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10 Visual Arts Studies students receive $1,000 scholarships from Idalia Whitcomb Charitable Trust

September 19th, 2013 by rsargent116

Professor of Justice Studies Tucker Wright has made a gift on behalf of the Idalia Whitcomb Charitable Trust, awarding $1000 scholarships to 10 Visual Arts Studies students for 2013/14. Scholarships were awarded to sophomores Emily Adler, Hailey Martel and Bridget O'Hara; junior Cynthia Rahming, and seniors Shannon Burke, Tess Hitchcock, Amy Malkowski, Thuy-Diem Nguyen, James Payne and Kylie Wyman.

SAAHP Emerging Artist, Summer Intensive and Summer Academy Programs for HS students continue

September 19th, 2013 by rsargent116

SAAHP's 2013 Summer offerings included continuing efforts in three initiatives for High School students.

The Emerging Artist Program with Mt. Hope High School, Bristol
Offered for the second consecutive year, 6 students from Mt. Hope High School, Bristol were enrolled in the five-week VARTS 101 Foundations of Drawing, taught by RI artist and adjunct faculty Amy Walsh.

Summer Intensive Program
For the third year in a row, the RWU Summer Intensive Program in Architecture and Art was offered, this year with 10 Architecture and Visual Arts Studies students. Students came from the Charter High School for Architecture and Design (CHAD), Philadelphia; Aviation High School in Long Island City, New York; the MET School, Providence; and Central Falls High School, RI among 30+ high school students. Students attend on full academic scholarships supported by the School.

Summer Academy in Architecture