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Brookdale to Expand Support, Services for Veterans

Brookdale Community College has received a grant from the FirstEnergy Foundation that will fund new curriculum and expanded services for military veterans at the college beginning this year. The $8,650 grant will be used to add new computers, workstations and other resources to the college’s Veterans Center in Lincroft and to launch a first-year seminar […]

Brookdale Foundation Awards Record Amount in Scholarships
Brookdale graduates toss their caps on the Lincroft campus following the 2017 Commencement ceremony.

The Brookdale Community College Foundation broke all-time records for fundraising and scholarship awards during the 2016-17 school year, supporting more than 600 students with a total of $553,000 in scholarships and grants. The awards exceeded the previous year’s record by nearly $125,000. “We are tremendously grateful for the outstanding generosity of the individuals, organizations and […]

Brookdale, Rutgers Host Joint Open House
Students and representatives speak at the Fall 2017 Brookdale-Rutgers Partnership Open House on Nov. 8.

Representatives from Brookdale and Rutgers University came together at Brookdale’s Freehold Campus on Nov. 8 to host a joint open house for students and families from the Monmouth County area. Dozens of attendees were able to meet one-one-one with college officials and learn about a variety of student services and degree programs offered through both […]

Hundreds Attend 2017 Fall Open House

Nearly 700 local students, parents and community members flocked to the Lincroft campus on Nov. 5 for Brookdale’s annual Fall Open House. The program, which was redesigned for the 2017-18 school year, offered visitors the opportunity to meet one-on-one with faculty and student services representatives and explore a variety of majors and college departments throughout […]

Brookdale Receives $1.7M Grant to Enhance Courses, Services

Brookdale Community College has been selected as one of only ten colleges in the country to be awarded a federal higher education grant, which will be used to enhance curriculum and provide new student services at the college over the next five years. The $1,776,855 grant, awarded by the U.S. Department of Education under the “Title III: […]

‘Jackass’ Star Brandon Novak Talks Addiction, Hope and Recovery

From the highest highs, including sponsorship deals, hit movies and a bestselling autobiography, to the lowest lows, including stints in prison, rehab, and homelessness on the streets of Baltimore, Brandon Novak has lived a life that defies easy description. Recruited in his early teens as the nation’s next top professional skateboarder – drawing praise from […]

Students Broaden Horizons at 2017 Study Abroad Fair

Dozens of Brookdale students began charting a course for a rewarding undergraduate experience on Oct. 12 during the college’s annual Study Abroad Fair, hosted by the International Education Center (IEC) in the Warner Student Life Center. The event featured representatives from a variety of partner institutions – including Aberystwyth University in Wales, the American College of […]

Brookdale Hosts First Annual Honors Transfer Fair

Representatives from some of the top transfer destinations in the northeast came together on Brookdale’s Lincroft campus on Oct. 3 for the college’s first ever Honors Transfer Fair, co-hosted by the Brookdale Honors Program and Transfer Resources. The event, open to all Brookdale honor students, featured admissions representatives and officials from a wide range of […]

Golf Tournament Raises $63,000 for Brookdale Scholarships

More than 25 teams of golfers and dozens of area sponsors came together in support of local students Sept. 26 during the 39th annual Education Open Golf Tournament, hosted by the Brookdale Community College Foundation. The event, held at Eagles Oaks Golf and Country Club in Farmingdale, raised more than $63,000 for the Foundation’s “Building […]

Local Businesses Award Scholarships to Brookdale Students

Three Brookdale students will have an extra $1,000 for books, tuition and other college expenses this year thanks to new scholarship awards by members of the Corporate Resource Alliance (CRA), a New Jersey-based collective of business and community leaders. The alliance, which holds regular meetings at Brookdale’s Freehold Campus, joined with Manasquan-based member business Patriot […]

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