Nominate a Great Teacher Today

Categories: ASC, Blog, Education

Know a great teacher? Of course you do! Nominate him or her for a Cato Excellence in Teaching Award. The award annually recognizes six creative teachers. Each recipient receives a $1,500 award. Nomination applications are available on ArtsAndScience.org and the deadline is Friday, March 1, 2013.  The finalists and recipients will be announced during ASC’s annual …

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The City of Charlotte Makes Its Mark

Categories: Annual Fund Drive, ASC, Blog

By Catherine Miller, Associate Director, Workplace Giving The employees of the City of Charlotte kicked off another exciting campaign year last Friday. Employees gathered in the lobby of the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Government Center for their First Friday breakfast and were treated to an expo of cultural organizations that are supported by the Arts & Science Council. …

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The Power of A Challenge

Categories: ASC, ASC Projects, Blog

By Laura Sharpe, Associate Director, Community Giving Sandra and Leon Levine know the power of a challenge.  Their philanthropy is not a one-time gift, but rather a gift that keeps on giving, by inspiring and challenging others to donate.  The Leon Levine Foundation’s Cultural Education Challenge for individual projects on power2give.org, ASC’s on-line fundraising site, …

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Heaven Sherman’s Studio 345 Journey

Categories: ASC, Blog, Education

By Glenn Burkins, Studio 345 Teaching Artist For as long as her family could remember, 19-year-old Heaven Sherman has wanted to perform – as an actress, or maybe as a singer. In mid-December, just before the Christmas break, Heaven joined dozens of other high school students in a closing-night performance celebrating the completion of Studio …

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Help Create Lasting Memories

Categories: ASC, ASC Projects, Blog

By Laura Sharpe, Associate Director, Community Giving One memory that sticks out in my mind from elementary school was getting on a big yellow school bus to visit the Pink Palace Museum.  Since I walked to school, it was the first time I ever had been on a school bus, and it was also the …

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