An Update on ASC’s Evolution from Robert Bush

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By Robert Bush ASC President Before the end of 2016, I want to take the opportunity to provide an update regarding the progress made by the Arts & Science Council (ASC) in implementing the recommendations of the Cultural Vision Plan (CVP) and the Cultural Life Task Force (CLTF). Since my last update in December 2015, …

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‘Nature Matters’ in Tech-Filled Lives of Teens

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Why This Matters: Through discovering their sense of self in the natural world, teen participants in ASC’s Studio 345 Journeys program became environmental stewards and advocates. By Natalie Blundell ASC Davidson College Impact Fellow Technological advancements mean that kids don’t have to go outside anymore to find something to do. The upside is that kids …

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Preparing for student success this school year with arts education

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By Amy Mitchell Communications Manager  It’s back to school season for students in Charlotte-Mecklenburg. While parents and students are finishing up vacations and summer camps, shopping for school supplies and new jeans, ASC is preparing for another academic year of taking arts education into area PreK-12 schools. Embarking on its fourth year, ASC’s School Grants …

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Meet ASC Camp Director Crystal Lail

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By Emily Rapport Education Intern Camp Director Crystal Lail would have graduated college with a degree in business had her roommate not needed a tutor. Lail had a knack for helping her roommate learn the material. “I was really good at helping people understand things in different ways,” she says. Lail switched her major to …

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Students Celebrate Studio 345 and Spread the Word

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By David Currence Marketing Manager Exhausted from a full day of classes at West Mecklenburg High School and an unusually long wait for the bus, Jasmine Santos still has a warm smile as she exclaims “The bus was over an hour late,” to her patient-yet-anxious instructors at Studio 345.  It’s an hour before the Mecklenburg County …

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