News at Brookhaven College

News Note

Release Date Jan. 10

In December, 300 participants in the Adult Education and Workforce Literacy program in Carrollton visited Brookhaven College to learn about college programs and opportunities. The program participants, from the Dallas/Carrollton area, are enrolled in free classes in basic literacy, English as a Second Language, GED preparation and citizenship. Suzette Vaquera-Constantine, Brookhaven College outreach and recruitment coordinator, organized the event, which included a “College 101” presentation; speakers from Brookhaven College Career Services, Kate Watkins and Adam Clawson; an overview of the college’s English for Speakers of Other Languages program and the Multicultural Center provided by Sheri Van Court and Kevin Paris; and information on Brookhaven College Continuing Education by Rick Tuman. Student volunteers from the college spoke about their experiences and gave a tour of the campus.

Brookhaven College’s ceramics classes were included in the “Best Of” section for Arts & Culture at The article, “Best DFW Ceramics Classes For Adults,” listed the top five ceramics classes.  Noted were the college’s multi-level, individualized course design and students’ opportunities to create several different pieces, use different types of kilns and learn a variety of finishing techniques.


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Brookhaven College is proud to be an Hispanic-Serving Institution with more than 25 percent Hispanic student enrollment since 2006. Educational opportunities are offered by Brookhaven College without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity or gender expression..

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