News at Brookhaven College

News Note

Release Date June 6

Student Success - At the Early College High School (ECHS) at Brookhaven College Senior Awards Assembly on May 21, scholarships for 29 members of the Class of 2014 were announced, which totaled $1,148,318. The largest single award - $233,000 Harvard Faculty Scholarship - went to Sergio Octavio Martinez to attend Harvard University. Ian Collin Villacres and Jaime Javier Cervantes were each awarded an Austin College Founders Scholarship worth $64,000.  This year’s senior class was a standout in the ECHS at Brookhaven College graduating classes, with 69 of the 90 graduating seniors completing either Associate in Arts or Associate in Sciences degrees.
Employee Success - The Spring 2014 edition of The Presidency, a quarterly publication of the American Council on Education, includes contributions from Dr. Thom Chesney, president of Brookhaven College. The article, “Leading Beyond the Campus Gates,” discusses how college presidents are finding new ways to be leaders in the community - and not just by attending chamber lunches and Rotary meetings. Chesney addresses the importance of building relationships in the community and how approaching public-private partnerships in new ways has yielded results for Brookhaven College.


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