Release Date Jan. 22
Three representatives from the Office of the U.S. Census spent two days at Brookhaven College recruiting interested students for part-time job opportunities. On January 12th-13th , more than 80 students signed up for the testing required of those who apply for census work and more than 60 percent of those students came in for the first round of testing. Annette R. Wilson, director of the career center, has been working with the census personnel to set up recruiting opportunities for census jobs and hopes to have additional recruiting dates for students again soon.
An exhibition of sculpture and a site-referential installation by national artists will be on display through February 3rd at the Brookhaven College School of the Arts galleries. The Forum Gallery features sculpture works by Cameron Schoepp, professor of art at Texas Christian University. Schoepp’s numerous solo and group exhibitions, and commissions for public sculpture across the United States, have established him as a distinguished innovator in contemporary sculpture. Shannon Sullivan, professor of art at University of the Redwoods, Eureka, California, is featured in the Studio Gallery with her exhibit “Coalesce: Linear Space.” The exhibit deploys wall-based ceramic forms in an installation work. Sullivan has exhibited nationally and in China.
On January 14th, the Metrocrest Chamber of Commerce board of directors met at Brookhaven College for a half-day session to acquaint all members, but particularly new board members, with the work of the board for the coming year. This work session was led by the newly installed board chair, Mr. Gary Blanscet, and Greg Vaughan, president. The board has been very active in supporting the legislative agenda of the DCCCD and looks forward to continuing in that role at the next legislative session. Dr. Richard D. McCrary, interim president, is an active board member.
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