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Brookdale Faculty, Staff Recognized by Board of Trustees
Faculty members stand with Maureen Murphy and Brookdale trustees during the Staff Performance Recognition program in the Student Life Center.

More than 20 Brookdale faculty and staff members were honored for their outstanding achievements this past academic year during the Brookdale Board of Trustee’s monthly public meeting in Lincroft on April 18. Nineteen faculty members from all four academic institutes were recognized for earning promotions or tenure, while three staff members were presented with the […]

Brookdale Student Awarded First Ever Cybersecurity Scholarship

Second-year computer science major Michael Giacona has joined an elite group of community college students from across the country this year as a new member of the National Science Foundation‘s (NSF) Scholarships for Service (SFS) program. Giacona, 19, will receive a full-ride scholarship for his final year at Brookdale, along with a $22,500 stipend and an allowance […]

Rad Tech Students Rally For Breast Cancer Awareness

In recognition of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, dozens of Brookdale students and faculty members are working to shine a spotlight on the disease that affects 12 percent of all women born in the U.S. On Oct. 12, approximately 50 first- and second-year radiologic technology joined instructor Kathleen Taggart and Prof. Terry Konn in a campus “flash mob,” donning pink clothes […]

Five Faculty Members Honored as Outstanding Colleagues

Five Brookdale professors accepted one of the college’s most coveted honors on Sept. 1, after being selected by their fellow faculty members for the 2016 Outstanding Colleague Award. Assistant library professor Amy Clark, associate library professor Sarah Leahy, former associate history professor Laura Neitzel, engineering and technology professor Mohammad Shanehsaz and associate culinary arts professor […]

Brookdale Hosts Cybersecurity Summer Camp

More than three dozen local high school students got a crash course in one of the nation’s fastest growing career fields this summer during the first ever GenCyber Jersey Blues camp. The free program, hosted on Brookdale’s Lincroft campus and funded by grants from the National Security Administration and National Science Foundation, offered two groups of 20 […]

Honors Program Welcomes Fifty New Members

More than 50 of Monmouth County’s highest achieving students were welcomed in the Brookdale Honors Program Aug. 11 during a day-long orientation program on the Lincroft campus. The students – who form the largest ever cohort selected to the Honors Program since its redesign six years ago – were welcomed by a wide range of faculty, administrators […]

Auto Tech Student Wins General Motors Scholarship

For second-year Brookdale student Elizabeth Kruse, college is already starting to pay off. The 19-year-old Automotive Technology major is currently enrolled in the college’s GM-ASEP program, which allows students to spend half of each semester working at a General Motors (GM) dealership or an AC Delco repair facility. This summer Kruse is working alongside a […]

English Professors Win National Poetry Awards

For much of the year, associate English professors Suzanne Parker and Laura McCullough spend their time teaching students the ins and outs of writing in a Brookdale classroom. When not on campus, Parker and McCullough lead by example. The two long-time instructors are also accomplished poets, piling up awards, accolades and a growing list of […]

Students Return From Historic Trip to Cuba
Students study abroad in Cuba

Twenty-five Brookdale students, community members and faculty leaders returned this month from a week-long study abroad program in Cuba, the first ever offered by Brookdale since the college’s founding in 1967. The historic trip, offered as part of five Summer I courses in art, architecture and history, was made possible by a newly enacted “normalizing […]

Brookdale Welcomes Students to First Ever ‘STEM Day’

Nearly 40 elementary school students from Asbury Park and Bradley Beach visited Brookdale’s Lincroft campus on June 3 for a day of hands-on learning during the college’s first “STEM Day” celebration. Following a welcome address by assistant mathematics professor and program coordinator Susan Monroe, the students participated in a series of interactive STEM workshops hosted […]

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