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Brookhaven College employee newsletter: Monday Aug. 20, 2012

Student Journalist Makes "It" Happen

Obed Manuel wants to be a political writer for the New York Times. He has the talent, the drive, and though still two years from his bachelor’s, the résumé to do it. Read More »


Exterior Signage Makeover

Come mid-September you may start to notice that new maps and directional signage are sprouting across campus like tulips in springtime.   Read More »




Scientists Solving Problems

The Brookhaven College Geospatial Technology Department dropped jaws in Washington, D.C., this past month. Find out how!  Read More »




A Brookhaven College Love Story

Ah, love. It can strike us in the most unexpected of circumstances, and this is no exception for former students Maham Rahimi and Nazanin Majdzadeh.  Read More »

Award-Winning Poet Returns for Fall Forum

To prove that poetry is worth an encore, the Communications Division, in conjunction with the Office of Student Life, is once again welcoming Joaquin Zihuatanejo to the stage.  Read More »



New Emergency Alert System

In case of emergency, the DCCCD has added your email address to a system that will send you a message.  Read More »




Bigger and Better Colloquium

The Adjunct Colloquium will be moving to Saturday this year. For years, the Thursday evening after full-time employees come together for Convocation all the adjunct faculty members come together to get set for the new year at the Colloquium.   Read More »



September Events

Be in the know! Read up on next month's events.  Read More »

Business Office Provides Top-rate Service

In an ode to her department, Carole Sakach illustrates the values of the Business Office and the hard work of its employees.  Read More »

Donations Fill Boxes, Book Bags

Just in time for the first day of school, Brookhaven College provided necessary school supplies to 19 kids across Dallas and Denton counties.  Read More »



Food for Funds!

Grilling for Greenbacks, the annual fundraiser for the Employee Emergency Fund, is Aug. 23 from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. in the Bldg. T breezeway.  Read More »


Open Book Project Plans Fall Events

The Open Book Committee has a slew of intriguing events planned around its new common reader "In the Sea There are Crocodiles." Be sure to grab your calendar!  Read More »

University Professor to Lecture on Maya Art, Culture

Guest lecturer Dr. Adam Herring will soon dazzle students with the mysteries of ancient Maya art and culture as well as the widely discussed Maya calendar predictions.  Read More »

August Question of the Month

What was your favorite back-to-school item? We asked and you answered!  Read More »

August Book Recommendations

Find out which book made August's employee recommendations list.   >Read More »

Minute by Minute

What have the college's committees been up to this summer? Keep reading to find out!  Read More »