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News at Brookhaven College

Release Date July 23, 2007

Brookhaven College congratulates Cornelius Caldwell, sophomore, on winning a Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation scholarship as part of the Coca-Cola Two-Year Colleges Scholarship Program. Cornelius was recognized for his commitment to his education and his community with a $1,000 scholarship. Only 250 students are selected each year from a pool of over 100,000. Cornelius has served as the vice president of the student government association and works as a student assistant in the college's Marketing and Public Information Office.

The Bilingual Job Fair at Brookhaven College was the biggest ever this week. More than 60 companies attended the fair, almost doubling the number that participated last year. Lisa Ann Miller, director of the Career Development Center, coordinated the event and has worked to help ensure that it has grown each year. This job fair combines the resources of the college’s Career Development Center with the Corporate and Continuing Education Division’s specialization in instruction for English for Speakers of Other Languages.

The Brookhaven College School of the Arts announced the spotlight performance for the fall season: The Second City, a legendary Chicago comedy theater troupe, that will kick off the fall season Sept. 8. The alumni list for The Second City includes some of the most recognized names in comedy, such as Alan Arkin, Dan Aykroyd, Mike Myers and Steve Carell. This will be a great opportunity to see some of the best upcoming comedy talent.

 

 




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