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Brookdale Administrator Wins ‘Rising Professional’ Award
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Reve Anderko, associate director of Brookdale’s One Stop Center for Student Services, has been named one of the top young professionals in the state by the New Jersey Association for College Admissions Counseling (NJACAC).  Last month Anderko was presented with the NJACAC’s coveted “Rising Professional Award,” which recognizes admission counseling professionals new to the profession who exemplify excellence […]

Dozens Graduate from Brookdale ESL, GED Programs
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For Jose Escobar, learning English has not been easy. Twice a week for the last four years, the Matawan-based landscaper and painter has left work and ridden his bicycle more than four miles to Brookdale’s Higher Education Center in Hazlet, where he has spent his evenings conjugating verbs and practicing grammar in the college’s noncredit English as a […]

Brookdale Scholarship Ball Raises Record $124,000
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More than 260 community members helped celebrate Brookdale Community College’s 50th anniversary and raise a record amount for local students during the Brookdale Foundation’s 2017 Scholarship Ball, held June 9 at Eagle Oaks Golf and Country Club in Farmingdale. The event, which featured dinner, dancing, live entertainment and more than 100 prize auctions, raised $124,162 […]

Three Students Earn National Leadership Scholarships
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This year, only 12 students from across the U.S. were selected to receive the National Society of Leadership and Success’s (NSLS) highly competitive Academic Excellence Scholarship, a $3,000 award recognizing outstanding achievement and leadership efforts during the 2016-17 school year. Of those 12, two came from Brookdale. Mayte Javier and Chanell Singletary-Eskridge each received the scholarship for […]

Brookdale Celebrates 2017 Scholars Day
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Hundreds of Brookdale employees came together on the Lincroft campus May 11 for a day of professional development, idea-sharing, personal enrichment and institutional growth during the 2017 Scholars Day program. This year’s Scholars Day, chaired by Linda DeButts, David Wiseman and Gabriela Sprague, featured a full morning of breakout sessions and exhibitions hosted by Brookdale […]

Students Unwind During Spring 2017 Anti-Stress Week
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Between coursework, final exams, home and work obligations and, for many, the prospect of graduation, late April can be a stressful time for Brookdale students. To help relieve some of that pressure, Brookdale’s Office of Student Life and Activities (SLA) partnered with the Counseling Department and the Bankier Library to offer a week-long series of free activities, services […]

‘Empty Bowls’ Raises Nearly $1,700 for Food Pantries
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Brookdale employees, students and partners and volunteers came together to support community members in need on April 20 during the college’s 2017 Empty Bowls program, hosted by the Brookdale Employee Volunteer Connection (EVC). The program, which offers bowls of freshly prepared soup, dessert, custom designed ceramic bowls and raffle prizes to members of the Brookdale community […]

Honorees Announced for 50th Anniversary Brookdale Scholarship Ball
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In recognition of Brookdale Community College’s 50th Anniversary, the Brookdale Foundation will present five awards to local education advocates, philanthropists and college founders during the 2017 Brookdale Foundation Scholarship Ball, held June 9 at Eagle Oaks Golf and Country Club in Farmingdale. The honorees were announced during a celebratory reception and kickoff event at the home […]

Support Local Students in the 2017 ‘Charity Challenge’
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Brookdale community members and Monmouth County residents are encouraged to join together in support of local students during the 4th annual OceanFirst Charity Challenge. For the next four weeks, nonprofit organizations across central and southern New Jersey will engage in a friendly competition to raise money for worthy local causes, with the top fundraisers earning a share of […]

Accomplished Alumni Return for ‘Career Connections’ Program
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Four notable Brookdale graduates returned to campus on April 6 to speak with students and offer their support during the college’s biannual Career Connections networking program in the Student Life Center. Monmouth County Sheriff Shaun Golden, Rutgers University medical laboratory science program director Deborah Josko, Algonquin Arts Theater arts education director Julianna Nagy, and WBGO staff […]

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