News at Brookhaven College

News Note

Release Date Aug. 23

Student Success - Brookhaven College offered 80 student veterans a chance to complete their certifications for their education benefits early with one simple step - a priority certification session. The session was designed to provide Veterans Affairs (VA) certification, academic advising and registration in a one-stop shop for student veterans. The goal was to ease the frustrations that many of these students experience when dealing with the complexities of the VA certification processes. Students also received information about the student veterans’ organization to build an ongoing support system. Monique Jameison and Jon Tarell, Veterans Affairs coordinators at Brookhaven College, organized and facilitated four sessions, with support from Advising Center staff and the Office of Student Life. Oscar Lopez, vice president for enrollment management and student success, also attended to welcome the students to the event.

Community Engagement - Anna Masters, Quality Enhancement Plan coordinator at Brookhaven College, recently took the college’s focus on reading to the classroom. She went beyond the classroom, though, and volunteered at Whitney Young Elementary School with the Commit! Partnership. Commit! encourages literacy development and higher education awareness on elementary school campuses in Dallas County. Masters hung college banners and decorated classroom doors with college posters and logos to promote an aspiration for higher education.


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