Q&A with New ASC Public Art VP Constance White

Categories: ASC, Blog

By David Fowler Communication Intern Last month, the Arts & Science Council hired Constance Y. White as its new Vice President of Public Art to lead the Charlotte-Mecklenburg public art program. White will bring to ASC 17 years of experience facilitating creative projects from inception to completion. She began her career as an arts administrator …

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More than just a trip to Yellowstone

Categories: ASC, Blog, Education

By David Fowler Communication Intern A group of students from Studio 345 went to Yellowstone National Park in July on a once-in-a-lifetime camping trip. But their experience runs deeper than just a trip to Wyoming, thanks to Park Journeys, Inc., a youth development organization which seeks to educate, energize, and empower urban and rural youth …

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‘Spiral Bound’ shows importance of arts education

Categories: Blog, Education, Studio 345

By David Fowler Communication Intern A harsh reality in the public school system is that while many children thrive and complete their education, not every child has the same opportunity. Some students struggle to keep up. Others drop out altogether. This issue is addressed and explored in Spiral Bound, Living and Learning Through the Arts, …

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Promoting student accountability by teaching less

Categories: Blog, Education

By Scott Cunningham Davidson College Education Scholar “I see no changes. Wake up in the morning and I ask myself, “Is life worth living? Should I blast myself? “I’m tired of bein’ poor and even worse I’m black. My stomach hurts, so I’m lookin’ for a purse to snatch.” These lyrics come from one of …

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Thank You From ASC

Categories: Annual Fund Drive, ASC, Blog, Cultural Partners

By Robert Bush President Thanks to the support of public and private donors, like you, the Arts & Science Council has secured $13 million to invest in the cultural sector for fiscal year 2014-2015. These dollars incorporate funds raised through the 2014 Annual Fund Drive, restricted gifts for special projects (such as Project L.I.F.T. intercessions …

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