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COMMUNITY SERVICE

Below are just a few of the services offered by the University to the Brooklyn Campus community and to the Brooklyn community at large. Services are educational, cultural and artistic with an emphasis on the enrichment for those participating in programs and the strengthening of pre-existing initiatives. For information about all the services offered, please visit, http://www.brooklyn.liu.edu/CommunityConnections/index.html

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Advantage After School Program (AASP)

This program promotes development of entrepreneurial skills and offers titleernative training courses and recreational activities for young people in Fort Greene. The Brooklyn Campus School of Education and other community groups
assist in helping to integrate Middle School 113’s academic curriculum with less formal after-school learning experiences, under the direction of Principal Khalek Kirkland.
For information, contact Charles Anderson at (718) 834-6734.

Afternoons at LIU, 

Sponsored by the LIU Brooklyn Dance Department, introduces its audiences to various dance forms and cultures, providing enjoyment, educational stimulation and aesthetic appreciation.

Participating artists present their works, then interact with their audience during a question and answer period. Past participants include The Jose Limon Dance Company [Judith Stuart] , Urban Bush Women, Ron Brown/EVIDENCE and Carlota Santana Spanish Dance Theatre.

This program is available to both the University and the general community. Performances take place one Wednesday each month, at noon, in the Triangle Theatre. Evening performances scheduled include the annual Dance Department Faculty Concert and the annual Dance Department Spring Concert. The Dance Department also offers the Fourth Fridays program in which, on the fourth Friday of each month, dance department faculty and students show works-in-progress in an informal setting, followed by discussions among the students and with guests in the audience. The Friday performances are free and open to the public.
Contact information for Afternoons @ LIU: Noel Hall (718) 488-1051.

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Bridge Programs

The Brooklyn Campus offers four ways to gain a college experience, each one unique in structure and approach. The Senior Bridge Program gives high-achieving seniors the opportunity to take introductory level undergraduate courses on campus. The College Project introduces outstanding high school juniors to the nature of college academic life through weekly spring semester seminars in different disciplines. Each summer the BASIS Program offers students between their junior and senior years an interdisciplinary college course to sharpen thinking and communications skills, as well as to increase motivation for attending college. The health Professions Project offers students an opportunity to explore the allied heath professions in a six-week interactive seminar series.

For more information, please visit: http://www.brooklyn.liu.edu/HONORS/bridge.html

Brooklyn Campus Galleries

The Brooklyn Campus Galleries offer lectures and demonstrations in conjunction with exhibitions of emerging and established artists. All exhibitions, special events, and receptions are open to the public. Every summer the Campus hosts an exhibition of outdoor sculpture. Gallery hours are Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., and Saturday/Sunday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. For more information contact: (718) 488-1198 or nancy.grove@liu.edu.

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The Center for Accounting and Tax Education

Serves licensed CPAs and enrolled tax agents through informative seminars. The Center is sponsored by the School of Business, Public Administration and Information Sciences' Department of Accounting, Taxation, and Law.

By attending these seminars, professionals learn about the most recent changes in the tax law, as well as the latest developments in accounting and auditing principles. This service assists them in fulfilling their continuing professional education requirements.

For more information please call: (718) 488-1070.

The Center for Urban Educators

The Center for Urban Educators (CUE) was established with a grant from the Henry Luce Foundation.
CUE’S MISSION
The mission of the Center for Urban Educators (CUE) is the reform of urban teacher education. The vision of teaching and schools guiding the Center’s work is one which supports teachers as socially responsible people who are intellectually engaged and act as advocates of children, parents, and their communities. The Center works within the School of Education of the Brooklyn Campus of Long Island University and in partnership with New York City public schools.

THE CUE COMMUNITY
In its efforts to further its mission, CUE is developing and extending a multi-faceted community of future teachers, university professors, and teachers and administrators in public schools. CUE offers student fellowships, works with New York City public schools, forms collaborations with educators both within and beyond the Brooklyn Campus of Long Island University, and supports publications.

