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News at Brookhaven College

Release Date Aug. 9

Employee Success/Community Engagement - The work of Brookhaven College Art Department faculty members Nick Hutchings, Natalie Macellaio and Don Taylor are being shown in the Art-Cademia exhibition at the Oak Cliff Cultural Center through August 23rd. The exhibition features one work by each of three art faculty members from Brookhaven, El Centro, Mountain View and Richland colleges. Oak Cliff Cultural Center is located at 223 West Jefferson Boulevard in Dallas. For more information about this event, go to http://www.dallasculture.org/OakCliffCulturalCenter/index.asp.

Community Engagement - A closing ceremony on July 25th celebrated the projects completed by students in the fourth annual Brookhaven College Texas Prefreshman Engineering Program (TexPREP). A total of 62 students participated in the program, with two sections of PREP Year 1 and one section of PREP Year 2. Adriana Gomez, TexPREP director at Brookhaven College, welcomed parents and highlighted a few of the projects. Students, their parents and college administrators viewed a video presentation which featured several activities that were part of the students' work during the rigorous program, including solar ovens, bottle rocket launchers and a roller coaster project designed by students from PREP Year 2. Brookhaven College's Marilyn Lynch, associate vice president of career and program resources, offered remarks and Doris Rousey, executive dean of science and mathematics, also attended the ceremony. Students who exhibited mastery of the objectives with passing grades will receive an elective high school credit. (Participants in TexPREP are students from middle schools and high schools from Dallas ISD and surrounding districts, including Carrollton-Farmers Branch, Coppell, Allen and Frisco, as well as several private schools.)




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