Release Date Aug. 30
Community Engagement - On August 7th, representatives from the Farmers Branch Animal Adoption Center visited Brookhaven College with a “handful” of adoptable dogs. The adoption drive was part of a service-learning project for Brookhaven College instructor Lorren Montou’s psychology class. The mission of the drive was to raise awareness about animal adoption and help students see how easy it is to get involved in volunteer opportunities. Although no dogs were adopted that day, adoption center representatives said that the exposure was great.
Employee Success - Dr. Thom Chesney, president of Brookhaven College, delivered the keynote address at North Central Texas College’s (NCTC) All Staff In-Service meeting on August 9th. Chesney’s remarks emphasized that - just like everyone at Brookhaven College - every NCTC employee is a stakeholder in student and employee success and institutional effectiveness. Using publicly available data, Chesney inferred the successes and challenges which NCTC is experiencing and encouraged the audience to “invite themselves to the planning and action” table, if they were not already there.
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