of Trustees
New trustee Suzanne Brennan poses for a photo in Brookdale's Wall West building.

Howell Resident Suzanne Brennan was sworn in as the newest member of the Brookdale Community College Board of Trustees on Sept. 12 during the board’s monthly public meeting at the college’s Wall Township campus. A practicing attorney and a lifelong resident of Monmouth County, Brennan currently serves as the municipal public defender for Howell Township. […]

Brookdale, Monmouth County Cut Ribbon on ‘Wall West’
Brookdale officials stand with Monmouth County Freeholders to cut the ribbon on the Wall West building.

What was once a dream is now a reality. Following years of planning, design, grant applications and construction, dozens of area dignitaries, elected officials and college representatives gathered at Brookdale’s Wall Campus on Sept. 12 to cut the ribbon on the college’s new 37,000-square-foot Wall West classroom building. The building – boasting 14 classrooms, two science […]

Acclaimed Filmmaker Ken Burns to Speak at Brookdale
Ken Burns poses for a photo near a small home.

Community members are invited to a presentation by one of the nation’s most acclaimed filmmakers on Oct. 27, when Ken Burns visits Brookdale Community College in Lincroft. Winner of fifteen Emmy Awards and a two-time Academy Award nominee, Burns received a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences in 2008 for […]

Hazlet Early-College High School Program Welcomes Class of 2021

While many incoming high school freshmen are buying school supplies, shopping for new clothes, and gearing up for the coming school year, 36 students from the Hazlet Township School District are getting ready for college. The students, all incoming Raritan High School freshmen from Hazlet and Union Beach, are the newest members of the Explorer Early […]

Golf Tournament to Raise Money for Brookdale Scholarships
Golfers put on a green with a water trap in the background.

Community members and local businesses are invited to tee off in support of local students at the 38th annual Education Open Golf Tournament, held Tuesday, Sept. 19 at Eagle Oaks Golf and Country Club in Farmingdale. The event, hosted by the Brookdale Community College Foundation, will feature a full day of golf on Eagle Oaks’ […]

Math Camp Adds Fun to Learning Equation
Students build a structure out of Kinex pieces in the MAC building.

For many middle-schoolers, the school year is long enough. When summer vacation rolls around, the idea of heading back to a classroom for a week-long math lesson is nearly unthinkable. But for the ten students enrolled in Brookdale’s Mathematics Puzzles Plus! summer camp, the past week has been one of the highlights of the summer. “It’s […]

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