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Students Carve Into Halloween Season

Dozens of students packed into the Student Life Center lobby on Oct. 4 for Brookdale’s annual Pumpkin Painting and Carving Contest, hosted by the Office of Student Life and Activities. Participants were given their choice of gourd and all the tools necessary to turn it into an artistic masterpiece or a horrifying Halloween creation. The top three […]

Golf Outing Raises Record Amount for Brookdale Scholarships

A record number of golfers and community sponsors came together in support of local students at the Brookdale Community College Foundation’s 37th annual Education Open, held Sept. 15 at Eagle Oaks Golf and Country Club in Farmingdale. The tournament raised $68,407 for Brookdale scholarships and student services, the largest amount ever collected since the tournament was […]

Eight Students Earn $5,000 NASA Fellowships

Eight of Brookdale’s highest achieving science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) students have been selected to work with local experts on a variety of year-long research initiatives and serve as peer tutors at Brookdale as part of an ongoing grant program funded by NASA and the New Jersey Space Grant Consortium (NJSGC). The new NASA STEM Fellows, who […]

Students ‘Check Out’ 2016 CeLIBration

Usually, the number one rule is a library is to keep quiet. The Bankier Library in Lincroft, however, knows that rules are meant to be broken. On Sept. 20, library staff joined with the Office of Student Life and Activities to throw a massive welcome back party in the library for Brookdale students and employees as part […]

Students, Employees Kick Off 2016-17 School Year

Hundreds of students and Brookdale community members packed the Student Life Center patio on Sept. 13 for an afternoon of singing, snacks and prize giveaways offered as part of 2016-17 Welcome Back Week. The annual kick-off party, hosted by the Office of Student Life and Activities (SLA), featured free henna tattoos, Chinese name painting, a […]

Adjunct Faculty Honored at Annual Reception

Seven adjunct faculty members representing all four of Brookdale’s Academic Institutes were recognized for going above and beyond the call of duty last year during the 2016 Adjunct Faculty Reception, held Sept. 6 in the Student Life Center. John Balme (piano and creative process), Shernaz Bamji (geography), Lisa Halpern (painting), Sarbmeet Kanwal (physics), Robert O’Connor (marketing), […]

Brookdale Kicks Off 50th Anniversary Celebration

For Brookdale students returning to school this week, things may look a little different. There is a new Gateway Path running across the Lincroft campus from the Collins Arena to the Performing Arts Center, featuring new benches, landscaping, sculptures and even a success-themed bike rack near the Student Life Center. There are new Brookdale-themed NJ TRANSIT […]

Hazlet ‘Explorers’ Ready for First College Semester

For six incoming Raritan High School freshmen, college starts now. The students – Christine Henry, Ricky Leonard-Sipe, Joshua Nichols, Jason O’Keefe, Noureen Qureshi and Tyler Shaughnessy – form the inaugural cohort of the new Explorer Program-Early College Academy, a partnership between the Hazlet Township School District and Brookdale Community College.  As part of the unique program, the new “explorers” will have the […]

International Students Join Brookdale Community

More than 30 students from across the globe were welcomed to the Lincroft campus on Aug. 29 during a pre-semester orientation program offered by Brookdale’s International Education Center (IEC). The new Brookdalians, hailing from countries including China, India, Jamaica, Italy and Pakistan, join a community of more than 150 international students currently studying at the college. Attendees […]

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 […]

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