The community of Brooks College is academically focused, but not academically specific. Students of all majors and classifications live in Brooks College. Members of Brooks College have the opportunity to interact with local, national, and international academic figures at Master's Teas, on Sundays after the Community Dinner, and on many other special occassions. The Academic Committee of the College Council and the Community Leaders are dedicated to creating and extending opportunities for students to fully intergrate living and learning.
Quotes from the Academic Walkway at Brooks College
All people by nature desire to know.
Aristotle (384-322 BC)
Sapere aude! “Dare to Know.”
Horace (65-8 BC)
I believe in order that I might understand.
Augustine of Hippo (354-430)
All shall be well, and all shall be well, and all manner of things shall be well.
Julian of Norwich (1342-1413)
The heart has reasons which Reason does not know.
Blaise Pascal (1623-1662)
Truth is the inexorable essential of all character, art, literature, and achievement that is worth while.
Samuel Palmer Books (1863-1931)
The true college will ever have one goal—not to earn meat, but to know the end and aim of that life which meat nourishes.
W.E.B. Du Bois (1868-1963)
We shall not cease from exploration
And the end of all our exploring
Will be to arrive where we started
And know the place for the first time.
T. S. Eliot (1888-1965)
We must use time creatively, in the knowledge that the time is always ripe to do right.
Martin Luther King, Jr. (1929-1968)
We need to return from the self-centered concept of sincerity to the other-centered concept of truth.
Iris Murdoch (1919-1999)
Culminating verse: "Do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your minds, so that you may discern what is the will of God—what is good and acceptable and perfect."