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News at Brookhaven College

Release Date June 17

The president and chief operating officer of Konica Minolta Medical Imaging USA, Inc. stopped at Brookhaven College when he was in town last week. Henry Kobayashi was visiting the area on June 10th and took the opportunity to see the radiologic technologies laboratories at the college. Christi Carter, director of the radiology science program, met with Kobayashi and showed him the Konica computed radiography readers and image review stations the college owns. She also gave him a tour of both the energized and non-energized x-ray laboratories. They discussed new equipment that the company is developing and the future of the field.

An alumna and a faculty member put Brookhaven College in the news in May, but in very different ways. Veronica Rodriguez, a former student, was featured in the Arlington Citizen-Journal on May 23rd. Rodriguez was awarded a scholarship from the Rotary Club of Arlington that has supported her with tuition and book funds as she earned first her associate degree from the college, then a bachelor’s degree from the University of Texas at Dallas. Marla Ziegler, fine art professor, was featured in the Dallas Morning News (DMN) on May 20th in the “Lifestyles” section for her largest piece of art – her home. The article discusses Ziegler’s dedication to designing her home as a way to showcase her art collection, which features numerous Texas artists along with her own works. To read the article about Rodriguez, go to http://www.star-telegram.com/2011/05/23/3097103/at-arlingtons-webb-elementary.html. The full article about Ziegler is available only to DMN subscribers, but everyone can view the photos at http://www.dallasnews.com/photos/lifestyles/home-garden/20110520-marla-zieglers-oak-cliff-home-is-a-work-of-art1.ece.




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