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Brookdale Receives $1.7M Grant to Enhance Courses, Services

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

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

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

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’

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

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

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

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 […]

Four Students Win 2017 Bankier Library Research Awards

Hard work usually pays off. And for the four winners of the 2017 Bankier Library Research Awards, it has paid off big. The students, each of whom entered this year’s contest by submitting research papers written for their English 122 courses, were presented with cash prizes totaling $600 and immortalized on permanent plaques in the library […]

Brookdale Arts Magazine Wins 2016 Gold Crown Award

Collage, Brookdale’s long-running student arts magazine, has once again been named one of the top scholastic publications in the country. This month Collage 2016 was awarded the Columbia Scholastic Press Association’s (CSPA) Gold Crown Award, given annually in recognition of outstanding achievement in a student publication. The honor, presented by an international student press association comprised of student journalists and […]

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