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Students Team Up in 2018 STEM Quiz Bowl

Ana Teodorescu tallies points for a question during the Stem Quiz Bowl

Brookdale students teamed up to show off their knowledge in science, math, technology and engineering at this year’s STEM Quiz Bowl hosted on April 17 in the Navesink Rooms. A total of ten teams of six went head-to-head, scribbling as many correct answers as possible on their dry erase boards.  Questions ranged from what programming […]

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 […]

Hundreds Attend 2018 Minority Male Initiative Conference

Four young men sit around a table with notebooks and notepads.

Dozens of industry professionals, educators and state officials came together in support of local students on Feb. 23 during the fourth annual Minority Male Initiative conference, held on Brookdale’s Lincroft campus. The conference, co-hosted by Brookdale and the Monmouth/Ocean County Pan Hellenic Council and sponsored by Hackensack Meridian Health, the FirstEnergy Foundation and Brookdale’s Educational Opportunity Fund program, featured a full […]

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 […]

Math Camp Adds Fun to Learning Equation

Students build a structure out of Kinex pieces in the MAC building.

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

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 […]

Students ‘Dive In’ to Bermuda Study Abroad Program

Students stand together on a boat in the Caribbean during a study abroad excursion in Bermuda.

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

Representatives from the Middletown School District sign off on a new early college high school program in the Wall West building.

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 […]

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