Departments within the School of Health Professions
and community minded students participated in the annual
MetroTech Health fair which offers free diagnostic and
health related information to the community at large.
Photos from 2007 Fair
The Brooklyn Campus of Long Island University participates in the Commission on Independent Colleges and Universities (cIcu) Lobby Day place every year. It is an opportunity for the students of the Brooklyn Campus to meet with their legislative representatives to discuss their concerns regarding Higher Education Financial Aid programs. Each year students from various departments participate including but not limited to: Higher Education Opportunity Program (HEOP); Social Work; Student Activities and the Student Government Association.
Constitution Day is a federally mandated program taking place at all institutions of learning. Each year the Brooklyn campus celebrates by holding a lecture, voting registration drive, a contest and by decorating the campus out in red, white and blue, attracting over well over 100 students at the event.
- Lecture: “Constitution and it’s usage in the United states”
Liberty and Justice for All?
A Dialogue on Our Changing American Legal System
- Voter Registration and Voting Machine display
- Bill of Rights Contest
- Legislative Forums
“Making The Government Work For You”
“Citizenship: Power and Responsibility”
- A Women’s Career Forum:
Success Is Within Your Reach
Senator Velmanette Montgomery and
Provost Gale Stevens Haynes joined forces to address the
workforce issues of women today. The Forum attracted over
250 women to LIU to address pressing workforce needs.
The Career Forum included a panel discussion
with five esteemed panelists, three breakout sessions,
and a wrap up. The panel discussions addressed topics
such as “Networking For Success, Career Opportunities,
Creative Financing For Businesses” and more. During
the three breakout sessions panelists interacted with
the attendees on a more personal level. This allowed
the women to share experiences, ask questions, exchange
ideas and benefit from the experience of leaders in
their field or specialty.
Silence the Violence Conference
The Brooklyn Campus in collaboration
with the Brooklyn Borough president co-sponsored a youth
Anti-Violence Conference entitled “Silence the
Violence” which attracted over 700 youth from
the metropolitan area.
Andrew Young Visit to Brooklyn
Facilitated and coordinated community forum on International
relations and Civil Rights with guest speaker former
Ambassador and Mayor of Atlanta, Andrew Young. Other
departments involved included, sociology and public