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June 13, 2013
by Rachel Ellner
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She took one refurbished piano…

… some primer, a little paint, 15 discarded music books, 1/3 gallon of glue, and created one of the 88 pianos re-envisioned by artists for Sing for Hope (a public arts organization in NYC). The artist responsible for this piano … Continue reading

October 5, 2012
by Rachel Ellner
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BFA – A Fair to Remember

A roomful of expertise — department chairs, professors and student advisers — were on hand at the BFA Fair on October 4th to speak with students interested in art and design BFA majors. “Students often don’t realize the offerings and the … Continue reading

August 28, 2012
by Rachel Ellner
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Meet Oliver Amato-Muzzy

Please welcome Oliver, the latest member of the photography department’s extended canine family. The five-year-old Smooth Fox Terrier was adopted from a Rhode Island rescue facility by Ron Amato, chair of the photography department and his husband Seth Muzzy. “He’s changing every … Continue reading

August 13, 2012
by Rachel Ellner
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Art & Design’s Sass Brown Appointed Acting Assistant Dean

Sass Brown, our new Acting Assistant Dean, has been appointed to replace Dr. Erika Massaquoi, who left in April.  Brown is student-conscious,  eco-conscious,  a dedicated promoter of sustainable fashion, and about to publish her second book on eco fashion and accessories. “She … Continue reading

June 14, 2012
by Rachel Ellner
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A Gown for Every Princess

Once a high school senior has her date for the prom, she focuses next on her gown, shoes and accessories.  “I rejoice in seeing young people get dolled up to go to the prom. I didn’t go to mine,” says Shaniqua Matthews-McClam, … Continue reading

January 30, 2012
by Rachel Ellner
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An award-winning living room takes the cover!

The judges of Westchester Home design contest have chosen the work of Interior Design Professor Phyllis Harbinger as winner in the category of  Best Traditional Living Room. To add to the tribute, images of her award-wining interiors appear in the … Continue reading

December 15, 2011
by Rachel Ellner
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A President’s Party to Remember!

Anne Kong & President Brown This year’s decorations and production design for the  President’s party were created by Anne Kong, Glenn Sokoli and their students. President Joyce Brown & Veronica Romano There were tasty things to nibble on,  great music, … Continue reading