Archive for July, 2011

SVA Chairman Glaser Designs Rise for Japan Poster

Posted on July 26th, 2011 in General | No Comments »

SVA Acting Chairman Milton Glaser has put his design skills to work to help raise money for victims of the recent earthquake and tsunami in Japan. Teaming up with Architecture for Humanity and Rise for Japan (which was created by a group of New York-designers in response to the tragedy), Glaser has crafted an exquisite poster in honor of the rebuilding efforts going on in that country and to help raise awareness.

Limited to a hand numbered edition of 500, each “Rise for Japan” poster is printed on handmade Japanese paper using a classic letterpress. All proceeds from the sale of the posters go to Architecture for Humanity’s rebuilding work in the Tohoku region of Japan, the area most devastated. To purchase one of Glaser’s prints, go to Rise for Japan. Watch a video about the project below.

Rise For Japan from Fernando Castro on Vimeo.

Dario A. Cortes, Berkeley College President, Presents Testimony in Washington, DC

Posted on July 8th, 2011 in Event, General | No Comments »

Dario A. Cortes

Dario A. Cortes, PhD, President of Berkeley College, today testified in Washington, DC, at the Joint Hearing on “The Gainful Employment Regulation: Limiting Job Growth and Student Choice.”  The Joint Hearing comprised the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, Subcommittee on Regulatory Affairs, Stimulus Oversight, and Government Spending, and the House Committee on Education & the Workforce, Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Training.

“Berkeley College is proud of its standards, regional accreditation, and 80-year history of preparing students for career success,” said Dr. Cortes following the hearing.  “I urge those whom are in positions to do so, to lessen the regulatory burden being imposed on private sector institutions, so that our attention and resources may be placed where they duly deserve to be – on the preparation, teaching, and learning of our students.”

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