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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 to Roll Out ‘Textbook-Free’ Math Course

Beginning this fall, students who take the MATH 021 Introductory Algebra course at Brookdale will no longer have to buy a traditional textbook. Instead, thanks to a new college-wide Open Educational Resources (OER) initiative, students will be able to download and print a free copy of the college’s new MATH 021 coursebook, or buy a […]

Brookdale Hosts Second Annual Cybersecurity Camp

Dozens of local high school students got a crash course in one of the nation’s fastest growing career fields this summer during the second annual GenCyber Jersey Blues camp. The free program, hosted on Brookdale’s Lincroft campus and funded by grants from the National Security Administration (NSA) and National Science Foundation, offered two groups of 20 students the opportunity to work with expert […]

Students Face Off in 2017 STEM Quiz Bowl

From pseudocode to gravitational force to the contributions of 18th century French mathematician Sophie Germain, Brookdale students faced a wide range of tough questions during the 2017 STEM Quiz Bowl, held on April 13 in the Student Life Center. Twelve teams of six students competed in the annual academic trivia competition, with the top three teams earning […]

NASA STEM Fellows Present Year-Long Research Projects

Following countless hours of clinical study, working in labs, building circuitboards, peering into microscopes, studying invasive species, reconditioning batteries, analyzing medical data and other intensive research, Brookdale’s eight NASA STEM Fellows officially presented the results of their year-long research projects to the college community on April 11. Addressing a capacity crowd of classmates, advisors and faculty […]

Brookdale’s NASA STEM Fellows Near Finish Line

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

Brookdale Hosts ‘Women in STEM’ Panel Discussion

To celebrate National Engineers Week, six members of the Southern New Jersey chapter of the Women of AT&T visited Brookdale on Feb. 21 to share their personal experiences and answer questions about working in the science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) fields. Dozens of students packed into Brookdale’s Student Life Center for the panel discussion, sponsored by Brookdale’s Physics and […]

Brookdale Physics Club Meets With Nobel Laureate

Brookdale students had a “big bang” of an afternoon on Nov. 4, when they travelled to AT&T Laboratories in Middletown for a rare, invite-only presentation by world renowned physicist Dr. Robert Wilson. More than a dozen members of Brookdale’s Physics and Astronomy Club joined faculty, staff and a group of AT&T researchers at the event, which was sponsored […]

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 […]

Foundation Offers New Scholarships for STEM Students

Brookdale STEM students may be eligible for a $200 book scholarship this spring, thanks to a new scholarship program offered by the Brookdale Foundation. Applications are now being accepted for the scholarship, which is open to all full-time Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) students with 3.0 GPA and a financial need. Successful applicants will receive a […]

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