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Foundation Awarded $50,000 Donation from OceanFirst

Brookdale Community College President, Dr. Maureen Murphy, and Tim Zeiss, executive director of foundation and alumni affairs, received a $50,000 donation from the OceanFirst Foundation for the Brookdale Foundation’s “Building Minds, Building Futures” scholarship fund. The donation funded 50 $1,000 scholarships for Brookdale students who graduated high school in 2013 and enrolled at Brookdale beginning […]

Brookdale’s Children Parade to Celebrate Thanksgiving Holiday

What has moving themed floats, inflatable character balloons and ends with a visit from the North Pole?  Brookdale’s very own Thanksgiving Day Parade. Though it doesn’t travel down Broadway, to the parents and family members of the children enrolled in Brookdale’s Children’s Learning Center, it may be just as exciting. Due to the weather, this […]

Brookdale Welcomes Two New Board Members

William Dalton of Interlaken and Joseph DiBella of Howell Township were sworn in Nov. 21 as the newest members of the college’s board of trustees. While both men bring to the position a wealth of experience in business and community service work, they have something else in common:  a love of education. Dalton, a retired […]

Men’s Basketball Team Receives National Championship Rings

In March 2013, Brookdale’s men’s basketball team received their first national title. Last night, they received the championship rings to commemorate that achievement. A range of emotions were apparent – pride, humility, excitement and joy – as the team, coaches and their supporters reflected on the winning season. “The championship ring serves as a symbol […]

Professor Earns National Honor as Top Professor in the State

Linda Wang’s students appreciate her encouragement and dedication to helping them succeed. Now, a leading education academy is doing the same. Wang, professor of mathematics and club advisor at Brookdale Community College, has been named the 2013 New Jersey Professor of the Year by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching and the Council […]

Women’s Soccer Wins National Championship

The Brookdale women’s soccer team became the NJCAA Division III National Champions this evening with a 4-3 victory over the Mohawk Valley Community College Hawks. Brookdale took an early 1-0 lead with a goal from Caroline Duerr assisted by Chelsea James. Brookdale’s Brooke Tartis, added a second goal in the first half making it 2-0 […]

Bankier Library Exhibit Remembers Sandy Anniversary

One year after the catastrophic Super Storm Sandy rocked the Jersey coast, the Bankier Library assembled a display to observe the storm’s anniversary.  The exhibit contains photographs and information about the storm, recovery efforts, hurricane preparation checklists, and more. “On the anniversary of Sandy, we thought it was worth examining the recovery process and how […]

Super Storm Sandy Retrospective Exhibit

An opening reception for a retrospective show recalling the storm’s impact on our community was held on October 29, 2013, the one year anniversary of Sandy. Work created by Brookdale faculty, staff members, students, and alumni is on display in the CVA Gallery now through November 8. Please visit the photo gallery to view photos […]

WBJB Applauded for Sandy efforts

The Monmouth County Board of Chosen Freeholders declared October 24 Brookdale Public Radio Day. In a proclamation read at the October 24 freeholder meeting, the board praised Brookdale for its role in “providing news and information to the public before, during and after Superstorm Sandy” according to a recent press release. Tom Brennan, along with […]

Brookdale Students Commit to Complete Degrees

To Brookdale Community College student Victor Turitzin of Middletown, an associate degree means transferring credits easily.  To Justin Melendez, a business student from Howell, an associate’s means a greater statistical chance of completing a bachelor’s. To T.J. Curran of Colts Neck, the associate degree is a milestone. “When I transfer, I can always say to […]

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