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32nd Annual Wilbur Ray Award Winners

Nine Monmouth County community leaders and volunteers will be honored on March 10 during the 32nd annual Wilbur Ray Scholarship Dinner at the Sheraton Hotel in Eatontown. The event, hosted by Brookdale Community College, recognizes significant contributions by county residents and organizations that, while substantial, do not always result in public recognition. Proceeds from the dinner […]

Students ‘Warm Up’ to the Spring 2017 Semester

Despite a strong, cold wind and sub-freezing temperatures outside, returning Brookdale students received a warm welcome back to campus on Jan. 19 during the college’s annual “Warm Up to a New Semester” program in the Student Life Center. The event, hosted by the Office of Student Life and Activities (SLA), offered students free hot chocolate, […]

Students Take a Break During Anti-Stress Week

Between coursework, final exams, home and work obligations and the approaching holiday season, December can be a stressful time for college students. To help relieve some of that pressure, Brookdale’s Office of Student Life and Activities (SLA) partnered with the Counseling Department, the Bankier Library and staff from the college’s Higher Education Centers to offer a week-long […]

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 […]

‘Live at Lunch’ Kicks Off International Education Week

Students and employees came together for an afternoon of Latin American food, music and performance art on Nov. 15 during a special Live at Lunch engagement hosted in the Student Life Center. The program, hosted by the International Education Center (IEC) and the Office of Student Life and Activities, helped kick off 2016 International Education […]

Golf Outing Raises Record Amount for Brookdale Scholarships

A record number of golfers and community sponsors came together in support of local students at the Brookdale Community College Foundation’s 37th annual Education Open, held Sept. 15 at Eagle Oaks Golf and Country Club in Farmingdale. The tournament raised $68,407 for Brookdale scholarships and student services, the largest amount ever collected since the tournament was […]

Brookdale Launches New Global Citizenship Initiative

Beginning this fall, Brookdale students have a new opportunity to broaden their horizons and strengthen their college transcript by earning a Global Citizenship Distinction upon graduation. The initiative, sponsored by professor Terry Konn, the International Education Center and members of Brookdale’s Global Citizenship Project (GCP), allows students to accrue “points” throughout the school year by engaging in […]

New Children’s Learning Center to Offer Student Discounts

From term papers and exams to work demands and family responsibilities, college students have a lot on their plate. For student-parents, who also have to balance the full-time job of raising a child, college can seem downright daunting. Beginning this fall, however, Brookdale student-parents will be able to breathe a little easier. The Montessori Children’s Learning Center (MCLC), […]

International Students Join Brookdale Community

More than 30 students from across the globe were welcomed to the Lincroft campus on Aug. 29 during a pre-semester orientation program offered by Brookdale’s International Education Center (IEC). The new Brookdalians, hailing from countries including China, India, Jamaica, Italy and Pakistan, join a community of more than 150 international students currently studying at the college. Attendees […]

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