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Students Shine at 2018 Achievement Showcase

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Dozens of Brookdale’s most involved and accomplished students received some well deserved time in the spotlight April 10 during the 2018 Student Achievement Showcase, held in the Student Life Center in Lincroft. The program, organized by Brookdale faculty and staff, featured 17 presentations by a variety of student clubs, campus organizations and individuals, including members […]

Six Honored at 33rd Annual Wilbur Ray Scholarship Dinner

Eight men and women pose for a photo near a decorative window in a ballroom.

It was a night to recognize the unsung heroes of Monmouth County, while raising money to support the students who may one day take their place. The 33rd annual Wilbur Ray Scholarship Dinner, held April 6 at Jacques Reception Center in Middletown, honored six local professionals, community leaders, volunteers and activists for their “everyday heroics” […]

Brookdale Honors 2017-18 Scholarship Recipients

David Stout presents a scholarship certificate to a young man in front of a Brookdale Jersey Blues background.

Hundreds of Brookdale scholarship recipients, donors and local officials came together in support of educational opportunity on March 22 during the 2018 Scholarship Recognition Ceremony, held in the Collins Arena. The ceremony, hosted by the Brookdale Foundation, recognized many of the more than 500 students who have received a total of more than $430,000 in […]

National Title Win Caps Perfect Season for Jersey Blues

The Brookdale men's basketball team poses with their national championship trophy in a gym.

The Brookdale Jersey Blues men’s basketball team achieved perfection on March 17, completing an undefeated season and claiming the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) DIII National Championship with a 70-57 win over second-seeded Nassau Community College. The victory capped a season of the dominance for the Blues, who rattled off 31 straight wins during the regular […]

County, Brookdale Officials Honor Career Training Graduates

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Dozens of community members, area dignitaries and college officials came together in Lincroft on March 14 to recognize the fall, winter and spring graduates of Brookdale’s Continuing and Professional Studies (CPS) division. More than 30 graduates from 13 different career training programs – including dental assisting, patient care technician, veterinary assistant, interpreting, pharmacy technician, horticulture and business office support specialist – […]

Brookdale Student Named to National Academic Team

Student Victoria Cattelona stands in front of a gray wooden wall wearing a black blazer and a blue ribbon

Long Branch resident and Brookdale Community College student Victoria Cattelona has been named one of the nation’s top achieving community college students as a member of the 2018 Coca-Cola Academic Team. Cattelona, 21, was selected alongside 49 students from across the U.S. as a Coca-Cola Academic Bronze Scholar, earning a $1,000 scholarship and an invite to […]

Undefeated Jersey Blues Win Region XIX Title

The Brookdale men's basketball team and coaches pose for a photo with the Region XIX trophy in front of a scoreboard in a gym.

The Brookdale Jersey Blues men’s basketball team claimed Region XIX supremacy on March 4, defeating Cumberland County College 70-62 in the final round of the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Regional Tournament in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. The win, which will send the Blues to the NJCAA National Championship tournament in New York on March 15, […]

Honorees Announced for 33rd Annual Wilbur Ray Dinner

The Rev. Terrence Porter speaks from a dais alongside a rabbi and a Muslim woman.

Six area community leaders, professionals and volunteers will be honored on April 6 during the 33rd annual Wilbur Ray Scholarship Dinner at Jacques Reception Center, 500 Palmer Ave., Middletown. The event, hosted by Brookdale Community College, recognizes significant contributions by local residents and organizations that, while substantial, do not always result in public recognition. Proceeds from the […]

33rd Annual Wilbur Ray Award Winners

Eight men and women pose for a photo near a decorative window in a ballroom.

Six area community leaders, professionals and volunteers will be honored on April 6 during the 33rd annual Wilbur Ray Scholarship Dinner at the Jacques Reception Center in Hazlet. 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 […]

Brookdale Student Takes Top Honors at AC Fashion Week

A young woman stands on a runway and faces the crowd as a model in a dress walks behind her.

Two Brookdale fashion students took center stage this month during 2018 Atlantic City Fashion Week (ACFW), held from Feb. 15 to Feb. 17 at the Showboat Hotel in Atlantic City. Brookdale fashion major Cynthia Mathews-Duran and Fashion Club president Elizabeth Wright were invited to participate in ACFW’s annual Student Showcase, displaying their original designs crafted from […]

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