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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 […]

New CVA Exhibit Features Nearly 100 Local Artists

A man and woman talk at a lectern in an art gallery, in front of a wall featuring multiple multi-colored paintings.

Dozens of students, community members and Monmouth County artists packed into the CVA Gallery in Lincroft on March 9 for the official unveiling of the new exhibit “Brookdale Selects – The Art Alliance of Monmouth County.” The mixed-media exhibit, on display through March 29, features more than 100 paintings, sculptures, photography and other works contributed […]

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 […]

Brookdale to Host Open House April 15

Brookdale Community College's digital entrance sign near the circle on Newman Springs Road.

Brookdale Community College will hold its annual Spring Open House on Sunday, April 15 at 12 p.m. in the Collins Arena, 765 Newman Springs Road, Lincroft. High school students, career-changers and residents of all ages are invited to meet with Brookdale staff, ask questions and explore more than 50 degree and career training programs offered […]

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, […]

Brookdale Goes Bollywood During ‘Live at Lunch’

Brookdale students pose for a photo with four Bollywood dancers in the Student Life Center.

Dozens of students strapped on their dancing shoes and got an up-close look at one of the world’s most unique art forms on Feb. 27 as a team of performers from the acclaimed Sonalee’s Bollywood Dance Studio visited the Lincroft campus. The event, sponsored by Student Life Activities as part of this semester’s Live at Lunch […]

Students Host Chinese New Year Celebration

Students in the Brookdale Asia Society stand in front of an information table in the Student Life Center lobby.

Members of the Brookdale Asia Society officially ushered in the Year of the Dog on Feb. 27 during a college-wide Chinese New Year celebration held in the Student Life Center in Lincroft. The event, open to all students, employees and local community members, featured a wide variety of traditional food, interactive crafts, giveaways and information […]

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 […]

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 […]

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