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News at Brookhaven College

Release Date Oct. 14

The works of 27 Brookhaven College students are currently on display at the Jennifer and John Eagle Art Gallery at the Episcopal School of Dallas. The art exhibition will continue until December 5th. The students’ works were selected by the college faculty members and are just part of the show, as the exhibition also features works by a number of Brookhaven College School of the Arts professors. Student artists include Francisco Alvarado, Julie Brown, Taylor Bryant, Oscar Chacon, Behshid Dalili, Nicole Dane, Evan Davis, Jourdan Dwinnell, Cuyler Etheredge, Nancy Fellman, Karen Castillo Garbell, Nicolas Gonzalez, Jai Yun Heo, David Hurtado, Fernando Johnson, Kieran Miranda, Deborah Mullen, Carol Charlat Nace, Marjorie Nichols, Andrew Owens, Kenneth Rajspis, Virginia Robertson, Heather Skweres, Kittiya Vongsuntorn, Utopia Weiner and Vivyanne Yi. The works of Brookhaven College professors Chong Chu, Lisa Ehrich, Nick Hutchings, Natalie Macellaio, Susan Mollet, David Newman, Don Taylor and Marla Ziegler are on exhibit as well. Barbara Brault, adjunct art professor at Brookhaven College, teaches full-time at the Episcopal School of Dallas and invited the college to exhibit at the school.

Throughout the month of September, the Brookhaven College Outreach and Recruitment Services staff members have been bustling to numerous college nights, with stops at high schools within the Dallas and Carrollton-Farmers Branch school districts. In addition to traditional college nights, staff members also visited private schools, delivered presentations at Texans Can Academy and assisted seniors with applications at Mary Grimes Education Center, an alternative school in the Carrollton-Farmers Branch Independent School District (C-FBISD). Staff members also spoke to classes at Gooch, Withers and Polk elementary schools about going to college. To reach adults in the area, the staff attended the Farmers Branch Classic Car Show, the Farmers Branch Health Fair, Visions Women’s Expo and the State Fair of Texas. In addition, they spoke to GED classes at C-FBISD and parent groups at Catholic Charities, Polk Elementary, Cigarroa Elementary and the C-FBISD Parent Lunch and Learn. The Brookhaven College Outreach and Recruitment Services staff includes Greg Rife, Monica Pauken, Daffne Bennett, Suzette Constantine and Jean Kaplan, and student employee Arturo Moncada.

Congratulations to Christi Carter, radiologic technology professor at Brookhaven College! Carter has successfully completed the exam for certification as an imaging informatics professional. The certification covers 10 major knowledge domains identified by imaging informatics professionals as being critical to competence. The American Board of Imaging Informatics awards the Certified Imaging Informatics Professional designation. Carter is already a recognized name in this field through her co-authored textbook, Digital Radiography and PACS.



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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..

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