The Essential Workers of Brooklyn College

Photo: Mike Gershner

BROOKLYN COLLEGE — With most students hunkering down in their homes and taking virtual classes, one might assume the campus is all but overrun with squirrels, free of human annoyance. However, there are those still working to keep Brooklyn College ticking for the time when we can return to the classroom.

“It’s like being in a park all alone,” said Mike Gershner, 10-year veteran of Brooklyn College’s central routing, which receives and delivers what comes to campus. From pens and pencils to biology equipment and voting booths, Mike sees it first.