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Brookhaven College employee newsletter: Wednesday, April 16, 2008

Sharon’s Corner

Sharon’s Corner

Now that the blooms have faded on the daffodils along Valley View Lane and other spring colors are popping up, you know that we are on the down side of spring and already looking forward to our summer terms.  Read More »

Funding Formula Faces New Recommendations

Funding Formula

The Texas Association of Community Colleges released a report in late March that detailed the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board’s recommendations for funding that will be presented to the legislature for the 2010-2011 biennium.  Read More »

Notes From the Vice President Of Learning and Student Success

Richard McCrary

SACS Updates
New Faculty and Administrators

As most of you know, we are accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, SACS, and our re-accreditation occurs every 10 years: the last one was in 2003 and the next one will be in 2013. However, in the years between those visits we will have SACS concerns.  Read More »

Community Service Projects Bring College to Community

Community Service

From building fences to digging ditches, college employees as well as students worked this past weekend to help a few Carrollton and Farmers Branch senior citizens to have safer, cleaner yards.  Read More »

Notes From The Vice President Of Business Services

George Herring

New Carpet Coming in the Fall 2008

In fiscal years 2003 and 2004, the district issued $50 million in maintenance tax notes to address a backlog of deferred maintenance projects at all DCCCD locations. Brookhaven College’s share of the tax notes was almost $4.8 million.  Read More »

Check us Out! We’re Always Open on the Web

Library

It’s Sunday night about 11 p.m. One of your students has a paper due Monday morning at 9 a.m. and is in a panic about creating the works cited page using the correct MLA format. Where do they go?  Read More »

Notes from the Vice President for Resource and Economic Development

Mary Brumbach

Ellison Miles Geotechnology Institute
Professional Development
Contracts and Grants

Discover the latest information from the many offices under resource and economic development and the ongoing projects underway. Just one is the GO Project, an outreach program of the Ellison Miles Geotechnology Institute, that will go to Odessa in Ector County next week.  Read More »

Journalism Students Win at TIPA

Journalism

The Brookhaven Courier has done it again, bringing home a long list of awards from the most recent Texas Intercollegiate Press Association convention. Larie Engles, student publications manager, and five journalism students traveled to College Station, Texas, on April 3-5 for the recent event.  Read More »

Notes on the Next Vice President for Student Success

M. Melissa Lavender

The candidates for the Vice President for Student Success are meeting with students, employee groups and in open forums this week. Over the coming days everyone will have the opportunity to meet and question the candidates for the vice president’s position.  Read More »

Vocal Jazz Ensemble Performs at Lakewood Concert

Jazz Rehearsal

The award-winning Vocal Jazz Ensemble will perform a concert to raise money for Brookhaven College music students.  Read More »

International Day Reminds Student of Home

International Day Costumes

Costumes and customs were featured at the International Day celebrations on April 9.  Read More »

Brookhaven Babies

Baby Jake

Welcome some new additions to the families of Brookhaven College.  Read More »

Ceramics, Jewelry and More For Sale

Art Sale

The Art Club at Brookhaven College is having its semi-annual art sale April 30 and May 1 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. in the Brookhaven College Student Services Center, Building S.  Read More »

Dual Credit Students Earning Honors

Roy Allen

Students in dual credit programs at area high schools in partnership with the college have been earning a variety of honors this year. From music to medical programs, the students have competed at regional and state levels to earn honors.  Read More »

Long-time Faculty Celebrated at Retirement

Bob Stock

Friends and colleagues gathered to say farewells to three long-time employees who are retiring, or will be someday. Read More »

Spring Theatre Performances Present One-Act Plays

1 Acts

The Brookhaven Players examine a range of topics with a series of one-act plays in performances April 24-May 4 in the Arena Theatre. Read More »