Release Date Sept. 3
Ten students in this winter’s “Figure Painting” workshop in the Brookhaven College School of the Arts, and Chong Keun Chu, art professor, are exhibiting together this September. The exhibition, “Images Of The Human Form,” opens September 24th at the Luminarte Gallery in the Design District of Dallas. Students who will exhibit their art are Jeanne Cacace, Resi Douglas, Nancy Fellman, Ted Houston, Ed Lamberty, Melissa Osborne, Ginger Shanholt, Nicholas Gonzalez, Oscar Chacon and John Kuehne. The show opens with a reception on September 24th. Resi Douglas is not only a student, but a 30-year, full-time employee in the social science division of the college.
Sharon Jackson, math professor at Brookhaven College, has been accepted to present at the first annual STEMtech Conference in Florida, October 31st to November 3rd. She will have a roundtable discussion titled “A Training Module You Can Count On!” She will share techniques and strategies used to train more than 50 faculty and tutors to use the MyMathLab interactive software to effectively enhance 66 developmental math courses. STEMtech is sponsored by the League for Innovation in the Community College. The conference will bring together educators, industry leaders and others to discuss increasing access to/success in majors and careers in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.
On August 28th, Johnny Castro, Brookhaven College child development professor, presented at the Summer Sizzler Provider Conference. The conference focused on hot topics in early care and education. Castro discussed in his presentation, “I Still Have a Dream,” race and ethnic identity and how these dynamics affect the classroom. This was the seventh annual summer conference sponsored by the ChildCareGroup, a United Way agency, dedicated to promoting, delivering, and expanding the best child care services available outside the home. More than 400 child care providers registered for the conference.
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