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News at Brookhaven College

For Release through Sept. 25

Safety Awareness Fundraiser

DALLAS – Dunk a cop, have a hot dog and support the student book fund all at the same time. On Sept. 25, Safety Awareness Day at Brookhaven College is bringing together a variety of services and information from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. to ensure that students have tools for crime prevention.

Along with the Brookhaven Student Government Association, the college police are arranging a fund-raiser for the student book fund that will include a dunking booth and a cook-out. The college police will have a DWI golf cart obstacle course for students to navigate in an effort to enhance drug and alcohol awareness within the college community.

The Dallas County Acute Theft Task Force will be at the college for the event and will offer H.E.A.T. registration and Vehicle Identification Number engraving. The H.E.A.T., Help End Auto Theft program, is a statewide vehicle registration program administered by the Texas Department of Public Safety that helps law enforcement officials identifies stolen vehicles. Other information will be available to help students learn about practices for crime prevention.



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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.