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Brookhaven College employee newsletter: Wednesday, October 17, 2012

Continuing the Conversation About SACSCOC

Now that the dust has settled from the SACSCOC stampede, Dr. Chesney has had time to collect his thoughts. Find out what the Big Man on Campus has to say!  Read More »



Employee Appreciation: Big Discounts, Great Stuff

Find discounts as high as 50-90 percent off at area restaurants, spas, sports facilities and more during an employee appreciation event Nov. 7.  Read More »



New Police Program Prepares Students for Emergencies

During college emergencies students receive instructions through text and verbal cues, but what happens when English isn't a student's native language? A new program seeks to prepare ESOL students for emergencies.  Read More »

Bears Dig Pink

On Oct. 1, the Brookhaven College Lady Bears Volleyball Team played its annual Dig Pink matchup against Cedar Valley College. The Dig Pink game raises funds for The Side-Out Foundation, which supports breast cancer research.  Read More »

Career Fair Scholarship Winner

Student Lynda Washington walked away with a job interview and a scholarship after last month’s career fair.  Read More »




¿De Dónde?

Just as the elections reach their final days, Theatre Brookhaven is taking on a tense topic in its fall performance Oct. 11-21.  Read More »

IPS Events: Making a Splash

Learn more about the upcoming panel discussion featuring Metrocrest-area mayors, and enjoy a quick recap of the recent Texas Air Quality lecture.  Read More »


Security Awareness Month

As the District celebrates National Cyber Security Awareness Month, take a moment learn more about the threat against you and your personal information.  Read More »

Volunteer Opportunities Abound

Join the Office of Service-Learning and Civic Engagement for two volunteer opportunities this month.  Read More »



Halloween Eye Candy

The pumpkins are carved, and costumes are on their hangers. Here are a few fun Halloween-y snapshots from employees across campus!  Read More »



Tips for Effective Reading

Help students strengthen their reading skills with this simple, effective reading/study strategy.  Read More »



Shedding Light on Hunger Plight

The Office of Service-Learning and Civic Engagement brought the fight to hunger’s doorstep by initiating an awareness campaign in the midst of Hunger Action Month.  Read More »



Book Recommendations

Find out which books made October's employee recommendations list.  Read More »




November Events

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





October Question of the Month

If you were to base your Halloween costume on something that represents your favorite hobby, what would you be? We asked and you answered!  Read More »

Minute by Minute

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