For more information please visit: http://www.brooklyn.liu.edu/education/home/cue.html

LONG ISLAND UNIVERSITY CENTER FOR PHYSICAL REHABILITATION
School of health Professions

An Out-Patient Physical Therapy Facility
http://www.brooklyn.liu.edu/health/facility/facility.html

At Long Island University Center for Physical Rehabilitation, a physical therapy clinic located within the Brooklyn Campus of LIU, treatment programs are specifically designed and tailored to each patient based upon the results of a complete and thorough one-on-one evaluation.

We emphasize the use of hands-on treatment approaches in combination with individualized exercise programs to alleviate symptoms and re-establish optimal function. Treatment is aimed at restoring and maximizing functional and/or recreational skills that may have been affected or lost due to disease, surgery or trauma. Patients are also instructed on exercises to promote well being and maintenance of an optimal functional level. We are committed to the highest quality of physical rehabilitation care.

Our licensed physical therapy team addresses the treatment of:

  • Pre and post orthopedic surgery rehabilitation
  • Orthopedic problems: neck & back injuries, sprains and strains, muscle imbalances, joint pain, arthritis, sports related injuries, upper and lower limb pain.
  • Chronic pain
  • Dance injuries
  • Neurological problems: stroke, traumatic brain injury, multiple sclerosis, Guillain-Barre syndrome, spinal cord injury, Parkinson’s disease
  • Dizziness & Balance disorders.

Office Hours: 7:30am – 6:30pm
Monday through Friday
Phone: 718-780-4531
Fax: 718-780-4524
e-mail: LIUCPR@brooklyn.liu.edu

Charles Evans Inniss Scholars Program
Through a special program funded by Long Island University and School Region 8, the Charles Evans Inniss Scholars Program (“Scholars Program”) enables high school students to take introductory courses at the Brooklyn Campus of Long Island University, including required English and math courses. Specifically, this program permits students to complete their first college semester while still in high school. Students who have completed over 85% of their high school requirements are selected on the basis of academic achievement by the local school district.

The Scholars Program commenced in September 2002 and maintains a registered enrollment of fifty high school seniors attending Benjamin Banneker Academy for Community Development High School (“Banneker”) located in central Brooklyn’s urban region 8.

The Common Ground Service Learning Program
Established in 1993, Common Ground combines community service with academic instruction, focusing on critical, reflective thinking and civic responsibility. This Brooklyn Campus program involves students in organized community service that addresses local needs, while it develops the students' academic skills and commitment to the community. Some 45 agencies are affiliated with Common Ground, including the United Nations, the Sierra Club and the Historic Districts Council. For information, call the Social Work field education director, Amy Krentzman, at (718) 488-3372 or visit www.liu.edu/brooklyn/commonground.
For more information, or to contact Common Ground, please visit our web site at www.liu.edu/brooklyn/commonground

DISCOVERY DAY

This fair that promotes scholarly and intellectual ideas, is held each spring, providing opportunities to share information across the disciplines through presentations of academic, curricular and professional achievements. Area high schools students and other community members participate along with Brooklyn Campus students, alumni, and faculty and staff members.
For more information, contact (718) 488-3405.
Discovery Day is free and open to the public.

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The Downtown Brooklyn Speech-Language-Hearing Clinic

Is the training site for Long Island University Graduate Program in Communication Sciences and Disorders. The Clinic is well known for its bi-lingual and
multicultural focus; offering services in Spanish, Russian, Yiddish and Cantonese. The Clinic provides a full range of diagnostic and therapuetic services for clients of all ages from Early Intervention (EI) to adult rehabilitation. Clients present with various types of communication difficulties such as delayed speech development, autism,
stuttering and voice problems. The clinic also provides comprehensive audiological evaluations for adults and children. Our state-of-the-art facilities are located on the 2nd Floor of the Metcalfe building. Several insurances are accepted as well as referrals from the Board of Education. A sliding fee scale is available for clients in
need of financial assistance and reduced rates are offered to LIU students and faculty.
For further information, contact Jeri Weinstein Blum at (718) 488-3480.

