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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

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 […]

Math Camp Adds Fun to Learning Equation

For many middle-schoolers, the school year is long enough. When summer vacation rolls around, the idea of heading back to a classroom for a week-long math lesson is nearly unthinkable. But for the ten students enrolled in Brookdale’s Mathematics Puzzles Plus! summer camp, the past week has been one of the highlights of the summer. “It’s […]

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 […]

Students ‘Dive In’ to Bermuda Study Abroad Program

It’s rare to find a college syllabus that includes items like snorkeling, coral reef research, fish identification and trawling for plankton. It’s rarer still to find a summer class that meets on a boat, a marine research base and in a fully functioning laboratory on the island of Bermuda. But for the eight students who […]

Early College Programs Launched in Middletown, Wall, Keyport

Public school officials from Middletown, Wall and Keyport joined representatives from Brookdale Community College and the Monmouth County Board of Chosen Freeholders on May 23 to officially announce new early-college high school programs set to launch in each district this fall. The programs will allow eligible students in each district to earn a Brookdale associate […]

Students Face Off in 2017 STEM Quiz Bowl

From pseudocode to gravitational force to the contributions of 18th century French mathematician Sophie Germain, Brookdale students faced a wide range of tough questions during the 2017 STEM Quiz Bowl, held on April 13 in the Student Life Center. Twelve teams of six students competed in the annual academic trivia competition, with the top three teams earning […]

‘Minority Male Initiative’ Conference Returns Feb. 17

Local students are invited to a free day of networking, career development and new scholarship opportunities on Feb. 17 during the third annual “Minority Male Initiative” conference, hosted by Brookdale and the Monmouth/Ocean County Pan Hellenic Council. The free conference, titled “Setting Priorities for Career Success,” will offer career-oriented workshops designed specifically for local high school juniors, […]

Brookdale Physics Club Meets With Nobel Laureate

Brookdale students had a “big bang” of an afternoon on Nov. 4, when they travelled to AT&T Laboratories in Middletown for a rare, invite-only presentation by world renowned physicist Dr. Robert Wilson. More than a dozen members of Brookdale’s Physics and Astronomy Club joined faculty, staff and a group of AT&T researchers at the event, which was sponsored […]

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