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News at Brookhaven College

Release Date July 16

Brookhaven College was honored by ADDISON-The Magazine of the North Dallas Corridor with the “Favorite Continuing Education Facility” award. Rick Tuman, continuing education and workforce development coordinator, attended their second annual Readers’ Choice Awards ceremony, which was held at the WaterTower Theatre in Addison on July 8th and accepted the award on behalf of the college’s workforce and continuing education division. Others in the category included: Argosy University of Dallas; Dale Carnegie Training; Le Tourneau University; SMU at Legacy; Southern Methodist University; and University of Texas at Dallas. Nominations for the awards were gathered in the spring and nominees were published in the summer 2010 issue. Readers then cast their votes for their favorite in each of the more than 80 categories.

With triplets heading out to college last year, Leslie Sherman Jackson, adjunct speech professor at Brookhaven College, became an expert in preparing kids for dorm rooms. As a special contributor to The Dallas Morning News, Jackson had her “College dorm checklist: What to pack” published on July 12th. She covers everything from room essentials to laundry gear, and she offers ideas on the differences between preparing boys for their college dorm and preparing girls to live with a college roommate. You can read the full article online at

Brookhaven College is having its fifth annual Bilingual Job Fair on July 21st from 9 a.m. to noon in the student services center. Annette Wilson, director of the career development center, coordinated a sponsorship with Al Día for advertising support. The fair will include more than 20 companies looking for applicants to fill bilingual and non-bilingual positions on a full- and part-time status. Both national and local businesses, large and small, will be represented. The job fair is free and open to the public.



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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.

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