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Jazz Clinic Series

Each semester the Music Department presents its Clinic and Concert Series. Clinicians have included Billy Taylor, Slide Hampton, Joe Henderson and Jimmy Heath. Also, each semester student ensembles have an opportunity to perform. This series offers live musical performances for Brooklyn Campus students and faculty as well as for the surrounding community, free of charge. Musicians present their works and interact with their audience. The performances take place on Tuesdays at 4pm in the Triangle Theatre. For more information contact: Bob Aquino (718) 488-1668

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Learning Center for Families and Educators

Assisting approximately 100 children each year through: America Reads; and Jumpstart Brooklyn, the Learning Center for Educators and Families also serves as a practicum and research site for Brooklyn Campus students and faculty members.
9 Hanover Place, 3rd Floor or visit:: http://www.brooklyn.liu.edu/education/home/lcef/index.html

Liberty Partnership Youth Empowerment Program


Instituted in 1988 by the New York State Department of Education.
Through the combined efforts of local intermediate schools and high schools, the community, Long Island University's Brooklyn Campus, as well as local businesses and city and state agencies, the partnership provides a drop-out prevention program for sixth, seventh, and eight grade students and high school students who live in Community School District 32. This drop-out prevention initiative provides participants and their families with a broad range of support services, including tutoring, study skills workshops, developmental and enrichment classes, academic personal, family counseling, home visits, high school and college preparation.

For further information contact Project Director, Patricia King-Butler (718) 488-4012.

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NYABJ/LIU High School Journalism Seminar
Sponsored by the Media Arts and Journalism Department in collaboration with the New York Association of Black Journalists, serves New York City high school students and journalists. This program is currently in its tenth year.
Students are exposed to the field of print and television journalism within a university setting and a state-of-the-art news writing lab and television studio. They are trained in news writing, desktop publishing skills and broadcast news production by professional journalists.
For more information please call: (718) 488-1153.
Student Nurses Association and Community Service Projects
All Brooklyn Campus undergraduate nursing students must complete 100 hours of community service as a degree requirement. Additionally, as members of the Student Nurses Association, students participate in community service projects such as walks to raise money for treatment and research of breast cancer and a toy drive for patients in area hospitals. For more information, contact the Student Nurses Association adviser, assistant professor Kellie D. Bryant at (718) 780-4539
Voices of the Rainbow:
Celebrating the Oral Tradition is sponsored by the English Department. It is a poetry and fiction reading series that is free and open to the public, currently in its 12th year. The successful series features poets of various nationalities, racial, ethnic, and linguistic backgrounds who are excellent at their craft as well as talented, spirited performers. While the series is geared toward Brooklyn Campus students, it also serves as a cultural link between the campus and the urban, diverse community in which it is situated. For more information contact: Louis Parascandola (718) 488-1109.
Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program (VITA)

Sponsored at the Brooklyn Campus by the student Accounting Society, the VITA program assists in the preparation of tax returns for those with low incomes, including many senior citizens. Each year, scores of area residents get free help from Accounting Society volunteers who receive training from the Internal Revenue and support from faculty members in the Department of Accounting, Taxation & Law of the School of Business, Public Administration and Information Sciences. For information, contact Accounting Society Adviser Dr. Myrna L. Fischman, CPA, (718) 488-1157 or 4062.
VITA services are free and available to anyone with an annual income below $40,000.

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Wellness, Recreation and Athletic Center

Sponsored at the Brooklyn Campus by the student Accounting Society, the VITA program assists in the preparation of tax returns for those with low incomes, including many senior citizens. Each year, scores of area residents get free help from Accounting Society volunteers who receive training from the Internal Revenue and support from faculty members in the Department of Accounting, Taxation & Law of the School of Business, Public Administration and Information Sciences. For information, contact Accounting Society Adviser Dr. Myrna L. Fischman, CPA, (718) 488-1157 or 4062.
VITA services are free and available to anyone with an annual income below $40,000.

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