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News at Brookhaven College

Release Date Jan. 28, 2008

Students had the opportunity to talk one-on-one with representatives from dozens of local and state colleges and universities at the annual College Fair at Brookhaven College . Al Davis, academic advisor, coordinated this year’s event inviting representatives from public and private universities to participate. Students could sign up to win an array of prizes donated by visiting schools.

The members of the Board of Nurse Examiners have issued the latest results from the National Council State Boards of Nursing for the 2007 BON NCLEX-RN7 Examination. The Brookhaven College Associate Degree Nursing Program shows a 100 percent pass rate for the 28 students who took part in the program from January through March of 2007. Annual pass rates for nursing education programs are reviewed by Board staff beginning in January of each year. The data includes all first-time test takers.

Three-time Nobel Peace Prize Nominee Kathy Kelly came to speak to students at Brookhaven College on January 23rd. Kathy Kelly, nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize in 2000, 2001, and 2003, is a long-time advocate for peace, and has taught in Chicago-area community colleges and high schools since 1974. Kelly spoke with students in English classes taught by Professor Trish Dodd, Ph.D. In addition to relating some of her personal experiences as a peace advocate and worker, Kelly had students role-play and express their ideas on peace from a variety of perspectives.

The visual communications faculty members at Brookhaven College are hosting an exhibition by David Fiegenschue. “FigBR®and: Twenty-One Years of Logo Design by David Fiegenschue” opened this week in the Atrium Gallery and will run through February 15th. The show features work from Fig Design, a company that produces marketing materials for businesses, from logo and identity projects to annual reports and complex Web sites.



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Brookhaven College is proud to be an Hispanic-Serving Institution with more than 25 percent Hispanic student enrollment since 2006. Educational opportunities are offered by Brookhaven College without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity or gender expression..

Brookhaven College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award the associate's degree. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Brookhaven College.

The three-fold purpose for publishing the Commission's address and contact numbers is to enable interested constituents (1) to learn about the accreditation status of Brookhaven College, (2) to file a third-party comment at the time of Brookhaven College's decennial review, or (3) to file a complaint against Brookhaven College for alleged non-compliance with a standard or requirement.

Normal inquiries about Brookhaven College, such as admission requirements, financial aid, educational programs, etc., should be addressed directly to Brookhaven College and not to the Commission's office.