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Monthly Archives: March 2014

Four Honored at 29th Annual Barringer Award Dinner

Nearly 30 years ago, Brookdale alumnus Louis Ferendo presented Dr. Bob Barringer with the college’s first Barringer Award. Ferendo, a three-time Brookdale graduate, had come up with the idea for the award while active in the Alumni Association in the 1980s. The inspiration for the award was his deep respect for Brookdale’s third president, Dr. […]

Brookdale Honors 2014 Barringer Award Recipients

The Brookdale Community College Alumni Association and Brookdale Community College honored four individuals for their commitment to excellence in education at the 29th Annual Barringer Awards Dinner March 28 at the Riverview Pavilion, Belmar. The 2014 honorees were Brookdale faculty members Thomas Berke of Red Bank, Eleanor Horgan of Wall, and Linda Wang of Marlboro. […]

High Scorers Compete in Cyber Aces State Championship

More than 40 top scorers who advanced through a series of on-line testing modules over the last six months competed in the second New Jersey Governor’s Cyber Aces State Championship held March 22 at Brookdale.  The top 25 finishers earned the chance to be interviewed for acceptance into the prestigious New Jersey Cyber Aces Academy […]

Brookdale and SJV Establish Early College Academy

A new Early College Academy (ECA) program at St. John Vianney High School (SJV) will allow SJV students to take classes toward an associate degree during the first three years at the Holmdel school and complete their degree their senior year by taking classes at Brookdale’s Lincroft campus. Similar to the Poseidon Early College High […]

Math Lab Week Equals Fun and Games

Pi, or 3.141592654…., is more popular than ever! Brookdale’s Math Lab honors Pi Day annually during Math Lab Week, which took place this year from March 11 -March 14. Students were encouraged to visit the Math Lab and learn about the services available to them. “Students who attend the Math Lab throughout the year show […]

Students Receive a Little Help from Our Friends

Kristen Strafer of Keyport used to spend many hours working at a photography studio in addition to taking classes at Brookdale.  With the help of an academic scholarship, she won’t have to. “Now, I can focus on my studies,” the second semester student said. Strafer was one of more than 450 Brookdale scholarship students recognized […]

Fifteen Honored at Wilbur Ray Scholarship Dinner

“We are our brother and our sister’s keeper.” So spoke Mary S. Scott, chairperson of the annual dinner honoring the legacy of the former Brookdale police chief who lived by those words. In an evening filled with emotion, passion and good will, 15 local individuals and organizations were recognized for displaying Ray’s commitment to community […]

Students ‘ThinkFast’ to Win at Triva

On Tuesday March 4, Student Life and Activities sponsored a ThinkFast Trivia game for students during college-hour. ThinkFast  is an interactive, live trivia game show where a professional host asks a series of trivia questions. More than 27 teams and individuals competed for a $200 cash prize. The final four competitors are pictured here. To […]

NJSBDC’s Homecoming Celebration

The New Jersey Small Business Development Center (NJSBDC) at Brookdale Community College celebrated its new location in Room 111 ATEC with a ribbon cutting ceremony and open house on March 7. The new space accommodates the center’s extensive research resources for small businesses and provides room for counseling clients. It also provides additional meeting spaces […]

Start at Brookdale. Finish in Paris.

Imagine admiring the Eiffel Tower on your way to the college library. Completing an associate degree at Brookdale provides the chance. An articulation agreement between Brookdale and American University of Paris (AUP) guarantees admission to Brookdale graduates from select humanities and social sciences programs, provided they have a GPA of 3.0 or higher. The agreement […]