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Brookdale Among Top Online Community Colleges in the U.S.

Two students work on a computer in Brookdale's Bankier Library, in front of a window and colorful trees outside.

Brookdale Community College’s online curriculum has been named the 13th best in the nation in a new report published by BestColleges.com. The rankings, published this month, list the top 50 community college online programs in the United States based on criteria including academic quality, affordability, graduation and transfer rates and the variety of programs offered. […]

Brookdale Hosts First Annual ‘Write Night’

Students read from essays in front of a crowd in a black-painted theater during Wright Night 2017.

As thousands of new students prepared to close the first chapter of their Brookdale journey this month, eight Brookdalians were busy writing one final scene. First-year students Abner Betancourt, Kimberly Fawcett, Sarah Higgins, Olha Kika, Yaef Martinez, Phillip Roland, Ryan Sydor and Mike Walsh were invited to perform in front of a capacity crowd of […]

Brookdale Students Win Study Abroad Scholarships

Caitlyn Lewis and Vanessa Castaneda point out their study abroad destinations on a map of the world.

Two Brookdale students will receive more than $4,000 to study abroad this spring after being selected as recipients of the 2017-18 Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship. The prestigious scholarship, sponsored by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, allows high-achieving American undergraduates with financial limitations to broaden their educational horizons with a semester abroad. […]

WILL Members Join Statewide Women’s and Gender Studies Group

Two Brookdale students and members of the college’s Women and Learning in Leadership (WILL) program have been selected as founding members of the New Jersey Women’s & Gender Studies Consortium’s (NJWGSC) new statewide student organization.  The organization, which held its inaugural meeting at William Paterson University on Oct. 27, allows select college students from across New Jersey […]

Brookdale Student Selected as MTVU VJ

Following open auditions held at colleges and universities across the country, MTVU has selected Brookdale student and Manalapan resident Sophia Parola as its next on-air VJ. Parola, who was selected from more than 300 total applicants for the role, will host a series of paid video projects for the college-oriented cable network over the next […]

Four Students Earn NASA STEM Fellowships

Brookdale's four new NASA STEM Fellows stand on the Lincroft campus.

Four Brookdale students will complete intensive undergraduate research projects and earn $1,500 toward their education this year after being selected as the college’s newest NASA STEM Fellows. The students, who will also serve as peer tutors in Brookdale’s STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) Institute this year, are: Jordan Grillo, of Aberdeen; Brianna Valdes, of […]

Cybersecurity Student Receives Full NSF Scholarship

A Brookdale students stands on the Campus Walkway Path near the Student Life Center in Lincroft

Brookdale student Jason Fomuke has joined an elite group of college students from across the country this fall after being accepted into the National Science Foundation‘s (NSF) Scholarship for Service (SFS) program. Fomuke, of Monroe, will receive a full-ride scholarship for his final year at Brookdale along with a $22,500 stipend and an allowance of up to $9,000 for […]

Brookdale Receives $1.7M Grant to Enhance Courses, Services

Brookdale Community College's digital entrance sign near the circle on Newman Springs Road.

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: […]

Addiction Studies Program Earns State, National Accreditations

An images of stacked books, next to an official logo for Brookdale's Business and Social Sciences Institute.

In the face of a nationwide opiate epidemic, which has touched the lives of countless residents across central New Jersey in recent years, area treatment centers and health care providers are reporting an increased demand for trained addiction counselors and treatment specialists. To help meet that demand – and ensure local residents and families have […]

Brookdale Hosts First Annual Honors Transfer Fair

Students speak with college admissions representatives during a transfer fair in the Student Life Center.

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 […]

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