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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 […]

Brookdale Hosts Fall 2016 Math Lab Day

Dozens of students came together in the MAS building on Oct. 19 for a day of free food, prize raffles, group activities and academic contests offered as part of Fall 2016 Math Lab Day. The all-day event, hosted in the Brookdale Math Lab on the second floor of MAS, is designed to introduce students to the wide […]

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 […]

Brookdale Receives $900K National Science Foundation Grant

As textbook costs continue to rise and college faculty look for new ways to engage a younger generation of students, the demand for digital classroom content in the U.S. has reached unprecedented levels. In particular, there is a growing interest in e-textbooks, which can be produced at a fraction of the cost of their paper counterparts and […]

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 […]

STEM Institute to Award $5,000 Fellowships

Brookdale students majoring in science, technology, engineering or mathematics (STEM) may be eligible for a $5,000 fellowship in 2016-17, courtesy of the Brookdale STEM Institute, NASA and the New Jersey Space Grant Consortium (NJSGC). Applications are now being accepted for the third cohort of Brookdale’s STEM Fellowship program, which provides academic funding and leadership development […]

Local Students Compete in ‘Roller Coaster Challenge’

More than 100 students representing 14 high schools from across Monmouth and Ocean counties gathered at Neptune High School on Feb. 3 for a unique engineering competition hosted by Brookdale STEM faculty and students. The competitors were divided into teams and tasked with building a functioning “roller coaster” out of a small bag of supplies, […]

Brookdale STEM Grads Succeed Outside the Classroom

For Brookdale alumni Colin Mahns and Laura Ostar, community college was a wise choice. The recent Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) grads took advantage of two unique training programs sponsored at Brookdale by the National Science Foundation (NSF), gaining valuable hands-on experience that has paid significant dividends both in and out of the classroom. […]

Brookdale Hosts 2015 Math Lab Day

For students in need of extra help with math-related coursework, the Brookdale Math Lab has long been a resource that Brookdalians can count on. On Oct. 8, the college community was treated to a festive reminder of that fact during the center’s annual Math Lab Day celebration, held on the second floor of the MAS […]

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