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Brookdale Hosts Spring 2018 Math Lab Day

Eight academic tutors in matching shirts stand in front of a red banner reading "Math Lab Day" in the Brookdale Math Lab.

Dozens of students came together in the MAS building on March 28 for a day of free food, prize raffles, group activities and academic contests offered as part of Spring 2018 Math Lab Day. The all-day event, hosted in the Brookdale Math Lab on the second floor of MAS, was designed to introduce students to the wide […]

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 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: […]

AT&T Pioneers Co-Host STEM Workshop in Long Branch

Students talk with local experts as part of a career workshop in Long Branch.

As part of an ongoing collaboration between Brookdale and the AT&T Pioneers network, eight local professionals working in the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) gathered at the Long Branch Higher Education Center on Oct. 11 to host a career development workshop for Brookdale students. The program, titled “Where Does Your Future Lead?,” […]

Students ‘Check Out’ 2017 CeLIBration

Students wearing costumes and holding props pose for a group photo in a study room in the Bankier Library.

The Bankier Library was transformed into a miniature fairground on Sept. 19, offering free games, prize raffles, photo booths, smoothies, sandwiches and more as part of the 2017 CeLIBration program, co-hosted by the Office of Student Life and Activities (SLA). Students were encouraged to participate in a wide range of activities – from cornhole to Pictionary to bingo – in […]

Brookdale Students Audition for MTVU

A male student auditions on camera for MTVU on the Lincroft campus.

Dozens of students were given a rare chance at stardom on Sept. 12 as MTVU descended on Brookdale’s Lincroft campus in search of its next on-air VJ. For four hours, representatives from the college-focused cable network held open auditions in the Brookdale Visitors Lot, adjacent to the college’s annual Welcome Back BBQ. Aspiring stars were handed a microphone […]

Brookdale, Monmouth County Cut Ribbon on ‘Wall West’

Brookdale officials stand with Monmouth County Freeholders to cut the ribbon on the Wall West building.

What was once a dream is now a reality. Following years of planning, design, grant applications and construction, dozens of area dignitaries, elected officials and college representatives gathered at Brookdale’s Wall Campus on Sept. 12 to cut the ribbon on the college’s new 37,000-square-foot Wall West classroom building. The building – boasting 14 classrooms, two science […]

Brookdale to Roll Out ‘Textbook-Free’ Math Course

A class of students studies math in the MAS building.

Beginning this fall, students who take the MATH 021 Introductory Algebra course at Brookdale will no longer have to buy a traditional textbook. Instead, thanks to a new college-wide Open Educational Resources (OER) initiative, students will be able to download and print a free copy of the college’s new MATH 021 coursebook, or buy a […]

Brookdale Hosts Second Annual Cybersecurity Camp

Students wearing blue 'GenCyber' shirts work together on a laptop computer in the ATec building.

Dozens of local high school students got a crash course in one of the nation’s fastest growing career fields this summer during the second annual GenCyber Jersey Blues camp. The free program, hosted on Brookdale’s Lincroft campus and funded by grants from the National Security Administration (NSA) and National Science Foundation, offered two groups of 20 students the opportunity to work with expert […]

Student Art Takes Center Stage in CVA Gallery

Terry Konn looks at paintings hung in the CVA Gallery.

Brookdale students, faculty, staff and community members poured into the Center for the Visual Arts Gallery on April 27 for a celebratory reception honoring an exhibition of student work and the publication of Collage 2017. The exhibition, running through May 3, featured original sculptures, drawings, paintings, jewelry, mixed media and other works of art created […]

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