University Programs use art to teach black history
Next week, Ohio State University-Newark will recognize Black History Month by incorporating art into the university's annual Black Heritage Dinner, a tradition started last year. This year the theme is "Motown Sound".
Not only is the event exclusive for the university students but they will also involve Legend Elementary School by its Diversity Through Artistry program. There, the students will create a piece of artwork that captures what diversity means to them. Their artwork will be on display at the Warner Library until March 1st. The university will host a reception for the students and their families on March 5th.
Comunidades Unidas "The Pink Dress"
The Joy Kingston Foundation was a major sponsor for The Pink Dress Breast Cancer Awareness 3rd Annual Event in Salt Lake City, Utah. It is an annual fundraising event benefitting the Latina community through a fashion design contest. It also featured a survivor runway show.
School of Media, Culture and Design (MCD) is a thriving dynamic school with the special mission of educating the next generation of creative professionals. We are located in Burbank, which is widely known as the media capital of the world. Our mix of major degree-granting programs covers almost every facet of contemporary culture. Students learn, in many cases, directly from faculty that work in the surrounding creative economy. They also benefit from small class sizes, new digital infrastructure, and enriching student life programs.
CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY NORTHRIDGE
ART CENTER COLLEGE OF DESIGN
California State University, Northridge is a vibrant, diverse university community of nearly 36,000 students and more than 4,000 faculty and staff, sited on a 356 acre campus in the heart of Los Angeles' San Fernando Valley. As you explore the university's web site, you will find ample evidence of Cal State Northridge's commitment to the educational and professional goals of students, and its extensive service to the community.
Learn to create. Influence change. This is the mission of Art Center College of Design. For more than 80 years, we've achieved an international reputation for our rigorous, transdisciplinary curriculum, faculty of professionals, strong ties to industry and a commitment to socially responsible design. At Art Center, we prepare artists and designers to make a positive impact in their chosen fields—as well as the world at large.
FASHION INSTITUTE OF DESIGN AND MERCHANDISING (FIDM)
The Department of Design is an inquisitive and intelligent community of students and faculty that addresses first hand the issues of the world around it. We take pride in our professionally oriented programs, many of which are top-ranked in the United States and have a long history at Syracuse University. Concern for sustainable design practices, social issues, and excellence in professional practice forms the core of our programs.
PARSONS THE NEW SCHOOL FOR DESIGN
FIDM’s focused curriculum integrates creative and leadership skills to develop graduates for the global industries of Fashion, Visual Arts, Interior Design, and Entertainment. Combined with these skills, FIDM Graduates value ethical choices, demonstrate an awareness of cultural diversity, communicate effectively, think critically, and possess the knowledge of technology essential to their professions.
RHODE ISLAND SCHOOL OF DESIGN
A pioneer in art and design education since its founding in 1896, Parsons has cultivated outstanding artists, designers, scholars, businesspeople, and community leaders for more than a century. Today, when design thinking is increasingly being employed to solve complex global problems, Parsons is leading new approaches to art and design education.
COLLEGE FOR CREATIVE STUDIES
Founded in 1877, Rhode Island School of Design (or “RIZ-dee” for the acronym RISD) is one of the oldest and best-known colleges of art and design in the U.S. Each year approximately 2,300 students from around the world pursue a creative, studio-based education at RISD, which offers rigorous bachelor’s and master’s degree programs in 19 architecture, design, fine arts and art education majors. The college is located in Providence, Rhode Island, which offers its own vibrant art scene and is conveniently located between two other major cultural centers: Boston and New York.
The College for Creative Studies nurtures the creativity that is vital to the enrichment of modern culture. The College educates visual artists and designers, knowledgeable in varied fields, who will be leaders in creative professions that shape society and advance economic growth. The College fosters students' resolve to pursue excellence, act ethically, embrace their responsibilities as citizens of diverse local and global communities, and learn throughout their lives. The College engages in community service by offering opportunities for artistic development and opening career pathways to talented individuals of all ages