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Twenty-Four Graduate from College Readiness Program

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Two dozen local high students received some well deserved recognition on May 23 after completing the second annual College Readiness Program, a comprehensive academic enrichment initiative cohosted by Brookdale and the Freehold Regional High School District (FRHSD). Throughout the last school year, the students worked with faculty and staff from the college and their high schools […]

Early College Programs Launched in Middletown, Wall, Keyport

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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 […]

Brookdale Celebrates 2017 Scholars Day

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Hundreds of Brookdale employees came together on the Lincroft campus May 11 for a day of professional development, idea-sharing, personal enrichment and institutional growth during the 2017 Scholars Day program. This year’s Scholars Day, chaired by Linda DeButts, David Wiseman and Gabriela Sprague, featured a full morning of breakout sessions and exhibitions hosted by Brookdale […]

Eight Graduate from Leadership Brookdale

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Following a year of intensive training, research and professional development workshops, eight college employees have graduated from the Leadership Brookdale program. During a recognition ceremony in the Student Life Center on May 4, program coordinator Joan Scocco joined Brookdale president Maureen Murphy, associate vice president of human resources Patricia Sensi and a wide range of past and […]

Support Local Students in the 2017 ‘Charity Challenge’

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Brookdale community members and Monmouth County residents are encouraged to join together in support of local students during the 4th annual OceanFirst Charity Challenge. For the next four weeks, nonprofit organizations across central and southern New Jersey will engage in a friendly competition to raise money for worthy local causes, with the top fundraisers earning a share of […]

NASA STEM Fellows Present Year-Long Research Projects

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Following countless hours of clinical study, working in labs, building circuitboards, peering into microscopes, studying invasive species, reconditioning batteries, analyzing medical data and other intensive research, Brookdale’s eight NASA STEM Fellows officially presented the results of their year-long research projects to the college community on April 11. Addressing a capacity crowd of classmates, advisors and faculty […]

Twenty-One Graduate from Free Welding Training Program

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Jesus Fonseca of Red Bank used to be a commercial painter. Doug Brain of Tinton Falls owned a body shop for 26 years. Henry Berkebile, of Manchester, was in construction. As of February, however, all three were unemployed. And, like many in their situation, they were looking for a new start. The trio, like 18 […]

Neptune Early-College Program Welcomes Class of 2021

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For 17 local elementary school students, college is no longer a far-off dream. In only a matter of months, it will be a reality. The students – all incoming high school freshmen from Neptune Middle School and Bradley Beach Elementary School – are the fourth cohort to join the Poseidon Early College High School program, a joint […]

NJ Community College Students Save Big on Tuition

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While community colleges have long been known as an affordable starting point for aspiring students, a new report finds that New Jersey’s community colleges provide the biggest potential cost savings in the nation. According to a recent study of federal tuition data by StudentLoanHero.com, New Jersey students who complete their first two years at a community college […]

Brookdale Hosts ‘Women in STEM’ Panel Discussion

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To celebrate National Engineers Week, six members of the Southern New Jersey chapter of the Women of AT&T visited Brookdale on Feb. 21 to share their personal experiences and answer questions about working in the science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) fields. Dozens of students packed into Brookdale’s Student Life Center for the panel discussion, sponsored by Brookdale’s Physics and […]

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