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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 […]

Three Honored at 32nd Annual Barringer Awards Dinner

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Three Brookdale employees joined a pantheon of outstanding Brookdalians on May 5 when they received the Alumni Association‘s prestigious Barringer Award, during the 32nd annual Barringer Awards Dinner at The Mill at Lakeside Manor in Belmar. The award, named in honor of the college’s third president and long-standing champion of academic and student success Bob […]

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 […]

Hundreds Recognized for Earning Brookdale Scholarships

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More than 200 students received some well deserved time in the spotlight on March 23 during Brookdale’s annual Scholarship Recognition Ceremony in the Collins Arena. The students, some of the more than 500 who received scholarships through the Brookdale Foundation in 2016-17, were recognized by Brookdale administrators and staff in front of a capacity crowd of […]

Nine Honored at 32nd Annual Wilbur Ray Scholarship Dinner

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It was a night to recognize the unsung heroes of Monmouth County, while raising money to support the students who may one day carry on their legacy. The 32nd annual Wilbur Ray Scholarship Dinner, held March 10 at the Sheraton Eatontown hotel, honored nine local professionals, community leaders, volunteers and activists for their often unheralded work […]

Acclaimed Alumnus Opens CVA Gallery Exhibit

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Nationally recognized sculptor and two-time Brookdale alumnus Brian Hanlon returned to his alma mater on Jan. 26 to open a new exhibit of his work in the CVA Gallery. The exhibit, titled “Historic Pillars in Bronze,” features more than two dozen sculptures of local and national heroic figures, including famed baseball player Yogi Berra, civil […]

Brookdale Student Awarded First Ever Cybersecurity Scholarship

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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 […]

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