News at Brookhaven College

News Note

Release Date May 2

Institutional Effectiveness - The Brookhaven College History Department hosted its first movie premiere and panel discussion on April 24th. Approximately 200 students and employees squeezed into Room K234 to watch a screening of Dr. Strangelove. Brookhaven College History Professor Cameron Sinclair led the event, though everyone from the department helped with the panel discussion on the Cold War. In the fall, the department plans to hold this event off-campus to provide more space for attendees.

More than 50 employers participated in the Spring Career Fair held at Brookhaven College on April 24th. The lobby of the Student Services Center was packed with employers’ representatives and also students and community members who attended the Fair to meet one-on-one with those actively seeking to hire  “Thank you” to the wonderful volunteers who gave of their time and service to make the Fair a success.

Employee Success - Oscar Lopez, Brookhaven College vice president for enrollment management and student success, has been selected to serve on the Board of Directors for Metrocrest Services. Metrocrest Social Services and Senior Adult Services merged almost a year ago, and the newly named Metrocrest Services now provides senior, individual, and family services to the Carrollton, Addison, Coppell, Farmers Branch, and city of Dallas in Denton County area. Lopez’ service will begin in October; it is anticipated that his new role will offer unique opportunities to connect the service commitment of Brookhaven College with agencies and programs in need of volunteers and community support.


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