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Career Training Graduates Honored

More than 200 community members, area dignitaries and college officials came together in Lincroft on Aug. 31 to recognize the Summer 2017 graduates of Brookdale’s Continuing and Professional Studies (CPS) division. Nearly 60 graduates from 12 different career training programs – including welding, patient care technician, veterinary assistant, medical assistant, and business office support specialist – were presented […]

Brookdale Welcomes New International Students to Campus

More than 20 students from across the globe were welcomed into the Brookdale family on Aug. 29 during a pre-semester orientation program hosted by the International Education Center (IEC). The students – hailing from countries including China, Pakistan, Brazil, Hong Kong, Turkey, South Africa, Nigeria, Honduras, the Philippines, Russia and Jamaica – were greeted by a wide range […]

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 […]

Freehold Campus Hosts Family Welcome Night

Dozens of new students and their parents were officially welcomed into the Brookdale community on Aug. 23 during this year’s Freehold Campus Family Welcome Night, held in the community room at Brookdale’s Freehold campus. Faculty and representatives from a wide range of student service divisions joined Freehold Campus Dean Yesenia Madas and interim Brookdale President David Stout […]

Golf Tournament to Raise Money for Brookdale Scholarships

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

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 […]

Brookdale Athletics to Host Soccer Alumni Day

Community members of all ages are invited to a day of games, prizes and family friendly activities on Sept. 30 during Brookdale Community College’s first Soccer Alumni Family Day, held at the college’s athletics complex in Lincroft. The free event, recognizing past and present Brookdale soccer stars, will feature meet-and-greets, refreshments, backyard games such as […]

Brookdale Honors Program Welcomes Forty New Members

Dozens of Monmouth County’s highest achieving students were officially welcomed into the Brookdale Honors Program Aug. 10, during a day-long orientation program on the Lincroft campus. The students – who form the one of the largest cohorts to join the Honors Program in recent memory – were greeted by a wide range of faculty, administrators and fellow students, including honors coordinator Jonathan Moschberger, […]

Songwriters on the Beach Draws a Sea of Fans

Hundreds of local music fans flocked to the Belmar boardwalk on July 27 for the third installment of this year’s Songwriters on the Beach concert series, co-hosted by Brookdale Public Radio and the Monmouth County Association of Realtors. The free, open-air shows, held on the boardwalk between 5th and 6th avenues, will continue every Thursday […]

Brookdale Hosts 50th Anniversary Birthday Bash

When local officials and advocacy groups first proposed establishing a public community college in Monmouth County in the 1960’s, the idea was not a popular one. Many believed there would not be enough demand to sustain a two-year institution, with Monmouth College (now Monmouth University) already operating in West Long Branch. Others thought it would […]

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