Archive for November, 2013

Primary Sources: Documenting SVA and the New York Art World, 1966 – 1985

Posted on November 6th, 2013 in Event, General | No Comments »

sva1November 19 – December 18, 2013

Reception: Thursday, November 21, 6:00 – 8:00pm

New York, NY – School of Visual Arts presents “Primary Sources: Documenting SVA and the New York Art World, 1966 – 1985,” a survey of the myriad new ways of making and experiencing art that found a home at the College over two decades. The exhibition brings together publications, posters and press materials, artist correspondence, installation plans and photographs, and other rarely seen documents, along with works in various media by 21 artists who exhibited at SVA: Vito Acconci, Stephen Antonakos, Jared Bark, Rosemarie Castoro, William Conlon, Donna Dennis, Cris Gianakos, Carol Haerer, Nicholas Hondrogen, Alfred Jensen, Joan Jonas, Donald Kaufman, Sol LeWitt, Charles Luce, Dennis Oppenheim, Lucio Pozzi, Michael Singer, Eve Sonneman, John Torreano, Stan VanDerBeek and Lawrence Weiner. Organized by Beth Kleber, archivist, and Zachary Sachs, coordinator, “Primary Sources” will be on view November 19 through December 18, 2013, at the SVA Chelsea Gallery, 601 West 26th Street, 15th floor, New York City. Due to Thanksgiving Recess, the gallery will close at 1:00pm on Wednesday, November 27 and re-open at 10:00am on Monday, December 2. 

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CW Does Its Part to Make College More Affordable for Students

Posted on November 6th, 2013 in Financial Aid, General, Tuition Assistance Program | No Comments »

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By Karen Smith

Please enjoy this cross-post from Dr. Warren Rosenberg, VP for Academic Affairs and Dean of Faculty at The College of Westchester.

In September, President Obama launched a bus tour to promote his agenda for higher education reform. Among the central elements of his agenda were the following:
 
• Making a college education more affordable
• Course redesign including massive open online courses
• Competency based learning that moves away from seat time
• More efforts to recognize prior learning
• Rewarding colleges for enrolling large numbers of students eligible for Pell Grants
• Recognizing initiatives that foster student success and specifically citing Carnegie Mellon University’s Open Learning Initiative

While these initiatives may be new on the President’s agenda, they are already well underway at CW. Here are some specific examples.

First of all, 75% of CW’s students are Pell Grant eligible and we appreciate that President Obama recognizes the special challenges, and the importance, of serving a population of students with high financial need and for proposing to reward colleges such as CW for serving this population.

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